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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 540 492 545
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +53
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 39 59 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.12% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.13% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 7
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£550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £603 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +35.48%
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
47542 44396 47499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.88% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30198 27395 27354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 1931 2369
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 October 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 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 25 £550 -8.33%
South East -12 3 - - 3
South West - 3 £538 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
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Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (41.56%) Windows
1 32 (41.56%) Linux
2 28 (36.36%) VMware
3 23 (29.87%) Oracle
4 22 (28.57%) Finance
5 19 (24.68%) SAN
6 18 (23.38%) SQL
7 14 (18.18%) UNIX
7 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database
8 13 (16.88%) Middleware
9 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 11 (14.29%) Banking
10 10 (12.99%) Migration
10 10 (12.99%) Solaris
11 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
11 9 (11.69%) ITIL
11 9 (11.69%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
12 8 (10.39%) WAN
12 8 (10.39%) Citrix
13 7 (9.09%) HP
13 7 (9.09%) IBM
13 7 (9.09%) LAN
13 7 (9.09%) SAP
13 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.09%) F5
13 7 (9.09%) Hadoop

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (7.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.30%) SAS
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.60%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.60%) RMDS
1 2 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) PaaS
1 6 (7.79%) IaaS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) SAN
2 8 (10.39%) WAN
3 7 (9.09%) LAN
4 4 (5.19%) SNMP
5 3 (3.90%) VLAN
5 3 (3.90%) DNS
5 3 (3.90%) DHCP
5 3 (3.90%) NAS
6 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.60%) Multicast
6 2 (2.60%) FCoE
6 2 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.60%) HTTP
6 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.60%) DMZ
6 2 (2.60%) Firewall
7 1 (1.30%) X.400
7 1 (1.30%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.90%) MySQL
8 2 (2.60%) Big Data
8 2 (2.60%) HBase
8 2 (2.60%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.60%) DB2
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.30%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.30%) OLAP
9 1 (1.30%) OLTP
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Publishing
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) Middleware
2 2 (2.60%) Rendezvous
2 2 (2.60%) XML
2 2 (2.60%) XSLT
2 2 (2.60%) HTML
2 2 (2.60%) Java EE
3 1 (1.30%) Ajax
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Clustering
2 3 (3.90%) Replication
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) FMCG
2 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) Derivative
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Windows
1 32 (41.56%) Linux
2 14 (18.18%) UNIX
3 10 (12.99%) Solaris
4 5 (6.49%) AIX
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) Migration
2 9 (11.69%) ITIL
3 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.79%) Change Management
4 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.90%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.90%) Release Management
7 3 (3.90%) Line Management
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (2.60%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) Java
3 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.19%) XenApp
4 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) vSphere
5 2 (2.60%) KVM
5 2 (2.60%) SRDF
5 2 (2.60%) NFS
5 2 (2.60%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.60%) Xen
6 1 (1.30%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) VMware
2 23 (29.87%) Oracle
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.39%) Citrix
5 7 (9.09%) HP
5 7 (9.09%) IBM
5 7 (9.09%) SAP
5 7 (9.09%) F5
6 5 (6.49%) Cisco
7 4 (5.19%) EMC
7 4 (5.19%) NetApp
7 4 (5.19%) Sybase
8 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.90%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.60%) 29West
9 2 (2.60%) Intel
9 2 (2.60%) Symantec
9 2 (2.60%) DataSynapse
10 1 (1.30%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.30%) Informatica
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