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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 155 158 178
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 48 70 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.99% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.07% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 55 32
Average daily rate
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£551 £475 £491
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.05% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £358 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 - £45.00
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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
5454 6536 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.47% 92.37% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4755 5149
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 136 180
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 £12.45 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £30.25 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 49 (62.03%) Windows
2 36 (45.57%) Finance
3 35 (44.30%) VMware
4 26 (32.91%) Linux
5 25 (31.65%) SAN
6 24 (30.38%) Oracle
7 23 (29.11%) SQL
8 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (21.52%) Citrix
10 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
10 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (18.99%) Cisco
11 15 (18.99%) Migration
12 14 (17.72%) UNIX
12 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
13 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.46%) SCCM
14 12 (15.19%) Banking
14 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
14 12 (15.19%) XenApp
15 11 (13.92%) HP
15 11 (13.92%) EMC
15 11 (13.92%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (12.66%) LAN
17 9 (11.39%) WAN
17 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (11.39%) Clustering
18 8 (10.13%) NetApp
18 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (5.06%) IIS
1 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.53%) Lync
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) RMDS
2 1 (1.27%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) SaaS
2 2 (2.53%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) SAN
2 10 (12.66%) LAN
3 9 (11.39%) WAN
4 7 (8.86%) Firewall
4 7 (8.86%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (7.59%) NetScaler
5 6 (7.59%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.33%) Unified Communications
6 5 (6.33%) DNS
7 4 (5.06%) Internet
7 4 (5.06%) DHCP
7 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.06%) FCoE
7 4 (5.06%) NAS
7 4 (5.06%) Multicast
8 3 (3.80%) VLAN
8 3 (3.80%) HTTP
8 3 (3.80%) Intranet
9 2 (2.53%) VPN
10 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.80%) HBase
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.27%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
General
1 36 (45.57%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Publishing
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) Middleware
2 3 (3.80%) Rendezvous
2 3 (3.80%) HTML
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) XML
2 3 (3.80%) XSLT
3 1 (1.27%) CGI
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) XMPP
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Clustering
2 7 (8.86%) Replication
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.80%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.03%) Windows
2 26 (32.91%) Linux
3 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (17.72%) UNIX
6 6 (7.59%) Solaris
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Migration
2 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.86%) ITIL
4 5 (6.33%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.06%) Investment Management
5 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.06%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.06%) Document Management
5 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (5.06%) Benchmarking
6 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.80%) Data Management
6 3 (3.80%) Change Management
6 3 (3.80%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) Java
3 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) VBScript
4 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
3 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.19%) XenApp
5 11 (13.92%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (8.86%) Xen
6 7 (8.86%) XenDesktop
7 6 (7.59%) XenServer
8 4 (5.06%) NFS
8 4 (5.06%) SRDF
8 4 (5.06%) vSphere
8 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.80%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.27%) Control-M
3 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 35 (44.30%) VMware
2 24 (30.38%) Oracle
3 17 (21.52%) Citrix
4 15 (18.99%) Cisco
5 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.92%) HP
6 11 (13.92%) EMC
7 8 (10.13%) NetApp
8 7 (8.86%) Sybase
9 4 (5.06%) Intel
10 3 (3.80%) Business Objects
10 3 (3.80%) Dell
10 3 (3.80%) IBM
10 3 (3.80%) DataSynapse
10 3 (3.80%) Informatica
10 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
10 3 (3.80%) 29West
11 2 (2.53%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.27%) F5
12 1 (1.27%) SAP
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