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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.34% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £447 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £41.53 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.30% -12.57%
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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
420 360 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.13% 97.30% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 277 186
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £132.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Dell
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) Clustering
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Release Management
6 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
6 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) EAI
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Dell
2 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat