The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 166 185 193
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 44 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.21% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 22
Average daily rate £450 £400 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £290 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £57.50 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-34.26% +43.49%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Architect
London

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 April 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 April 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 46 (60.53%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) VMware
3 27 (35.53%) Finance
3 27 (35.53%) Oracle
4 26 (34.21%) Cisco
4 26 (34.21%) SAN
5 21 (27.63%) Linux
6 20 (26.32%) SQL
6 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
7 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 17 (22.37%) EMC
9 16 (21.05%) HP
10 15 (19.74%) WAN
10 15 (19.74%) Citrix
10 15 (19.74%) LAN
10 15 (19.74%) Middleware
10 15 (19.74%) Banking
11 14 (18.42%) NetApp
12 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
13 12 (15.79%) Java
13 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (15.79%) XenApp
14 11 (14.47%) NAS
14 11 (14.47%) Solaris
15 10 (13.16%) Migration
15 10 (13.16%) Firewall
16 9 (11.84%) SCCM
16 9 (11.84%) SRDF
16 9 (11.84%) FCoE

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (9.21%) WebSphere
1 7 (9.21%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) Apache
2 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.32%) Lync
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Documentum
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) SAN
2 15 (19.74%) WAN
2 15 (19.74%) LAN
3 11 (14.47%) NAS
4 10 (13.16%) Firewall
5 9 (11.84%) FCoE
5 9 (11.84%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (11.84%) Multicast
6 6 (7.89%) HTTP
7 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.26%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.26%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.95%) VPN
9 3 (3.95%) DNS
10 2 (2.63%) SSL
10 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.32%) Network Security
11 1 (1.32%) Wireless
11 1 (1.32%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) HBase
2 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
General
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Banking
3 8 (10.53%) Back Office
4 5 (6.58%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Publishing
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) Middleware
2 6 (7.89%) XML
2 6 (7.89%) XSLT
2 6 (7.89%) HTML
2 6 (7.89%) Rendezvous
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.95%) J2EE
4 3 (3.95%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Clustering
2 6 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.63%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.32%) LPAR
4 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.32%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (60.53%) Windows
2 21 (27.63%) Linux
3 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.47%) Solaris
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.21%) UNIX
6 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.63%) AIX
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Migration
2 9 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (11.84%) Benchmarking
3 8 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 6 (7.89%) ITIL
4 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.58%) SOA
6 4 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.95%) CMMI
7 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.95%) MODAF
7 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Service Management
9 1 (1.32%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) Java
3 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.95%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
1 1 (1.32%) COBIT
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.79%) XenApp
4 9 (11.84%) SRDF
4 9 (11.84%) NFS
5 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.89%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (6.58%) Xen
8 4 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.26%) XenServer
9 2 (2.63%) KVM
9 2 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) VMware
2 27 (35.53%) Oracle
3 26 (34.21%) Cisco
4 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 17 (22.37%) EMC
6 16 (21.05%) HP
7 15 (19.74%) Citrix
8 14 (18.42%) NetApp
9 9 (11.84%) Intel
10 8 (10.53%) IBM
11 7 (9.21%) TIBCO
12 6 (7.89%) Sybase
12 6 (7.89%) 29West
12 6 (7.89%) DataSynapse
13 4 (5.26%) Juniper
13 4 (5.26%) Apple
14 3 (3.95%) Nimsoft
14 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
14 3 (3.95%) Wyse
14 3 (3.95%) CA
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