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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 323 288 360
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +72
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 299 314 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.70% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 208 132
Average daily rate
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£488 £463 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £354 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £41.53 - £45.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.57 - £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.49 - £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 - £45.00
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 160 £525 +7.14% 15
South East +7 43 £475 +5.55% 5
East of England -14 21 £450 -14.28% 4
West Midlands -6 20 £463 +10.77% 2
South West -33 19 £513 +56.25% 2
North West -33 13 £429 +3.93% 2
Yorkshire -2 11 £400 -15.78% 5
East Midlands - 8 £400 -
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Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 206 (40.00%) Windows
2 173 (33.59%) VMware
3 144 (27.96%) Finance
4 133 (25.83%) Linux
5 121 (23.50%) SAN
6 106 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 105 (20.39%) Oracle
8 95 (18.45%) Microsoft
9 88 (17.09%) SQL
10 85 (16.50%) Cisco
11 82 (15.92%) Active Directory
12 74 (14.37%) Hyper-V
13 72 (13.98%) Migration
14 69 (13.40%) Citrix
14 69 (13.40%) UNIX
15 64 (12.43%) TOGAF
16 59 (11.46%) WAN
17 57 (11.07%) Firewall
18 56 (10.87%) LAN
19 52 (10.10%) IBM
20 50 (9.71%) HP
21 47 (9.13%) Disaster Recovery
21 47 (9.13%) Windows Server 2008
22 45 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
22 45 (8.74%) Middleware
22 45 (8.74%) ITIL
23 44 (8.54%) SQL Server
23 44 (8.54%) EMC
24 43 (8.35%) Solaris
25 41 (7.96%) MS Excel

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (6.60%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.44%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.69%) Lync
5 18 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (3.50%) IIS
6 17 (3.30%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.78%) LiveLink
10 4 (0.78%) Apache
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.58%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.58%) nginx
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.47%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.58%) RMDS
5 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.19%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.30%) IaaS
2 13 (2.52%) PaaS
3 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.14%) SaaS
5 8 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.36%) Office 365
7 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.78%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 121 (23.50%) SAN
2 59 (11.46%) WAN
3 57 (11.07%) Firewall
4 56 (10.87%) LAN
5 33 (6.41%) DNS
6 28 (5.44%) NAS
7 27 (5.24%) VPN
8 26 (5.05%) DHCP
9 22 (4.27%) TCP/IP
10 21 (4.08%) Wireless
11 17 (3.30%) Internet
12 15 (2.91%) IPsec
12 15 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (2.52%) MPLS
14 13 (2.52%) VLAN
15 11 (2.14%) Intranet
16 10 (1.94%) OSPF
17 9 (1.75%) BGP
17 9 (1.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.38%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.72%) Oracle Exadata
4 13 (2.52%) Hadoop
4 13 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.33%) DB2
5 12 (2.33%) MySQL
6 10 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.36%) Big Data
9 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.58%) HBase
11 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) JMeter
1 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.19%) Ant
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.19%) Introscope
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.19%) Maven
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 144 (27.96%) Finance
2 27 (5.24%) Banking
3 23 (4.47%) Retail
4 15 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.55%) Automotive
7 5 (0.97%) Advertising
7 5 (0.97%) Publishing
7 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.58%) Local Government
9 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.58%) Marketing
10 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.74%) Middleware
2 11 (2.14%) .NET
3 10 (1.94%) Web Services
4 8 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.78%) HTML
6 3 (0.58%) XSLT
6 3 (0.58%) XML
6 3 (0.58%) J2EE
6 3 (0.58%) Rendezvous
6 3 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.58%) XMPP
7 2 (0.39%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.39%) Java EE
7 2 (0.39%) WPF
8 1 (0.19%) CGI
8 1 (0.19%) XSL
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.19%) CSS
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
8 1 (0.19%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.83%) Clustering
2 26 (5.05%) Replication
3 18 (3.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 18 (3.50%) Mainframe
4 13 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.14%) Open Source
6 7 (1.36%) HACMP
6 7 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 5 (0.97%) Thin Client
7 5 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 5 (0.97%) FMCG
7 5 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (0.97%) iSeries
8 4 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.58%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.58%) PKI
10 2 (0.39%) iPad
10 2 (0.39%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 206 (40.00%) Windows
2 133 (25.83%) Linux
3 69 (13.40%) UNIX
4 47 (9.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (8.35%) Solaris
7 31 (6.02%) AIX
8 13 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (1.55%) SUSE
11 5 (0.97%) zOS
11 5 (0.97%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.78%) HPUX
13 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.98%) Migration
2 64 (12.43%) TOGAF
3 47 (9.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 45 (8.74%) ITIL
5 37 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (6.41%) Data Protection
7 32 (6.21%) Enterprise Architecture
8 25 (4.85%) SOA
9 21 (4.08%) Zachman Framework
9 21 (4.08%) Service Delivery
10 17 (3.30%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (3.11%) Asset Management
11 16 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (2.72%) Network Design
12 14 (2.72%) Service Management
13 13 (2.52%) BCP
13 13 (2.52%) Load Balancing
14 12 (2.33%) High Availability
14 12 (2.33%) Risk Management
14 12 (2.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 88 (17.09%) SQL
2 21 (4.08%) Java
3 9 (1.75%) C
4 5 (0.97%) Perl
4 5 (0.97%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.58%) VBScript
6 3 (0.58%) Ruby
6 3 (0.58%) Clojure
6 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.39%) C#
8 1 (0.19%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.19%) VBA
8 1 (0.19%) Python
8 1 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.24%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.72%) Degree
4 7 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.58%) CCNA
7 3 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.58%) MCSE
8 2 (0.39%) MCITP
9 1 (0.19%) CCIE
9 1 (0.19%) CCNP
9 1 (0.19%) CCA
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) HND
9 1 (0.19%) MCSA
9 1 (0.19%) CITP
9 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.97%) SLA
2 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.58%) QA
4 3 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (15.92%) Active Directory
3 74 (14.37%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.83%) Oracle RAC
5 26 (5.05%) XenApp
6 21 (4.08%) vSphere
7 16 (3.11%) VMware ESX
8 14 (2.72%) Xen
9 11 (2.14%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.94%) XenServer
10 10 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.17%) PowerHA
12 6 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.78%) SRDF
13 4 (0.78%) vCloud
13 4 (0.78%) NFS
14 3 (0.58%) KVM
14 3 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 39 (7.57%) SCCM
2 17 (3.30%) Puppet
3 16 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.72%) SCOM
5 11 (2.14%) SCOrch
6 8 (1.55%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.17%) Control-M
7 6 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.97%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.78%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.78%) SCSM
9 4 (0.78%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.39%) Ansible
11 2 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
12 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.19%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 173 (33.59%) VMware
2 105 (20.39%) Oracle
3 95 (18.45%) Microsoft
4 85 (16.50%) Cisco
5 69 (13.40%) Citrix
6 52 (10.10%) IBM
7 50 (9.71%) HP
8 44 (8.54%) EMC
9 34 (6.60%) SAP
10 33 (6.41%) NetApp
11 18 (3.50%) Dell
12 14 (2.72%) F5
12 14 (2.72%) Sybase
13 13 (2.52%) Juniper
13 13 (2.52%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.14%) 3PAR
15 10 (1.94%) Red Hat
16 9 (1.75%) Informatica
16 9 (1.75%) Business Objects
17 7 (1.36%) BMC
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