The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 287 317 342
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 376 331 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.67% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.71% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 213 163
Median daily rate £500 £485 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £465
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -47.08%
Infrastructure Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46609 46602 46145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30764 29187 28941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1860 1972
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the England region.

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 143 £513 -2.38% 22
South East -6 73 £463 +2.77% 4
North West -1 47 £463 -2.63% 3
South West +13 26 £550 +10.00% 4
West Midlands -4 24 £475 +5.20% 3
Yorkshire +16 22 £525 +13.51% 2
East Midlands +29 14 £625 +59.74% 1
North East -42 13 £425 -12.82% 1
East of England +4 11 £550 +29.41% 3
Midlands -2 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 England region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 232 (33.48%) Windows
2 201 (29.00%) Linux
3 198 (28.57%) VMware
4 191 (27.56%) Data Centre
5 153 (22.08%) Finance
6 149 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 142 (20.49%) Migration
8 137 (19.77%) Active Directory
9 122 (17.60%) Security Cleared
10 120 (17.32%) SAN
11 119 (17.17%) Microsoft
12 118 (17.03%) TOGAF
13 106 (15.30%) SC Cleared
14 104 (15.01%) Cisco
14 104 (15.01%) Firewall
15 100 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
16 93 (13.42%) LAN
17 92 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
18 89 (12.84%) WAN
19 85 (12.27%) Oracle
20 83 (11.98%) Citrix
21 77 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
22 74 (10.68%) ITIL
23 71 (10.25%) Unix
24 69 (9.96%) Windows Server
25 68 (9.81%) IBM
26 66 (9.52%) SQL
27 62 (8.95%) DevOps
28 58 (8.37%) HP
28 58 (8.37%) NAS

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 24 (3.46%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.60%) Apache
4 16 (2.31%) IIS
4 16 (2.31%) JBoss
4 16 (2.31%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.16%) SAS
6 13 (1.88%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.01%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.87%) Captiva
11 6 (0.87%) Documentum
11 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.87%) Mule
12 4 (0.58%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 100 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (6.64%) IaaS
4 39 (5.63%) PaaS
5 32 (4.62%) SaaS
6 25 (3.61%) Office 365
7 19 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.44%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.87%) IBM PureFlex
11 3 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.43%) Heroku
12 2 (0.29%) HP Helion
12 2 (0.29%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.14%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 120 (17.32%) SAN
2 104 (15.01%) Firewall
3 93 (13.42%) LAN
4 89 (12.84%) WAN
5 58 (8.37%) NAS
6 35 (5.05%) Network Security
7 34 (4.91%) DNS
8 26 (3.75%) Wireless
9 23 (3.32%) HTTP
10 21 (3.03%) VPN
11 15 (2.16%) DHCP
11 15 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (2.16%) TCP/IP
12 14 (2.02%) Multicast
13 13 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (1.88%) VLAN
14 12 (1.73%) iSCSI
14 12 (1.73%) MPLS
14 12 (1.73%) VoIP
15 11 (1.59%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.45%) Hadoop
2 17 (2.45%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.59%) DB2
5 10 (1.44%) Big Data
5 10 (1.44%) HBase
6 9 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
7 8 (1.15%) MySQL
8 5 (0.72%) Base SAS
8 5 (0.72%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.72%) OLTP
8 5 (0.72%) SAS EBI
8 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.29%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.72%) Maven
3 4 (0.58%) JIRA
4 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) JMeter
5 1 (0.14%) MSI
5 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 153 (22.08%) Finance
2 50 (7.22%) Banking
3 34 (4.91%) Retail
4 21 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.30%) Games
6 8 (1.15%) Marketing
7 5 (0.72%) Billing
7 5 (0.72%) Military
8 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.43%) Back Office
9 3 (0.43%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) Advertising
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.29%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.07%) Middleware
2 45 (6.49%) Web Services
3 18 (2.60%) XML
4 12 (1.73%) HTML
5 9 (1.30%) Rendezvous
5 9 (1.30%) XSLT
6 8 (1.15%) .NET
7 7 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.01%) REST
8 6 (0.87%) WSDL
8 6 (0.87%) XSD
9 4 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.29%) J2EE
10 2 (0.29%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.29%) RESTful
10 2 (0.29%) XSL
11 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.14%) Symfony
11 1 (0.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 191 (27.56%) Data Centre
2 31 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 27 (3.90%) VCE vBlock
5 21 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (2.89%) Private Cloud
7 19 (2.74%) Public Cloud
8 18 (2.60%) Mainframe
9 16 (2.31%) New Media
10 12 (1.73%) Clustering
10 12 (1.73%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.59%) FlexPod
12 9 (1.30%) FMCG
12 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.30%) Replication
13 6 (0.87%) PKI
14 5 (0.72%) LPAR
15 4 (0.58%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
15 4 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 232 (33.48%) Windows
2 201 (29.00%) Linux
3 71 (10.25%) Unix
4 69 (9.96%) Windows Server
5 48 (6.93%) Solaris
6 45 (6.49%) AIX
7 29 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (2.60%) Windows 7
10 16 (2.31%) HPUX
11 11 (1.59%) SUSE
11 11 (1.59%) Windows 10
12 10 (1.44%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.44%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.30%) CentOS
13 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.01%) VMS
15 4 (0.58%) MVS
15 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (20.49%) Migration
2 118 (17.03%) TOGAF
3 92 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (10.68%) ITIL
5 62 (8.95%) DevOps
6 50 (7.22%) Technical Architecture
7 44 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 40 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (5.19%) Project Management
10 30 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
10 30 (4.33%) SOA
11 27 (3.90%) Network Design
11 27 (3.90%) Re-Platforming
12 26 (3.75%) Zachman Framework
13 24 (3.46%) Service Management
13 24 (3.46%) Waterfall
14 23 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (3.17%) PRINCE2
16 20 (2.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 66 (9.52%) SQL
2 38 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 32 (4.62%) Java
4 26 (3.75%) Ruby
5 25 (3.61%) Python
6 14 (2.02%) Perl
7 12 (1.73%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.58%) C
8 4 (0.58%) C#
9 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.29%) PHP
10 1 (0.14%) C++
10 1 (0.14%) Clojure
10 1 (0.14%) Korn
10 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 122 (17.60%) Security Cleared
2 106 (15.30%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.46%) MCSE
6 21 (3.03%) CCNP
6 21 (3.03%) Degree
7 17 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (2.02%) CCNA
9 13 (1.88%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.73%) AWS Certification
11 11 (1.59%) CISSP
12 10 (1.44%) MCSA
13 8 (1.15%) BC Cleared
13 8 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (1.01%) MCSD
15 6 (0.87%) EMC Certification
15 6 (0.87%) MCITP
16 5 (0.72%) CCIE
16 5 (0.72%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.16%) PCI DSS
2 12 (1.73%) COBIT
3 6 (0.87%) QA
4 5 (0.72%) HL7
4 5 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.29%) SLA
7 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.14%) GxP
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 149 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 137 (19.77%) Active Directory
3 51 (7.36%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.46%) VMware ESX
5 20 (2.89%) Xen
6 18 (2.60%) vSphere
7 14 (2.02%) KVM
8 12 (1.73%) NFS
8 12 (1.73%) SRDF
9 11 (1.59%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.44%) Docker
11 9 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (1.30%) XenApp
12 6 (0.87%) vCloud
12 6 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.58%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.58%) XenServer
14 2 (0.29%) PowerHA
15 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (4.33%) SCCM
2 24 (3.46%) Puppet
3 13 (1.88%) Ansible
4 11 (1.59%) SCOM
5 10 (1.44%) Tivoli
6 9 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.15%) Windows Intune
8 6 (0.87%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.72%) Control-M
9 5 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
9 5 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.72%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.72%) WSUS
10 3 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 198 (28.57%) VMware
2 119 (17.17%) Microsoft
3 104 (15.01%) Cisco
4 85 (12.27%) Oracle
5 83 (11.98%) Citrix
6 68 (9.81%) IBM
7 58 (8.37%) HP
8 48 (6.93%) EMC
9 45 (6.49%) NetApp
10 42 (6.06%) Red Hat
11 25 (3.61%) CheckPoint
12 18 (2.60%) Juniper
13 15 (2.16%) Intel
14 14 (2.02%) Blue Coat
14 14 (2.02%) Palo Alto
15 13 (1.88%) Dell
16 11 (1.59%) TIBCO
17 10 (1.44%) Sun
17 10 (1.44%) Sybase
18 9 (1.30%) DataSynapse
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