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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 163 158 147
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 33 46 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.79% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.86% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 59
Average daily rate
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£523 £563 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £633 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £41.53 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.30% -12.57%
Infrastructure Architect
London

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
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 37 (52.86%) Oracle
2 36 (51.43%) VMware
3 31 (44.29%) Windows
3 31 (44.29%) SAN
4 30 (42.86%) Linux
5 24 (34.29%) Finance
6 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (32.86%) Data Centre
7 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 19 (27.14%) SQL
8 19 (27.14%) WAN
8 19 (27.14%) Cisco
9 18 (25.71%) LAN
10 17 (24.29%) Firewall
11 15 (21.43%) Middleware
11 15 (21.43%) Oracle Database
11 15 (21.43%) NAS
12 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 12 (17.14%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
14 11 (15.71%) NetApp
15 10 (14.29%) Citrix
15 10 (14.29%) VoIP
15 10 (14.29%) Solaris
15 10 (14.29%) Wireless
16 8 (11.43%) Xen
16 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
16 8 (11.43%) UNIX
16 8 (11.43%) IBM
17 7 (10.00%) Nortel

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (7.14%) IIS
2 5 (7.14%) Apache
2 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.29%) SAS
4 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) RMDS
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.29%) SAN
2 19 (27.14%) WAN
3 18 (25.71%) LAN
4 17 (24.29%) Firewall
5 15 (21.43%) NAS
6 10 (14.29%) Wireless
6 10 (14.29%) VoIP
7 7 (10.00%) BIG-IP
8 5 (7.14%) HTTP
8 5 (7.14%) FCoE
8 5 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (7.14%) Multicast
8 5 (7.14%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.29%) VPN
9 3 (4.29%) DNS
9 3 (4.29%) DHCP
9 3 (4.29%) VLAN
9 3 (4.29%) Intranet
10 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.14%) HBase
3 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (4.29%) PowerCenter
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.86%) DB2
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Law
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) Middleware
2 6 (8.57%) Rendezvous
3 5 (7.14%) HTML
3 5 (7.14%) XML
3 5 (7.14%) XSLT
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (5.71%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Replication
4 3 (4.29%) Clustering
4 3 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.86%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) BYOD
6 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.43%) iSeries
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Windows
2 30 (42.86%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Solaris
4 8 (11.43%) UNIX
5 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.29%) AIX
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (8.57%) ITIL
2 6 (8.57%) Information Security
2 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
3 5 (7.14%) Network Design
3 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (7.14%) Data Architecture
3 5 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.71%) Migration
4 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.71%) Benchmarking
4 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.29%) Service Management
5 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) Java
3 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) C
5 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (11.43%) Xen
5 6 (8.57%) ProxySG
5 6 (8.57%) XenApp
5 6 (8.57%) vSphere
6 5 (7.14%) KVM
6 5 (7.14%) SRDF
6 5 (7.14%) NFS
6 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.86%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.86%) Control-M
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Oracle
2 36 (51.43%) VMware
3 19 (27.14%) Cisco
4 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.71%) NetApp
5 10 (14.29%) Citrix
6 8 (11.43%) IBM
7 7 (10.00%) Nortel
7 7 (10.00%) Avaya
7 7 (10.00%) Nokia
7 7 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 7 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (10.00%) Symantec
8 6 (8.57%) TIBCO
8 6 (8.57%) DataSynapse
8 6 (8.57%) Intel
9 5 (7.14%) HP
9 5 (7.14%) EMC
9 5 (7.14%) Sybase
10 3 (4.29%) Informatica
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