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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Solution Architect
UK / England
Rank 521 528 539
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 44 67 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 26
Median daily rate £519 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £395 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -7 18 £594 +18.75% 3
South East +10 7 £488 +30.00% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
North East - 4 £423 -
North West +25 2 £500 +8.10%
South West +8 2 £475 +8.57%
East of England -2 1 £385 -14.44% 1
West Midlands -12 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £500 -
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 48 (44.86%) Windows
2 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
3 31 (28.97%) VMware
4 30 (28.04%) Oracle
5 29 (27.10%) Data Centre
6 26 (24.30%) Linux
6 26 (24.30%) WAN
7 25 (23.36%) LAN
7 25 (23.36%) Finance
7 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (21.50%) SQL
9 21 (19.63%) Middleware
10 18 (16.82%) Solaris
10 18 (16.82%) Network Design
11 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (14.95%) Active Directory
12 15 (14.02%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 14 (13.08%) Office 365
13 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
15 12 (11.21%) Banking
15 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared
15 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
16 11 (10.28%) IBM
16 11 (10.28%) SAML
16 11 (10.28%) Matrix Organization
16 11 (10.28%) Private Cloud
16 11 (10.28%) Relational Database
17 10 (9.35%) Office Automation

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 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.54%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.67%) CICS
3 5 (4.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 2 (1.87%) IIS
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.87%) SAS
5 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.08%) Office 365
3 7 (6.54%) PaaS
3 7 (6.54%) SaaS
4 3 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.30%) WAN
2 25 (23.36%) LAN
3 8 (7.48%) Firewall
3 8 (7.48%) SAN
4 7 (6.54%) DNS
5 6 (5.61%) LDAP
6 5 (4.67%) X.509
7 4 (3.74%) NAS
7 4 (3.74%) VoIP
8 3 (2.80%) FCoE
8 3 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.80%) Internet
8 3 (2.80%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.80%) Multicast
8 3 (2.80%) VLAN
8 3 (2.80%) VPN
9 2 (1.87%) HTTP
9 2 (1.87%) MPLS
9 2 (1.87%) PBX
9 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.61%) DB2
3 6 (5.61%) MySQL
3 6 (5.61%) OLTP
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) Big Data
6 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) HBase
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Retail
3 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.63%) Middleware
2 11 (10.28%) SAML
3 5 (4.67%) OAuth
3 5 (4.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.87%) RESTful
5 1 (0.93%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.93%) CSS
5 1 (0.93%) HTML
5 1 (0.93%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.93%) REST
5 1 (0.93%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
5 1 (0.93%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.10%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.28%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.61%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (5.61%) PKI
4 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.67%) Replication
5 4 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.80%) BYOD
6 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.87%) Clustering
7 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.87%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.86%) Windows
2 26 (24.30%) Linux
3 18 (16.82%) Solaris
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.54%) AIX
6 7 (6.54%) Unix
7 5 (4.67%) SUSE
7 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.67%) zOS
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) Network Design
2 15 (14.02%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.28%) Matrix Organization
5 10 (9.35%) Migration
5 10 (9.35%) Office Automation
6 9 (8.41%) Benchmarking
6 9 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.41%) High Availability
6 9 (8.41%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (8.41%) Presales
7 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.48%) Security Architecture
8 7 (6.54%) Feasibility Study
8 7 (6.54%) Network Architecture
8 7 (6.54%) Open Source
8 7 (6.54%) TOGAF
9 6 (5.61%) DevOps
9 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.61%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) SQL
2 8 (7.48%) Java
3 3 (2.80%) C
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared
1 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) CCNA
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.93%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.93%) MCSE
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (14.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.74%) vSphere
5 3 (2.80%) KVM
5 3 (2.80%) NFS
5 3 (2.80%) SRDF
5 3 (2.80%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.80%) Xen
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.87%) vCloud
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) SCCM
2 6 (5.61%) OpenView
2 6 (5.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.93%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.93%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.97%) VMware
3 30 (28.04%) Oracle
4 11 (10.28%) IBM
5 10 (9.35%) Cisco
6 9 (8.41%) Intel
7 7 (6.54%) NetApp
8 6 (5.61%) BMC
8 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.61%) Sun
9 5 (4.67%) HP
10 4 (3.74%) EMC
11 3 (2.80%) Citrix
12 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.87%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.87%) Micro Focus
12 2 (1.87%) Splunk
13 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
13 1 (0.93%) VocaLink
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