The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 64 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 22 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 0.78% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.82% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Median daily rate £475 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.65% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year
- -13.30%
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
1128 1588 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.66% 94.92% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 850 644
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 25 (54.35%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Migration
3 16 (34.78%) Banking
4 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.09%) Linux
5 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 10 (21.74%) Windows
6 10 (21.74%) Solaris
6 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (19.57%) AIX
7 9 (19.57%) HPUX
8 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
8 8 (17.39%) PaaS
9 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
9 7 (15.22%) Legal
9 7 (15.22%) TOGAF
9 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.04%) ITIL
10 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
11 5 (10.87%) Ansible
11 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (8.70%) Ruby
12 4 (8.70%) Korn
12 4 (8.70%) Retail Banking
12 4 (8.70%) Service Management

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.39%) PaaS
3 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.35%) IaaS
5 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.70%) MSBuild
1 4 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (8.70%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (54.35%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 4 (8.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) BYOD
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Solaris
2 10 (21.74%) Windows
3 9 (19.57%) AIX
3 9 (19.57%) HPUX
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.35%) Unix
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) VMS
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Migration
2 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (15.22%) TOGAF
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.70%) DevOps
4 4 (8.70%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.52%) Service Design
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.70%) Bourne shell
2 4 (8.70%) C++
2 4 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) Korn
2 4 (8.70%) Perl
2 4 (8.70%) Python
2 4 (8.70%) Ruby
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
2 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.70%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Splunk
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) EMC
4 1 (2.17%) IBM