The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Croydon region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 42 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.19% 1.65% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.69% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £463 £525 £610
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -13.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year
- -13.30%
Infrastructure 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 Croydon 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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
261 177 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 95.26% 97.25% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 111 65
Median daily rate £375 £384 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +71.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Croydon region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Croydon region.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Infrastructure Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security Management
3 4 (36.36%) Security Management
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) MCSA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) ERP
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Management
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSL
2 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security Management
1 4 (36.36%) Security Management
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) Content Management
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCSA
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Sun