The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 529 513 571
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +58
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 44 58 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.12% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.13% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 6
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£550 £525 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £387 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47442 44830 50194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.03% 92.84% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29510 27391 28804
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1899 1942 2459
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.03 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 16 September 2014.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 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 +19 28 £550 +1.14% 2
South East -8 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 37 (45.68%) Windows
2 34 (41.98%) Linux
3 28 (34.57%) Finance
4 26 (32.10%) VMware
5 25 (30.86%) Oracle
6 23 (28.40%) SAN
7 19 (23.46%) SQL
8 15 (18.52%) ITIL
9 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database
10 13 (16.05%) UNIX
10 13 (16.05%) Service Delivery
10 13 (16.05%) Middleware
11 12 (14.81%) Migration
11 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (13.58%) Solaris
13 10 (12.35%) IBM
13 10 (12.35%) LAN
13 10 (12.35%) WAN
13 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.35%) Banking
13 10 (12.35%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
15 8 (9.88%) SAP
15 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
15 8 (9.88%) HP
15 8 (9.88%) WebSphere
15 8 (9.88%) Hadoop
15 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
16 7 (8.64%) F5
16 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.88%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.70%) IIS
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.23%) Liferay
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.47%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.47%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.47%) RMDS
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.17%) PaaS
1 5 (6.17%) IaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) SAN
2 10 (12.35%) LAN
2 10 (12.35%) WAN
3 5 (6.17%) SNMP
4 4 (4.94%) Firewall
5 3 (3.70%) VLAN
5 3 (3.70%) NAS
6 2 (2.47%) FCoE
6 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.47%) Multicast
6 2 (2.47%) HTTP
6 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.23%) VPN
7 1 (1.23%) DNS
7 1 (1.23%) SSL
7 1 (1.23%) SMTP
7 1 (1.23%) DHCP
7 1 (1.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.88%) Hadoop
3 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.70%) Big Data
6 3 (3.70%) MySQL
7 2 (2.47%) HBase
7 2 (2.47%) DB2
7 2 (2.47%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.23%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) QlikView
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) OLTP
8 1 (1.23%) MarkLogic
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Publishing
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) Middleware
2 2 (2.47%) Java EE
2 2 (2.47%) HTML
2 2 (2.47%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) XML
2 2 (2.47%) XSLT
2 2 (2.47%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Replication
2 3 (3.70%) Clustering
2 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.70%) FMCG
2 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Open Source
4 1 (1.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.23%) Derivative
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Windows
2 34 (41.98%) Linux
3 13 (16.05%) UNIX
4 11 (13.58%) Solaris
5 7 (8.64%) AIX
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Service Delivery
3 12 (14.81%) Migration
4 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.41%) Change Management
6 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.17%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.70%) Project Management
9 3 (3.70%) CRM
9 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.70%) Release Management
9 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.70%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.23%) Basel II
3 1 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.47%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.47%) Xen
5 2 (2.47%) NFS
5 2 (2.47%) XenApp
5 2 (2.47%) SRDF
5 2 (2.47%) KVM
6 1 (1.23%) vSphere
6 1 (1.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) SCCM
1 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) VMware
2 25 (30.86%) Oracle
3 10 (12.35%) IBM
4 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) HP
4 8 (9.88%) SAP
5 7 (8.64%) Citrix
5 7 (8.64%) F5
6 6 (7.41%) Cisco
7 5 (6.17%) EMC
8 4 (4.94%) Sybase
9 3 (3.70%) NetApp
9 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.47%) Intel
10 2 (2.47%) DataSynapse
10 2 (2.47%) 29West
11 1 (1.23%) Tableau
11 1 (1.23%) Teradata
11 1 (1.23%) Symantec
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