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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 154 156 187
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 46 76 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 1.03% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.12% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 31
Average daily rate
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£550 £495 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +5.55%
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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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 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 August 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 51 (60.71%) Windows
2 41 (48.81%) VMware
3 33 (39.29%) Finance
4 29 (34.52%) Linux
5 28 (33.33%) SAN
6 26 (30.95%) Oracle
7 23 (27.38%) SQL
8 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (22.62%) Cisco
9 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
10 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
11 16 (19.05%) Citrix
11 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (17.86%) Migration
13 14 (16.67%) UNIX
13 14 (16.67%) Banking
13 14 (16.67%) Hyper-V
14 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.29%) HP
15 12 (14.29%) Clustering
16 11 (13.10%) EMC
16 11 (13.10%) LAN
16 11 (13.10%) XenApp
16 11 (13.10%) SCCM
17 10 (11.90%) ITIL
17 10 (11.90%) WAN
18 9 (10.71%) NetApp
18 9 (10.71%) Java
18 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.95%) IIS
2 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.38%) Lync
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) RMDS
2 1 (1.19%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.33%) SAN
2 11 (13.10%) LAN
3 10 (11.90%) WAN
4 8 (9.52%) Firewall
5 7 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 6 (7.14%) NAS
6 6 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.95%) DNS
7 5 (5.95%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.76%) FCoE
8 4 (4.76%) Multicast
8 4 (4.76%) DHCP
8 4 (4.76%) Internet
9 3 (3.57%) VLAN
9 3 (3.57%) Intranet
9 3 (3.57%) HTTP
10 2 (2.38%) VPN
11 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.57%) HBase
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.19%) Big Data
General
1 33 (39.29%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Publishing
4 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Middleware
2 4 (4.76%) .NET
3 3 (3.57%) Rendezvous
3 3 (3.57%) XML
3 3 (3.57%) XSLT
3 3 (3.57%) HTML
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.38%) J2EE
5 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Clustering
2 7 (8.33%) Replication
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) FlexPod
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) FMCG
5 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.19%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (60.71%) Windows
2 29 (34.52%) Linux
3 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.67%) UNIX
5 7 (8.33%) Solaris
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Migration
2 10 (11.90%) ITIL
3 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.76%) Benchmarking
7 4 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (3.57%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.57%) Data Management
8 3 (3.57%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.57%) Document Management
8 3 (3.57%) Change Management
8 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) SQL
2 9 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) VB
3 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.19%) C
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
3 14 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.10%) XenApp
5 9 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (8.33%) Xen
7 6 (7.14%) XenServer
7 6 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.76%) SRDF
9 4 (4.76%) NFS
10 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
10 3 (3.57%) KVM
10 3 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.19%) Control-M
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.19%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 41 (48.81%) VMware
2 26 (30.95%) Oracle
3 19 (22.62%) Cisco
3 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (19.05%) Citrix
5 12 (14.29%) HP
6 11 (13.10%) EMC
7 9 (10.71%) NetApp
8 7 (8.33%) Sybase
9 4 (4.76%) Apple
9 4 (4.76%) Intel
10 3 (3.57%) DataSynapse
10 3 (3.57%) TIBCO
10 3 (3.57%) Dell
10 3 (3.57%) CA
10 3 (3.57%) Informatica
10 3 (3.57%) IBM
10 3 (3.57%) Business Objects
10 3 (3.57%) 29West
11 2 (2.38%) Nimsoft
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