The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 324 309 341
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 257 259 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 158 155
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £439
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £39.08 £50.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% +6.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.08 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-17.73% -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Infrastructure Architect
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -12 135 £500 -4.76% 29
South East -6 48 £488 +8.33% 7
West Midlands +5 21 £475 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire +6 16 £400 -20.00% 8
East of England -18 13 £400 -21.95% 3
South West -24 12 £507 +26.62% 4
North West -19 6 £488 +21.87% 1
Midlands - 4 £450 -
East Midlands +3 2 - - 2
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 216 (43.37%) Windows
2 191 (38.35%) VMware
3 145 (29.12%) Finance
4 124 (24.90%) Linux
5 121 (24.30%) SAN
6 114 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 109 (21.89%) Microsoft
8 93 (18.67%) Oracle
9 89 (17.87%) Cisco
9 89 (17.87%) Active Directory
10 83 (16.67%) Citrix
11 81 (16.27%) SQL
12 78 (15.66%) Migration
13 71 (14.26%) TOGAF
13 71 (14.26%) UNIX
14 62 (12.45%) HP
15 61 (12.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 61 (12.25%) Firewall
16 58 (11.65%) SQL Server
17 55 (11.04%) EMC
17 55 (11.04%) Hyper-V
18 54 (10.84%) LAN
18 54 (10.84%) WAN
19 52 (10.44%) Windows Server 2008
20 51 (10.24%) ITIL
21 48 (9.64%) Banking
22 47 (9.44%) Middleware
23 45 (9.04%) MS Excel
24 44 (8.84%) SCCM
25 42 (8.43%) IBM

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 36 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.22%) Lync
4 20 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 19 (3.82%) IIS
6 17 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.21%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.80%) Apache
12 3 (0.60%) Documentum
12 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.40%) LiveLink
13 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.20%) FileNet
Applications
1 45 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.02%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.80%) MS Office
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.80%) RMDS
4 2 (0.40%) Magento
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.20%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.21%) PaaS
2 10 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.01%) Office 365
3 8 (1.61%) IaaS
4 6 (1.20%) SaaS
4 6 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 121 (24.30%) SAN
2 61 (12.25%) Firewall
3 54 (10.84%) LAN
3 54 (10.84%) WAN
4 39 (7.83%) NAS
4 39 (7.83%) TCP/IP
5 37 (7.43%) DNS
6 26 (5.22%) DHCP
7 22 (4.42%) VPN
8 18 (3.61%) Wireless
9 15 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (2.61%) VLAN
10 13 (2.61%) IPsec
11 11 (2.21%) MPLS
12 10 (2.01%) OSPF
12 10 (2.01%) Internet
13 9 (1.81%) NetScaler
14 8 (1.61%) Intranet
14 8 (1.61%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.21%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.81%) DB2
5 9 (1.81%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (1.61%) Big Data
6 8 (1.61%) MySQL
7 7 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.80%) HBase
9 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.40%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.60%) ClearQuest
2 2 (0.40%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.40%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.20%) Ant
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.20%) Maven
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 145 (29.12%) Finance
2 48 (9.64%) Banking
3 17 (3.41%) Retail
4 15 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.61%) Automotive
8 6 (1.20%) Back Office
9 5 (1.00%) Advertising
9 5 (1.00%) Publishing
9 5 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.80%) Marketing
10 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.60%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.44%) Middleware
2 11 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (1.61%) .NET
4 7 (1.41%) J2EE
5 5 (1.00%) HTML
5 5 (1.00%) Web Services
6 4 (0.80%) XML
6 4 (0.80%) XSLT
6 4 (0.80%) Rendezvous
7 3 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.40%) XMPP
8 2 (0.40%) WPF
8 2 (0.40%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.40%) Java EE
8 2 (0.40%) OLE
9 1 (0.20%) WinForms
9 1 (0.20%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.20%) CSS
9 1 (0.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.43%) Clustering
2 28 (5.62%) Replication
3 16 (3.21%) Mainframe
3 16 (3.21%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 6 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.00%) PKI
6 5 (1.00%) iSeries
7 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.80%) FlexPod
7 4 (0.80%) Open Source
7 4 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.60%) FMCG
9 2 (0.40%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 216 (43.37%) Windows
2 124 (24.90%) Linux
3 71 (14.26%) UNIX
4 52 (10.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (8.23%) Solaris
5 41 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (5.42%) AIX
8 21 (4.22%) Windows 7
8 21 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (2.41%) SUSE
10 10 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.61%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.61%) HPUX
12 5 (1.00%) zOS
12 5 (1.00%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.60%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.66%) Migration
2 71 (14.26%) TOGAF
3 61 (12.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (10.24%) ITIL
5 31 (6.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 31 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (5.62%) Data Protection
6 28 (5.62%) Zachman Framework
6 28 (5.62%) Service Delivery
7 21 (4.22%) Service Management
8 19 (3.82%) Technical Architecture
9 18 (3.61%) Network Design
10 16 (3.21%) SOA
11 15 (3.01%) Asset Management
11 15 (3.01%) Business Continuity
12 14 (2.81%) Load Balancing
13 13 (2.61%) Configuration Management
14 12 (2.41%) Project Management
15 11 (2.21%) Risk Management
15 11 (2.21%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 81 (16.27%) SQL
2 23 (4.62%) Java
3 11 (2.21%) C
4 6 (1.20%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.20%) VB
4 6 (1.20%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.80%) VBScript
6 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.40%) Perl
8 1 (0.20%) XAML
8 1 (0.20%) PHP
8 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.20%) C#
8 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.20%) VBA
8 1 (0.20%) Python
8 1 (0.20%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 25 (5.02%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.82%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.81%) Degree
6 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.00%) MCSE
7 5 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.80%) CCNP
9 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.60%) CCNA
9 3 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.60%) MCITP
10 2 (0.40%) CCA
10 2 (0.40%) CCIE
11 1 (0.20%) MCP
11 1 (0.20%) MCSA
11 1 (0.20%) CCDP
11 1 (0.20%) CISSP
11 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.81%) SLA
2 7 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.80%) COBIT
3 4 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.60%) QA
5 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) Basel II
6 1 (0.20%) Basel III
System Software
1 114 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (17.87%) Active Directory
3 55 (11.04%) Hyper-V
4 40 (8.03%) XenApp
5 26 (5.22%) VMware ESX
6 19 (3.82%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (3.41%) vSphere
8 14 (2.81%) Xen
9 9 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (1.81%) SRDF
10 8 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.41%) NFS
11 7 (1.41%) XenServer
11 7 (1.41%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (1.00%) Veritas File System
12 5 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.60%) vCloud
13 3 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 44 (8.84%) SCCM
2 15 (3.01%) SCOM
3 11 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.01%) Puppet
5 9 (1.81%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.41%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.20%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (1.00%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.80%) SCSM
10 4 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.80%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.80%) Control-M
11 3 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.40%) WMI
12 2 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 191 (38.35%) VMware
2 109 (21.89%) Microsoft
3 93 (18.67%) Oracle
4 89 (17.87%) Cisco
5 83 (16.67%) Citrix
6 62 (12.45%) HP
7 55 (11.04%) EMC
8 42 (8.43%) IBM
9 36 (7.23%) NetApp
10 27 (5.42%) Red Hat
11 23 (4.62%) SAP
12 15 (3.01%) Dell
13 14 (2.81%) Juniper
14 13 (2.61%) Sybase
15 11 (2.21%) Symantec
16 10 (2.01%) BMC
16 10 (2.01%) CA
17 9 (1.81%) Intel
17 9 (1.81%) 3PAR
18 8 (1.61%) Avaya
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Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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East Midlands
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
esynergy Solutions - UK
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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DP Connect
Rate: £500 per day
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City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: market rate
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City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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City, London
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City of London
Capita - ITMS
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City, London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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London
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London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + NEGOTIABLE
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City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + NEGOTIABLE
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + NEGOTIABLE
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Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
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