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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 331 329 364
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +35
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 270 243 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 165 99
Average daily rate
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£493 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £363
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 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £56.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 - £55.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 - £57.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £57.50
Infrastructure Architect
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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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 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 27 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 -69 92 £525 -4.54% 17
South East +4 61 £475 - 11
North West +15 36 £475 -4.04% 3
West Midlands +8 25 £450 +5.88% 5
East of England +18 24 £450 -5.26% 3
South West +11 21 £518 +8.94% 2
Yorkshire -11 9 £438 +19.86% 9
East Midlands -10 1 £450 -
Midlands - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 208 (40.39%) Windows
2 140 (27.18%) Linux
3 136 (26.41%) VMware
4 120 (23.30%) Oracle
5 103 (20.00%) UNIX
6 102 (19.81%) Microsoft
7 97 (18.83%) Migration
8 96 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 95 (18.45%) Finance
10 92 (17.86%) Cisco
11 83 (16.12%) Active Directory
12 81 (15.73%) WAN
13 73 (14.17%) SAN
14 70 (13.59%) Firewall
15 68 (13.20%) LAN
16 64 (12.43%) SQL
17 61 (11.84%) Hyper-V
17 61 (11.84%) SQL Server
18 58 (11.26%) IBM
19 57 (11.07%) Security Cleared
20 49 (9.51%) Middleware
21 48 (9.32%) Solaris
22 45 (8.74%) Citrix
22 45 (8.74%) NetApp
23 43 (8.35%) EMC
24 42 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
25 41 (7.96%) HP
26 40 (7.77%) AIX
27 39 (7.57%) Java
28 37 (7.18%) Service Management

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.44%) Apache
2 28 (5.44%) WebLogic
3 27 (5.24%) IIS
4 21 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.88%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (3.69%) Lync
6 19 (3.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (3.50%) MS Exchange
8 16 (3.11%) JBoss
9 14 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (2.52%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.55%) Confluence
11 8 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (1.17%) Documentum
12 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.97%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.97%) MS Office
4 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.39%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.97%) RMDS
5 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.24%) PaaS
2 26 (5.05%) SaaS
3 22 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (3.11%) IaaS
5 15 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.75%) CloudFront
9 7 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.17%) Office 365
11 5 (0.97%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.97%) ElastiCache
12 4 (0.78%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 81 (15.73%) WAN
2 73 (14.17%) SAN
3 70 (13.59%) Firewall
4 68 (13.20%) LAN
5 28 (5.44%) NAS
6 27 (5.24%) VPN
7 24 (4.66%) DNS
8 18 (3.50%) MPLS
9 15 (2.91%) HTTP
10 12 (2.33%) DHCP
10 12 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (2.14%) iSCSI
11 11 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (1.94%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.94%) FCoE
12 10 (1.94%) Multicast
12 10 (1.94%) VoIP
13 9 (1.75%) WLAN
13 9 (1.75%) Internet
13 9 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.52%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.94%) OLTP
5 10 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (1.55%) DB2
8 7 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.36%) HBase
8 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.17%) Big Data
9 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.78%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.58%) MySQL
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (3.69%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.91%) Subversion
3 13 (2.52%) Maven
4 12 (2.33%) Hudson
5 10 (1.94%) JIRA
6 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.39%) Ant
8 1 (0.19%) JMeter
General
1 95 (18.45%) Finance
2 26 (5.05%) Banking
3 20 (3.88%) Retail
4 15 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.17%) Publishing
6 5 (0.97%) Games
6 5 (0.97%) Automotive
7 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.58%) Marketing
9 2 (0.39%) Back Office
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) International Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.51%) Middleware
2 24 (4.66%) .NET
3 14 (2.72%) J2EE
4 11 (2.14%) Application Packaging
5 10 (1.94%) Web Services
6 9 (1.75%) XML
6 9 (1.75%) Rendezvous
6 9 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (1.55%) HTML
7 8 (1.55%) XSLT
8 4 (0.78%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.39%) Ajax
9 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.39%) Java EE
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.19%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.19%) SPNEGO
10 1 (0.19%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.66%) Clustering
1 24 (4.66%) Open Source
2 11 (2.14%) Replication
3 10 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.75%) FlexPod
5 7 (1.36%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.17%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.17%) PKI
7 5 (0.97%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.78%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.78%) HACMP
8 4 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.58%) NHS
9 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.58%) Blog
10 2 (0.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 208 (40.39%) Windows
2 140 (27.18%) Linux
3 103 (20.00%) UNIX
4 48 (9.32%) Solaris
5 40 (7.77%) AIX
6 35 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (3.11%) Windows 7
9 16 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.97%) HPUX
13 2 (0.39%) zOS
13 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.39%) CentOS
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.83%) Migration
2 42 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 37 (7.18%) Service Management
3 37 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (6.99%) Technical Architecture
4 36 (6.99%) ITIL
5 35 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (6.41%) TOGAF
7 28 (5.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 28 (5.44%) Service Delivery
7 28 (5.44%) SOA
8 25 (4.85%) DevOps
9 18 (3.50%) Load Balancing
10 17 (3.30%) CRM
10 17 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (2.91%) Project Management
12 13 (2.52%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (2.52%) Configuration Management
12 13 (2.52%) Use Case
12 13 (2.52%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (12.43%) SQL
2 39 (7.57%) Java
3 18 (3.50%) Perl
4 11 (2.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.17%) C
6 5 (0.97%) C#
6 5 (0.97%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.78%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.78%) Ruby
8 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.39%) Clojure
9 2 (0.39%) ABAP
9 2 (0.39%) Python
10 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) COBOL
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (11.07%) Security Cleared
2 30 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.55%) CCNP
4 8 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.17%) CCNA
6 6 (1.17%) MCSE
7 5 (0.97%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.78%) Degree
9 3 (0.58%) CCDA
9 3 (0.58%) CCDP
10 2 (0.39%) HND
10 2 (0.39%) PhD
10 2 (0.39%) CCIE
10 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.19%) MCITP
11 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.78%) QA
1 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (16.12%) Active Directory
3 61 (11.84%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.66%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (4.08%) XenApp
6 20 (3.88%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.72%) vSphere
8 13 (2.52%) SRDF
9 12 (2.33%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.33%) Xen
10 11 (2.14%) KVM
11 10 (1.94%) NFS
12 8 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (1.17%) PowerHA
13 6 (1.17%) Squid
14 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.39%) Samba
15 2 (0.39%) vCloud
15 2 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (5.24%) Puppet
2 17 (3.30%) SCCM
3 11 (2.14%) SCOM
4 10 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.97%) Ansible
7 4 (0.78%) Salt
7 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.78%) Control-M
7 4 (0.78%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 136 (26.41%) VMware
2 120 (23.30%) Oracle
3 102 (19.81%) Microsoft
4 92 (17.86%) Cisco
5 58 (11.26%) IBM
6 45 (8.74%) Citrix
6 45 (8.74%) NetApp
7 43 (8.35%) EMC
8 41 (7.96%) HP
9 32 (6.21%) Red Hat
10 26 (5.05%) SAP
11 18 (3.50%) Intel
12 13 (2.52%) CheckPoint
13 12 (2.33%) F5
14 11 (2.14%) Symantec
15 10 (1.94%) Sybase
16 9 (1.75%) TIBCO
16 9 (1.75%) DataSynapse
16 9 (1.75%) SolarWinds
17 8 (1.55%) BEA
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Bath
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Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
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The Bridge Ltd
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Experis Ltd
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