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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 312 357 336
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 316 227 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.50% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 155 130
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £50.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -20.42%
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
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
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 £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +23 150 £525 +5.00% 12
South East +12 75 £425 -15.00% 9
North West -12 23 £475 -13.63% 4
West Midlands +3 20 £451 -3.88% 2
Yorkshire -14 20 £453 +13.12% 9
East of England +2 10 £513 +28.12% 1
South West -1 7 £450 -16.35% 3
Midlands +1 5 - -
North East - 4 £481 -
East Midlands -7 1 £333 -
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 262 (43.96%) Windows
2 196 (32.89%) VMware
3 152 (25.50%) Oracle
4 140 (23.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 139 (23.32%) Linux
6 133 (22.32%) Data Centre
7 130 (21.81%) WAN
7 130 (21.81%) Microsoft
8 122 (20.47%) Cisco
9 117 (19.63%) Firewall
10 110 (18.46%) LAN
11 106 (17.79%) Finance
12 102 (17.11%) Migration
12 102 (17.11%) UNIX
12 102 (17.11%) SAN
13 97 (16.28%) Active Directory
14 86 (14.43%) Citrix
15 82 (13.76%) SQL Server
16 75 (12.58%) SQL
17 68 (11.41%) Hyper-V
18 67 (11.24%) IBM
19 65 (10.91%) ITIL
20 63 (10.57%) NetApp
20 63 (10.57%) TOGAF
21 62 (10.40%) Security Cleared
21 62 (10.40%) Middleware
22 55 (9.23%) HP
23 54 (9.06%) Solaris
24 53 (8.89%) VPN
25 51 (8.56%) Windows Server 2012

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 50 (8.39%) MS Exchange
2 43 (7.21%) WebSphere
3 32 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (4.87%) SharePoint
5 26 (4.36%) IIS
6 23 (3.86%) Tomcat
7 22 (3.69%) WebLogic
7 22 (3.69%) Apache
8 20 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (2.18%) OpenStack
9 13 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.85%) Lync
11 10 (1.68%) IBM Notes
12 9 (1.51%) JBoss
12 9 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
12 9 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.34%) Documentum
13 8 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.67%) Node.js
14 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.70%) MS Visio
3 17 (2.85%) MS Office
4 14 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.17%) RMDS
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.17%) Maximo
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.19%) PaaS
4 21 (3.52%) SaaS
5 14 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (2.18%) Office 365
6 13 (2.18%) IaaS
7 12 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (1.51%) CloudFront
9 9 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.67%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 130 (21.81%) WAN
2 117 (19.63%) Firewall
3 110 (18.46%) LAN
4 102 (17.11%) SAN
5 53 (8.89%) VPN
6 50 (8.39%) DNS
7 41 (6.88%) MPLS
8 34 (5.70%) NAS
9 30 (5.03%) Wireless
10 27 (4.53%) DHCP
11 26 (4.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (4.03%) VoIP
13 21 (3.52%) HTTP
13 21 (3.52%) VLAN
14 20 (3.36%) SMTP
15 18 (3.02%) SSL
16 17 (2.85%) BIG-IP
17 16 (2.68%) Network Security
18 15 (2.52%) NetScaler
19 12 (2.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.22%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.69%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.68%) Big Data
5 9 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (1.51%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.51%) DB2
5 9 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
7 7 (1.17%) HBase
8 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.01%) MySQL
8 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.67%) OLTP
10 4 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Subversion
1 6 (1.01%) JIRA
1 6 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.67%) Maven
4 3 (0.50%) Ant
5 2 (0.34%) Juju
5 2 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 106 (17.79%) Finance
2 25 (4.19%) Banking
3 14 (2.35%) Retail
4 13 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.84%) Automotive
7 4 (0.67%) Law
7 4 (0.67%) Legal
7 4 (0.67%) Billing
8 3 (0.50%) Publishing
8 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.40%) Middleware
2 26 (4.36%) Web Services
3 10 (1.68%) XML
3 10 (1.68%) Java EE
4 9 (1.51%) Rendezvous
5 8 (1.34%) XSLT
5 8 (1.34%) HTML
5 8 (1.34%) J2EE
6 7 (1.17%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.50%) REST
8 3 (0.50%) boto
9 2 (0.34%) .NET
9 2 (0.34%) SOAP
9 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.34%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.17%) JSON
10 1 (0.17%) WCF
10 1 (0.17%) JSP
10 1 (0.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (22.32%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.52%) Public Cloud
3 18 (3.02%) Client/Server
4 16 (2.68%) Replication
4 16 (2.68%) FlexPod
5 13 (2.18%) PKI
6 11 (1.85%) Private Cloud
7 10 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.51%) EMC VMAX
9 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.34%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.34%) Clustering
10 7 (1.17%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.17%) EMC VNX
11 5 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.67%) NHS
12 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 262 (43.96%) Windows
2 139 (23.32%) Linux
3 102 (17.11%) UNIX
4 54 (9.06%) Solaris
5 51 (8.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (6.21%) AIX
9 34 (5.70%) Windows 7
9 34 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (3.86%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.34%) HPUX
12 7 (1.17%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.84%) VMS
14 2 (0.34%) zOS
14 2 (0.34%) Android
15 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (17.11%) Migration
2 65 (10.91%) ITIL
3 63 (10.57%) TOGAF
4 45 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
5 40 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (6.54%) Project Management
7 35 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (5.20%) Service Management
8 31 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (4.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 24 (4.03%) Service Delivery
11 21 (3.52%) SOA
11 21 (3.52%) Network Design
12 19 (3.19%) Open Source
13 18 (3.02%) Configuration Management
14 16 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (2.68%) Data Architecture
14 16 (2.68%) Network Architecture
14 16 (2.68%) DevOps
15 15 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (12.58%) SQL
2 38 (6.38%) Java
3 9 (1.51%) JavaScript
3 9 (1.51%) C
4 7 (1.17%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.84%) Python
5 5 (0.84%) Ruby
5 5 (0.84%) Perl
6 2 (0.34%) C#
6 2 (0.34%) ABAP
6 2 (0.34%) COBOL
7 1 (0.17%) JCL
7 1 (0.17%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.17%) C++
7 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (3.86%) MCSE
5 14 (2.35%) CCNA
6 12 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (1.85%) MCITP
7 11 (1.85%) Degree
7 11 (1.85%) CCNP
7 11 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 5 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.67%) VCAP
10 3 (0.50%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.50%) CISSP
11 2 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.18%) QA
2 7 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 140 (23.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (16.28%) Active Directory
3 68 (11.41%) Hyper-V
4 41 (6.88%) XenApp
5 31 (5.20%) vSphere
6 23 (3.86%) XenDesktop
7 21 (3.52%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.68%) Xen
8 16 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (2.52%) ProxySG
10 14 (2.35%) NFS
11 13 (2.18%) vCloud
12 12 (2.01%) SRDF
13 10 (1.68%) XenServer
14 9 (1.51%) KVM
14 9 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (1.01%) PowerHA
17 3 (0.50%) Docker
18 2 (0.34%) LXC
Systems Management
1 26 (4.36%) SCCM
2 20 (3.36%) Puppet
3 16 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.52%) SCOM
5 11 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 11 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (1.85%) Control-M
5 11 (1.85%) BladeLogic
6 10 (1.68%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.01%) Ansible
8 4 (0.67%) Salt
8 4 (0.67%) EMC VPLEX
8 4 (0.67%) OpenView
9 3 (0.50%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.34%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.17%) Nagios
11 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 196 (32.89%) VMware
2 152 (25.50%) Oracle
3 130 (21.81%) Microsoft
4 122 (20.47%) Cisco
5 86 (14.43%) Citrix
6 67 (11.24%) IBM
7 63 (10.57%) NetApp
8 55 (9.23%) HP
9 47 (7.89%) CheckPoint
10 40 (6.71%) EMC
11 33 (5.54%) Intel
12 29 (4.87%) SAP
12 29 (4.87%) Symantec
13 26 (4.36%) Red Hat
14 21 (3.52%) Juniper
15 18 (3.02%) Nortel
15 18 (3.02%) Nokia
16 17 (2.85%) Avaya
16 17 (2.85%) Brocade
16 17 (2.85%) Blue Coat
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