The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 149 168 194
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 41 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.66% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.72% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 11
Average daily rate
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£519 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £273 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £57.50
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the City of London region.

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 30 (50.00%) VMware
2 26 (43.33%) Windows
3 22 (36.67%) Oracle
4 21 (35.00%) SAN
5 20 (33.33%) Linux
6 17 (28.33%) WAN
6 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
6 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (25.00%) LAN
8 13 (21.67%) Cisco
8 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
9 12 (20.00%) SQL
9 12 (20.00%) Finance
10 11 (18.33%) Middleware
11 10 (16.67%) NetApp
11 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.67%) Firewall
12 8 (13.33%) Migration
12 8 (13.33%) Banking
12 8 (13.33%) IBM
12 8 (13.33%) NAS
13 7 (11.67%) vSphere
13 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
13 7 (11.67%) Xen
13 7 (11.67%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (10.00%) Citrix
14 6 (10.00%) Java
14 6 (10.00%) IIS
14 6 (10.00%) VPN
14 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.00%) IIS
3 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (6.67%) Apache
4 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.67%) Lync
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) RMDS
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) SAN
2 17 (28.33%) WAN
3 15 (25.00%) LAN
4 10 (16.67%) Firewall
5 8 (13.33%) NAS
6 6 (10.00%) VPN
7 4 (6.67%) HTTP
7 4 (6.67%) FCoE
7 4 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (6.67%) VLAN
7 4 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 4 (6.67%) Multicast
8 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.00%) WLAN
8 3 (5.00%) DHCP
8 3 (5.00%) DNS
8 3 (5.00%) SSL
8 3 (5.00%) MPLS
9 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.00%) HBase
4 2 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Middleware
2 5 (8.33%) Rendezvous
3 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) XML
3 4 (6.67%) XSLT
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Replication
1 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.33%) NHS
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) BYOD
3 2 (3.33%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.67%) Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.67%) UNIX
4 4 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Migration
2 5 (8.33%) Information Security
2 5 (8.33%) ITIL
2 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (5.00%) Service Management
4 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.33%) Network Design
5 2 (3.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.33%) Validation
5 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.67%) Xen
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (11.67%) vSphere
4 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.33%) XenApp
5 4 (6.67%) NFS
5 4 (6.67%) SRDF
5 4 (6.67%) KVM
6 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.67%) vCloud
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) VMware
2 22 (36.67%) Oracle
3 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.67%) Cisco
5 10 (16.67%) NetApp
6 8 (13.33%) IBM
7 6 (10.00%) Citrix
8 5 (8.33%) DataSynapse
8 5 (8.33%) HP
8 5 (8.33%) TIBCO
9 4 (6.67%) F5
9 4 (6.67%) 29West
9 4 (6.67%) EMC
9 4 (6.67%) Intel
10 3 (5.00%) Sybase
11 2 (3.33%) WorldPay
12 1 (1.67%) Dell
12 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.67%) Brocade
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 17 days ago