The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 22 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.82% - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Infrastructure Architect
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 195 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.52% 94.66% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 66 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 27
Average hourly rate £18.02 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.90% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Infrastructure Architect
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM