The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank - 42 33
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.18% -
Infrastructure Architect
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
404 308 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.35% 99.35% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 239 159
Average daily rate £338 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.02% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Cardiff region.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Infrastructure Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Infrastructure Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) VMware