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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 308 303 337
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +34
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 305 282 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.63% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 182 148
Average daily rate
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£490 £466 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £41.53 £47.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.57 £47.50 £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.49 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +5.55%
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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 0 153 £525 +5.00% 20
South East +8 47 £475 +5.55%
South West -17 23 £517 +70.70% 1
West Midlands +4 22 £475 +11.76%
East of England -14 20 £475 -7.31%
Yorkshire +12 17 £400 -23.80% 3
North West -25 12 £433 +8.12% 5
Midlands - 4 £450 -
Infrastructure Architect
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Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 218 (41.21%) Windows
2 188 (35.54%) VMware
3 151 (28.54%) Finance
4 141 (26.65%) Linux
5 128 (24.20%) SAN
6 116 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 114 (21.55%) Oracle
8 107 (20.23%) Microsoft
9 88 (16.64%) SQL
10 87 (16.45%) Cisco
10 87 (16.45%) Active Directory
11 80 (15.12%) Migration
12 74 (13.99%) Citrix
13 73 (13.80%) UNIX
14 68 (12.85%) Hyper-V
14 68 (12.85%) TOGAF
15 60 (11.34%) Firewall
16 58 (10.96%) HP
17 57 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
18 55 (10.40%) LAN
18 55 (10.40%) WAN
19 50 (9.45%) IBM
19 50 (9.45%) Middleware
19 50 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 49 (9.26%) MS Excel
20 49 (9.26%) SQL Server
21 48 (9.07%) EMC
22 47 (8.88%) ITIL
22 47 (8.88%) Solaris
23 45 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (6.43%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.16%) IIS
4 21 (3.97%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.59%) Lync
6 18 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.40%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.89%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.76%) Apache
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.57%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.57%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.73%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) MS Office
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.57%) RMDS
4 2 (0.38%) Magento
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.84%) IaaS
2 14 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.46%) PaaS
4 11 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.89%) SaaS
5 10 (1.89%) Office 365
6 4 (0.76%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 128 (24.20%) SAN
2 60 (11.34%) Firewall
3 55 (10.40%) LAN
3 55 (10.40%) WAN
4 36 (6.81%) DNS
5 32 (6.05%) NAS
6 30 (5.67%) TCP/IP
7 28 (5.29%) DHCP
8 27 (5.10%) VPN
9 20 (3.78%) Wireless
10 14 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (2.65%) VLAN
10 14 (2.65%) IPsec
11 13 (2.46%) Internet
11 13 (2.46%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (2.27%) MPLS
12 12 (2.27%) OSPF
13 11 (2.08%) Intranet
14 9 (1.70%) BGP
15 8 (1.51%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.56%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.65%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
5 11 (2.08%) DB2
6 10 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (1.70%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.70%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.51%) MySQL
8 8 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.32%) Big Data
9 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (0.57%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.19%) Introscope
2 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.19%) Maven
2 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 151 (28.54%) Finance
2 39 (7.37%) Banking
3 21 (3.97%) Retail
4 17 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.70%) Automotive
7 6 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.95%) Advertising
8 5 (0.95%) Publishing
8 5 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.95%) Marketing
9 4 (0.76%) Back Office
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.57%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.45%) Middleware
2 12 (2.27%) Web Services
3 11 (2.08%) .NET
4 10 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.76%) HTML
6 3 (0.57%) XSLT
6 3 (0.57%) XML
6 3 (0.57%) J2EE
6 3 (0.57%) Rendezvous
6 3 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.38%) Java EE
7 2 (0.38%) XMPP
7 2 (0.38%) WPF
8 1 (0.19%) XSL
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.19%) CSS
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
8 1 (0.19%) JMS
8 1 (0.19%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.43%) Clustering
2 28 (5.29%) Replication
3 18 (3.40%) Enterprise Storage
3 18 (3.40%) Mainframe
4 9 (1.70%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.70%) Open Source
5 5 (0.95%) Thin Client
5 5 (0.95%) HACMP
5 5 (0.95%) Fat Client
5 5 (0.95%) FMCG
5 5 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (0.95%) Digital Media
5 5 (0.95%) iSeries
6 4 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.57%) FlexPod
7 3 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.38%) DataPower
8 2 (0.38%) Derivative
8 2 (0.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 218 (41.21%) Windows
2 141 (26.65%) Linux
3 73 (13.80%) UNIX
4 50 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (8.88%) Solaris
6 45 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (6.05%) AIX
8 23 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.27%) SUSE
11 10 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (1.70%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.51%) HPUX
14 6 (1.13%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.95%) zOS
15 5 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.57%) OpenVMS
17 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.12%) Migration
2 68 (12.85%) TOGAF
3 57 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (8.88%) ITIL
5 35 (6.62%) Data Protection
6 34 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (6.24%) Enterprise Architecture
8 25 (4.73%) Zachman Framework
8 25 (4.73%) Service Delivery
9 21 (3.97%) SOA
9 21 (3.97%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (3.21%) Service Management
11 16 (3.02%) Asset Management
12 15 (2.84%) Network Design
13 14 (2.65%) BCP
14 13 (2.46%) Load Balancing
15 12 (2.27%) Risk Management
15 12 (2.27%) Business Continuity
16 11 (2.08%) CRM
16 11 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (16.64%) SQL
2 22 (4.16%) Java
3 10 (1.89%) C
4 5 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.57%) VBScript
6 3 (0.57%) VB
7 2 (0.38%) Perl
7 2 (0.38%) C#
8 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.19%) PHP
8 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.19%) VBA
8 1 (0.19%) Python
8 1 (0.19%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.89%) Degree
4 7 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.57%) MCSE
7 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.57%) CCNP
8 2 (0.38%) MCITP
8 2 (0.38%) CCNA
8 2 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) HND
9 1 (0.19%) MCSA
9 1 (0.19%) CCIE
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) CCA
9 1 (0.19%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.13%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.13%) SLA
3 4 (0.76%) COBIT
3 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.57%) QA
5 2 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) Basel II
6 1 (0.19%) Basel III
System Software
1 116 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (16.45%) Active Directory
3 68 (12.85%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.48%) XenApp
5 27 (5.10%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (3.97%) VMware ESX
6 21 (3.97%) vSphere
7 13 (2.46%) Xen
8 9 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.70%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.51%) XenServer
9 8 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.95%) SRDF
11 4 (0.76%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.57%) NFS
12 3 (0.57%) vCloud
12 3 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 40 (7.56%) SCCM
2 16 (3.02%) SCOM
3 14 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.46%) Puppet
5 11 (2.08%) SCOrch
6 8 (1.51%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.13%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.95%) Control-M
8 5 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.95%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.95%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.76%) SCSM
10 3 (0.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (0.38%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.38%) Ansible
11 2 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 188 (35.54%) VMware
2 114 (21.55%) Oracle
3 107 (20.23%) Microsoft
4 87 (16.45%) Cisco
5 74 (13.99%) Citrix
6 58 (10.96%) HP
7 50 (9.45%) IBM
8 48 (9.07%) EMC
9 34 (6.43%) NetApp
10 31 (5.86%) SAP
11 20 (3.78%) Red Hat
12 17 (3.21%) Dell
13 15 (2.84%) Juniper
14 14 (2.65%) Sybase
15 13 (2.46%) F5
16 11 (2.08%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.89%) 3PAR
17 10 (1.89%) Symantec
17 10 (1.89%) BMC
18 9 (1.70%) CA
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