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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 63 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 26 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% 1.00% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.05% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Median daily rate £469 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £519 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £460
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £39.08
% change year-on-year
- -7.86%
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
1205 1525 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.17% 94.96% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 787 715
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) Migration
3 20 (35.71%) Banking
4 17 (30.36%) Solaris
5 16 (28.57%) AIX
5 16 (28.57%) HPUX
5 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 15 (26.79%) Linux
7 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
8 11 (19.64%) Middleware
8 11 (19.64%) Oracle
9 10 (17.86%) Windows
9 10 (17.86%) TOGAF
10 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.07%) SQL
11 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.50%) Legal
11 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
11 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 7 (12.50%) PaaS
12 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
12 6 (10.71%) ITIL
13 5 (8.93%) Mainframe
13 5 (8.93%) Retail
13 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
13 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
13 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012

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 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.50%) PaaS
3 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) LAN
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.14%) MSBuild
1 4 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Legal
4 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) BYOD
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Solaris
2 16 (28.57%) AIX
2 16 (28.57%) HPUX
3 15 (26.79%) Linux
4 10 (17.86%) Windows
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.36%) Unix
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Migration
2 10 (17.86%) TOGAF
3 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.14%) DevOps
5 4 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 4 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (5.36%) Data Architecture
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.36%) Service Design
6 3 (5.36%) Service Management
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.79%) Coaching
8 1 (1.79%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.14%) Bourne shell
3 4 (7.14%) C++
3 4 (7.14%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) Korn
3 4 (7.14%) Perl
3 4 (7.14%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Ansible
1 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Splunk
4 3 (5.36%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) IBM