The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Infrastructure 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Infrastructure Architect
Rank 590 567 543
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Architect 7 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.008% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.009% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Infrastructure Architect
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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
47807 45754 43090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.65% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31014 28316 25815
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1784 1851 1999
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect across the England region.

Senior Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Senior Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Infrastructure 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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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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
East of England 0 3 £475 -
London - 3 £738 - 2
South East -16 1 £388 -
Senior Infrastructure Architect
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Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Infrastructure 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 8 (61.54%) TOGAF
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
2 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Brocade
3 5 (38.46%) VLAN
3 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
3 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Infrastructure 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
1 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
1 4 (30.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
1 5 (38.46%) SSL
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
1 5 (38.46%) MPLS
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) VLAN
1 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) SMTP
2 4 (30.77%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
3 4 (30.77%) PKI
3 4 (30.77%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) TOGAF
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Process Management
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Data Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) E-Discovery
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) BCP
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) VCAP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCA
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) vCloud
4 2 (15.38%) XenServer
5 1 (7.69%) Docker
5 1 (7.69%) iptables
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
1 6 (46.15%) NetApp
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Brocade
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 5 (38.46%) Juniper
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Dell
3 4 (30.77%) CommVault
3 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
3 4 (30.77%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat