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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 145 191 202
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.16% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate £425 £510 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £510 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £540 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
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
3006 4882 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.43% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3744 3993
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 (50.00%) VMware
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Video on Demand
4 2 (20.00%) IPTV
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (10.00%) New Media
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Intune
5 1 (10.00%) IaaS
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (20.00%) IPTV
2 2 (20.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) New Media
3 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos