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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 158 187 206
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 5 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.28% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
Average daily rate £500 £510 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £408 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £625 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £463
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
London

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
3286 5200 5873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.78% 95.54% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3928 4270
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £34.94 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) NAS
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) IPTV
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Apache
5 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) NFS
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) FCoE
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (22.22%) IPTV
2 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (11.11%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (11.11%) SRDF
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Intel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sophos
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase