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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 188 189 214
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 10 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 10
Average daily rate
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£600 £588 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £545 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
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
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
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 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 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 28 August 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 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) Linux
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) Windows
5 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) SAN
8 6 (30.00%) NetApp
8 6 (30.00%) NAS
8 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (30.00%) Xen
8 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (20.00%) HBase
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (20.00%) Multicast
10 4 (20.00%) KVM
10 4 (20.00%) SRDF
10 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
10 4 (20.00%) FCoE
10 4 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Banking
10 4 (20.00%) DataSynapse
10 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) RMDS
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) NAS
3 4 (20.00%) FCoE
3 4 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (20.00%) Multicast
3 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (20.00%) HBase
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) XSLT
1 4 (20.00%) Rendezvous
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (10.00%) NHS
4 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (30.00%) Xen
4 4 (20.00%) NFS
4 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (20.00%) SRDF
4 4 (20.00%) KVM
5 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) NetApp
4 4 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (20.00%) EMC
4 4 (20.00%) Intel
4 4 (20.00%) Sybase
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (20.00%) DataSynapse
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) HP