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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 540 499 509
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 23 40 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.090% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.097% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 2
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£475 £513 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £449 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
42674 41220 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27249 25109 21792
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1871 2280
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -18 9 £513 -4.65%
South East -22 5 £475 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £400 - 1
South West - 4 £525 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
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Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 27 (45.00%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) Oracle
2 26 (43.33%) Linux
3 24 (40.00%) Finance
4 23 (38.33%) VMware
5 17 (28.33%) SQL
6 16 (26.67%) Middleware
6 16 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (25.00%) WAN
7 15 (25.00%) SAN
8 14 (23.33%) LAN
9 13 (21.67%) Solaris
9 13 (21.67%) Banking
9 13 (21.67%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (20.00%) UNIX
11 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (16.67%) Cisco
12 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
14 8 (13.33%) NAS
14 8 (13.33%) EMC
14 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
14 8 (13.33%) NetApp
15 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (11.67%) Hadoop
15 7 (11.67%) F5
15 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
16 6 (10.00%) KVM

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (6.67%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) PaaS
1 4 (6.67%) IaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) WAN
1 15 (25.00%) SAN
2 14 (23.33%) LAN
3 8 (13.33%) NAS
4 6 (10.00%) Multicast
4 6 (10.00%) FCoE
4 6 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.67%) Firewall
5 4 (6.67%) HTTP
6 2 (3.33%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.33%) DMZ
6 2 (3.33%) X.400
6 2 (3.33%) X.500
6 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) DNS
6 2 (3.33%) SMTP
6 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (3.33%) FTP
6 2 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.67%) Hadoop
4 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.67%) HBase
7 3 (5.00%) OLAP
7 3 (5.00%) OLTP
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (3.33%) Spotfire
8 2 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) Middleware
2 4 (6.67%) Rendezvous
2 4 (6.67%) XML
2 4 (6.67%) XSLT
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) Ajax
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) Linux
3 13 (21.67%) Solaris
4 12 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) UML
4 3 (5.00%) SOA
4 3 (5.00%) ETL
4 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.00%) Change Management
4 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.00%) TDD
5 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (3.33%) Migration
5 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.33%) ITIL
5 2 (3.33%) Boundary Protection
5 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.33%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) PhD
3 1 (1.67%) CCNP
3 1 (1.67%) CCNA
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (10.00%) KVM
4 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.00%) SRDF
4 6 (10.00%) Xen
4 6 (10.00%) NFS
5 3 (5.00%) vSphere
6 2 (3.33%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.33%) XenApp
6 2 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Oracle
2 23 (38.33%) VMware
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco
3 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.33%) EMC
4 8 (13.33%) NetApp
5 7 (11.67%) F5
6 6 (10.00%) Intel
6 6 (10.00%) IBM
7 5 (8.33%) Citrix
7 5 (8.33%) TIBCO
8 4 (6.67%) DataSynapse
8 4 (6.67%) Sybase
9 3 (5.00%) Tableau
9 3 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (3.33%) Symantec
10 2 (3.33%) Informatica
10 2 (3.33%) Clearswift
11 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.67%) Cloudera