The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 3 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 1.59% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.71% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
480 875 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.05% 92.69% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 550 422
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +25 1 £525 +10.52%
Infrastructure Architect
North West

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Infrastructure Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) CCA
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) Validation

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) IBM