The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 72 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.56% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.61% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £37.80 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-37.16% -34.26%
Infrastructure Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1388 1152 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.10% 92.60% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 666 326
Average daily rate £360 £380 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £25.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) Banking
3 9 (25.00%) Retail
3 9 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 8 (22.22%) Credit Risk
4 8 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
5 7 (19.44%) UNIX
6 6 (16.67%) Windows
6 6 (16.67%) AIX
6 6 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
7 5 (13.89%) IIS
7 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) CMS
9 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
9 3 (8.33%) Migration
9 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
9 3 (8.33%) Information Security
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.33%) .NET
9 3 (8.33%) HPUX
9 3 (8.33%) Solaris
9 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (5.56%) Linux
10 2 (5.56%) DB2
10 2 (5.56%) SQL

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (13.89%) IIS
1 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) SAS
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Informix
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) Banking
3 9 (25.00%) Retail
3 9 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) UNIX
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) AIX
3 3 (8.33%) HPUX
3 3 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
1 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
3 6 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) MUMPS
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Informatica
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) Hitachi
4 1 (2.78%) F5