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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.50% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£343 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.08 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-7.86% -17.73%
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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
389 362 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.01% 97.57% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 270 152
Average daily rate £342 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) Maven
6 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) EAI
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat