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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 347 317 365
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +48
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 232 237 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 160 90
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£500 £525 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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
42753 41594 37674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.57% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26488 25160 22087
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 1766 2081
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -75 77 £525 -4.54% 13
South East +12 47 £450 -5.26% 5
North West +8 32 £475 -5.00% 2
East of England +27 24 £450 -5.26%
West Midlands +16 23 £438 +2.94% 7
South West +6 22 £518 +21.76% 2
Yorkshire -6 5 £431 -6.75% 12
East Midlands -5 1 £450 -2.70%
Midlands - - - -
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Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 187 (38.09%) Windows
2 137 (27.90%) Linux
3 123 (25.05%) VMware
4 104 (21.18%) Oracle
5 101 (20.57%) Microsoft
6 100 (20.37%) UNIX
7 88 (17.92%) Active Directory
7 88 (17.92%) Migration
7 88 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 85 (17.31%) Finance
9 80 (16.29%) Cisco
10 76 (15.48%) WAN
11 70 (14.26%) SAN
12 65 (13.24%) LAN
13 62 (12.63%) Firewall
14 60 (12.22%) SQL
14 60 (12.22%) Hyper-V
15 55 (11.20%) Security Cleared
16 51 (10.39%) IBM
17 48 (9.78%) SQL Server
18 44 (8.96%) Solaris
18 44 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
19 42 (8.55%) HP
20 41 (8.35%) ITIL
20 41 (8.35%) Middleware
21 39 (7.94%) EMC
22 38 (7.74%) Citrix
22 38 (7.74%) NetApp
22 38 (7.74%) AIX
23 35 (7.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 33 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.70%) IIS
3 25 (5.09%) WebLogic
4 23 (4.68%) Apache
5 22 (4.48%) Lync
6 21 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (4.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (3.05%) Tomcat
8 15 (3.05%) MS Exchange
9 14 (2.85%) JBoss
9 14 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (2.65%) WebSphere
11 11 (2.24%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.43%) Confluence
13 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (1.02%) NetWeaver
14 5 (1.02%) Documentum
14 5 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.85%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.41%) MS Office
4 2 (0.41%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.05%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.41%) RMDS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.30%) SaaS
1 26 (5.30%) PaaS
2 20 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.05%) IaaS
4 14 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.83%) CloudFront
6 6 (1.22%) Office 365
7 5 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.02%) ElastiCache
7 5 (1.02%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.41%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (15.48%) WAN
2 70 (14.26%) SAN
3 65 (13.24%) LAN
4 62 (12.63%) Firewall
5 25 (5.09%) NAS
6 24 (4.89%) VPN
7 18 (3.67%) DNS
8 16 (3.26%) MPLS
9 13 (2.65%) HTTP
10 10 (2.04%) VoIP
10 10 (2.04%) Internet
10 10 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (1.83%) Network Security
11 9 (1.83%) WLAN
12 8 (1.63%) SMTP
12 8 (1.63%) DHCP
12 8 (1.63%) TCP/IP
12 8 (1.63%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (1.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.11%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.24%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.63%) OLTP
7 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.43%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.22%) Big Data
8 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.02%) DB2
9 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.81%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.81%) HBase
10 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (3.46%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.24%) Subversion
2 11 (2.24%) Maven
2 11 (2.24%) Hudson
3 7 (1.43%) JIRA
4 3 (0.61%) JMeter
General
1 85 (17.31%) Finance
2 22 (4.48%) Retail
3 19 (3.87%) Banking
4 15 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.43%) Publishing
7 5 (1.02%) Games
7 5 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.61%) Back Office
8 3 (0.61%) Legal
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) International Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.35%) Middleware
2 26 (5.30%) .NET
3 14 (2.85%) J2EE
4 13 (2.65%) Application Packaging
5 9 (1.83%) Web Services
5 9 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (1.22%) XML
7 5 (1.02%) XSLT
7 5 (1.02%) HTML
7 5 (1.02%) Rendezvous
8 4 (0.81%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.41%) Ajax
9 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.41%) Java EE
10 1 (0.20%) XMPP
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.20%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.20%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.30%) Clustering
2 23 (4.68%) Open Source
3 12 (2.44%) Replication
4 10 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.22%) FlexPod
5 6 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.22%) PKI
6 5 (1.02%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.02%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.02%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.81%) HACMP
7 4 (0.81%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.61%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.61%) CESG
8 3 (0.61%) Derivative
8 3 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 187 (38.09%) Windows
2 137 (27.90%) Linux
3 100 (20.37%) UNIX
4 44 (8.96%) Solaris
5 38 (7.74%) AIX
6 35 (7.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.24%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (1.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.81%) HPUX
13 2 (0.41%) zOS
13 2 (0.41%) CentOS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (17.92%) Migration
2 44 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (8.35%) ITIL
4 34 (6.92%) Service Management
4 34 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (6.92%) TOGAF
5 31 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (5.91%) Technical Architecture
7 27 (5.50%) SOA
8 26 (5.30%) DevOps
9 25 (5.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 24 (4.89%) Service Delivery
11 18 (3.67%) CRM
12 14 (2.85%) Load Balancing
12 14 (2.85%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (2.65%) E-Commerce
14 12 (2.44%) Data Architecture
14 12 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
15 11 (2.24%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (2.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (12.22%) SQL
2 33 (6.72%) Java
3 20 (4.07%) Perl
4 8 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.81%) Clojure
6 4 (0.81%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.81%) Ruby
6 4 (0.81%) C#
7 3 (0.61%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.61%) C
8 2 (0.41%) ABAP
9 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.20%) COBOL
9 1 (0.20%) PHP
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.44%) VCP4
5 11 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.63%) CCNP
6 8 (1.63%) CCNA
6 8 (1.63%) Degree
7 6 (1.22%) MCSE
8 5 (1.02%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.61%) CCDA
9 3 (0.61%) CCDP
9 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.41%) PhD
10 2 (0.41%) CCIE
10 2 (0.41%) HND
10 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 88 (17.92%) Active Directory
1 88 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (12.22%) Hyper-V
3 23 (4.68%) VMware ESX
4 22 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (3.67%) vSphere
6 14 (2.85%) XenApp
7 10 (2.04%) SRDF
8 9 (1.83%) Xen
8 9 (1.83%) KVM
9 7 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.43%) NFS
10 6 (1.22%) Squid
10 6 (1.22%) PowerHA
11 5 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.61%) XenServer
14 2 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (5.30%) Puppet
2 19 (3.87%) SCCM
3 13 (2.65%) SCOM
4 9 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.81%) Control-M
6 4 (0.81%) Ansible
6 4 (0.81%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.61%) Salt
7 3 (0.61%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.41%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 123 (25.05%) VMware
2 104 (21.18%) Oracle
3 101 (20.57%) Microsoft
4 80 (16.29%) Cisco
5 51 (10.39%) IBM
6 42 (8.55%) HP
7 39 (7.94%) EMC
8 38 (7.74%) Citrix
8 38 (7.74%) NetApp
9 31 (6.31%) Red Hat
10 23 (4.68%) SAP
11 15 (3.05%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.65%) Intel
13 12 (2.44%) F5
14 9 (1.83%) Juniper
15 8 (1.63%) Symantec
16 7 (1.43%) BEA
16 7 (1.43%) Dell
16 7 (1.43%) Sybase
17 6 (1.22%) Business Objects
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum 3 Months initially
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago