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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 11 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 1.17% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.22% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 13
Median daily rate £500 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
789 1314 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.29% 95.70% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 666 670
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017, 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 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 4 (21.05%) Public Cloud
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCP
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Conflict Management
4 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) R
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) Mainframe

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 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (10.53%) Conflict Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) R
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) MCP
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) CommVault
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat