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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 530 540 502
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -38
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 47 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.064% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.070% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 8
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£450 £456 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £568 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £365
% change year-on-year
- +23.28%
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
46718 45896 39925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.42% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28865 28541 23423
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1844 2043
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 +4 18 £545 +9.00% 2
Yorkshire -16 10 £431 -
South East -18 6 £538 +16.21%
North West -16 5 £463 -
East of England +16 4 £425 -
West Midlands -1 3 £650 +62.50%
Midlands - 1 - -
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Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 34 (48.57%) VMware
2 28 (40.00%) Windows
3 27 (38.57%) Oracle
4 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 24 (34.29%) Cisco
6 22 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (27.14%) SQL
8 18 (25.71%) SAN
9 17 (24.29%) Linux
10 16 (22.86%) Finance
11 15 (21.43%) WAN
12 14 (20.00%) LAN
12 14 (20.00%) SOA
13 12 (17.14%) EMC
13 12 (17.14%) NetApp
13 12 (17.14%) Firewall
13 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (17.14%) Xen
13 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
13 12 (17.14%) NAS
14 11 (15.71%) Middleware
15 10 (14.29%) IBM
15 10 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
16 9 (12.86%) WebSphere
16 9 (12.86%) iSCSI
16 9 (12.86%) SRDF
16 9 (12.86%) FCoE
16 9 (12.86%) Fibre Channel
16 9 (12.86%) KVM
16 9 (12.86%) Performance Tuning

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (12.86%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.43%) Apache
3 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (10.00%) IIS
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) RMDS
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) PaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 2 (2.86%) IaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) SAN
2 15 (21.43%) WAN
3 14 (20.00%) LAN
4 12 (17.14%) Firewall
4 12 (17.14%) NAS
5 9 (12.86%) FCoE
5 9 (12.86%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (12.86%) Multicast
5 9 (12.86%) iSCSI
6 7 (10.00%) HTTP
7 5 (7.14%) DNS
8 4 (5.71%) VPN
8 4 (5.71%) DWDM
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (4.29%) VLAN
9 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.86%) DHCP
10 2 (2.86%) FTP
10 2 (2.86%) Network Security
10 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.57%) HBase
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) DB2
5 2 (2.86%) OLAP
5 2 (2.86%) OLTP
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Juju
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
6 1 (1.43%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Middleware
2 9 (12.86%) XML
3 7 (10.00%) XSLT
3 7 (10.00%) Rendezvous
3 7 (10.00%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (4.29%) Web Services
6 1 (1.43%) REST
6 1 (1.43%) Ajax
6 1 (1.43%) .NET
6 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.29%) Blog
2 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) CESG
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) GIS
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Linux
3 9 (12.86%) Solaris
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) UNIX
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) SOA
2 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (12.86%) Benchmarking
3 9 (12.86%) TOGAF
3 9 (12.86%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.00%) Use Case
4 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.57%) Change Management
5 6 (8.57%) Migration
5 6 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 3 (4.29%) ETL
8 3 (4.29%) UML
8 3 (4.29%) TDD
8 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) Java
2 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.86%) C
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) CCNP
2 1 (1.43%) CCNA
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 12 (17.14%) Xen
3 10 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (12.86%) NFS
4 9 (12.86%) SRDF
4 9 (12.86%) KVM
5 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
6 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.29%) vCloud
8 2 (2.86%) Docker
8 2 (2.86%) LXC
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.86%) vSphere
9 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) OpenView
2 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) VMware
2 27 (38.57%) Oracle
3 24 (34.29%) Cisco
4 12 (17.14%) EMC
4 12 (17.14%) NetApp
5 10 (14.29%) IBM
6 9 (12.86%) Intel
7 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.00%) HP
8 7 (10.00%) TIBCO
8 7 (10.00%) DataSynapse
9 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
9 6 (8.57%) Sybase
9 6 (8.57%) Citrix
10 4 (5.71%) Brocade
11 3 (4.29%) SAP
12 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.86%) Tableau
12 2 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (2.86%) Google
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