The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Infrastructure Architect
Rank 570 528 546
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Architect 4 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.034% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.037% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £520 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45632 43161 48999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28179 25919 27988
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1967 2541
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Infrastructure Architect
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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
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 30 July 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
South East - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
South West - - - -
London - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Senior Infrastructure Architect
UK

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) VMware
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) JBoss
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CCDP
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCDP
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat