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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 71 115 93
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 53 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.37% 0.48% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 0.52% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 3 11
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£363 £450 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -0.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £41.53 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.30% -12.57%
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
2091 1926 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.52% 92.11% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1269 1140 991
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 114 148
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.26% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
Southampton +28 25 £363 -
Gosport +4 4 £463 +6.93%
Havant - 4 - -
Winchester - 4 £425 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £375 -
Hook - 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
South East

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 62 (81.58%) Windows
2 45 (59.21%) MS Exchange
3 36 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
5 32 (42.11%) ITIL
6 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
7 30 (39.47%) Intel
7 30 (39.47%) MCSE
7 30 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (38.16%) Oracle
9 28 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (35.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 21 (27.63%) Citrix
12 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
13 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
14 16 (21.05%) XenApp
14 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (21.05%) DNS
14 16 (21.05%) MS Office
14 16 (21.05%) Symantec
15 15 (19.74%) Firewall
15 15 (19.74%) DHCP
15 15 (19.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 14 (18.42%) XenDesktop
16 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
16 14 (18.42%) IBM
17 13 (17.11%) OpenText
17 13 (17.11%) VMware
17 13 (17.11%) Portfolio Management

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 45 (59.21%) MS Exchange
2 28 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (35.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.26%) CICS
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) DNS
2 15 (19.74%) Firewall
2 15 (19.74%) DHCP
3 6 (7.89%) LAN
3 6 (7.89%) WAN
4 4 (5.26%) Wireless
5 3 (3.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (5.26%) DB2
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (5.26%) Military
2 3 (3.95%) Billing
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.95%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (81.58%) Windows
2 36 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
5 9 (11.84%) UNIX
6 7 (9.21%) Linux
7 4 (5.26%) HPUX
8 1 (1.32%) Solaris
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
5 3 (3.95%) ITIL V3
5 3 (3.95%) Migration
5 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.95%) Six Sigma
5 3 (3.95%) Project Management
6 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.63%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.32%) Data Transformation
7 1 (1.32%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (1.32%) Office Automation
7 1 (1.32%) OO
7 1 (1.32%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (39.47%) MCSE
1 30 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.95%) CCNP
4 3 (3.95%) CCNA
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) XenApp
2 14 (18.42%) XenDesktop
3 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 30 (39.47%) Intel
3 29 (38.16%) Oracle
4 21 (27.63%) Citrix
5 16 (21.05%) Symantec
6 14 (18.42%) IBM
7 13 (17.11%) Ventyx
7 13 (17.11%) OpenText
7 13 (17.11%) VMware
8 5 (6.58%) Cognos
9 3 (3.95%) HP
9 3 (3.95%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.63%) Cisco
10 2 (2.63%) SAP
11 1 (1.32%) Dell
11 1 (1.32%) NetApp
11 1 (1.32%) Dell Compellent