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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 177 165 192
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 24 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.54% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.57% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £429 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £740 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Infrastructure Architect
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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
5219 6286 5637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.46% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4044 4571 4200
Average daily rate £448 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 113 144
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 34 (47.22%) Windows
2 33 (45.83%) Finance
3 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 22 (30.56%) VMware
4 19 (26.39%) Oracle
5 17 (23.61%) SQL
6 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
8 12 (16.67%) Migration
9 11 (15.28%) Cisco
9 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (13.89%) UNIX
10 10 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (12.50%) Citrix
11 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (12.50%) Banking
11 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
12 8 (11.11%) LAN
12 8 (11.11%) SAN
12 8 (11.11%) Middleware
13 7 (9.72%) RDBMS
13 7 (9.72%) Firewall
13 7 (9.72%) SCCM
13 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
13 7 (9.72%) vSphere
13 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
13 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
14 6 (8.33%) WAN
14 6 (8.33%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (6.94%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) Lync
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) nginx
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) RMDS
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) PaaS
2 2 (2.78%) IaaS
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) LAN
1 8 (11.11%) SAN
2 7 (9.72%) Firewall
3 6 (8.33%) WAN
3 6 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 6 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (6.94%) NAS
5 4 (5.56%) DHCP
5 4 (5.56%) VPN
5 4 (5.56%) DNS
6 3 (4.17%) Internet
6 3 (4.17%) FCoE
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.17%) Multicast
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.78%) MPLS
7 2 (2.78%) HTTP
8 1 (1.39%) SNMP
8 1 (1.39%) SSL
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) RDBMS
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.78%) HBase
6 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Back Office
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) HTML
2 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) XSLT
2 2 (2.78%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.39%) CGI
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) XMPP
3 1 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Clustering
2 4 (5.56%) Replication
3 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Equities
4 1 (1.39%) CESG
4 1 (1.39%) Derivative
4 1 (1.39%) RMADS
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.22%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.89%) UNIX
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.17%) Solaris
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Migration
2 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (6.94%) TOGAF
3 5 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (5.56%) Document Management
5 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.17%) Supplier Management
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.17%) ITIL
5 3 (4.17%) Benchmarking
6 2 (2.78%) Service Management
6 2 (2.78%) Data Management
6 2 (2.78%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.78%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) VBScript
3 1 (1.39%) Ruby
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CCNP
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.72%) vSphere
6 5 (6.94%) XenApp
7 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.17%) SRDF
7 3 (4.17%) NFS
7 3 (4.17%) Xen
7 3 (4.17%) KVM
8 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) VMware
2 19 (26.39%) Oracle
3 11 (15.28%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) Citrix
5 6 (8.33%) EMC
5 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.33%) HP
6 5 (6.94%) NetApp
6 5 (6.94%) F5
7 4 (5.56%) IBM
7 4 (5.56%) Sybase
8 3 (4.17%) Dell
8 3 (4.17%) Intel
9 2 (2.78%) DataSynapse
9 2 (2.78%) 29West
9 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.39%) CODA
10 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.39%) Juniper