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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 174 173 182
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 31 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.53% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.57% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 13
Average daily rate
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£500 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £715 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £443
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5420 6621 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 93.14% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4124 4843 4393
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 129
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 £11.59 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.15 £44.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 November 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 21 November 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 36 (48.00%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Finance
3 24 (32.00%) VMware
3 24 (32.00%) Linux
4 21 (28.00%) Oracle
5 18 (24.00%) SQL
6 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
7 13 (17.33%) UNIX
7 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
7 13 (17.33%) Banking
8 12 (16.00%) Migration
8 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (14.67%) Cisco
10 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
11 9 (12.00%) Citrix
11 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (12.00%) Middleware
12 8 (10.67%) SAN
12 8 (10.67%) SCCM
12 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
13 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
13 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
13 7 (9.33%) vSphere
13 7 (9.33%) RDBMS
13 7 (9.33%) LAN
13 7 (9.33%) Firewall
14 6 (8.00%) Java
14 6 (8.00%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.67%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 2 (2.67%) Lync
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.33%) nginx
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) RMDS
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
1 3 (4.00%) PaaS
2 2 (2.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) SAN
2 7 (9.33%) Firewall
2 7 (9.33%) LAN
3 6 (8.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (6.67%) NAS
4 5 (6.67%) WAN
5 4 (5.33%) DHCP
5 4 (5.33%) DNS
6 3 (4.00%) Internet
6 3 (4.00%) FCoE
6 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.00%) VPN
6 3 (4.00%) Multicast
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.67%) Intranet
7 2 (2.67%) HTTP
8 1 (1.33%) SNMP
8 1 (1.33%) SSL
8 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.33%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.67%) HBase
7 2 (2.67%) Big Data
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (46.67%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Back Office
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) Middleware
2 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) XML
3 2 (2.67%) XSLT
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) Rendezvous
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.33%) XMPP
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.33%) CGI
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Clustering
2 4 (5.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Equities
4 1 (1.33%) CESG
4 1 (1.33%) Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) RMADS
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
4 1 (1.33%) Open Source
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Windows
2 24 (32.00%) Linux
3 13 (17.33%) UNIX
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (5.33%) Solaris
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Migration
2 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (5.33%) Document Management
4 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.33%) ITIL
5 3 (4.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (4.00%) Service Management
5 3 (4.00%) Data Management
5 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.67%) People Management
6 2 (2.67%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) VBScript
3 1 (1.33%) Ruby
3 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.33%) vSphere
6 5 (6.67%) XenApp
7 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.00%) SRDF
7 3 (4.00%) NFS
7 3 (4.00%) Xen
7 3 (4.00%) KVM
8 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.33%) Control-M
3 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) VMware
2 21 (28.00%) Oracle
3 11 (14.67%) Cisco
4 9 (12.00%) Citrix
5 6 (8.00%) EMC
5 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.00%) HP
6 5 (6.67%) Sybase
6 5 (6.67%) NetApp
6 5 (6.67%) F5
7 3 (4.00%) Intel
7 3 (4.00%) Dell
7 3 (4.00%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.67%) Informatica
8 2 (2.67%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.67%) 29West
8 2 (2.67%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.33%) CODA