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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 535 551 527
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 90 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 41
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £420 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £494 £525
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
46717 48225 45605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30823 30939 28425
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1834 1871
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +11 38 £500 -8.67% 2
South East +11 26 £463 -5.12%
Yorkshire +8 8 £525 +23.52% 2
North West -10 5 £456 -13.09%
West Midlands -24 4 £500 -18.36% 1
South West -6 3 £538 +10.25%
North East - 3 £500 -
East Midlands +7 2 - - 1
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 58 (36.71%) VMware
2 51 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (32.28%) Linux
3 50 (31.65%) Windows
4 42 (26.58%) Data Centre
5 37 (23.42%) Oracle
5 37 (23.42%) SQL Server
6 34 (21.52%) LAN
6 34 (21.52%) SAN
7 32 (20.25%) WAN
7 32 (20.25%) TOGAF
8 31 (19.62%) Finance
9 30 (18.99%) Active Directory
9 30 (18.99%) SQL
10 29 (18.35%) Hyper-V
11 28 (17.72%) Banking
11 28 (17.72%) Middleware
12 27 (17.09%) Microsoft
13 26 (16.46%) Solaris
14 25 (15.82%) Cisco
14 25 (15.82%) IBM
15 24 (15.19%) Unix
16 23 (14.56%) NAS
17 21 (13.29%) Security Cleared
17 21 (13.29%) NetApp
17 21 (13.29%) EMC
17 21 (13.29%) Intel
18 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (12.03%) Java
19 19 (12.03%) 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 16 (10.13%) WebSphere
2 15 (9.49%) IIS
3 14 (8.86%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.59%) Apache
4 12 (7.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (6.96%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (3.80%) CICS
6 6 (3.80%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (3.16%) JBoss
8 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.53%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.27%) Captiva
10 2 (1.27%) Documentum
10 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.63%) CMS
11 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.43%) IaaS
2 7 (4.43%) SaaS
3 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.16%) PaaS
5 4 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.63%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.52%) LAN
1 34 (21.52%) SAN
2 32 (20.25%) WAN
3 23 (14.56%) NAS
4 17 (10.76%) Firewall
5 15 (9.49%) FCoE
5 15 (9.49%) Fibre Channel
5 15 (9.49%) iSCSI
5 15 (9.49%) Multicast
6 12 (7.59%) HTTP
7 7 (4.43%) Network Security
8 5 (3.16%) DNS
9 4 (2.53%) Internet
9 4 (2.53%) OSPF
9 4 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.90%) Converged Networks
10 3 (1.90%) DHCP
10 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.49%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.59%) HBase
4 10 (6.33%) DB2
5 9 (5.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.53%) Big Data
6 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.90%) MySQL
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (19.62%) Finance
2 28 (17.72%) Banking
3 18 (11.39%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.86%) Retail
5 4 (2.53%) Publishing
6 3 (1.90%) Back Office
7 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Military
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.72%) Middleware
2 12 (7.59%) HTML
2 12 (7.59%) XML
2 12 (7.59%) XSLT
3 11 (6.96%) Rendezvous
4 8 (5.06%) Web Services
5 7 (4.43%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.27%) .NET
7 1 (0.63%) COM
7 1 (0.63%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.80%) Replication
5 5 (3.16%) FMCG
5 5 (3.16%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.90%) IPTV
6 3 (1.90%) New Media
6 3 (1.90%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.90%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (1.90%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.90%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.27%) BBC
7 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.27%) RIA
8 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (32.28%) Linux
2 50 (31.65%) Windows
3 26 (16.46%) Solaris
4 24 (15.19%) Unix
5 16 (10.13%) AIX
6 12 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.33%) SUSE
7 10 (6.33%) Windows Server
7 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (4.43%) zOS
10 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.63%) CentOS
12 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.25%) TOGAF
2 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.03%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (11.39%) ITIL
4 18 (11.39%) Migration
5 15 (9.49%) Benchmarking
6 14 (8.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (6.96%) Network Design
8 11 (6.96%) SOA
9 10 (6.33%) DevOps
9 10 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.06%) Matrix Organization
10 8 (5.06%) Project Management
10 8 (5.06%) Re-Platforming
11 7 (4.43%) Network Management
11 7 (4.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (3.80%) Change Management
12 6 (3.80%) High Availability
12 6 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.99%) SQL
2 19 (12.03%) Java
3 13 (8.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.27%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) C
5 1 (0.63%) C++
5 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.63%) PHP
5 1 (0.63%) Python
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.49%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.43%) Degree
4 4 (2.53%) CCNP
4 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.90%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.90%) CCNA
5 3 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.27%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) COBIT
2 3 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 51 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (18.99%) Active Directory
3 29 (18.35%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.49%) KVM
4 15 (9.49%) NFS
4 15 (9.49%) SRDF
5 14 (8.86%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (8.86%) Xen
6 7 (4.43%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.43%) vSphere
7 5 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.53%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.53%) XenApp
8 4 (2.53%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) SCCM
2 4 (2.53%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.90%) SCOM
3 3 (1.90%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.27%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.63%) Puppet
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (36.71%) VMware
2 37 (23.42%) Oracle
3 27 (17.09%) Microsoft
4 25 (15.82%) Cisco
4 25 (15.82%) IBM
5 21 (13.29%) EMC
5 21 (13.29%) Intel
5 21 (13.29%) NetApp
6 17 (10.76%) Citrix
7 13 (8.23%) Red Hat
8 12 (7.59%) Sybase
8 12 (7.59%) TIBCO
9 11 (6.96%) DataSynapse
10 10 (6.33%) HP
11 5 (3.16%) Dell
12 4 (2.53%) Bloomberg
13 3 (1.90%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.90%) Ericsson
14 2 (1.27%) Juniper
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