The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Croydon region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 16 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.25% - 6.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£610 - £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.08 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-17.73% -
Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
74 80 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 92.50% 93.02% 98.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 75
Average daily rate £375 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £489 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the job title across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region that cited Infrastructure 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 Architect in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SRDF
2 2 (66.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Hitachi
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region that cited Infrastructure 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Virtualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) SRDF
1 2 (66.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Hitachi
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) BMC