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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 70 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 26 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.96% 1.18% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.24% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
Median daily rate £495 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £458 £475
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
1265 1370 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.54% 95.27% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 716 734
Median daily rate £400 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.31% -5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 33
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 40 (71.43%) Finance
2 23 (41.07%) Migration
3 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 19 (33.93%) Linux
5 17 (30.36%) Banking
6 16 (28.57%) AIX
6 16 (28.57%) Solaris
7 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
7 15 (26.79%) HPUX
7 15 (26.79%) Oracle
8 14 (25.00%) Middleware
9 13 (23.21%) SQL
10 12 (21.43%) TOGAF
11 11 (19.64%) Windows
11 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.86%) WebSphere
12 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
14 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (12.50%) PaaS
15 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
15 7 (12.50%) Legal
16 6 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
16 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
17 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (8.93%) Data Architecture
17 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
17 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (8.93%) ISEB

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 10 (17.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.50%) PaaS
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) LAN
1 4 (7.14%) 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 11 (19.64%) 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 40 (71.43%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Legal
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) BYOD
3 1 (1.79%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) AIX
2 16 (28.57%) Solaris
3 15 (26.79%) HPUX
4 11 (19.64%) Windows
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.14%) Unix
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Migration
2 12 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) Data Architecture
6 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps
6 4 (7.14%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (3.57%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.79%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.79%) Open Source
8 1 (1.79%) Service Design
8 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) 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 5 (8.93%) 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 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Splunk
4 3 (5.36%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) EMC