The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 311 325 323
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 363 349 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.66% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.70% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 232 264
Median daily rate £500 £475 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £41.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year
- -32.57%
Infrastructure Architect
UK

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
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 141 £550 +10.00% 10
South East -6 85 £450 - 6
North West +14 42 £513 +13.88% 3
East of England +18 27 £600 +29.72% 2
Yorkshire +24 20 £525 +22.80% 4
West Midlands -28 19 £475 +4.39%
South West +14 16 £513 -6.90% 1
North East -17 8 £440 -25.73%
East Midlands -16 5 £475 -13.63% 1
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Infrastructure Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 316 (39.55%) Windows
2 247 (30.91%) VMware
3 222 (27.78%) Linux
4 211 (26.41%) Data Centre
5 190 (23.78%) Microsoft
6 180 (22.53%) Active Directory
7 152 (19.02%) Cisco
8 150 (18.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 140 (17.52%) Migration
10 136 (17.02%) WAN
11 130 (16.27%) LAN
11 130 (16.27%) SQL
11 130 (16.27%) Security Cleared
12 129 (16.15%) Finance
12 129 (16.15%) Windows Server
13 126 (15.77%) TOGAF
14 113 (14.14%) Oracle
15 111 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
15 111 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
16 106 (13.27%) Firewall
17 105 (13.14%) SC Cleared
18 101 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
19 99 (12.39%) SAN
20 92 (11.51%) SQL Server
21 89 (11.14%) IBM
22 85 (10.64%) Solaris
23 81 (10.14%) Unix
23 81 (10.14%) Middleware
24 76 (9.51%) ITIL
25 73 (9.14%) Citrix

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (3.63%) MS Exchange
1 29 (3.63%) Tomcat
2 26 (3.25%) WebSphere
3 24 (3.00%) IIS
4 23 (2.88%) Apache
5 19 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.25%) Mule
7 17 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 15 (1.88%) CICS
9 14 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
10 13 (1.63%) Skype for Business
11 11 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (1.25%) Drupal
12 10 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
13 9 (1.13%) JBoss
14 8 (1.00%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (0.75%) Confluence
16 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.13%) Magento
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.38%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 111 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 111 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (8.14%) Office 365
3 59 (7.38%) IaaS
4 55 (6.88%) PaaS
5 46 (5.76%) SaaS
6 22 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.63%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.38%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.25%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.13%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 136 (17.02%) WAN
2 130 (16.27%) LAN
3 106 (13.27%) Firewall
4 99 (12.39%) SAN
5 49 (6.13%) NAS
6 38 (4.76%) Network Security
7 37 (4.63%) MPLS
8 36 (4.51%) VPN
9 33 (4.13%) DNS
10 31 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
11 27 (3.38%) Fibre Channel
12 25 (3.13%) iSCSI
12 25 (3.13%) Wireless
13 24 (3.00%) Multicast
13 24 (3.00%) TCP/IP
14 22 (2.75%) FCoE
15 19 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (2.38%) HTTP
16 18 (2.25%) VoIP
17 16 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.01%) DB2
3 24 (3.00%) Hadoop
4 19 (2.38%) MySQL
5 18 (2.25%) HBase
6 12 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.38%) Big Data
8 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.00%) OLTP
10 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.75%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.50%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.63%) Ant
2 13 (1.63%) Subversion
3 12 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.38%) JIRA
5 3 (0.38%) Hudson
5 3 (0.38%) Maven
6 2 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.13%) JMeter
7 1 (0.13%) MSI
7 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 129 (16.15%) Finance
2 67 (8.39%) Banking
3 42 (5.26%) Retail
4 24 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.13%) Games
7 7 (0.88%) Publishing
8 6 (0.75%) Marketing
9 4 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.50%) Law
10 3 (0.38%) Legal
10 3 (0.38%) Military
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) Billing
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
11 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (10.14%) Middleware
2 27 (3.38%) Web Services
3 23 (2.88%) XML
4 20 (2.50%) HTML
5 14 (1.75%) Rendezvous
5 14 (1.75%) XSLT
6 10 (1.25%) SAML
6 10 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (1.00%) REST
8 7 (0.88%) .NET
8 7 (0.88%) WSDL
8 7 (0.88%) XSD
9 6 (0.75%) CSS
10 5 (0.63%) Spring
10 5 (0.63%) Spring Boot
11 4 (0.50%) CSS3
11 4 (0.50%) RESTful
11 4 (0.50%) SOAP
12 3 (0.38%) OAuth
12 3 (0.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 211 (26.41%) Data Centre
2 39 (4.88%) Private Cloud
3 22 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 21 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.00%) Replication
6 14 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.63%) PKI
7 13 (1.63%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.50%) Clustering
9 11 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (1.38%) LPAR
10 7 (0.88%) FMCG
10 7 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.88%) NHS
11 6 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (0.63%) BYOD
12 5 (0.63%) New Media
12 5 (0.63%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 316 (39.55%) Windows
2 222 (27.78%) Linux
3 129 (16.15%) Windows Server
4 85 (10.64%) Solaris
5 81 (10.14%) Unix
6 69 (8.64%) AIX
7 63 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 49 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (2.75%) Windows 7
12 20 (2.50%) Mac OS X
13 16 (2.00%) SUSE
14 15 (1.88%) Windows 10
14 15 (1.88%) zOS
15 9 (1.13%) CentOS
16 6 (0.75%) Fedora
17 5 (0.63%) VMS
18 3 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (17.52%) Migration
2 126 (15.77%) TOGAF
3 101 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (9.51%) ITIL
5 62 (7.76%) DevOps
6 51 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (6.26%) Network Design
8 43 (5.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 43 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
9 38 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
10 36 (4.51%) High Availability
11 34 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (4.01%) Service Management
13 31 (3.88%) E-Commerce
14 30 (3.75%) Benchmarking
15 29 (3.63%) PRINCE2
16 28 (3.50%) Project Management
17 24 (3.00%) SOA
18 23 (2.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 130 (16.27%) SQL
2 51 (6.38%) Java
3 20 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 18 (2.25%) Python
5 17 (2.13%) Ruby
6 15 (1.88%) PHP
6 15 (1.88%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.25%) C
8 2 (0.25%) C#
8 2 (0.25%) Go
9 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.13%) Clojure
9 1 (0.13%) Perl
9 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 130 (16.27%) Security Cleared
2 105 (13.14%) SC Cleared
3 67 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (6.76%) MCSE
5 50 (6.26%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (4.51%) CCIE
7 28 (3.50%) Degree
8 24 (3.00%) MCSA
9 22 (2.75%) CISSP
10 21 (2.63%) CCNP
11 11 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (1.38%) CCNA
11 11 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.38%) MCSD
12 8 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.63%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.63%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.63%) PMP
14 4 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.38%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.38%) QA
3 10 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.00%) Government Security Classifications
5 7 (0.88%) COBIT
6 6 (0.75%) HL7
7 5 (0.63%) PA-DSS
8 3 (0.38%) SLA
9 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.13%) FISMA
10 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 180 (22.53%) Active Directory
2 150 (18.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (8.14%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.51%) Xen
5 30 (3.75%) KVM
6 25 (3.13%) NFS
6 25 (3.13%) SRDF
7 20 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (2.50%) vSphere
8 17 (2.13%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (1.38%) XenApp
10 10 (1.25%) Docker
11 9 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.00%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.88%) vCloud
13 7 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (7.76%) SCCM
2 47 (5.88%) Puppet
3 35 (4.38%) Ansible
4 29 (3.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 21 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.88%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.13%) SCOM
9 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.75%) OpenView
11 5 (0.63%) Terraform
12 4 (0.50%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.50%) WSUS
13 3 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.38%) vRealize
14 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.25%) logstash
14 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 247 (30.91%) VMware
2 190 (23.78%) Microsoft
3 152 (19.02%) Cisco
4 113 (14.14%) Oracle
5 89 (11.14%) IBM
6 73 (9.14%) Citrix
7 53 (6.63%) Red Hat
8 50 (6.26%) EMC
9 47 (5.88%) NetApp
10 40 (5.01%) HP
10 40 (5.01%) Intel
11 26 (3.25%) Google
12 25 (3.13%) Palo Alto
13 22 (2.75%) CheckPoint
14 19 (2.38%) Splunk
15 16 (2.00%) 3PAR
15 16 (2.00%) Juniper
16 14 (1.75%) DataSynapse
16 14 (1.75%) TIBCO
17 13 (1.63%) Sybase
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £750 per day £500-£750p/d
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago