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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 279 315 335
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 423 349 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.71% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 253 189
Median daily rate £500 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £460
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £39.08
% change year-on-year
- -7.86%
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -12 140 £550 +4.76% 9
South East -4 85 £475 +10.46% 6
South West +30 45 £590 +27.56% 4
North West +10 34 £465 -2.10%
West Midlands -17 27 £475 - 2
East of England +32 25 £575 +22.66% 3
Yorkshire +2 25 £525 +8.52% 4
East Midlands +16 23 £600 +9.09% 1
North East -23 16 £487 -4.97%
Midlands -7 1 £425 -
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 292 (37.53%) Windows
2 241 (30.98%) VMware
3 225 (28.92%) Linux
4 220 (28.28%) Data Centre
5 169 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 165 (21.21%) Active Directory
7 159 (20.44%) Microsoft
8 153 (19.67%) Finance
9 150 (19.28%) Migration
10 146 (18.77%) LAN
11 140 (17.99%) WAN
12 133 (17.10%) Security Cleared
13 131 (16.84%) Cisco
13 131 (16.84%) SAN
14 115 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
15 114 (14.65%) TOGAF
16 108 (13.88%) SC Cleared
16 108 (13.88%) Windows Server
17 107 (13.75%) Firewall
17 107 (13.75%) Oracle
18 105 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
19 104 (13.37%) SQL
20 96 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
21 92 (11.83%) SQL Server
22 86 (11.05%) IBM
23 84 (10.80%) Citrix
24 83 (10.67%) Unix
25 76 (9.77%) Middleware
26 75 (9.64%) ITIL
27 73 (9.38%) Banking

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 32 (4.11%) Tomcat
2 31 (3.98%) IIS
3 28 (3.60%) WebSphere
4 27 (3.47%) MS Exchange
5 24 (3.08%) Apache
6 20 (2.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 18 (2.31%) Mule
8 17 (2.19%) Oracle Coherence
8 17 (2.19%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.67%) CICS
9 13 (1.67%) JBoss
10 9 (1.16%) Skype for Business
11 8 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.03%) SAS
12 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (0.90%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.77%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 50 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.51%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 115 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (6.94%) IaaS
4 46 (5.91%) PaaS
5 44 (5.66%) Office 365
5 44 (5.66%) SaaS
6 25 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.54%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.77%) IBM PureFlex
10 3 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.39%) Heroku
11 2 (0.26%) HP Helion
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 146 (18.77%) LAN
2 140 (17.99%) WAN
3 131 (16.84%) SAN
4 107 (13.75%) Firewall
5 64 (8.23%) NAS
6 42 (5.40%) Wireless
7 39 (5.01%) DNS
8 37 (4.76%) VPN
9 32 (4.11%) Fibre Channel
10 30 (3.86%) Network Security
11 28 (3.60%) iSCSI
11 28 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
12 27 (3.47%) Multicast
13 26 (3.34%) FCoE
14 25 (3.21%) HTTP
14 25 (3.21%) TCP/IP
15 20 (2.57%) VoIP
16 19 (2.44%) DHCP
17 18 (2.31%) MPLS
18 12 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.37%) Hadoop
3 23 (2.96%) DB2
4 21 (2.70%) HBase
5 16 (2.06%) Big Data
6 14 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.03%) MySQL
8 8 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.77%) OLTP
11 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.26%) Base SAS
14 2 (0.26%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.77%) JIRA
3 3 (0.39%) Ant
3 3 (0.39%) Maven
3 3 (0.39%) Subversion
4 2 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.13%) Hudson
5 1 (0.13%) JMeter
5 1 (0.13%) MSI
5 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 153 (19.67%) Finance
2 73 (9.38%) Banking
3 35 (4.50%) Retail
4 30 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.29%) Marketing
7 9 (1.16%) Games
8 6 (0.77%) Publishing
9 5 (0.64%) Military
10 4 (0.51%) Back Office
10 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (9.77%) Middleware
2 38 (4.88%) Web Services
3 27 (3.47%) XML
4 19 (2.44%) HTML
5 17 (2.19%) Rendezvous
5 17 (2.19%) XSLT
6 10 (1.29%) .NET
7 9 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (1.03%) REST
9 7 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (0.90%) WSDL
9 7 (0.90%) XSD
10 4 (0.51%) RESTful
10 4 (0.51%) SOAP
11 3 (0.39%) J2EE
12 2 (0.26%) COM
12 2 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.26%) XSL
13 1 (0.13%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 220 (28.28%) Data Centre
2 28 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 24 (3.08%) Private Cloud
4 19 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 18 (2.31%) VCE vBlock
6 17 (2.19%) Mainframe
7 16 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
7 16 (2.06%) Replication
8 15 (1.93%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.54%) Clustering
10 11 (1.41%) LPAR
11 8 (1.03%) FMCG
11 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.03%) PKI
12 7 (0.90%) New Media
13 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.51%) BYOD
14 4 (0.51%) FlexPod
14 4 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 292 (37.53%) Windows
2 225 (28.92%) Linux
3 108 (13.88%) Windows Server
4 83 (10.67%) Unix
5 69 (8.87%) Solaris
6 63 (8.10%) AIX
7 59 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (2.96%) Windows 7
11 20 (2.57%) Mac OS X
12 19 (2.44%) Windows 10
13 16 (2.06%) SUSE
14 13 (1.67%) zOS
15 10 (1.29%) CentOS
16 8 (1.03%) VMS
16 8 (1.03%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.64%) HPUX
18 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (19.28%) Migration
2 114 (14.65%) TOGAF
3 96 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (9.64%) ITIL
5 71 (9.13%) DevOps
6 50 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (5.40%) Enterprise Architecture
8 39 (5.01%) Project Management
9 38 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
10 35 (4.50%) Network Design
11 33 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (3.60%) Benchmarking
12 28 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (3.60%) Service Management
13 27 (3.47%) High Availability
13 27 (3.47%) PRINCE2
14 26 (3.34%) SOA
14 26 (3.34%) Zachman Framework
15 24 (3.08%) Translating Business Requirements
16 22 (2.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 104 (13.37%) SQL
2 39 (5.01%) Java
3 28 (3.60%) PowerShell
4 19 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 18 (2.31%) Python
6 15 (1.93%) Ruby
7 5 (0.64%) Perl
7 5 (0.64%) PHP
8 4 (0.51%) C#
9 3 (0.39%) C
9 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.13%) C++
11 1 (0.13%) Clojure
11 1 (0.13%) Korn
11 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 133 (17.10%) Security Cleared
2 108 (13.88%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (3.47%) Degree
5 26 (3.34%) MCSE
6 22 (2.83%) CISSP
7 20 (2.57%) CCNP
8 16 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (1.80%) MCSA
10 11 (1.41%) CCNA
11 8 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (1.03%) MCSD
12 7 (0.90%) CCIE
12 7 (0.90%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.77%) EMC Certification
13 6 (0.77%) MCITP
14 5 (0.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.80%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.41%) COBIT
2 11 (1.41%) QA
3 7 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.77%) HL7
5 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.13%) FISMA
7 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.13%) GxP
7 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 169 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 165 (21.21%) Active Directory
3 66 (8.48%) Hyper-V
4 37 (4.76%) Xen
5 30 (3.86%) KVM
6 28 (3.60%) NFS
6 28 (3.60%) SRDF
7 25 (3.21%) VMware ESX
8 24 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (2.44%) vSphere
10 12 (1.54%) XenApp
11 11 (1.41%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.16%) Docker
13 8 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.77%) vCloud
14 6 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 56 (7.20%) SCCM
2 42 (5.40%) Puppet
3 29 (3.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 27 (3.47%) Ansible
5 19 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 16 (2.06%) Tivoli
7 14 (1.80%) SCOM
8 13 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.77%) BladeLogic
10 6 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.64%) Control-M
11 5 (0.64%) MIMEsweeper
11 5 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
11 5 (0.64%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.64%) WSUS
12 4 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.39%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 241 (30.98%) VMware
2 159 (20.44%) Microsoft
3 131 (16.84%) Cisco
4 107 (13.75%) Oracle
5 86 (11.05%) IBM
6 84 (10.80%) Citrix
7 65 (8.35%) EMC
8 57 (7.33%) NetApp
9 48 (6.17%) Red Hat
10 46 (5.91%) HP
11 38 (4.88%) Intel
12 29 (3.73%) Palo Alto
13 26 (3.34%) CheckPoint
14 22 (2.83%) Juniper
15 21 (2.70%) Google
16 18 (2.31%) Sybase
16 18 (2.31%) TIBCO
17 17 (2.19%) DataSynapse
18 15 (1.93%) Blue Coat
19 13 (1.67%) Splunk
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