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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
UK / England
Rank 319 330 327
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 258 307 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 176 177
Median daily rate £535 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £641 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.18%

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
38923 45199 45004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25520 29485 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1530 1806
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +14 141 £540 +8.00% 14
South East -6 40 £535 -0.46% 6
North West +25 24 £550 +18.91% 1
East of England +7 17 £600 +7.86%
Yorkshire +20 11 £425 -10.52% 3
North East -3 8 £445 -
South West +5 5 £475 +5.55% 2
East Midlands +2 5 £560 +17.89% 3
West Midlands -8 4 £488 +8.33% 1
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 246 (43.77%) Windows
2 184 (32.74%) VMware
3 135 (24.02%) Microsoft
4 132 (23.49%) Data Centre
5 119 (21.17%) Linux
6 114 (20.28%) Active Directory
7 110 (19.57%) Security Cleared
8 109 (19.40%) WAN
9 105 (18.68%) LAN
10 103 (18.33%) Cisco
11 99 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 99 (17.62%) TOGAF
12 93 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
13 87 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 85 (15.12%) SC Cleared
15 84 (14.95%) Finance
16 81 (14.41%) Windows Server
17 78 (13.88%) SQL
18 77 (13.70%) Oracle
18 77 (13.70%) Migration
19 74 (13.17%) Network Design
20 67 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
20 67 (11.92%) ITIL
21 65 (11.57%) DNS
22 63 (11.21%) SQL Server
22 63 (11.21%) Office 365
23 61 (10.85%) Citrix
24 60 (10.68%) IaaS
25 59 (10.50%) Firewall
26 53 (9.43%) MS Excel

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 25 (4.45%) Apache
2 23 (4.09%) WebSphere
3 17 (3.02%) IIS
3 17 (3.02%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.67%) JBoss
4 15 (2.67%) MS Exchange
5 14 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.14%) Oracle Coherence
7 10 (1.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (1.78%) Skype for Business
8 9 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (1.60%) DataSynapse
9 7 (1.25%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.53%) Confluence
12 3 (0.53%) Drupal
12 3 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 53 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.07%) MS Office
4 5 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (4.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.53%) Magento
4 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 93 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (11.21%) Office 365
4 60 (10.68%) IaaS
5 53 (9.43%) PaaS
6 29 (5.16%) SaaS
7 14 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.71%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.53%) Heroku
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (19.40%) WAN
2 105 (18.68%) LAN
3 65 (11.57%) DNS
4 59 (10.50%) Firewall
5 34 (6.05%) VPN
6 31 (5.52%) MPLS
6 31 (5.52%) SAN
7 28 (4.98%) Network Security
8 27 (4.80%) DHCP
9 23 (4.09%) Internet
10 19 (3.38%) TCP/IP
11 17 (3.02%) NAS
11 17 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (2.85%) iSCSI
13 15 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (2.49%) VoIP
15 13 (2.31%) HTTP
15 13 (2.31%) LDAP
16 11 (1.96%) FCoE
17 10 (1.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.58%) Hadoop
3 35 (6.23%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.02%) DB2
5 16 (2.85%) Big Data
6 15 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.78%) HBase
9 9 (1.60%) MySQL
9 9 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.25%) IBM BigInsights
11 7 (1.25%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.25%) Neo4j
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.36%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (3.02%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.96%) JIRA
3 7 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.07%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.89%) Ant
5 5 (0.89%) Subversion
6 2 (0.36%) JMeter
6 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 84 (14.95%) Finance
2 42 (7.47%) Banking
3 33 (5.87%) Retail
4 11 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.07%) Advertising
6 5 (0.89%) Law
6 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.71%) Back Office
7 4 (0.71%) Billing
7 4 (0.71%) Front Office
7 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.71%) Marketing
8 3 (0.53%) Publishing
9 2 (0.36%) Electronics
9 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.47%) Middleware
2 15 (2.67%) SAML
3 13 (2.31%) Web Services
4 12 (2.14%) HTML
5 10 (1.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 9 (1.60%) OAuth
6 9 (1.60%) Rendezvous
6 9 (1.60%) XML
6 9 (1.60%) XSLT
7 6 (1.07%) .NET
7 6 (1.07%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (0.71%) CSS
8 4 (0.71%) SOAP
8 4 (0.71%) Velocity
9 3 (0.53%) CSS3
9 3 (0.53%) HTML5
9 3 (0.53%) REST
9 3 (0.53%) Spring
9 3 (0.53%) Spring Boot
9 3 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 132 (23.49%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.69%) Private Cloud
3 30 (5.34%) PKI
4 21 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.02%) Public Cloud
6 16 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.42%) Clustering
9 8 (1.42%) Replication
10 7 (1.25%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.07%) FMCG
11 6 (1.07%) NHS
11 6 (1.07%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.53%) FlexPod
13 3 (0.53%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.53%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 246 (43.77%) Windows
2 119 (21.17%) Linux
3 81 (14.41%) Windows Server
4 40 (7.12%) Unix
5 39 (6.94%) Solaris
6 36 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (4.45%) AIX
9 22 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (3.74%) Windows 10
11 16 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (2.14%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.89%) SUSE
14 4 (0.71%) HPUX
15 3 (0.53%) zOS
16 2 (0.36%) CentOS
16 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (17.62%) TOGAF
2 77 (13.70%) Migration
3 74 (13.17%) Network Design
4 67 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (11.92%) ITIL
5 48 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (8.01%) DevOps
7 34 (6.05%) Service Management
8 33 (5.87%) Enterprise Architecture
9 32 (5.69%) Project Management
9 32 (5.69%) Technical Architecture
10 29 (5.16%) E-Commerce
11 28 (4.98%) Network Architecture
12 27 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (4.80%) High Availability
13 25 (4.45%) Load Balancing
14 24 (4.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 21 (3.74%) Matrix Organization
16 19 (3.38%) ITIL V3
17 18 (3.20%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 78 (13.88%) SQL
2 33 (5.87%) Java
3 24 (4.27%) C
4 13 (2.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.96%) Python
6 8 (1.42%) Ruby
7 7 (1.25%) PHP
8 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.36%) C++
9 2 (0.36%) Clojure
9 2 (0.36%) Perl
9 2 (0.36%) Scala
10 1 (0.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 110 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 85 (15.12%) SC Cleared
3 52 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (7.65%) MCSE
6 40 (7.12%) CCIE
7 37 (6.58%) Degree
8 17 (3.02%) CCNP
9 15 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.31%) CCNA
11 12 (2.14%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.78%) PMP
13 7 (1.25%) MCSA
14 5 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.89%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.71%) MCSD
15 4 (0.71%) MCTS
16 3 (0.53%) AWS Certification
16 3 (0.53%) CCA
16 3 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.20%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.60%) QA
3 7 (1.25%) PA-DSS
4 5 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.89%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.71%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 114 (20.28%) Active Directory
2 99 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (6.23%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.74%) vSphere
5 17 (3.02%) Docker
6 14 (2.49%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.31%) XenApp
8 12 (2.14%) KVM
8 12 (2.14%) vCloud
8 12 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.96%) NFS
9 11 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (1.96%) SRDF
9 11 (1.96%) Xen
10 9 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.25%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (5.69%) SCCM
2 29 (5.16%) Puppet
3 20 (3.56%) Ansible
4 18 (3.20%) SCOM
5 16 (2.85%) Microsoft Intune
6 15 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (2.31%) ZABBIX
8 10 (1.78%) Kubernetes
9 9 (1.60%) Terraform
10 7 (1.25%) Packer
11 6 (1.07%) Consul
11 6 (1.07%) Rsyslog
11 6 (1.07%) yum
12 4 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.71%) Control-M
12 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.71%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.71%) vRealize
13 3 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 184 (32.74%) VMware
2 135 (24.02%) Microsoft
3 103 (18.33%) Cisco
4 77 (13.70%) Oracle
5 61 (10.85%) Citrix
6 41 (7.30%) Red Hat
7 40 (7.12%) IBM
8 37 (6.58%) NetApp
9 28 (4.98%) EMC
10 19 (3.38%) HP
10 19 (3.38%) Intel
11 17 (3.02%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.49%) Splunk
13 13 (2.31%) AppDynamics
14 12 (2.14%) Atlassian
15 10 (1.78%) CA
15 10 (1.78%) F5
16 9 (1.60%) Sybase
16 9 (1.60%) TIBCO
17 7 (1.25%) SAP
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