The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Infrastructure Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 522 536 542
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 90 77 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 59 29
Median daily rate £488 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £408 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £463
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -
Infrastructure Solutions 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
48564 48799 47642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32040 30125 29587
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1958 1985
Median 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 £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect across the England region.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect across the England region.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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 -15 40 £500 -4.76% 2
South East +4 25 £471 -12.32% 2
North West -4 9 £450 -5.26%
Yorkshire +1 7 £525 +21.73% 2
South West -2 3 £550 +15.78%
West Midlands -11 3 - -
East of England -8 2 - -
North East - 2 £420 -
Midlands -5 1 - -
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 50 (31.45%) Data Centre
2 46 (28.93%) VMware
3 44 (27.67%) Windows
4 41 (25.79%) Linux
5 35 (22.01%) TOGAF
6 34 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (21.38%) Finance
7 33 (20.75%) SAN
7 33 (20.75%) Active Directory
8 27 (16.98%) Microsoft
9 25 (15.72%) Unix
10 24 (15.09%) Firewall
11 23 (14.47%) Oracle
11 23 (14.47%) NAS
12 21 (13.21%) Migration
13 19 (11.95%) ITIL
13 19 (11.95%) IBM
13 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
14 18 (11.32%) SQL Server
14 18 (11.32%) Enterprise Storage
14 18 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (10.69%) Re-Platforming
15 17 (10.69%) SQL
15 17 (10.69%) LAN
15 17 (10.69%) Citrix
15 17 (10.69%) Middleware
15 17 (10.69%) Hyper-V
15 17 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (10.69%) Banking
16 15 (9.43%) Retail

Infrastructure Solutions 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 10 (6.29%) Tomcat
1 10 (6.29%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.66%) IIS
3 8 (5.03%) JBoss
4 6 (3.77%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.14%) Apache
5 5 (3.14%) Captiva
5 5 (3.14%) Documentum
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.14%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.89%) CICS
7 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.63%) CMS
9 1 (0.63%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.40%) IaaS
2 7 (4.40%) SaaS
3 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.52%) PaaS
5 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.63%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.75%) SAN
2 24 (15.09%) Firewall
3 23 (14.47%) NAS
4 17 (10.69%) LAN
5 15 (9.43%) WAN
6 8 (5.03%) Network Security
7 5 (3.14%) FCoE
7 5 (3.14%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (3.14%) HTTP
7 5 (3.14%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.14%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.52%) Internet
8 4 (2.52%) Multicast
9 3 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.89%) Converged Networks
9 3 (1.89%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.89%) OSPF
9 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.89%) VLAN
10 2 (1.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.77%) DB2
3 6 (3.77%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.14%) HBase
5 3 (1.89%) MySQL
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (21.38%) Finance
2 17 (10.69%) Banking
3 15 (9.43%) Retail
4 13 (8.18%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.89%) Publishing
6 2 (1.26%) Back Office
6 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.26%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) Middleware
2 8 (5.03%) Web Services
3 4 (2.52%) HTML
3 4 (2.52%) Rendezvous
3 4 (2.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (2.52%) XML
3 4 (2.52%) XSLT
4 3 (1.89%) .NET
5 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.63%) COM
5 1 (0.63%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (31.45%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.32%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (6.29%) New Media
4 7 (4.40%) FMCG
5 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.14%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.52%) IPTV
7 4 (2.52%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.89%) BBC
8 3 (1.89%) iDTV
8 3 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.89%) Replication
8 3 (1.89%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.89%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.26%) RIA
10 1 (0.63%) CESG
10 1 (0.63%) CMDB
10 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.67%) Windows
2 41 (25.79%) Linux
3 25 (15.72%) Unix
4 12 (7.55%) AIX
4 12 (7.55%) Solaris
5 10 (6.29%) Windows Server
6 9 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.77%) SUSE
9 5 (3.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.52%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.89%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.89%) zOS
12 1 (0.63%) Android
12 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.01%) TOGAF
2 21 (13.21%) Migration
3 19 (11.95%) ITIL
4 18 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.69%) Re-Platforming
6 13 (8.18%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (8.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (8.18%) SOA
7 12 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.66%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.03%) Capacity Management
10 8 (5.03%) Change Management
10 8 (5.03%) DevOps
10 8 (5.03%) Network Management
11 7 (4.40%) Project Management
12 6 (3.77%) ERP
12 6 (3.77%) Network Design
13 5 (3.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.69%) SQL
2 14 (8.81%) Java
3 5 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.26%) C#
6 1 (0.63%) C++
6 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.63%) PHP
6 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.52%) CCNA
4 4 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.89%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.89%) CCNP
5 3 (1.89%) Degree
5 3 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.26%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) COBIT
2 3 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 34 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (20.75%) Active Directory
3 17 (10.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.40%) vSphere
5 7 (4.40%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.14%) NFS
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (3.14%) SRDF
6 5 (3.14%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.52%) KVM
7 4 (2.52%) Terminal Server
7 4 (2.52%) Xen
7 4 (2.52%) XenApp
8 3 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) SCCM
2 5 (3.14%) SCOM
3 4 (2.52%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.89%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.26%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.63%) OpenView
6 1 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (28.93%) VMware
2 27 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.47%) Oracle
4 19 (11.95%) IBM
5 17 (10.69%) Citrix
6 14 (8.81%) EMC
7 13 (8.18%) Red Hat
8 12 (7.55%) Cisco
8 12 (7.55%) NetApp
9 9 (5.66%) HP
10 8 (5.03%) Intel
11 5 (3.14%) Pega
11 5 (3.14%) Sybase
11 5 (3.14%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.52%) DataSynapse
13 3 (1.89%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.89%) Arqiva
13 3 (1.89%) Ericsson
13 3 (1.89%) SAP
13 3 (1.89%) Virgin Media
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago