The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 109 118 132
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 27 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.70% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 13
Median daily rate £600 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £335 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year
- -32.57%
Infrastructure Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2365 2714 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.36% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1540 1731
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 242 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the East of England region.

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +16 16 £563 -6.25% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £594 -
Essex +5 3 £625 +35.13%
Suffolk +2 3 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 East of England region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
3 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
4 17 (39.53%) VMware
5 16 (37.21%) Windows
6 15 (34.88%) SQL
6 15 (34.88%) Oracle
6 15 (34.88%) Firewall
7 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (30.23%) Linux
7 13 (30.23%) IBM
8 12 (27.91%) MySQL
8 12 (27.91%) Java
8 12 (27.91%) High Availability
9 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
9 11 (25.58%) WAN
10 10 (23.26%) SAN
10 10 (23.26%) Middleware
10 10 (23.26%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
11 9 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (20.93%) Software Delivery
11 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (20.93%) Ansible
11 9 (20.93%) hybris
11 9 (20.93%) Puppet
11 9 (20.93%) Citrix
11 9 (20.93%) LAN
11 9 (20.93%) Unix
11 9 (20.93%) Tomcat

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (20.93%) Drupal
1 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) IIS
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) WAN
3 10 (23.26%) SAN
4 9 (20.93%) LAN
4 9 (20.93%) NAS
5 3 (6.98%) DNS
6 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.65%) MPLS
6 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.33%) LDAP
7 1 (2.33%) Skype
7 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) MySQL
2 9 (20.93%) DB2
2 9 (20.93%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.98%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Ant
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.93%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Middleware
2 3 (6.98%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) Clustering
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (6.98%) PKI
5 2 (4.65%) Reinsurance
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Linux
3 9 (20.93%) AIX
3 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Unix
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.63%) Solaris
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) High Availability
2 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
3 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
3 10 (23.26%) Translating Business Requirements
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (20.93%) Software Delivery
5 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (13.95%) Identity Management
6 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
7 5 (11.63%) Benchmarking
7 5 (11.63%) Network Architecture
7 5 (11.63%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.63%) Secure Coding
7 5 (11.63%) SIEM
7 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.98%) Presales
8 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) PHP
3 9 (20.93%) Python
3 9 (20.93%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) MCSE
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) CCA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) FISMA
2 1 (2.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.30%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Ansible
1 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) SCCM
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (6.98%) OpenView
4 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.65%) SCOM
5 2 (4.65%) Simpana
6 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Oracle
4 13 (30.23%) IBM
5 9 (20.93%) Citrix
5 9 (20.93%) hybris
6 3 (6.98%) BMC
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
7 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) CommVault
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp