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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 347 329 391
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +62
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 224 223 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.50% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.54% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 153 77
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£475 £500 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £658 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
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
42674 41220 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27249 25109 21792
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1871 2280
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 -54 66 £525 -2.32% 20
South East -25 45 £475 +8.26% 11
West Midlands +21 33 £438 +4.79% 3
East of England +25 25 £450 -5.26% 2
North West +12 23 £475 -5.00% 5
South West -9 17 £573 +43.18% 3
Yorkshire -6 11 £400 -13.51% 5
East Midlands +9 3 £500 +5.26% 2
Midlands - - - -
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Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 196 (37.76%) Windows
2 160 (30.83%) Linux
3 136 (26.20%) Finance
4 130 (25.05%) VMware
5 129 (24.86%) Oracle
6 107 (20.62%) Microsoft
7 105 (20.23%) UNIX
8 89 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 84 (16.18%) Active Directory
10 81 (15.61%) SAN
11 80 (15.41%) SQL
12 79 (15.22%) Migration
13 78 (15.03%) Cisco
14 74 (14.26%) WAN
15 64 (12.33%) Hyper-V
16 62 (11.95%) Firewall
16 62 (11.95%) IBM
17 60 (11.56%) LAN
18 55 (10.60%) Security Cleared
18 55 (10.60%) SQL Server
19 52 (10.02%) Solaris
20 50 (9.63%) Disaster Recovery
21 46 (8.86%) Middleware
21 46 (8.86%) Oracle Database
22 45 (8.67%) ITIL
23 43 (8.29%) AIX
24 42 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
24 42 (8.09%) TOGAF
25 40 (7.71%) EMC
26 37 (7.13%) Citrix

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (6.55%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.39%) IIS
3 23 (4.43%) WebLogic
4 22 (4.24%) Apache
5 21 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (3.85%) Lync
7 17 (3.28%) JBoss
8 16 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (3.08%) Tomcat
9 14 (2.70%) MS Exchange
9 14 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (2.12%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.54%) NetWeaver
12 7 (1.35%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.35%) Confluence
13 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.96%) nginx
14 4 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 26 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Office
4 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.39%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) RMDS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.01%) SaaS
2 24 (4.62%) PaaS
2 24 (4.62%) IaaS
3 17 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.96%) Office 365
7 4 (0.77%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.58%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.19%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 81 (15.61%) SAN
2 74 (14.26%) WAN
3 62 (11.95%) Firewall
4 60 (11.56%) LAN
5 28 (5.39%) NAS
6 22 (4.24%) VPN
7 15 (2.89%) MPLS
8 14 (2.70%) DNS
9 13 (2.50%) Internet
9 13 (2.50%) DHCP
10 12 (2.31%) Network Security
11 11 (2.12%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (1.73%) iSCSI
13 9 (1.73%) HTTP
14 8 (1.54%) Multicast
14 8 (1.54%) SSL
15 7 (1.35%) FCoE
15 7 (1.35%) BIG-IP
15 7 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.86%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.89%) Hadoop
4 15 (2.89%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.31%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.93%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (1.54%) OLTP
8 8 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.35%) SAP HANA
9 7 (1.35%) Big Data
9 7 (1.35%) DB2
10 6 (1.16%) MySQL
11 5 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.12%) Hudson
2 11 (2.12%) Maven
2 11 (2.12%) Subversion
3 7 (1.35%) JIRA
4 4 (0.77%) JMeter
5 1 (0.19%) Introscope
General
1 136 (26.20%) Finance
2 29 (5.59%) Banking
2 29 (5.59%) Retail
3 16 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (0.96%) Publishing
7 4 (0.77%) Games
8 3 (0.58%) Marketing
8 3 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Back Office
9 2 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.19%) International Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.86%) Middleware
2 29 (5.59%) .NET
3 15 (2.89%) J2EE
4 13 (2.50%) Application Packaging
4 13 (2.50%) Web Services
5 9 (1.73%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (0.96%) MSMQ
7 5 (0.96%) XML
8 4 (0.77%) XSLT
8 4 (0.77%) HTML
8 4 (0.77%) Rendezvous
9 2 (0.39%) Ajax
9 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.39%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (0.19%) SPNEGO
10 1 (0.19%) Java EE
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.78%) Clustering
2 25 (4.82%) Open Source
3 17 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.08%) Replication
5 10 (1.93%) HACMP
6 9 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (1.73%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.96%) Reference Data
8 5 (0.96%) PKI
8 5 (0.96%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.77%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.77%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.77%) Derivative
9 4 (0.77%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.77%) FMCG
10 3 (0.58%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 196 (37.76%) Windows
2 160 (30.83%) Linux
3 105 (20.23%) UNIX
4 52 (10.02%) Solaris
5 43 (8.29%) AIX
6 30 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.54%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.77%) HPUX
14 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.39%) zOS
16 1 (0.19%) Android
16 1 (0.19%) CentOS
16 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.22%) Migration
2 50 (9.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 45 (8.67%) ITIL
4 42 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (8.09%) TOGAF
5 35 (6.74%) Service Management
6 34 (6.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 30 (5.78%) SOA
8 28 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (5.20%) Technical Architecture
10 22 (4.24%) DevOps
11 16 (3.08%) CRM
12 15 (2.89%) High Availability
12 15 (2.89%) E-Commerce
13 14 (2.70%) Service Delivery
13 14 (2.70%) Data Architecture
13 14 (2.70%) Data Protection
14 13 (2.50%) Network Design
15 12 (2.31%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (2.31%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 80 (15.41%) SQL
2 35 (6.74%) Java
3 21 (4.05%) Perl
4 6 (1.16%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 5 (0.96%) Clojure
5 5 (0.96%) Ruby
5 5 (0.96%) C#
6 4 (0.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.77%) C
6 4 (0.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.39%) VBScript
7 2 (0.39%) ABAP
8 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.55%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.12%) Degree
5 8 (1.54%) CCNP
5 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.35%) CCNA
7 6 (1.16%) MCSE
8 3 (0.58%) CCDA
8 3 (0.58%) CCDP
9 2 (0.39%) CCIE
9 2 (0.39%) PhD
9 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.19%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 89 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (16.18%) Active Directory
3 64 (12.33%) Hyper-V
4 36 (6.94%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (4.05%) vSphere
5 21 (4.05%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.31%) XenApp
7 11 (2.12%) PowerHA
8 10 (1.93%) SRDF
9 9 (1.73%) KVM
10 8 (1.54%) Xen
11 7 (1.35%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (1.35%) NFS
12 6 (1.16%) Squid
13 4 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.58%) XenServer
15 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 27 (5.20%) Puppet
2 18 (3.47%) SCCM
3 13 (2.50%) SCOM
4 10 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (1.54%) Control-M
6 7 (1.35%) BladeLogic
6 7 (1.35%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.16%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.58%) Ansible
9 3 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.19%) SAP Afaria
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 130 (25.05%) VMware
2 129 (24.86%) Oracle
3 107 (20.62%) Microsoft
4 78 (15.03%) Cisco
5 62 (11.95%) IBM
6 40 (7.71%) EMC
7 37 (7.13%) Citrix
8 35 (6.74%) HP
8 35 (6.74%) NetApp
9 32 (6.17%) SAP
10 28 (5.39%) Red Hat
11 19 (3.66%) F5
12 14 (2.70%) Intel
13 13 (2.50%) CheckPoint
13 13 (2.50%) Juniper
14 12 (2.31%) Business Objects
15 11 (2.12%) Symantec
15 11 (2.12%) Dell
15 11 (2.12%) Sybase
16 9 (1.73%) Informatica
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £550 - 600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £575 - 600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
KSR Resources Ltd
Rate: Market Rates will apply
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago