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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 564 510 529
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 21 45 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.095% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.10% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £525 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £475 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
45871 43665 41633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.00% 92.63% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29750 26814 23992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2443
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 -7 9 £440 -22.97% 3
South East -16 5 - - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £400 - 3
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (41.54%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Linux
3 23 (35.38%) Oracle
3 23 (35.38%) Finance
3 23 (35.38%) VMware
4 17 (26.15%) SQL
5 16 (24.62%) SAN
6 15 (23.08%) Middleware
6 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
8 13 (20.00%) UNIX
8 13 (20.00%) Solaris
9 12 (18.46%) WAN
9 12 (18.46%) Banking
9 12 (18.46%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (16.92%) LAN
10 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.85%) Cisco
11 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
12 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.31%) Hadoop
13 7 (10.77%) IBM
13 7 (10.77%) EMC
13 7 (10.77%) NetApp
13 7 (10.77%) NAS
13 7 (10.77%) F5
13 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
14 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
14 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
2 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.15%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.54%) SAS
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) PaaS
1 5 (7.69%) IaaS
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) SAN
2 12 (18.46%) WAN
3 11 (16.92%) LAN
4 7 (10.77%) NAS
5 5 (7.69%) FCoE
5 5 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (7.69%) Multicast
5 5 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 4 (6.15%) HTTP
7 3 (4.62%) DHCP
7 3 (4.62%) DNS
8 2 (3.08%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.08%) DMZ
8 2 (3.08%) X.400
8 2 (3.08%) X.500
8 2 (3.08%) FTP
8 2 (3.08%) SNMP
8 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.08%) SMTP
8 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.31%) Hadoop
5 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 4 (6.15%) HBase
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.62%) OLAP
8 3 (4.62%) OLTP
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.08%) Spotfire
9 2 (3.08%) Big Data
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.54%) International Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) Middleware
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) XML
2 4 (6.15%) XSLT
2 4 (6.15%) Rendezvous
3 2 (3.08%) Ajax
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.54%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) FMCG
3 2 (3.08%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Linux
3 13 (20.00%) UNIX
3 13 (20.00%) Solaris
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (7.69%) Benchmarking
2 5 (7.69%) Migration
3 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.62%) TOGAF
4 3 (4.62%) ITIL
4 3 (4.62%) ETL
4 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.08%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (3.08%) Analytics
5 2 (3.08%) Boundary Protection
5 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.08%) Integration Testing
5 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.54%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) Java
2 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
3 1 (1.54%) CCNP
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle RAC
1 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.69%) SRDF
3 5 (7.69%) NFS
3 5 (7.69%) Xen
3 5 (7.69%) KVM
4 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.62%) vSphere
6 2 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.08%) XenApp
6 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Oracle
1 23 (35.38%) VMware
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco
4 7 (10.77%) IBM
4 7 (10.77%) EMC
4 7 (10.77%) NetApp
4 7 (10.77%) F5
5 5 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 5 (7.69%) SAP
5 5 (7.69%) Intel
5 5 (7.69%) Citrix
6 4 (6.15%) Sybase
6 4 (6.15%) DataSynapse
7 3 (4.62%) Tableau
7 3 (4.62%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (4.62%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) Symantec
8 2 (3.08%) Clearswift
8 2 (3.08%) Informatica
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