The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 9 July 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 192 199 212
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.20% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £387 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £557 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
+11.30% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5257 6561 6965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.28% 92.77% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 4837 5081
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 168 167
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.60 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.51% -3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £51.00 £42.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
London

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect across the City of London region.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 8 (57.14%) VMware
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Clustering
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) Publishing
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (21.43%) Replication
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (14.29%) HBase
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (14.29%) Multicast
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (14.29%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) Multicast
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) FCoE
3 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (14.29%) HTTP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) HBase
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Rendezvous
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) SRDF
2 2 (14.29%) NFS
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) 29West
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) Intel
3 2 (14.29%) DataSynapse
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft