The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 117 129 112
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £37.80 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-37.16% -34.26%
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
2575 2822 2083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.20% 92.74% 93.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1578 1054
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 203 258
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £22.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -7.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Bedfordshire +6 5 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £400 -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £475 +18.75% 1
Essex -2 1 £575 +6.97%
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 16 (43.24%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (18.92%) Solaris
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (18.92%) Java
5 6 (16.22%) SCOM
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (16.22%) SOA
5 6 (16.22%) UNIX
5 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (13.51%) Windows
6 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) Web Services
7 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 4 (10.81%) AIX
7 4 (10.81%) IBM
7 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
7 4 (10.81%) Finance
8 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.11%) Replication
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Content Management
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.11%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) SaaS
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) NAS
1 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) GIS
2 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Solaris
3 6 (16.22%) UNIX
4 5 (13.51%) Windows
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (10.81%) AIX
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (16.22%) SOA
2 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Content Management
4 3 (8.11%) ERP
4 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.11%) High Availability
5 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.41%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design
6 1 (2.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) Perl
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.11%) SRDF
3 3 (8.11%) PowerHA
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) EMC
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) NetApp
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Metastorm
6 1 (2.70%) CommVault
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) ESRI
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Nintex