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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 104 136 134
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 25 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Median daily rate £575 £469 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £409 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £670 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £460
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £39.08
% change year-on-year
- -7.86%
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
2424 2955 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.25% 95.02% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1796 1643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 239 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £41.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Suffolk - 9 £575 - 1
Hertfordshire +18 6 £425 -17.07% 1
Bedfordshire +8 6 £575 -
Essex +3 4 £513 +13.88%
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Windows
3 17 (44.74%) VMware
4 15 (39.47%) Data Centre
5 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (34.21%) WAN
6 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
7 12 (31.58%) LAN
7 12 (31.58%) High Availability
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
8 11 (28.95%) SAN
9 10 (26.32%) Firewall
9 10 (26.32%) NAS
10 9 (23.68%) Citrix
11 8 (21.05%) Middleware
11 8 (21.05%) Finance
11 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
12 7 (18.42%) HP
12 7 (18.42%) Linux
12 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
12 7 (18.42%) SQL
13 6 (15.79%) Oracle
13 6 (15.79%) Cisco
13 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
13 6 (15.79%) Clustering
13 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
14 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) SAS
3 3 (7.89%) Drupal
3 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) IaaS
3 3 (7.89%) Office 365
3 3 (7.89%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) WAN
2 12 (31.58%) LAN
3 11 (28.95%) SAN
4 10 (26.32%) Firewall
4 10 (26.32%) NAS
5 4 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.26%) Intranet
6 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.63%) LDAP
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
7 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) Skype
7 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Data Mart
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Ant
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) AIX
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Unix
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) High Availability
2 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
5 5 (13.16%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (13.16%) Secure Coding
5 5 (13.16%) SIEM
5 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
5 5 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
3 3 (7.89%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) MCSE
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
1 1 (2.63%) FISMA
1 1 (2.63%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.63%) Simpana
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
4 7 (18.42%) HP
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle
6 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.53%) hybris
6 4 (10.53%) IBM
7 3 (7.89%) NetApp
8 2 (5.26%) CommVault
8 2 (5.26%) EMC
8 2 (5.26%) SunGard
9 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.63%) SAP
9 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
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