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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 169 163 175
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 22 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.64% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 17
Average daily rate
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£550 £563 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £459 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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
4771 5502 5333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.95% 93.32% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3654 3867 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.21 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 15 (29.41%) Finance
4 13 (25.49%) Linux
5 10 (19.61%) LAN
5 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco
6 9 (17.65%) WAN
7 8 (15.69%) Oracle
7 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
7 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
7 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
8 7 (13.73%) SCCM
8 7 (13.73%) Migration
8 7 (13.73%) Middleware
8 7 (13.73%) SQL
9 6 (11.76%) Firewall
9 6 (11.76%) SAN
10 5 (9.80%) Citrix
10 5 (9.80%) Java
10 5 (9.80%) Banking
10 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (9.80%) XenApp
10 5 (9.80%) vSphere
10 5 (9.80%) F5
11 4 (7.84%) NAS
11 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
11 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
11 4 (7.84%) Oracle RAC

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) RMDS
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
1 1 (1.96%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) LAN
2 9 (17.65%) WAN
3 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 6 (11.76%) Firewall
4 4 (7.84%) NAS
5 2 (3.92%) WLAN
5 2 (3.92%) Multicast
5 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.92%) FCoE
5 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.92%) HTTP
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) SSL
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) HBase
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) XSLT
2 2 (3.92%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.96%) CGI
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) XMPP
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
1 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.96%) RMADS
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.96%) Replication
2 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.96%) Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) Equities
2 1 (1.96%) CESG
2 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.96%) PKI
2 1 (1.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) UNIX
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Migration
2 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.88%) Information Security
3 3 (5.88%) ITIL
3 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.92%) SOA
4 2 (3.92%) Benchmarking
4 2 (3.92%) Service Management
4 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.92%) Validation
5 1 (1.96%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) Ruby
4 1 (1.96%) Clojure
4 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) XenApp
3 5 (9.80%) vSphere
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.92%) SRDF
6 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.92%) NFS
6 2 (3.92%) Xen
6 2 (3.92%) KVM
7 1 (1.96%) Docker
7 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) VMware
2 9 (17.65%) Cisco
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 5 (9.80%) F5
5 4 (7.84%) NetApp
5 4 (7.84%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) EMC
5 4 (7.84%) IBM
6 2 (3.92%) Intel
6 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.92%) DataSynapse
6 2 (3.92%) 29West
7 1 (1.96%) Sybase
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
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