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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 564 552 575
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 44 63 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 32
Median daily rate £500 £459 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £355 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £595 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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
44543 47526 48148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29385 30731 30952
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 1872 2020
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -15 11 £600 +14.28% 2
North East - 11 £433 -
South East +5 7 £575 +33.87% 1
South West +6 3 £475 +8.57% 3
North West +2 3 £519 +10.66%
East Midlands -6 3 £500 -
East of England +7 2 £385 -15.38%
West Midlands -27 2 - -
Yorkshire +6 1 £425 -1.16%
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 53 (45.30%) Windows
2 41 (35.04%) Oracle
3 40 (34.19%) VMware
4 35 (29.91%) SQL
5 33 (28.21%) WAN
6 32 (27.35%) LAN
6 32 (27.35%) Linux
6 32 (27.35%) Data Centre
7 31 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
8 27 (23.08%) Solaris
8 27 (23.08%) Middleware
9 23 (19.66%) Finance
9 23 (19.66%) Active Directory
10 21 (17.95%) IBM
11 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
11 20 (17.09%) Network Design
12 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
12 19 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (13.68%) Intel
13 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (13.68%) Banking
14 15 (12.82%) Benchmarking
14 15 (12.82%) SAN
14 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (11.97%) Office 365
16 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
16 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
16 13 (11.11%) Cisco

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 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.98%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.13%) Apache
3 6 (5.13%) CICS
3 6 (5.13%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (5.13%) IIS
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.71%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (11.97%) Office 365
4 4 (3.42%) IaaS
4 4 (3.42%) PaaS
4 4 (3.42%) SaaS
5 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.21%) WAN
2 32 (27.35%) LAN
3 15 (12.82%) SAN
4 10 (8.55%) Firewall
4 10 (8.55%) Multicast
4 10 (8.55%) NAS
5 9 (7.69%) DNS
5 9 (7.69%) FCoE
5 9 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 6 (5.13%) HTTP
7 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.42%) VoIP
9 3 (2.56%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.56%) VPN
10 2 (1.71%) Internet
10 2 (1.71%) LDAP
10 2 (1.71%) PBX
10 2 (1.71%) SSL
10 2 (1.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.98%) DB2
5 6 (5.13%) Big Data
5 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.13%) MySQL
5 6 (5.13%) OLTP
6 5 (4.27%) HBase
7 3 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.08%) Middleware
2 6 (5.13%) SAML
2 6 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (4.27%) HTML
3 5 (4.27%) Rendezvous
3 5 (4.27%) XML
3 5 (4.27%) XSLT
4 2 (1.71%) RESTful
5 1 (0.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.85%) REST
5 1 (0.85%) SOAP
5 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.35%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.26%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (5.13%) PKI
3 6 (5.13%) Replication
4 4 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.56%) BYOD
5 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.71%) EPoS
6 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 53 (45.30%) Windows
2 32 (27.35%) Linux
3 27 (23.08%) Solaris
4 13 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.40%) AIX
6 10 (8.55%) Unix
7 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.13%) SUSE
8 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.13%) zOS
9 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.09%) Network Design
2 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.82%) Benchmarking
3 15 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 12 (10.26%) Matrix Organization
5 12 (10.26%) Migration
6 11 (9.40%) High Availability
6 11 (9.40%) Office Automation
7 10 (8.55%) TOGAF
8 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.69%) Presales
9 8 (6.84%) Feasibility Study
9 8 (6.84%) Network Architecture
9 8 (6.84%) Security Architecture
10 7 (5.98%) Open Source
10 7 (5.98%) Zachman Framework
11 6 (5.13%) Performance Testing
11 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.91%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) Java
3 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.71%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.84%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) CCNA
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.85%) MCSE
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 31 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (19.66%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.55%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.69%) KVM
4 9 (7.69%) NFS
4 9 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (7.69%) SRDF
4 9 (7.69%) Xen
5 6 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.27%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.56%) vSphere
8 2 (1.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) SCCM
2 6 (5.13%) OpenView
2 6 (5.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (35.04%) Oracle
2 40 (34.19%) VMware
3 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
4 21 (17.95%) IBM
5 16 (13.68%) Intel
6 13 (11.11%) Cisco
7 11 (9.40%) NetApp
8 9 (7.69%) EMC
9 7 (5.98%) HP
10 6 (5.13%) BMC
10 6 (5.13%) Citrix
10 6 (5.13%) Sun
11 5 (4.27%) DataSynapse
11 5 (4.27%) Splunk
11 5 (4.27%) Sybase
11 5 (4.27%) TIBCO
12 4 (3.42%) Bloomberg
12 4 (3.42%) Dell
12 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.42%) Reuters