The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 75 36 57
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 7 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 2.75% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 2.89% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £439
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.08 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-17.73% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1209 970 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.19% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 449 442
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 17
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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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 24 July 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) JBoss
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (7.14%) SCCM
7 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) XenApp

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) JBoss
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint