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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 73 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 20 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 2.06% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.14% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 17
Average daily rate £525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £600 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.18% -
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
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Banking
3 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
3 11 (26.19%) Migration
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
5 9 (21.43%) Middleware
5 9 (21.43%) Unix
5 9 (21.43%) Linux
6 8 (19.05%) AIX
6 8 (19.05%) Oracle
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (16.67%) Windows
7 7 (16.67%) IBM
8 6 (14.29%) Solaris
8 6 (14.29%) Retail
8 6 (14.29%) High Availability
8 6 (14.29%) Retail Banking
8 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.90%) SQL
10 4 (9.52%) HPUX
10 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.52%) WAN
10 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
11 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
11 3 (7.14%) Process Management
11 3 (7.14%) Firewall
11 3 (7.14%) ISEB

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) DDNS
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) Maven
1 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 6 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) Java EE
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
1 9 (21.43%) Unix
2 8 (19.05%) AIX
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 6 (14.29%) Solaris
5 4 (9.52%) HPUX
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Migration
1 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
2 6 (14.29%) High Availability
3 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Process Management
5 3 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (4.76%) Data Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Microservices
6 2 (4.76%) Network Design
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.38%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) EMC
4 2 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) NetApp
4 2 (4.76%) Teradata
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.38%) VMware