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 1 June 2015 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 319 351 340
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 280 214 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 143 109
Average daily rate
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£488 £490 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.51% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £390 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.80 £55.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.08% -32.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.80 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-47.08% -34.26%
Infrastructure Architect
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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
44950 44009 38884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.57% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28457 27658 22982
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1751 1831 1972
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 1 June 2015.

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 1 June 2015. 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 +15 121 £525 +5.00% 15
South East +27 72 £450 -1.36% 10
North West -10 25 £475 -4.04% 3
West Midlands +2 23 £451 -2.96% 3
Yorkshire -8 16 £475 +18.75% 4
South West +5 9 £513 -4.65% 6
East of England +1 7 £475 - 6
North East - 4 £481 -
Midlands 0 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 £333 -
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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.

1 225 (43.10%) Windows
2 166 (31.80%) VMware
3 122 (23.37%) Oracle
4 120 (22.99%) Linux
5 119 (22.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 118 (22.61%) WAN
7 114 (21.84%) Data Centre
8 112 (21.46%) Cisco
9 102 (19.54%) LAN
10 101 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 100 (19.16%) Firewall
12 93 (17.82%) UNIX
13 92 (17.62%) Finance
14 91 (17.43%) Migration
15 89 (17.05%) SAN
16 88 (16.86%) Active Directory
17 77 (14.75%) Citrix
18 67 (12.84%) SQL Server
19 64 (12.26%) Hyper-V
20 61 (11.69%) IBM
21 59 (11.30%) NetApp
22 56 (10.73%) SQL
23 55 (10.54%) Security Cleared
24 54 (10.34%) VPN
25 53 (10.15%) HP
26 50 (9.58%) TOGAF
27 49 (9.39%) Middleware
27 49 (9.39%) ITIL
28 48 (9.20%) DNS
29 43 (8.24%) Solaris

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 35 (6.70%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.13%) WebSphere
3 26 (4.98%) IIS
3 26 (4.98%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 21 (4.02%) Apache
6 19 (3.64%) Tomcat
7 18 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (2.68%) OpenStack
9 12 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.92%) JBoss
11 9 (1.72%) Lync
12 8 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
14 6 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (1.15%) IBM Notes
14 6 (1.15%) Documentum
15 5 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (4.98%) MS Visio
2 25 (4.79%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.07%) MS Office
4 13 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) MS Project
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) RMDS
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.38%) Magento
3 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.36%) PaaS
3 23 (4.41%) SaaS
4 22 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (2.87%) IaaS
6 14 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (1.72%) Office 365
9 9 (1.72%) CloudFront
9 9 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.77%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.38%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 118 (22.61%) WAN
2 102 (19.54%) LAN
3 100 (19.16%) Firewall
4 89 (17.05%) SAN
5 54 (10.34%) VPN
6 48 (9.20%) DNS
7 43 (8.24%) MPLS
8 26 (4.98%) DHCP
9 24 (4.60%) NAS
10 22 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (3.83%) VLAN
12 19 (3.64%) HTTP
12 19 (3.64%) SMTP
13 18 (3.45%) SSL
14 17 (3.26%) Wireless
15 16 (3.07%) VoIP
15 16 (3.07%) Network Security
16 14 (2.68%) NetScaler
17 13 (2.49%) TCP/IP
18 11 (2.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.47%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (1.72%) Big Data
5 9 (1.72%) DB2
6 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.34%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.15%) MySQL
8 5 (0.96%) HBase
8 5 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.96%) OLTP
9 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Subversion
1 10 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.53%) Maven
3 7 (1.34%) JIRA
4 6 (1.15%) Hudson
5 5 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.57%) Ant
7 2 (0.38%) Juju
General
1 92 (17.62%) Finance
2 23 (4.41%) Banking
3 11 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.92%) Retail
5 5 (0.96%) Publishing
5 5 (0.96%) Automotive
6 4 (0.77%) Billing
7 3 (0.57%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) International Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Marketing
9 1 (0.19%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.39%) Middleware
2 24 (4.60%) Web Services
3 8 (1.53%) J2EE
3 8 (1.53%) XML
4 7 (1.34%) Java EE
4 7 (1.34%) Rendezvous
5 6 (1.15%) HTML
5 6 (1.15%) XSLT
6 5 (0.96%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.57%) boto
8 3 (0.57%) REST
8 3 (0.57%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.38%) SOAP
9 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (0.19%) JSON
10 1 (0.19%) WCF
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.19%) JMS
10 1 (0.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (21.84%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.21%) Public Cloud
3 17 (3.26%) FlexPod
4 15 (2.87%) Replication
5 13 (2.49%) PKI
6 10 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.92%) Clustering
7 9 (1.72%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.96%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.77%) BYOD
12 3 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.57%) iPad
12 3 (0.57%) CMDB
12 3 (0.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 225 (43.10%) Windows
2 120 (22.99%) Linux
3 93 (17.82%) UNIX
4 43 (8.24%) Solaris
5 37 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (5.94%) Windows 7
8 30 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (5.17%) AIX
10 15 (2.87%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.77%) HPUX
12 4 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.38%) zOS
13 2 (0.38%) VMS
13 2 (0.38%) Android
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.43%) Migration
2 50 (9.58%) TOGAF
3 49 (9.39%) ITIL
4 38 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (7.09%) Technical Architecture
6 36 (6.90%) Service Management
7 35 (6.70%) Project Management
8 32 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 28 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (4.02%) Open Source
11 20 (3.83%) SOA
12 18 (3.45%) Network Design
13 16 (3.07%) Configuration Management
13 16 (3.07%) Load Balancing
14 14 (2.68%) DevOps
14 14 (2.68%) Auto-Scaling
15 13 (2.49%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.73%) SQL
2 34 (6.51%) Java
3 8 (1.53%) Perl
3 8 (1.53%) C
4 7 (1.34%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.15%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.96%) Ruby
6 5 (0.96%) Python
7 2 (0.38%) ABAP
7 2 (0.38%) COBOL
7 2 (0.38%) C#
8 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.19%) JCL
8 1 (0.19%) C++
8 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.13%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.68%) CCNA
6 12 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (1.92%) MCITP
8 9 (1.72%) MCSE
8 9 (1.72%) CCNP
9 8 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.53%) Degree
10 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.77%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 3 (0.57%) VCAP
12 3 (0.57%) CISSP
13 2 (0.38%) CCIE
13 2 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.49%) QA
2 9 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 119 (22.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (16.86%) Active Directory
3 64 (12.26%) Hyper-V
4 38 (7.28%) XenApp
5 28 (5.36%) vSphere
6 22 (4.21%) XenDesktop
7 16 (3.07%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.30%) vCloud
8 12 (2.30%) Xen
8 12 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (1.92%) XenServer
9 10 (1.92%) SRDF
10 8 (1.53%) ProxySG
10 8 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.34%) KVM
11 7 (1.34%) NFS
12 5 (0.96%) PowerHA
12 5 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.57%) Docker
14 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (4.41%) SCCM
2 19 (3.64%) Puppet
3 14 (2.68%) SCOM
4 13 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (1.34%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.15%) Control-M
7 6 (1.15%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.15%) Ansible
8 4 (0.77%) Salt
9 3 (0.57%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.57%) OpenView
10 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.38%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.38%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 166 (31.80%) VMware
2 122 (23.37%) Oracle
3 112 (21.46%) Cisco
4 101 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 77 (14.75%) Citrix
6 61 (11.69%) IBM
7 59 (11.30%) NetApp
8 53 (10.15%) HP
9 38 (7.28%) CheckPoint
10 35 (6.70%) EMC
11 29 (5.56%) Red Hat
12 26 (4.98%) SAP
13 22 (4.21%) Juniper
14 20 (3.83%) Symantec
15 19 (3.64%) Intel
16 16 (3.07%) Brocade
17 13 (2.49%) F5
18 11 (2.11%) Dell
18 11 (2.11%) CommVault
19 10 (1.92%) Nokia
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