The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 East of England 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 120 105 124
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 17 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.67% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.72% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
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£450 £513 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +23.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.08 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.08 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-17.73% -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2842 2237 2866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.88% 94.07% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1125 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 231 362
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -5 10 £463 -11.90% 1
Hertfordshire +2 6 £400 -
Bedfordshire -22 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
3 7 (29.17%) XenApp
4 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 3 (12.50%) F5
6 3 (12.50%) Splunk
6 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.50%) SAP
6 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.50%) UNIX
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Solaris
6 3 (12.50%) MCSE
6 3 (12.50%) Middleware
6 3 (12.50%) Automotive
6 3 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
2 4 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) UML
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) CMMI
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) CCA
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) CCAA
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) XenApp
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.17%) XenServer
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) F5
4 3 (12.50%) Splunk
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) CommVault
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Tripwire
6 1 (4.17%) hybris
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.17%) Endeca
Essex
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
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