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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 161 165 188
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 46 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.78% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.85% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 22
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +4.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £353 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £466 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £42.50
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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
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 43 (55.13%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) Finance
3 31 (39.74%) VMware
4 29 (37.18%) Linux
5 23 (29.49%) Oracle
6 20 (25.64%) SQL
7 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (21.79%) SAN
9 15 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 15 (19.23%) Migration
10 14 (17.95%) Cisco
11 13 (16.67%) Citrix
11 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 13 (16.67%) UNIX
11 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (15.38%) Banking
13 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
13 11 (14.10%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (12.82%) SCCM
15 9 (11.54%) XenApp
15 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (11.54%) LAN
15 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
15 9 (11.54%) HP
16 8 (10.26%) EMC
16 8 (10.26%) NetApp
16 8 (10.26%) Middleware
16 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
17 7 (8.97%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (6.41%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.56%) Lync
4 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) nginx
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) RMDS
2 1 (1.28%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 2 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) SAN
2 9 (11.54%) LAN
3 7 (8.97%) WAN
3 7 (8.97%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 6 (7.69%) NAS
4 6 (7.69%) Firewall
5 4 (5.13%) Internet
5 4 (5.13%) DHCP
5 4 (5.13%) DNS
5 4 (5.13%) FCoE
5 4 (5.13%) Multicast
6 3 (3.85%) HTTP
6 3 (3.85%) Intranet
6 3 (3.85%) VLAN
7 2 (2.56%) VPN
7 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.97%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.85%) HBase
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.56%) Big Data
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (44.87%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.85%) Publishing
4 3 (3.85%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Middleware
2 3 (3.85%) HTML
2 3 (3.85%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) XML
2 3 (3.85%) XSLT
2 3 (3.85%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.28%) CGI
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) XMPP
3 1 (1.28%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Replication
2 6 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.56%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.28%) RMADS
6 1 (1.28%) FMCG
6 1 (1.28%) Open Source
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 43 (55.13%) Windows
2 29 (37.18%) Linux
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.67%) UNIX
4 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.41%) Solaris
6 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Migration
2 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (8.97%) ITIL
3 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.41%) TOGAF
4 5 (6.41%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (5.13%) Investment Management
5 4 (5.13%) Document Management
5 4 (5.13%) Benchmarking
5 4 (5.13%) Change Management
5 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.85%) Service Management
6 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) Ruby
4 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) CCNA
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
3 11 (14.10%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (11.54%) XenApp
5 7 (8.97%) vSphere
6 4 (5.13%) Xen
6 4 (5.13%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.13%) SRDF
6 4 (5.13%) NFS
7 3 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.85%) KVM
8 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.56%) XenServer
9 1 (1.28%) Docker
9 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.28%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.28%) Control-M
3 1 (1.28%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.28%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) VMware
2 23 (29.49%) Oracle
3 14 (17.95%) Cisco
4 13 (16.67%) Citrix
5 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.54%) HP
6 8 (10.26%) EMC
6 8 (10.26%) NetApp
7 7 (8.97%) Sybase
8 4 (5.13%) Intel
9 3 (3.85%) Informatica
9 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
9 3 (3.85%) Business Objects
9 3 (3.85%) Dell
9 3 (3.85%) IBM
9 3 (3.85%) DataSynapse
9 3 (3.85%) F5
9 3 (3.85%) 29West
10 2 (2.56%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.28%) SAP
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Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 days ago