The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 515 505 532
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 38 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.088% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.096% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 19
Average daily rate
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£500 £545 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +19.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £500 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44352 42929 48944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.62% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25712 27833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1990 2512
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.22 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +14 23 £500 -13.04% 5
South East -6 7 £610 +67.12%
East of England -23 3 £450 -14.28% 1
South West -27 2 £538 +110.15%
Yorkshire -3 1 £450 -10.00% 1
North West - - - -
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
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Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 32 (45.07%) Windows
2 24 (33.80%) Finance
3 19 (26.76%) Linux
3 19 (26.76%) VMware
4 17 (23.94%) SAN
5 16 (22.54%) ITIL
6 15 (21.13%) Oracle
6 15 (21.13%) Service Delivery
7 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (18.31%) UNIX
9 11 (15.49%) Migration
10 10 (14.08%) SQL
10 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
11 9 (12.68%) IBM
11 9 (12.68%) HP
11 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.27%) Citrix
13 7 (9.86%) AIX
13 7 (9.86%) EMC
13 7 (9.86%) Service Management
13 7 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (9.86%) Banking
14 6 (8.45%) SAP
14 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
14 6 (8.45%) LAN
14 6 (8.45%) WAN
14 6 (8.45%) Middleware
14 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (8.45%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.41%) Liferay
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Lync
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (8.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.82%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.82%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) RMDS
2 1 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) PaaS
2 3 (4.23%) IaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Office 365
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) SAN
2 6 (8.45%) LAN
2 6 (8.45%) WAN
3 4 (5.63%) SNMP
3 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) VLAN
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.41%) SSL
5 1 (1.41%) VPN
5 1 (1.41%) SMTP
5 1 (1.41%) DHCP
5 1 (1.41%) FTP
5 1 (1.41%) HTTP
5 1 (1.41%) Multicast
5 1 (1.41%) MPLS
5 1 (1.41%) OSPF
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security
5 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Big Data
3 2 (2.82%) DB2
3 2 (2.82%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.41%) QlikView
4 1 (1.41%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) HBase
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Publishing
4 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) OLE
2 2 (2.82%) Java EE
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) XSLT
3 1 (1.41%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Replication
2 5 (7.04%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.82%) FMCG
4 2 (2.82%) Open Source
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Linux
3 13 (18.31%) UNIX
4 7 (9.86%) AIX
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Solaris
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.82%) SUSE
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Service Delivery
3 11 (15.49%) Migration
4 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.86%) Service Management
5 7 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (8.45%) Change Management
6 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.23%) Project Management
9 3 (4.23%) CRM
9 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.23%) Release Management
9 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) CCNP
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 2 (2.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.41%) QA
4 1 (1.41%) Basel III
4 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.63%) XenApp
4 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.82%) SRDF
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.41%) KVM
6 1 (1.41%) NFS
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.41%) Xen
6 1 (1.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) VMware
2 15 (21.13%) Oracle
3 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.68%) HP
4 9 (12.68%) IBM
5 8 (11.27%) Citrix
6 7 (9.86%) EMC
7 6 (8.45%) SAP
8 5 (7.04%) Cisco
8 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.23%) Sybase
9 3 (4.23%) NetApp
9 3 (4.23%) Symantec
10 1 (1.41%) Teradata
10 1 (1.41%) Brocade
10 1 (1.41%) DataSynapse
10 1 (1.41%) 29West
10 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.41%) JBoss
10 1 (1.41%) Cognos
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago