The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 74 79 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.16% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £365
% change year-on-year
- +30.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Infrastructure Solutions 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
1294 1125 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.73% 92.14% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 587 269
Average daily rate £380 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.21% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect across the Edinburgh region.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Informix
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) MUMPS
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Informix
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) MUMPS
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) F5
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