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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 316 343 367
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 301 252 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.53% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 164 113
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£475 £525 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £618 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £57.50
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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -37 113 £510 -7.27% 21
South East +21 70 £450 -10.00% 12
North West +4 39 £475 +0.52% 4
West Midlands 0 29 £453 -0.93% 6
East of England +29 19 £465 -2.10% 3
South West +14 15 £518 +8.94% 5
Yorkshire -13 10 £431 +13.11% 3
East Midlands +2 1 £450 - 2
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 215 (40.87%) Windows
2 161 (30.61%) VMware
3 134 (25.48%) Linux
4 128 (24.33%) Oracle
5 116 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 97 (18.44%) UNIX
7 95 (18.06%) Microsoft
7 95 (18.06%) Migration
7 95 (18.06%) Finance
8 93 (17.68%) Cisco
9 86 (16.35%) WAN
10 81 (15.40%) SAN
11 75 (14.26%) Active Directory
12 74 (14.07%) Firewall
13 71 (13.50%) LAN
14 63 (11.98%) SQL Server
15 62 (11.79%) SQL
15 62 (11.79%) IBM
16 60 (11.41%) Citrix
17 57 (10.84%) NetApp
18 56 (10.65%) Hyper-V
19 50 (9.51%) Security Cleared
20 48 (9.13%) HP
20 48 (9.13%) Middleware
21 45 (8.56%) Solaris
22 44 (8.37%) EMC
23 43 (8.17%) Service Management
23 43 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
23 43 (8.17%) Technical Architecture
24 41 (7.79%) ITIL

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (5.51%) IIS
2 27 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 26 (4.94%) Apache
3 26 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.75%) WebSphere
5 24 (4.56%) MS Exchange
6 22 (4.18%) Tomcat
7 17 (3.23%) JBoss
8 14 (2.66%) OpenStack
9 12 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.71%) Lync
11 8 (1.52%) Confluence
11 8 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (1.14%) Documentum
13 5 (0.95%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 18 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.85%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.33%) MS Office
4 6 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.38%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.95%) RMDS
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.70%) PaaS
3 28 (5.32%) SaaS
4 20 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (3.04%) IaaS
6 13 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.71%) CloudFront
8 9 (1.71%) Office 365
8 9 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.76%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.38%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 86 (16.35%) WAN
2 81 (15.40%) SAN
3 74 (14.07%) Firewall
4 71 (13.50%) LAN
5 36 (6.84%) VPN
6 29 (5.51%) DNS
6 29 (5.51%) NAS
7 24 (4.56%) MPLS
8 16 (3.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (2.85%) DHCP
10 14 (2.66%) HTTP
11 11 (2.09%) SSL
11 11 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (2.09%) VLAN
11 11 (2.09%) Network Security
11 11 (2.09%) iSCSI
12 10 (1.90%) FCoE
12 10 (1.90%) Multicast
12 10 (1.90%) TCP/IP
12 10 (1.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.22%) Oracle Database
3 22 (4.18%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.09%) OLTP
5 11 (2.09%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.71%) Big Data
6 9 (1.71%) DB2
7 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.33%) HBase
8 7 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (3.42%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.04%) Subversion
3 14 (2.66%) Maven
4 12 (2.28%) Hudson
5 11 (2.09%) JIRA
6 5 (0.95%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.57%) Ant
8 2 (0.38%) Juju
General
1 95 (18.06%) Finance
2 25 (4.75%) Banking
3 19 (3.61%) Retail
4 16 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.14%) Publishing
7 5 (0.95%) Games
7 5 (0.95%) Automotive
8 3 (0.57%) Marketing
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
9 2 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) International Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.13%) Middleware
2 19 (3.61%) Web Services
3 14 (2.66%) J2EE
4 11 (2.09%) .NET
5 10 (1.90%) XML
6 9 (1.71%) Rendezvous
6 9 (1.71%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (1.52%) HTML
7 8 (1.52%) XSLT
8 4 (0.76%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.57%) Java EE
10 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.38%) SOAP
10 2 (0.38%) REST
10 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (0.38%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.19%) SPNEGO
11 1 (0.19%) boto
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.56%) Open Source
1 24 (4.56%) Public Cloud
2 17 (3.23%) FlexPod
3 14 (2.66%) Replication
3 14 (2.66%) Clustering
4 10 (1.90%) PKI
5 9 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.33%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.76%) BYOD
10 3 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.57%) NHS
10 3 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 215 (40.87%) Windows
2 134 (25.48%) Linux
3 97 (18.44%) UNIX
4 45 (8.56%) Solaris
5 40 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (7.22%) AIX
7 32 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (3.80%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (1.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.14%) HPUX
13 4 (0.76%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.38%) CentOS
14 2 (0.38%) zOS
15 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.19%) VMS
15 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.06%) Migration
2 43 (8.17%) Service Management
2 43 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (8.17%) Technical Architecture
3 41 (7.79%) ITIL
4 40 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (6.65%) TOGAF
7 32 (6.08%) Service Delivery
8 27 (5.13%) SOA
8 27 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 24 (4.56%) DevOps
10 23 (4.37%) Project Management
11 17 (3.23%) Network Design
11 17 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (3.04%) Load Balancing
12 16 (3.04%) Configuration Management
13 13 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (2.47%) Infrastructure Management
13 13 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 62 (11.79%) SQL
2 37 (7.03%) Java
3 15 (2.85%) Perl
4 10 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.52%) C
6 5 (0.95%) C#
6 5 (0.95%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.57%) Python
8 3 (0.57%) Ruby
9 2 (0.38%) ABAP
10 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) COBOL
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (9.51%) Security Cleared
2 28 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.28%) CCNP
5 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.52%) CCNA
6 8 (1.52%) Degree
7 7 (1.33%) MCSE
7 7 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.95%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.57%) CCDA
10 3 (0.57%) CCDP
10 3 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 2 (0.38%) VCAP
11 2 (0.38%) CCIE
11 2 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.90%) QA
2 8 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (14.26%) Active Directory
3 56 (10.65%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.70%) XenApp
5 21 (3.99%) vSphere
5 21 (3.99%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (3.04%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.85%) Xen
7 15 (2.85%) XenDesktop
8 13 (2.47%) SRDF
9 10 (1.90%) NFS
9 10 (1.90%) KVM
10 9 (1.71%) vCloud
11 8 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.14%) Squid
13 3 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.57%) XenServer
13 3 (0.57%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.57%) Docker
14 2 (0.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 29 (5.51%) Puppet
2 18 (3.42%) SCCM
3 12 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.09%) SCOM
5 6 (1.14%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.76%) Ansible
6 4 (0.76%) Salt
7 3 (0.57%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.38%) OpenView
8 2 (0.38%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 161 (30.61%) VMware
2 128 (24.33%) Oracle
3 95 (18.06%) Microsoft
4 93 (17.68%) Cisco
5 62 (11.79%) IBM
6 60 (11.41%) Citrix
7 57 (10.84%) NetApp
8 48 (9.13%) HP
9 44 (8.37%) EMC
10 34 (6.46%) Red Hat
11 30 (5.70%) SAP
12 21 (3.99%) Intel
13 15 (2.85%) F5
14 14 (2.66%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.28%) Juniper
16 10 (1.90%) Brocade
17 9 (1.71%) DataSynapse
17 9 (1.71%) Sybase
17 9 (1.71%) TIBCO
18 8 (1.52%) BEA
East London
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East London
Eaglecliff
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Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago