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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 200 202 213
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.048% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.051% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £438 £575 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +31.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £488
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -25.12%
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
5735 5831 7382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.14% 92.89% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 4277 5223
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 119 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £135.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (11.11%) HBase
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Multicast
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) RMDS
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) FCoE
4 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (11.11%) 29West
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) SRDF
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) FCoE
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) Multicast
2 1 (11.11%) ATM
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
1 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) SRDF
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse
3 1 (11.11%) 29West
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO