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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 132 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 17 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.37% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.40% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 17
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£475 £538 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £42.50
Infrastructure Architect
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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
2881 2242 2905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.21% 93.18% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1161 1457
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £187 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 230 291
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Hertfordshire - 8 £500 - 1
Essex -23 5 £413 -23.25%
Norfolk - 3 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (31.03%) SQL
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Zachman Framework
2 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) UNIX
4 6 (20.69%) Solaris
4 6 (20.69%) Middleware
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
4 6 (20.69%) F5
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
5 4 (13.79%) Automotive
6 3 (10.34%) Firewall
6 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) XenApp
7 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Splunk
7 2 (6.90%) Office 365
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
7 2 (6.90%) CommVault

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Solaris
3 6 (20.69%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Zachman Framework
1 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
2 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
2 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) UML
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
3 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) CMMI
3 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.45%) High Availability
3 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 6 (20.69%) F5
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) CommVault
4 2 (6.90%) NetApp
4 2 (6.90%) Tripwire
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Splunk
4 2 (6.90%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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