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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
UK / England
Rank 321 299 319
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 266 331 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.71% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.75% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 189 171
Median daily rate £535 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £412 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £463 £465
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
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 £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -2 145 £538 -2.27% 8
South East -8 48 £535 +7.00% 7
North West +13 21 £570 +23.24% 3
East of England -7 17 £600 +14.23% 1
Yorkshire +24 11 £425 -10.52% 4
South West +11 7 £475 +8.57% 1
North East -8 6 £430 -
West Midlands -18 6 £488 +8.33% 1
East Midlands +5 4 £600 +1.05%
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 249 (40.42%) Windows
2 207 (33.60%) VMware
3 155 (25.16%) Microsoft
4 146 (23.70%) Data Centre
5 141 (22.89%) Linux
6 126 (20.45%) Active Directory
7 121 (19.64%) Security Cleared
8 117 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 115 (18.67%) Cisco
10 109 (17.69%) WAN
11 105 (17.05%) TOGAF
11 105 (17.05%) LAN
12 98 (15.91%) SC Cleared
13 95 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
13 95 (15.42%) Finance
13 95 (15.42%) SQL
14 94 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 87 (14.12%) Oracle
16 85 (13.80%) Windows Server
17 83 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
18 81 (13.15%) Migration
19 72 (11.69%) Firewall
20 68 (11.04%) Network Design
21 64 (10.39%) DNS
22 63 (10.23%) Citrix
22 63 (10.23%) ITIL
23 62 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
24 60 (9.74%) SQL Server
24 60 (9.74%) Office 365
25 59 (9.58%) IaaS

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 27 (4.38%) WebSphere
2 25 (4.06%) Apache
2 25 (4.06%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.27%) IIS
6 13 (2.11%) JBoss
7 11 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (1.62%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (1.46%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.30%) Drupal
11 7 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.97%) CICS
12 6 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (0.81%) Confluence
13 5 (0.81%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.30%) MS Office
4 5 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.14%) Magento
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 95 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (9.74%) Office 365
4 59 (9.58%) IaaS
5 54 (8.77%) PaaS
6 30 (4.87%) SaaS
7 15 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.14%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.65%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.49%) Heroku
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.16%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (17.69%) WAN
2 105 (17.05%) LAN
3 72 (11.69%) Firewall
4 64 (10.39%) DNS
5 37 (6.01%) Network Security
6 35 (5.68%) MPLS
7 33 (5.36%) SAN
8 30 (4.87%) VPN
9 26 (4.22%) DHCP
9 26 (4.22%) Internet
10 20 (3.25%) TCP/IP
11 19 (3.08%) NAS
11 19 (3.08%) VoIP
12 18 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (2.60%) iSCSI
14 14 (2.27%) HTTP
15 12 (1.95%) LDAP
15 12 (1.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.19%) Hadoop
3 28 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.22%) DB2
5 17 (2.76%) MySQL
6 15 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.79%) HBase
9 10 (1.62%) Big Data
10 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.30%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.14%) IBM BigInsights
12 7 (1.14%) Neo4j
13 6 (0.97%) OLTP
14 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (2.92%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.44%) JIRA
3 14 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.79%) Ant
4 11 (1.79%) Subversion
5 6 (0.97%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.32%) Hudson
6 2 (0.32%) JMeter
6 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.16%) Maven
7 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 95 (15.42%) Finance
2 41 (6.66%) Banking
3 38 (6.17%) Retail
4 14 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.97%) Advertising
7 5 (0.81%) Law
7 5 (0.81%) Marketing
8 4 (0.65%) Back Office
8 4 (0.65%) Billing
8 4 (0.65%) Publishing
9 3 (0.49%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.32%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.77%) Middleware
2 20 (3.25%) SAML
3 14 (2.27%) HTML
4 10 (1.62%) Web Services
4 10 (1.62%) XML
5 9 (1.46%) OAuth
5 9 (1.46%) Rendezvous
5 9 (1.46%) XSLT
6 7 (1.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 6 (0.97%) CSS
7 6 (0.97%) ELK Stack
7 6 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.65%) .NET
8 4 (0.65%) CSS3
8 4 (0.65%) SOAP
8 4 (0.65%) Spring
8 4 (0.65%) Spring Boot
8 4 (0.65%) Velocity
9 3 (0.49%) REST
9 3 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 146 (23.70%) Data Centre
2 33 (5.36%) Private Cloud
3 27 (4.38%) PKI
4 20 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.95%) Replication
9 9 (1.46%) FMCG
10 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.30%) Online Banking
11 7 (1.14%) Clustering
11 7 (1.14%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (0.97%) NHS
13 5 (0.81%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.81%) IVR
14 4 (0.65%) BYOD
14 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 249 (40.42%) Windows
2 141 (22.89%) Linux
3 85 (13.80%) Windows Server
4 58 (9.42%) Solaris
5 52 (8.44%) Unix
6 44 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (6.01%) AIX
8 28 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (2.60%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.46%) SUSE
12 9 (1.46%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.97%) Fedora
13 6 (0.97%) zOS
14 4 (0.65%) HPUX
15 2 (0.32%) CentOS
15 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (17.05%) TOGAF
2 83 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (13.15%) Migration
4 68 (11.04%) Network Design
5 63 (10.23%) ITIL
6 53 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (7.47%) DevOps
8 44 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 38 (6.17%) Service Management
10 37 (6.01%) Enterprise Architecture
11 35 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 34 (5.52%) High Availability
13 33 (5.36%) E-Commerce
14 32 (5.19%) Project Management
15 31 (5.03%) Network Architecture
16 30 (4.87%) Translating Business Requirements
17 24 (3.90%) Load Balancing
18 20 (3.25%) ITIL V3
18 20 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
18 20 (3.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 95 (15.42%) SQL
2 42 (6.82%) Java
3 19 (3.08%) C
4 17 (2.76%) Python
5 15 (2.44%) Ruby
6 14 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 13 (2.11%) PHP
8 11 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.32%) Clojure
9 2 (0.32%) Go
9 2 (0.32%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) C#
10 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 121 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 98 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 62 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (7.14%) MCSE
6 40 (6.49%) CCIE
7 33 (5.36%) Degree
8 17 (2.76%) MCSA
9 15 (2.44%) CCNP
9 15 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.11%) CCNA
11 10 (1.62%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.62%) PMP
12 6 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.81%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.65%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.65%) CCA
14 4 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.65%) MCSD
14 4 (0.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.92%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.79%) Government Security Classifications
3 8 (1.30%) QA
4 7 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.97%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.49%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.32%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 126 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 117 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.22%) vSphere
5 17 (2.76%) XenApp
6 16 (2.60%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.27%) Docker
7 14 (2.27%) KVM
8 13 (2.11%) vCloud
8 13 (2.11%) Xen
9 12 (1.95%) NFS
9 12 (1.95%) SRDF
9 12 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (1.62%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (5.68%) SCCM
2 30 (4.87%) Puppet
3 19 (3.08%) Ansible
4 17 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.11%) ZABBIX
6 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (1.95%) SCOM
7 11 (1.79%) Terraform
8 8 (1.30%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.14%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.14%) Packer
10 6 (0.97%) Consul
10 6 (0.97%) OpenView
10 6 (0.97%) Rsyslog
10 6 (0.97%) yum
11 5 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.65%) Control-M
12 4 (0.65%) logstash
12 4 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 207 (33.60%) VMware
2 155 (25.16%) Microsoft
3 115 (18.67%) Cisco
4 87 (14.12%) Oracle
5 63 (10.23%) Citrix
6 55 (8.93%) IBM
7 45 (7.31%) Red Hat
8 35 (5.68%) NetApp
9 28 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 28 (4.55%) EMC
9 28 (4.55%) HP
10 23 (3.73%) Intel
11 16 (2.60%) Splunk
12 14 (2.27%) AppDynamics
13 12 (1.95%) 3PAR
14 11 (1.79%) Sun
15 10 (1.62%) Atlassian
15 10 (1.62%) CA
16 9 (1.46%) DataSynapse
16 9 (1.46%) Sybase
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