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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 534 535 535
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 95 71 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 44
Median daily rate £488 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £408 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 38 £500 -10.71%
South East +9 30 £463 -11.27% 1
North West -10 8 £463 -2.63%
Yorkshire +6 6 £525 +21.73% 1
South West -10 3 £550 +15.78%
West Midlands -11 3 - -
North East - 3 £420 -
East Midlands +13 2 - -
East of England +3 2 - -
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 51 (30.91%) VMware
2 49 (29.70%) Data Centre
3 48 (29.09%) Windows
4 45 (27.27%) Linux
5 43 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (23.64%) TOGAF
6 39 (23.64%) SAN
7 35 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 34 (20.61%) Finance
9 31 (18.79%) SQL Server
10 28 (16.97%) Oracle
10 28 (16.97%) LAN
10 28 (16.97%) Microsoft
11 27 (16.36%) NAS
12 26 (15.76%) WAN
13 25 (15.15%) Hyper-V
14 24 (14.55%) SQL
14 24 (14.55%) Firewall
15 23 (13.94%) Middleware
15 23 (13.94%) Unix
16 22 (13.33%) IBM
16 22 (13.33%) Banking
16 22 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (12.73%) Migration
17 21 (12.73%) Cisco
18 20 (12.12%) Security Cleared
19 19 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (11.52%) Java
19 19 (11.52%) ITIL
19 19 (11.52%) EMC

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 14 (8.48%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.88%) IIS
2 13 (7.88%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.45%) Apache
3 9 (5.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (4.85%) JBoss
4 8 (4.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (2.42%) Captiva
5 4 (2.42%) Documentum
5 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.42%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.42%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.82%) CICS
6 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.21%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.61%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.21%) MS Office
2 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.64%) IaaS
3 6 (3.64%) SaaS
4 4 (2.42%) PaaS
5 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.61%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.61%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.64%) SAN
2 28 (16.97%) LAN
3 27 (16.36%) NAS
4 26 (15.76%) WAN
5 24 (14.55%) Firewall
6 11 (6.67%) FCoE
6 11 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 11 (6.67%) Multicast
7 9 (5.45%) HTTP
8 8 (4.85%) Network Security
9 5 (3.03%) DNS
10 4 (2.42%) Converged Networks
10 4 (2.42%) Internet
10 4 (2.42%) OSPF
10 4 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.82%) DHCP
11 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 10 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.45%) HBase
4 8 (4.85%) DB2
5 4 (2.42%) MySQL
5 4 (2.42%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.21%) Big Data
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (20.61%) Finance
2 22 (13.33%) Banking
3 18 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 16 (9.70%) Retail
5 3 (1.82%) Back Office
5 3 (1.82%) Publishing
6 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.21%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Military
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.94%) Middleware
2 9 (5.45%) HTML
2 9 (5.45%) Web Services
2 9 (5.45%) XML
2 9 (5.45%) XSLT
3 8 (4.85%) Rendezvous
4 4 (2.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.82%) .NET
6 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.61%) COM
6 1 (0.61%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (29.70%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (4.85%) New Media
4 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.24%) FMCG
5 6 (3.64%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.42%) IPTV
6 4 (2.42%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (2.42%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.42%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.82%) Replication
8 2 (1.21%) BBC
8 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.21%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.21%) RIA
9 1 (0.61%) BYOD
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.09%) Windows
2 45 (27.27%) Linux
3 23 (13.94%) Unix
4 17 (10.30%) Solaris
5 13 (7.88%) AIX
6 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.85%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.24%) SUSE
9 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.42%) zOS
11 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.64%) TOGAF
2 22 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (12.73%) Migration
4 19 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (11.52%) ITIL
5 15 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
6 14 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (8.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (8.48%) SOA
7 11 (6.67%) Benchmarking
7 11 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.06%) DevOps
9 9 (5.45%) Network Design
9 9 (5.45%) Project Management
10 7 (4.24%) ERP
10 7 (4.24%) Network Management
10 7 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.24%) Waterfall
11 6 (3.64%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.55%) SQL
2 19 (11.52%) Java
3 10 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.21%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) C
5 1 (0.61%) C++
5 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.03%) Degree
5 4 (2.42%) CCNA
5 4 (2.42%) CCNP
5 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.82%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.21%) PMP
8 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) COBIT
2 3 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (21.21%) Active Directory
3 25 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.67%) NFS
4 11 (6.67%) SRDF
5 10 (6.06%) KVM
5 10 (6.06%) Xen
6 9 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (4.85%) vSphere
8 6 (3.64%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.42%) Terminal Server
10 4 (2.42%) XenApp
10 4 (2.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) SCCM
2 4 (2.42%) SCOM
2 4 (2.42%) SCVMM
2 4 (2.42%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.21%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (30.91%) VMware
2 28 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.97%) Oracle
3 22 (13.33%) IBM
4 21 (12.73%) Cisco
5 19 (11.52%) EMC
6 17 (10.30%) Citrix
6 17 (10.30%) NetApp
7 15 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 14 (8.48%) Intel
9 10 (6.06%) HP
10 9 (5.45%) Sybase
10 9 (5.45%) TIBCO
11 8 (4.85%) DataSynapse
12 4 (2.42%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.42%) Pega
13 3 (1.82%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.82%) Dell
13 3 (1.82%) Ericsson
13 3 (1.82%) SAP