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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 62 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 19 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 1.46% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.59% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
1306 1134 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.91% 92.05% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 578 282
Average daily rate £380 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Average hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.40 £31.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Banking
3 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 8 (26.67%) Zachman Framework
3 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 8 (26.67%) Retail Banking
3 8 (26.67%) Credit Risk
4 7 (23.33%) Asset Management
5 6 (20.00%) Investment Management
6 5 (16.67%) UNIX
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) IIS
7 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) CMS
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Information Security
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) AIX
8 3 (10.00%) .NET
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle
9 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.67%) SQL
9 2 (6.67%) SAN
9 2 (6.67%) Middleware
9 2 (6.67%) Replication
9 2 (6.67%) VMware
9 2 (6.67%) Clustering

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) Informix
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Banking
3 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 8 (26.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) International Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Zachman Framework
1 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 7 (23.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) MUMPS
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Veeam
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Dell
3 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat