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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank - 36 49
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.76% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.78% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £23.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+152.63% -37.16%
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
360 255 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.63% 96.59% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 195 238
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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