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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 285 319 307
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 404 354 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.70% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 254 255
Median daily rate £510 £475 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year
- -13.30%
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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -13 141 £525 - 13
South East -15 90 £494 +12.21% 6
North West +15 35 £480 +6.66% 3
South West +30 30 £575 +10.57% 2
East of England +30 30 £575 +22.66% 2
West Midlands -18 28 £475 +1.60% 4
Yorkshire +16 26 £525 +50.00% 6
East Midlands +4 13 £565 +2.72% 2
North East -18 8 £500 -9.09%
Midlands -13 1 £425 -
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 297 (37.55%) Windows
2 263 (33.25%) VMware
3 224 (28.32%) Linux
4 214 (27.05%) Data Centre
5 195 (24.65%) Microsoft
6 179 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 178 (22.50%) Active Directory
8 144 (18.20%) Migration
9 138 (17.45%) Security Cleared
10 137 (17.32%) Cisco
11 136 (17.19%) Finance
12 131 (16.56%) WAN
13 128 (16.18%) LAN
14 121 (15.30%) SQL
15 117 (14.79%) TOGAF
16 116 (14.66%) Windows Server
17 114 (14.41%) Firewall
18 113 (14.29%) SC Cleared
19 112 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
20 111 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
21 110 (13.91%) SAN
21 110 (13.91%) Oracle
22 97 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
23 94 (11.88%) IBM
24 91 (11.50%) SQL Server
25 87 (11.00%) Unix
26 83 (10.49%) Solaris
27 79 (9.99%) Middleware
28 77 (9.73%) Citrix
29 71 (8.98%) AIX

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 38 (4.80%) MS Exchange
2 28 (3.54%) Tomcat
2 28 (3.54%) WebSphere
3 23 (2.91%) IIS
4 21 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.53%) Apache
6 18 (2.28%) Mule
7 17 (2.15%) CICS
8 16 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 13 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
10 12 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
11 11 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (1.26%) Skype for Business
13 8 (1.01%) Drupal
13 8 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (1.01%) JBoss
14 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.76%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.63%) SAS
15 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.76%) MS Office
3 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.88%) Magento
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 112 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (6.70%) IaaS
4 50 (6.32%) Office 365
5 47 (5.94%) PaaS
6 43 (5.44%) SaaS
7 26 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.77%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.76%) IBM PureFlex
11 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.25%) Heroku
12 2 (0.25%) HP Helion
13 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 131 (16.56%) WAN
2 128 (16.18%) LAN
3 114 (14.41%) Firewall
4 110 (13.91%) SAN
5 52 (6.57%) NAS
6 38 (4.80%) Network Security
6 38 (4.80%) VPN
7 37 (4.68%) DNS
8 28 (3.54%) Fibre Channel
9 27 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (3.29%) Wireless
11 25 (3.16%) TCP/IP
12 23 (2.91%) iSCSI
12 23 (2.91%) MPLS
12 23 (2.91%) Multicast
13 21 (2.65%) FCoE
13 21 (2.65%) HTTP
14 20 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (2.15%) DHCP
15 17 (2.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.17%) DB2
3 29 (3.67%) Hadoop
4 17 (2.15%) HBase
4 17 (2.15%) MySQL
5 13 (1.64%) Big Data
6 12 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.76%) OLTP
10 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.14%) Ant
2 9 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.14%) JIRA
2 9 (1.14%) Subversion
3 3 (0.38%) Maven
4 2 (0.25%) Hudson
4 2 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.13%) JMeter
5 1 (0.13%) MSI
5 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 136 (17.19%) Finance
2 70 (8.85%) Banking
3 39 (4.93%) Retail
4 29 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.39%) Marketing
7 9 (1.14%) Games
8 7 (0.88%) Publishing
9 6 (0.76%) Military
10 4 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.38%) Legal
12 2 (0.25%) Electronics
12 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.99%) Middleware
2 29 (3.67%) Web Services
3 23 (2.91%) XML
4 17 (2.15%) HTML
5 13 (1.64%) Rendezvous
5 13 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (1.64%) XSLT
6 9 (1.14%) .NET
7 8 (1.01%) REST
8 7 (0.88%) WSDL
8 7 (0.88%) XSD
9 5 (0.63%) RESTful
9 5 (0.63%) SAML
10 4 (0.51%) SOAP
11 3 (0.38%) COM
11 3 (0.38%) J2EE
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.25%) CSS
12 2 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 214 (27.05%) Data Centre
2 32 (4.05%) Private Cloud
3 25 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.53%) Replication
5 17 (2.15%) Public Cloud
6 15 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 15 (1.90%) VCE vBlock
7 14 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (1.52%) Clustering
8 12 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.39%) LPAR
9 11 (1.39%) PKI
10 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.26%) FMCG
10 10 (1.26%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.76%) BYOD
11 6 (0.76%) New Media
12 5 (0.63%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 297 (37.55%) Windows
2 224 (28.32%) Linux
3 116 (14.66%) Windows Server
4 87 (11.00%) Unix
5 83 (10.49%) Solaris
6 71 (8.98%) AIX
7 60 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 49 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (3.03%) Windows 7
12 20 (2.53%) Mac OS X
13 19 (2.40%) Windows 10
14 18 (2.28%) SUSE
15 17 (2.15%) zOS
16 9 (1.14%) CentOS
17 7 (0.88%) VMS
17 7 (0.88%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.76%) Fedora
19 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (18.20%) Migration
2 117 (14.79%) TOGAF
3 97 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (8.85%) ITIL
5 62 (7.84%) DevOps
6 52 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (5.82%) Technical Architecture
8 44 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 40 (5.06%) Network Design
10 36 (4.55%) Project Management
11 35 (4.42%) High Availability
12 34 (4.30%) PRINCE2
13 33 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
14 32 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
15 31 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (3.67%) Service Management
17 27 (3.41%) Benchmarking
17 27 (3.41%) E-Commerce
18 25 (3.16%) SOA
19 24 (3.03%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 121 (15.30%) SQL
2 46 (5.82%) Java
3 21 (2.65%) PowerShell
4 20 (2.53%) Python
5 17 (2.15%) Ruby
6 16 (2.02%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.39%) PHP
8 5 (0.63%) C#
9 4 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.38%) C
11 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.25%) Go
11 2 (0.25%) Perl
12 1 (0.13%) C++
12 1 (0.13%) Clojure
12 1 (0.13%) Korn
12 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (17.45%) Security Cleared
2 113 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 45 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (4.17%) MCSE
5 27 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (3.16%) Degree
7 24 (3.03%) MCSA
8 21 (2.65%) CISSP
9 16 (2.02%) CCNP
10 13 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.39%) CCIE
12 9 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (1.14%) CCNA
13 8 (1.01%) MCSD
14 7 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.76%) BC Cleared
15 6 (0.76%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.51%) MCITP
16 4 (0.51%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.14%) COBIT
2 9 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (1.14%) QA
3 8 (1.01%) Government Security Classifications
4 6 (0.76%) HL7
5 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.38%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.13%) FISMA
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 179 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (22.50%) Active Directory
3 68 (8.60%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.55%) Xen
5 29 (3.67%) KVM
6 24 (3.03%) NFS
6 24 (3.03%) SRDF
7 23 (2.91%) VMware ESX
8 20 (2.53%) vSphere
9 19 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
10 14 (1.77%) XenApp
11 10 (1.26%) Docker
11 10 (1.26%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.14%) vCloud
13 8 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.51%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (7.71%) SCCM
2 46 (5.82%) Puppet
3 33 (4.17%) Ansible
4 29 (3.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 20 (2.53%) Tivoli
7 18 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (1.77%) SCOM
9 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.63%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.51%) OpenView
11 4 (0.51%) Terraform
11 4 (0.51%) WSUS
12 3 (0.38%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.25%) logstash
13 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 263 (33.25%) VMware
2 195 (24.65%) Microsoft
3 137 (17.32%) Cisco
4 110 (13.91%) Oracle
5 94 (11.88%) IBM
6 77 (9.73%) Citrix
7 53 (6.70%) Red Hat
8 52 (6.57%) EMC
9 49 (6.19%) HP
10 44 (5.56%) NetApp
11 39 (4.93%) Intel
12 33 (4.17%) CheckPoint
13 27 (3.41%) Palo Alto
14 24 (3.03%) Google
15 20 (2.53%) Juniper
16 15 (1.90%) 3PAR
16 15 (1.90%) Splunk
17 14 (1.77%) TIBCO
18 13 (1.64%) DataSynapse
18 13 (1.64%) Sybase
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