The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 158 170 155
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 14 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.70% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.74% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 42
Median daily rate £575 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year
- -13.30%
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
3293 5137 5567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.09% 95.15% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 4010 4012
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 28 August 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 City of London region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
3 12 (41.38%) Banking
4 11 (37.93%) VMware
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) Linux
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (27.59%) LAN
6 8 (27.59%) WAN
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco
6 8 (27.59%) IBM
7 7 (24.14%) Middleware
7 7 (24.14%) Solaris
7 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
8 6 (20.69%) IaaS
8 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
8 6 (20.69%) Firewall
8 6 (20.69%) NAS
8 6 (20.69%) SAN
8 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) NetApp
9 5 (17.24%) Unix
9 5 (17.24%) Xen
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) IaaS
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.34%) PaaS
4 3 (10.34%) SaaS
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) LAN
1 8 (27.59%) WAN
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) NAS
2 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (10.34%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) HTTP
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) Wireless
6 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.45%) FCoE
6 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.45%) MPLS
6 1 (3.45%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) HBase
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) OLTP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) iSeries
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Solaris
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (17.24%) Unix
6 3 (10.34%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) VMS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (13.79%) DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.24%) KVM
4 5 (17.24%) Xen
5 3 (10.34%) NFS
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (10.34%) SRDF
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Control-M
2 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.45%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
1 11 (37.93%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) IBM
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) NetApp
4 4 (13.79%) Intel
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
5 3 (10.34%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Reuters
7 1 (3.45%) Axway
7 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.45%) Hortonworks
7 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec