The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 192 196 207
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Average daily rate
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£444 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £445 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £540 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £519 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.80%
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
5399 5444 6439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 92.33% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 4057 4765
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 72 161
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) Oracle
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) Linux
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (57.89%) SAN
6 10 (52.63%) SQL
6 10 (52.63%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (42.11%) NAS
7 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
7 8 (42.11%) Xen
7 8 (42.11%) NetApp
8 7 (36.84%) Finance
9 6 (31.58%) EMC
9 6 (31.58%) Intel
9 6 (31.58%) TIBCO
9 6 (31.58%) Rendezvous
9 6 (31.58%) Middleware
9 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
9 6 (31.58%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (31.58%) DataSynapse
9 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
9 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco
9 6 (31.58%) IBM
9 6 (31.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (31.58%) Solaris
9 6 (31.58%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 6 (31.58%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) RMDS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) NAS
3 6 (31.58%) FCoE
3 6 (31.58%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (31.58%) Multicast
3 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
3 6 (31.58%) LAN
3 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 5 (26.32%) HBase
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) DB2
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) XML
1 6 (31.58%) XSLT
1 6 (31.58%) Rendezvous
1 6 (31.58%) Middleware
2 5 (26.32%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (42.11%) Xen
4 6 (31.58%) NFS
4 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (31.58%) SRDF
4 6 (31.58%) KVM
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) NetApp
4 6 (31.58%) TIBCO
4 6 (31.58%) DataSynapse
4 6 (31.58%) EMC
4 6 (31.58%) Intel
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 6 (31.58%) IBM
5 5 (26.32%) Sybase
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) HP