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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 314 312 299
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 322 305 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.61% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.66% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 226 202
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £447 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £41.53 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £41.53 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.30% -12.57%
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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -9 130 £525 - 11
South East +31 102 £431 -13.75% 5
North West -15 29 £450 +4.95% 3
East of England +4 19 £450 -5.26% 2
West Midlands -10 12 £468 -1.57%
Yorkshire -31 12 £350 -12.50% 6
South West -24 8 £551 +6.47%
Midlands +3 4 - -
East Midlands -12 2 £513 +28.12% 4
North East - 2 £550 -
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 272 (44.81%) Windows
2 196 (32.29%) VMware
3 148 (24.38%) Oracle
4 144 (23.72%) Microsoft
5 133 (21.91%) Linux
6 130 (21.42%) Finance
6 130 (21.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 121 (19.93%) Data Centre
8 119 (19.60%) Firewall
9 111 (18.29%) Cisco
10 102 (16.80%) WAN
11 101 (16.64%) UNIX
12 99 (16.31%) Active Directory
13 98 (16.14%) SAN
14 91 (14.99%) Citrix
14 91 (14.99%) ITIL
15 90 (14.83%) SQL Server
16 87 (14.33%) Migration
17 84 (13.84%) LAN
18 82 (13.51%) SQL
19 80 (13.18%) IBM
20 79 (13.01%) TOGAF
21 67 (11.04%) Middleware
21 67 (11.04%) MS Exchange
22 64 (10.54%) Security Cleared
23 63 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
24 59 (9.72%) NetApp
25 56 (9.23%) Oracle Database
26 55 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
26 55 (9.06%) Technical Architecture

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (11.04%) MS Exchange
2 44 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (7.08%) WebSphere
4 33 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (4.78%) SharePoint
6 23 (3.79%) WebLogic
6 23 (3.79%) IIS
7 21 (3.46%) Tomcat
8 19 (3.13%) Apache
8 19 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.65%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.48%) JBoss
10 9 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.48%) Lync
11 8 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.15%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.15%) CICS
13 6 (0.99%) SAS
13 6 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.45%) MS Visio
3 22 (3.62%) MS Office
4 16 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) RMDS
2 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.66%) Magento
2 4 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Maximo
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.13%) PaaS
4 16 (2.64%) Office 365
5 13 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.81%) IaaS
7 10 (1.65%) SaaS
8 5 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.66%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.33%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.16%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 119 (19.60%) Firewall
2 102 (16.80%) WAN
3 98 (16.14%) SAN
4 84 (13.84%) LAN
5 48 (7.91%) DNS
6 42 (6.92%) VPN
7 37 (6.10%) MPLS
8 36 (5.93%) NAS
9 32 (5.27%) Wireless
10 31 (5.11%) VoIP
11 28 (4.61%) DHCP
12 25 (4.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (3.62%) VLAN
14 19 (3.13%) SSL
15 18 (2.97%) NetScaler
15 18 (2.97%) Network Security
16 17 (2.80%) SMTP
16 17 (2.80%) BIG-IP
17 15 (2.47%) HTTP
18 11 (1.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 56 (9.23%) Oracle Database
3 18 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.64%) Oracle Exadata
5 12 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.81%) DB2
7 10 (1.65%) MySQL
7 10 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.48%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.48%) Big Data
9 7 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.99%) HBase
10 6 (0.99%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.82%) PowerCenter
11 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.66%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Ant
1 6 (0.99%) Subversion
1 6 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.82%) JIRA
2 5 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.49%) Maven
4 2 (0.33%) Juju
5 1 (0.16%) Hudson
5 1 (0.16%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.16%) ERwin
General
1 130 (21.42%) Finance
2 34 (5.60%) Banking
3 20 (3.29%) Retail
4 9 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.15%) Billing
6 5 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.82%) Automotive
6 5 (0.82%) Law
6 5 (0.82%) Legal
7 4 (0.66%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.66%) Marketing
8 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.49%) Military
9 2 (0.33%) Local Government
9 2 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Electronics
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (11.04%) Middleware
2 23 (3.79%) Web Services
3 10 (1.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (1.32%) XML
4 8 (1.32%) Java EE
5 7 (1.15%) Rendezvous
5 7 (1.15%) J2EE
6 6 (0.99%) HTML
6 6 (0.99%) XSLT
7 5 (0.82%) Ultra Messaging
8 4 (0.66%) .NET
9 3 (0.49%) JSP
9 3 (0.49%) REST
9 3 (0.49%) boto
10 2 (0.33%) SOAP
10 2 (0.33%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.33%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.16%) WCF
11 1 (0.16%) JSON
11 1 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (19.93%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.46%) Public Cloud
3 18 (2.97%) Client/Server
4 17 (2.80%) Mainframe
5 15 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.31%) FlexPod
7 13 (2.14%) PKI
8 12 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (1.81%) Replication
9 11 (1.81%) Clustering
10 9 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.15%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.15%) EMC VNX
13 6 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (0.66%) NHS
15 4 (0.66%) VSAM
15 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.66%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 272 (44.81%) Windows
2 133 (21.91%) Linux
3 101 (16.64%) UNIX
4 63 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (8.57%) Solaris
7 40 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (6.26%) Windows 7
8 38 (6.26%) AIX
9 32 (5.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (3.79%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (1.98%) HPUX
11 12 (1.98%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.82%) VMS
13 4 (0.66%) Android
14 3 (0.49%) zOS
15 2 (0.33%) VME
15 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (14.99%) ITIL
2 87 (14.33%) Migration
3 79 (13.01%) TOGAF
4 55 (9.06%) Technical Architecture
5 47 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (7.41%) Project Management
7 34 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (4.78%) Network Design
10 27 (4.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 25 (4.12%) Service Management
12 20 (3.29%) Service Delivery
13 19 (3.13%) Data Architecture
14 17 (2.80%) DevOps
14 17 (2.80%) PRINCE2
15 16 (2.64%) SOA
16 15 (2.47%) E-Commerce
16 15 (2.47%) Load Balancing
16 15 (2.47%) Portfolio Management
17 14 (2.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 82 (13.51%) SQL
2 30 (4.94%) Java
3 9 (1.48%) COBOL
4 8 (1.32%) Ruby
4 8 (1.32%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.32%) C
4 8 (1.32%) Python
5 6 (0.99%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.49%) PHP
7 2 (0.33%) C#
7 2 (0.33%) JCL
7 2 (0.33%) Jython
8 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.16%) C++
8 1 (0.16%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 64 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 49 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (7.74%) SC Cleared
4 38 (6.26%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (5.93%) MCSE
6 18 (2.97%) Degree
7 16 (2.64%) CCNA
8 13 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.81%) CCNP
10 10 (1.65%) MCITP
11 9 (1.48%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 4 (0.66%) VCAP
15 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.33%) CISSP
16 2 (0.33%) CCIE
16 2 (0.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.14%) QA
2 9 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.49%) COBIT
4 3 (0.49%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.33%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (21.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (16.31%) Active Directory
3 47 (7.74%) Hyper-V
4 44 (7.25%) XenApp
5 36 (5.93%) vSphere
6 21 (3.46%) XenDesktop
7 19 (3.13%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (2.47%) ProxySG
10 13 (2.14%) vCloud
11 12 (1.98%) Xen
11 12 (1.98%) XenServer
12 11 (1.81%) NFS
13 9 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.99%) PowerHA
14 6 (0.99%) SRDF
14 6 (0.99%) KVM
15 5 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.79%) Puppet
2 21 (3.46%) SCCM
3 19 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 12 (1.98%) Control-M
6 11 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (1.81%) SCOM
6 11 (1.81%) BladeLogic
7 9 (1.48%) Ansible
8 8 (1.32%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.82%) OpenView
10 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.66%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.66%) Salt
11 3 (0.49%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.49%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 196 (32.29%) VMware
2 148 (24.38%) Oracle
3 144 (23.72%) Microsoft
4 111 (18.29%) Cisco
5 91 (14.99%) Citrix
6 80 (13.18%) IBM
7 59 (9.72%) NetApp
8 54 (8.90%) HP
9 48 (7.91%) Intel
10 45 (7.41%) CheckPoint
11 34 (5.60%) Symantec
12 31 (5.11%) EMC
13 29 (4.78%) Red Hat
14 24 (3.95%) Juniper
15 23 (3.79%) SAP
16 18 (2.97%) Nokia
17 17 (2.80%) Nortel
17 17 (2.80%) Avaya
17 17 (2.80%) Blue Coat
18 16 (2.64%) Brocade
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