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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 550 555 535
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 78 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 35 40
Median daily rate £525 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £418 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
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 £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 +13 38 £575 - 3
South East +10 14 £463 +2.77% 1
Yorkshire +7 12 £525 - 2
East Midlands +2 3 £450 - 1
South West -7 3 £500 - 1
North East - 3 £500 -
North West 0 2 £463 +25.85%
West Midlands -31 2 £500 -13.04%
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 66 (40.00%) VMware
2 58 (35.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (34.55%) Windows
3 57 (34.55%) Linux
4 47 (28.48%) SQL Server
5 45 (27.27%) Oracle
6 44 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 41 (24.85%) LAN
8 40 (24.24%) SQL
9 39 (23.64%) WAN
10 37 (22.42%) SAN
11 35 (21.21%) Active Directory
12 34 (20.61%) Solaris
12 34 (20.61%) Banking
13 33 (20.00%) IBM
13 33 (20.00%) Finance
14 32 (19.39%) Middleware
14 32 (19.39%) Hyper-V
15 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 29 (17.58%) Cisco
16 29 (17.58%) TOGAF
17 26 (15.76%) Unix
18 25 (15.15%) Intel
19 24 (14.55%) NetApp
20 23 (13.94%) NAS
21 22 (13.33%) Security Cleared
21 22 (13.33%) EMC
22 21 (12.73%) Citrix
22 21 (12.73%) Firewall
22 21 (12.73%) AIX

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 17 (10.30%) WebSphere
2 16 (9.70%) IIS
3 13 (7.88%) Apache
3 13 (7.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 13 (7.88%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.27%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (4.24%) CICS
5 7 (4.24%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.42%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.82%) JBoss
7 3 (1.82%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.21%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.61%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.45%) IaaS
2 9 (5.45%) SaaS
3 7 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (4.24%) PaaS
4 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.61%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.85%) LAN
2 39 (23.64%) WAN
3 37 (22.42%) SAN
4 23 (13.94%) NAS
5 21 (12.73%) Firewall
6 19 (11.52%) Multicast
7 18 (10.91%) FCoE
7 18 (10.91%) Fibre Channel
7 18 (10.91%) iSCSI
8 13 (7.88%) HTTP
9 11 (6.67%) DNS
10 7 (4.24%) Network Security
10 7 (4.24%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.42%) Internet
11 4 (2.42%) OSPF
11 4 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (1.82%) Converged Networks
12 3 (1.82%) DHCP
12 3 (1.82%) VLAN
12 3 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (28.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.12%) Hadoop
3 13 (7.88%) HBase
4 11 (6.67%) DB2
5 9 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.85%) Big Data
7 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.82%) MySQL
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (20.61%) Banking
2 33 (20.00%) Finance
3 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.48%) Retail
5 4 (2.42%) Publishing
6 3 (1.82%) Back Office
7 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.21%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Military
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.39%) Middleware
2 13 (7.88%) HTML
2 13 (7.88%) XML
2 13 (7.88%) XSLT
3 12 (7.27%) Rendezvous
4 8 (4.85%) Web Services
4 8 (4.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.21%) .NET
5 2 (1.21%) RESTful
6 1 (0.61%) COM
6 1 (0.61%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.24%) Replication
4 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.64%) FMCG
5 5 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.82%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.82%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (1.82%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.21%) BBC
7 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.21%) EPoS
7 2 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.21%) IPTV
7 2 (1.21%) New Media
7 2 (1.21%) RIA
7 2 (1.21%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.55%) Linux
1 57 (34.55%) Windows
2 34 (20.61%) Solaris
3 26 (15.76%) Unix
4 21 (12.73%) AIX
5 15 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 14 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.67%) SUSE
8 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (4.85%) zOS
11 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.61%) CentOS
13 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.58%) TOGAF
2 20 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (10.91%) Benchmarking
3 18 (10.91%) ITIL
3 18 (10.91%) Migration
4 12 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (7.27%) Network Design
5 11 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (6.67%) SOA
5 11 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.06%) DevOps
6 10 (6.06%) High Availability
7 9 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (4.85%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (4.85%) Project Management
9 7 (4.24%) Network Management
9 7 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.64%) Change Management
10 6 (3.64%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.24%) SQL
2 18 (10.91%) Java
3 14 (8.48%) 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
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.85%) Degree
4 7 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.42%) CCNP
5 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.82%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.82%) CCNA
6 3 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.21%) PMP
8 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) COBIT
2 3 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 58 (35.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (21.21%) Active Directory
3 32 (19.39%) Hyper-V
4 19 (11.52%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (10.91%) KVM
5 18 (10.91%) NFS
5 18 (10.91%) SRDF
6 17 (10.30%) Xen
7 10 (6.06%) VMware ESX
8 8 (4.85%) vSphere
9 5 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.42%) Terminal Server
10 4 (2.42%) XenApp
10 4 (2.42%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.42%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.82%) SCOM
3 3 (1.82%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.21%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.61%) Ansible
5 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.61%) Puppet
5 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (40.00%) VMware
2 45 (27.27%) Oracle
3 33 (20.00%) IBM
4 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 29 (17.58%) Cisco
6 25 (15.15%) Intel
7 24 (14.55%) NetApp
8 22 (13.33%) EMC
9 21 (12.73%) Citrix
10 15 (9.09%) HP
11 14 (8.48%) Red Hat
12 13 (7.88%) Sybase
12 13 (7.88%) TIBCO
13 12 (7.27%) DataSynapse
14 9 (5.45%) Dell
15 8 (4.85%) Bloomberg
16 6 (3.64%) Reuters
17 5 (3.03%) Hortonworks
17 5 (3.03%) Splunk
18 4 (2.42%) Juniper
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