The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 96 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 23 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.21% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.47% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
Average daily rate £525 £460 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £545 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.18% -
Infrastructure Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1806 1917 1650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.95% 91.85% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1054 887
Average daily rate £385 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 124 97
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.72 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% -25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Hampshire region.

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Fareham - 5 £600 -
Havant - 4 £475 -
Gosport +17 1 £505 -4.71%
Southampton +16 1 £525 +10.52%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
South East

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 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 Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 31 (46.97%) Windows Server
3 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (33.33%) VMware
4 20 (30.30%) Oracle
5 19 (28.79%) Technical Architecture
5 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
6 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 18 (27.27%) Citrix
6 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
8 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (21.21%) Unix
9 13 (19.70%) Linux
10 12 (18.18%) Firewall
10 12 (18.18%) ITIL
11 11 (16.67%) TOGAF
12 10 (15.15%) MCSE
12 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
13 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
13 9 (13.64%) Intel
13 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
13 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
14 8 (12.12%) XenServer
14 8 (12.12%) HPUX
14 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Transformation

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 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 Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.58%) CICS
3 5 (7.58%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) PaaS
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.55%) IaaS
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) DMZ
2 7 (10.61%) HTTP
2 7 (10.61%) HTTPS
2 7 (10.61%) LAN
2 7 (10.61%) Network Security
2 7 (10.61%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (10.61%) SAN
3 6 (9.09%) NAS
4 5 (7.58%) DNS
4 5 (7.58%) MPLS
4 5 (7.58%) Multicast
4 5 (7.58%) NetScaler
4 5 (7.58%) VLAN
5 4 (6.06%) Wireless
6 3 (4.55%) WAN
7 1 (1.52%) IPv4
7 1 (1.52%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.58%) DB2
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.52%) OLTP
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (10.61%) Billing
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Military
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.06%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.55%) CMDB
4 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 31 (46.97%) Windows Server
3 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (21.21%) Unix
5 13 (19.70%) Linux
6 8 (12.12%) HPUX
7 2 (3.03%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (18.18%) ITIL
3 11 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 7 (10.61%) Data Security
6 6 (9.09%) Service Management
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.06%) Migration
8 4 (6.06%) OO
8 4 (6.06%) Use Case
9 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (3.03%) Data Transformation
10 2 (3.03%) Line Management
10 2 (3.03%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (1.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) COBOL
2 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.15%) MCSE
3 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.58%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) CCIE
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) HNC
6 1 (1.52%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.12%) XenServer
4 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.58%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.55%) KVM
6 3 (4.55%) vSphere
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 3 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 22 (33.33%) VMware
2 20 (30.30%) Oracle
3 18 (27.27%) Citrix
4 9 (13.64%) Intel
5 7 (10.61%) Cisco
6 6 (9.09%) Cognos
6 6 (9.09%) HP
6 6 (9.09%) IBM
7 5 (7.58%) NetApp
8 4 (6.06%) Fujitsu
9 2 (3.03%) Juniper
10 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.52%) EMC
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat