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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 548 562 550
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 71 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 46
Median daily rate £525 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +1 30 £600 +20.00% 1
South East +7 11 £475 +5.55%
Yorkshire +16 10 £525 +22.80% 1
North West +13 6 £463 +19.35% 1
North East - 6 £425 -
East of England +10 3 £625 +4.16%
South West +11 2 £475 -14.45%
East Midlands -10 2 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands -29 1 £480 -
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
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Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 61 (36.75%) Windows
2 59 (35.54%) VMware
3 55 (33.13%) Linux
3 55 (33.13%) Oracle
4 51 (30.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (29.52%) SQL
6 41 (24.70%) Solaris
7 39 (23.49%) SQL Server
7 39 (23.49%) Data Centre
8 38 (22.89%) WAN
8 38 (22.89%) Middleware
9 37 (22.29%) LAN
10 36 (21.69%) Finance
11 35 (21.08%) Microsoft
12 34 (20.48%) Active Directory
13 32 (19.28%) IBM
14 30 (18.07%) Banking
15 27 (16.27%) SAN
16 26 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (14.46%) TOGAF
17 24 (14.46%) Intel
18 22 (13.25%) Cisco
18 22 (13.25%) Security Cleared
18 22 (13.25%) Hyper-V
18 22 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
19 20 (12.05%) SC Cleared
19 20 (12.05%) AIX
19 20 (12.05%) Unix
19 20 (12.05%) Benchmarking

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 11 (6.63%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.02%) CICS
2 10 (6.02%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (5.42%) Apache
3 9 (5.42%) IIS
3 9 (5.42%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (5.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 9 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.42%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.22%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.01%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.20%) JBoss
7 2 (1.20%) SAS
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.63%) Office 365
4 8 (4.82%) IaaS
4 8 (4.82%) SaaS
5 6 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.60%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.89%) WAN
2 37 (22.29%) LAN
3 27 (16.27%) SAN
4 18 (10.84%) Firewall
4 18 (10.84%) NAS
5 16 (9.64%) Multicast
6 14 (8.43%) FCoE
6 14 (8.43%) Fibre Channel
6 14 (8.43%) iSCSI
7 11 (6.63%) DNS
8 9 (5.42%) HTTP
9 5 (3.01%) VoIP
10 4 (2.41%) Internet
10 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.81%) DHCP
11 3 (1.81%) LDAP
11 3 (1.81%) MPLS
11 3 (1.81%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.81%) VPN
12 2 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.04%) Hadoop
3 14 (8.43%) DB2
4 10 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.42%) Big Data
5 9 (5.42%) HBase
6 8 (4.82%) MySQL
7 6 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.61%) OLTP
8 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (21.69%) Finance
2 30 (18.07%) Banking
3 14 (8.43%) Retail
4 10 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.81%) Publishing
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
6 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.89%) Middleware
2 10 (6.02%) HTML
2 10 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (6.02%) XML
2 10 (6.02%) XSLT
3 9 (5.42%) Rendezvous
4 6 (3.61%) SAML
5 2 (1.20%) .NET
5 2 (1.20%) RESTful
5 2 (1.20%) Web Services
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.60%) CSS
6 1 (0.60%) REST
6 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.49%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.02%) Replication
3 7 (4.22%) PKI
4 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.61%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (3.61%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.41%) FMCG
6 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.81%) BYOD
6 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.81%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) IPTV
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) New Media
7 2 (1.20%) RIA
7 2 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.20%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.20%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.75%) Windows
2 55 (33.13%) Linux
3 41 (24.70%) Solaris
4 20 (12.05%) AIX
4 20 (12.05%) Unix
5 19 (11.45%) Windows Server
6 14 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.63%) SUSE
7 11 (6.63%) zOS
8 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.60%) CentOS
12 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (14.46%) TOGAF
3 22 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (12.05%) Benchmarking
5 18 (10.84%) Migration
6 17 (10.24%) Network Design
7 13 (7.83%) Feasibility Study
8 12 (7.23%) High Availability
9 10 (6.02%) ITIL
9 10 (6.02%) Network Architecture
9 10 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.42%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (5.42%) Presales
10 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.42%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (4.82%) Matrix Organization
11 8 (4.82%) Office Automation
11 8 (4.82%) Open Source
11 8 (4.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.52%) SQL
2 18 (10.84%) Java
3 10 (6.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.60%) C
4 1 (0.60%) C#
4 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.42%) Degree
4 3 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.20%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) CCNP
6 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) COBIT
2 2 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
System Software
1 51 (30.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (20.48%) Active Directory
3 22 (13.25%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.04%) KVM
4 15 (9.04%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (8.43%) NFS
5 14 (8.43%) SRDF
5 14 (8.43%) Xen
6 6 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.61%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.01%) vSphere
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) SCCM
2 8 (4.82%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.61%) OpenView
4 2 (1.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (35.54%) VMware
2 55 (33.13%) Oracle
3 35 (21.08%) Microsoft
4 32 (19.28%) IBM
5 24 (14.46%) Intel
6 22 (13.25%) Cisco
7 17 (10.24%) NetApp
8 14 (8.43%) Citrix
8 14 (8.43%) EMC
8 14 (8.43%) HP
9 11 (6.63%) Red Hat
10 9 (5.42%) DataSynapse
10 9 (5.42%) Sybase
10 9 (5.42%) TIBCO
11 8 (4.82%) Bloomberg
12 6 (3.61%) BMC
12 6 (3.61%) Dell
12 6 (3.61%) Reuters
12 6 (3.61%) Splunk
12 6 (3.61%) Sun