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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 353 292 341
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +49
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 269 382 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.75% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.79% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 225 221
Median daily rate £503 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -
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
43881 48249 49102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.93% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28882 31225 31544
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1888 2056
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -35 121 £525 - 18
South East -20 49 £450 - 8
North West -9 26 £550 +20.54%
North East - 19 £443 -
East of England +2 13 £606 +15.42% 1
Yorkshire +24 10 £550 +27.90% 3
South West +6 10 £475 +8.57% 3
East Midlands -10 10 £500 - 1
West Midlands -43 10 £475 +2.70% 2
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 301 (43.43%) Windows
2 220 (31.75%) VMware
3 182 (26.26%) Data Centre
4 170 (24.53%) Linux
4 170 (24.53%) Microsoft
5 148 (21.36%) Active Directory
6 137 (19.77%) WAN
7 133 (19.19%) Cisco
8 132 (19.05%) LAN
9 124 (17.89%) Security Cleared
10 120 (17.32%) SQL
11 116 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 109 (15.73%) Oracle
13 108 (15.58%) Windows Server
14 106 (15.30%) Migration
15 99 (14.29%) SC Cleared
16 98 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
17 96 (13.85%) Finance
18 95 (13.71%) TOGAF
18 95 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
19 88 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
20 80 (11.54%) Firewall
21 77 (11.11%) SQL Server
22 73 (10.53%) Solaris
22 73 (10.53%) IBM
23 67 (9.67%) Citrix
23 67 (9.67%) Unix
24 66 (9.52%) Middleware
24 66 (9.52%) Office 365
25 65 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification

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 34 (4.91%) Apache
2 30 (4.33%) Tomcat
3 28 (4.04%) WebSphere
4 26 (3.75%) IIS
5 23 (3.32%) MS Exchange
6 20 (2.89%) SharePoint
7 19 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 16 (2.31%) Oracle Coherence
9 14 (2.02%) CICS
10 12 (1.73%) JBoss
11 11 (1.59%) Mule
11 11 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (1.59%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.44%) Drupal
13 9 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (1.15%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.72%) Confluence
15 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.44%) MS Office
4 5 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (4.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.30%) Magento
3 2 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 98 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (9.52%) Office 365
4 48 (6.93%) IaaS
5 41 (5.92%) PaaS
6 33 (4.76%) SaaS
7 16 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.44%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.58%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 137 (19.77%) WAN
2 132 (19.05%) LAN
3 80 (11.54%) Firewall
4 60 (8.66%) SAN
5 45 (6.49%) DNS
6 39 (5.63%) MPLS
7 37 (5.34%) VPN
8 36 (5.19%) Network Security
9 35 (5.05%) NAS
10 28 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
11 27 (3.90%) iSCSI
12 26 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
12 26 (3.75%) TCP/IP
13 23 (3.32%) Internet
14 22 (3.17%) FCoE
14 22 (3.17%) Multicast
14 22 (3.17%) VoIP
15 21 (3.03%) HTTP
16 18 (2.60%) DHCP
17 17 (2.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.05%) Hadoop
3 29 (4.18%) DB2
4 21 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.89%) HBase
6 18 (2.60%) MySQL
7 16 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.88%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.59%) Big Data
10 8 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.01%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.01%) OLTP
12 6 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 18 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.31%) JIRA
4 13 (1.88%) Ant
4 13 (1.88%) Subversion
5 6 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.43%) Hudson
7 1 (0.14%) JMeter
7 1 (0.14%) Maven
7 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 96 (13.85%) Finance
2 59 (8.51%) Banking
3 33 (4.76%) Retail
4 16 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.01%) Publishing
7 5 (0.72%) Marketing
8 4 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.58%) Back Office
8 4 (0.58%) Law
9 3 (0.43%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) Advertising
10 2 (0.29%) Billing
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Military
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.52%) Middleware
2 20 (2.89%) HTML
3 17 (2.45%) XML
4 15 (2.16%) Rendezvous
4 15 (2.16%) Web Services
4 15 (2.16%) XSLT
5 11 (1.59%) SAML
6 9 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (1.15%) .NET
8 7 (1.01%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 6 (0.87%) CSS
9 6 (0.87%) ELK Stack
10 4 (0.58%) CSS3
10 4 (0.58%) OAuth
10 4 (0.58%) RESTful
10 4 (0.58%) Spring
10 4 (0.58%) Spring Boot
10 4 (0.58%) Velocity
11 3 (0.43%) HTML5
11 3 (0.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 182 (26.26%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.19%) Private Cloud
3 22 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.03%) PKI
5 13 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (1.88%) Public Cloud
6 12 (1.73%) Replication
7 11 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.44%) FMCG
9 8 (1.15%) Clustering
9 8 (1.15%) Online Banking
10 7 (1.01%) NHS
11 6 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.87%) LPAR
11 6 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 301 (43.43%) Windows
2 170 (24.53%) Linux
3 108 (15.58%) Windows Server
4 73 (10.53%) Solaris
5 67 (9.67%) Unix
6 60 (8.66%) AIX
7 54 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (2.45%) Windows 10
12 14 (2.02%) Windows 7
13 13 (1.88%) zOS
14 12 (1.73%) SUSE
15 11 (1.59%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.87%) Fedora
17 4 (0.58%) CentOS
18 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
19 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (15.30%) Migration
2 95 (13.71%) TOGAF
3 88 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (8.80%) ITIL
5 58 (8.37%) DevOps
6 55 (7.94%) Network Design
7 52 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (5.92%) Technical Architecture
9 36 (5.19%) High Availability
10 34 (4.91%) Enterprise Architecture
10 34 (4.91%) Service Management
10 34 (4.91%) Translating Business Requirements
11 33 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 33 (4.76%) Project Management
12 30 (4.33%) Benchmarking
12 30 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
13 28 (4.04%) Network Architecture
14 22 (3.17%) Mentoring
15 21 (3.03%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 120 (17.32%) SQL
2 49 (7.07%) Java
3 20 (2.89%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.45%) Python
5 16 (2.31%) Ruby
6 14 (2.02%) PHP
7 12 (1.73%) C
8 9 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.29%) Go
11 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.14%) C#
11 1 (0.14%) Clojure
11 1 (0.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 124 (17.89%) Security Cleared
2 99 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 65 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (7.07%) MCSE
5 48 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (5.77%) CCIE
7 31 (4.47%) Degree
8 17 (2.45%) MCSA
9 16 (2.31%) CCNP
10 14 (2.02%) CCNA
11 13 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.73%) CISSP
13 11 (1.59%) PMP
14 8 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.87%) CCA
16 6 (0.87%) PMI Certification
17 5 (0.72%) AWS Certification
17 5 (0.72%) DV Cleared
17 5 (0.72%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.30%) QA
3 8 (1.15%) PA-DSS
4 7 (1.01%) Government Security Classifications
5 6 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.29%) SLA
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) FISMA
7 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 148 (21.36%) Active Directory
2 116 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.90%) KVM
5 26 (3.75%) Xen
6 24 (3.46%) NFS
6 24 (3.46%) SRDF
7 22 (3.17%) vSphere
8 20 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (2.74%) XenApp
10 15 (2.16%) Docker
11 12 (1.73%) XenDesktop
12 11 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.30%) vCloud
13 9 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (1.30%) VMware ESX
14 8 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (7.22%) SCCM
2 40 (5.77%) Puppet
3 33 (4.76%) Ansible
4 19 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 18 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 14 (2.02%) Tivoli
7 12 (1.73%) Terraform
8 9 (1.30%) SCOM
9 7 (1.01%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.01%) Packer
10 6 (0.87%) Consul
10 6 (0.87%) OpenView
10 6 (0.87%) Rsyslog
10 6 (0.87%) yum
10 6 (0.87%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.58%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 220 (31.75%) VMware
2 170 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 133 (19.19%) Cisco
4 109 (15.73%) Oracle
5 73 (10.53%) IBM
6 67 (9.67%) Citrix
7 46 (6.64%) NetApp
8 45 (6.49%) Red Hat
9 43 (6.20%) EMC
10 40 (5.77%) Intel
11 29 (4.18%) HP
12 20 (2.89%) Splunk
13 18 (2.60%) CheckPoint
13 18 (2.60%) Google
14 16 (2.31%) AppDynamics
15 15 (2.16%) DataSynapse
15 15 (2.16%) Sybase
15 15 (2.16%) TIBCO
16 14 (2.02%) Palo Alto
17 13 (1.88%) 3PAR
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