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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 70 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.84% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.89% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.80 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-47.08% -34.26%
Infrastructure Architect
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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
1343 1119 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.51% 93.72% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 672 331
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015, 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 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) UNIX
4 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
5 6 (18.75%) Investment Management
6 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
6 5 (15.63%) Retail
6 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) IIS
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) AIX
7 4 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) CMS
7 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Information Security
8 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
8 3 (9.38%) HPUX
8 3 (9.38%) Solaris
8 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Informatica
9 2 (6.25%) SAS
9 2 (6.25%) .NET
9 2 (6.25%) DB2

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.25%) SAS
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) DB2
1 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) AIX
4 3 (9.38%) HPUX
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
2 6 (18.75%) Investment Management
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.13%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
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