The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 350 335 391
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +56
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 243 231 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 160 83
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 95 £525 - 6
South East -37 43 £473 +10.85% 8
West Midlands +12 30 £438 +2.94% 5
South West -15 21 £545 +28.23% 1
North West -6 18 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire +1 17 £425 -8.10% 4
East of England +1 15 £500 +5.26%
East Midlands +11 4 £500 +5.26% 2
Midlands - - - -
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Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 199 (36.51%) Windows
2 151 (27.71%) Linux
3 141 (25.87%) VMware
4 138 (25.32%) Finance
5 111 (20.37%) Microsoft
6 110 (20.18%) Oracle
7 101 (18.53%) UNIX
8 98 (17.98%) Active Directory
9 97 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 96 (17.61%) SAN
11 86 (15.78%) SQL
12 84 (15.41%) Cisco
13 75 (13.76%) Hyper-V
14 71 (13.03%) Migration
15 68 (12.48%) WAN
16 59 (10.83%) LAN
17 58 (10.64%) Security Cleared
18 57 (10.46%) IBM
18 57 (10.46%) Firewall
19 55 (10.09%) TOGAF
20 53 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
21 52 (9.54%) SQL Server
21 52 (9.54%) ITIL
22 49 (8.99%) Oracle Database
23 47 (8.62%) Solaris
24 46 (8.44%) Middleware
25 41 (7.52%) SharePoint
26 40 (7.34%) AIX
26 40 (7.34%) Citrix
27 39 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 41 (7.52%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.32%) Lync
3 27 (4.95%) WebLogic
3 27 (4.95%) IIS
4 26 (4.77%) MS Exchange
5 21 (3.85%) Apache
6 20 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (2.94%) JBoss
8 16 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (2.75%) Tomcat
9 15 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (1.47%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.10%) NetWeaver
12 6 (1.10%) Confluence
13 5 (0.92%) nginx
14 4 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.73%) LiveLink
14 4 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 35 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.12%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.37%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.37%) RMDS
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.40%) IaaS
2 22 (4.04%) PaaS
3 20 (3.67%) SaaS
4 19 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.92%) Office 365
8 4 (0.73%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 96 (17.61%) SAN
2 68 (12.48%) WAN
3 59 (10.83%) LAN
4 57 (10.46%) Firewall
5 31 (5.69%) NAS
6 25 (4.59%) VPN
7 19 (3.49%) DNS
8 18 (3.30%) DHCP
9 16 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
10 15 (2.75%) MPLS
11 14 (2.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (2.39%) Wireless
12 13 (2.39%) Internet
13 11 (2.02%) BGP
13 11 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.83%) Network Security
14 10 (1.83%) iSCSI
14 10 (1.83%) IPsec
14 10 (1.83%) OSPF
15 9 (1.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.99%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 14 (2.57%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
7 11 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.47%) OLTP
9 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.47%) Big Data
10 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.10%) MySQL
11 5 (0.92%) OLAP
11 5 (0.92%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (3.12%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.83%) Hudson
2 10 (1.83%) Subversion
2 10 (1.83%) Maven
3 6 (1.10%) JIRA
4 4 (0.73%) JMeter
5 1 (0.18%) Introscope
General
1 138 (25.32%) Finance
2 30 (5.50%) Retail
3 22 (4.04%) Banking
4 21 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.92%) Automotive
7 5 (0.92%) Marketing
8 4 (0.73%) Publishing
8 4 (0.73%) Games
9 3 (0.55%) Local Government
9 3 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Back Office
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) International Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.44%) Middleware
2 29 (5.32%) .NET
3 14 (2.57%) J2EE
4 13 (2.39%) Application Packaging
5 11 (2.02%) Web Services
6 8 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (0.92%) XML
7 5 (0.92%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.73%) HTML
8 4 (0.73%) XSLT
8 4 (0.73%) Rendezvous
9 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.37%) Ajax
9 2 (0.37%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.18%) SPNEGO
10 1 (0.18%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.18%) XMPP
10 1 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.18%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.61%) Clustering
2 25 (4.59%) Open Source
3 17 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.57%) Replication
5 10 (1.83%) HACMP
5 10 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (1.65%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.28%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.28%) FMCG
8 6 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.92%) PKI
9 5 (0.92%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.73%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.73%) Derivative
10 4 (0.73%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.73%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.55%) CESG
11 3 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 199 (36.51%) Windows
2 151 (27.71%) Linux
3 101 (18.53%) UNIX
4 47 (8.62%) Solaris
5 40 (7.34%) AIX
6 33 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.73%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) Android
13 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.18%) VMS
13 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (13.03%) Migration
2 55 (10.09%) TOGAF
3 53 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 52 (9.54%) ITIL
5 39 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (6.24%) Service Management
7 32 (5.87%) SOA
7 32 (5.87%) Enterprise Architecture
8 23 (4.22%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (4.22%) Technical Architecture
8 23 (4.22%) Data Protection
9 21 (3.85%) DevOps
10 17 (3.12%) CRM
11 16 (2.94%) Service Delivery
11 16 (2.94%) Asset Management
11 16 (2.94%) Zachman Framework
12 15 (2.75%) Network Design
12 15 (2.75%) Data Architecture
13 14 (2.57%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (2.39%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 86 (15.78%) SQL
2 33 (6.06%) Java
3 17 (3.12%) Perl
4 6 (1.10%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 5 (0.92%) Clojure
5 5 (0.92%) Ruby
5 5 (0.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.92%) C#
6 4 (0.73%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.55%) C
8 2 (0.37%) VBScript
8 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.18%) VBA
9 1 (0.18%) Python
9 1 (0.18%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.97%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (2.57%) Degree
5 11 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.28%) CCNA
8 6 (1.10%) CCNP
9 5 (0.92%) MCSE
10 3 (0.55%) CCIE
10 3 (0.55%) CCDA
10 3 (0.55%) CCDP
10 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.37%) PhD
11 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (0.18%) HND
12 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.37%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (17.98%) Active Directory
2 97 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (13.76%) Hyper-V
4 38 (6.97%) Oracle RAC
5 23 (4.22%) vSphere
6 18 (3.30%) VMware ESX
7 12 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (2.02%) XenApp
9 9 (1.65%) PowerHA
10 8 (1.47%) KVM
11 7 (1.28%) Xen
12 6 (1.10%) SRDF
12 6 (1.10%) NFS
12 6 (1.10%) Squid
13 4 (0.73%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.73%) vCloud
14 3 (0.55%) UAG
14 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.55%) XenServer
15 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (5.50%) Puppet
2 25 (4.59%) SCCM
3 14 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.20%) SCOM
4 12 (2.20%) SCOrch
5 9 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (1.65%) Control-M
6 8 (1.47%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.10%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.55%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.55%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.55%) Ansible
11 2 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 1 (0.18%) SAP Afaria
12 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 141 (25.87%) VMware
2 111 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 110 (20.18%) Oracle
4 84 (15.41%) Cisco
5 57 (10.46%) IBM
6 40 (7.34%) Citrix
7 38 (6.97%) HP
8 37 (6.79%) EMC
9 33 (6.06%) SAP
10 30 (5.50%) NetApp
11 28 (5.14%) Red Hat
12 22 (4.04%) F5
13 21 (3.85%) Dell
14 16 (2.94%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.20%) Intel
15 12 (2.20%) Juniper
15 12 (2.20%) Symantec
16 10 (1.83%) Business Objects
17 9 (1.65%) Sybase
17 9 (1.65%) Blue Coat
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £601 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago