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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 564 565 537
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 71 64 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 48
Median daily rate £525 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £356 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £598 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -1 33 £575 +9.52% 3
Yorkshire +16 13 £525 - 2
South East -4 9 £475 +5.55%
North West +5 4 £400 +1.58%
North East - 3 £470 -
East of England +14 2 £625 +13.63%
South West +9 2 £500 -9.17% 1
East Midlands -2 2 £450 - 2
West Midlands -33 2 £500 -13.04% 1
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
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Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 69 (41.57%) VMware
2 60 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (35.54%) Windows
4 55 (33.13%) Linux
5 49 (29.52%) Oracle
6 45 (27.11%) SQL
7 43 (25.90%) SQL Server
7 43 (25.90%) Data Centre
8 38 (22.89%) Solaris
9 37 (22.29%) Active Directory
10 35 (21.08%) Middleware
10 35 (21.08%) Microsoft
11 34 (20.48%) LAN
12 33 (19.88%) WAN
13 32 (19.28%) Finance
14 30 (18.07%) Banking
14 30 (18.07%) IBM
15 28 (16.87%) SAN
15 28 (16.87%) TOGAF
16 27 (16.27%) Hyper-V
17 25 (15.06%) Unix
18 23 (13.86%) Cisco
18 23 (13.86%) Intel
18 23 (13.86%) Security Cleared
19 22 (13.25%) AIX
20 21 (12.65%) Firewall
20 21 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
20 21 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (11.45%) SC Cleared
21 19 (11.45%) Performance Tuning

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 12 (7.23%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.02%) CICS
2 10 (6.02%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (4.82%) Apache
3 8 (4.82%) IIS
3 8 (4.82%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (4.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.01%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.41%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.81%) JBoss
6 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.60%) CMS
7 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.02%) SaaS
3 9 (5.42%) IaaS
4 7 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.22%) PaaS
5 4 (2.41%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.48%) LAN
2 33 (19.88%) WAN
3 28 (16.87%) SAN
4 21 (12.65%) Firewall
5 17 (10.24%) NAS
6 15 (9.04%) Multicast
7 13 (7.83%) FCoE
7 13 (7.83%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (7.83%) iSCSI
8 12 (7.23%) DNS
9 8 (4.82%) HTTP
10 5 (3.01%) Internet
10 5 (3.01%) Network Security
10 5 (3.01%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.41%) VoIP
11 4 (2.41%) VPN
12 3 (1.81%) Converged Networks
12 3 (1.81%) DHCP
12 3 (1.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.04%) Hadoop
3 14 (8.43%) DB2
4 9 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.82%) HBase
6 7 (4.22%) Big Data
6 7 (4.22%) MySQL
7 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.41%) OLTP
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.81%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (19.28%) Finance
2 30 (18.07%) Banking
3 15 (9.04%) Retail
4 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.41%) Publishing
6 3 (1.81%) Back Office
7 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Military
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.08%) Middleware
2 11 (6.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (5.42%) HTML
3 9 (5.42%) XML
3 9 (5.42%) XSLT
4 8 (4.82%) Rendezvous
5 4 (2.41%) SAML
6 2 (1.20%) .NET
6 2 (1.20%) RESTful
6 2 (1.20%) Web Services
7 1 (0.60%) COM
7 1 (0.60%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.90%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.02%) Replication
3 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (3.01%) FMCG
3 5 (3.01%) PKI
3 5 (3.01%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.41%) BYOD
4 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.41%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.81%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.81%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (1.81%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.20%) BBC
6 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.20%) IPTV
6 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.20%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.54%) Windows
2 55 (33.13%) Linux
3 38 (22.89%) Solaris
4 25 (15.06%) Unix
5 22 (13.25%) AIX
6 18 (10.84%) Windows Server
7 14 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (6.63%) SUSE
8 11 (6.63%) zOS
9 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.60%) CentOS
13 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.87%) TOGAF
2 21 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (10.84%) Migration
5 17 (10.24%) Benchmarking
5 17 (10.24%) ITIL
6 15 (9.04%) Network Design
7 14 (8.43%) High Availability
8 13 (7.83%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (7.83%) Feasibility Study
9 11 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.02%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.02%) SOA
10 10 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (5.42%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (5.42%) Network Architecture
11 9 (5.42%) Project Management
12 8 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.82%) Presales
13 7 (4.22%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.11%) SQL
2 18 (10.84%) Java
3 10 (6.02%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.20%) C#
5 1 (0.60%) C
5 1 (0.60%) C++
5 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
5 1 (0.60%) Python
5 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.42%) Degree
4 4 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.81%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.20%) CCNA
6 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.60%) CCNP
7 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) COBIT
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
System Software
1 60 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (22.29%) Active Directory
3 27 (16.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.43%) KVM
4 14 (8.43%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (7.83%) NFS
5 13 (7.83%) SRDF
5 13 (7.83%) Xen
6 11 (6.63%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.22%) vSphere
8 4 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.41%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.41%) XenApp
8 4 (2.41%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) SCCM
2 7 (4.22%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.41%) OpenView
3 4 (2.41%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.81%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (41.57%) VMware
2 49 (29.52%) Oracle
3 35 (21.08%) Microsoft
4 30 (18.07%) IBM
5 23 (13.86%) Cisco
5 23 (13.86%) Intel
6 18 (10.84%) Citrix
7 16 (9.64%) HP
7 16 (9.64%) NetApp
8 14 (8.43%) EMC
9 11 (6.63%) Red Hat
10 9 (5.42%) TIBCO
11 8 (4.82%) Bloomberg
11 8 (4.82%) DataSynapse
11 8 (4.82%) Sybase
12 6 (3.61%) Dell
12 6 (3.61%) Reuters
12 6 (3.61%) Splunk
13 5 (3.01%) Hortonworks
14 4 (2.41%) 3PAR
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