The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 67 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.80 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-47.08% -34.26%
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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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
679 599 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.99% 90.21% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 295 310
Average daily rate £381 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 35
Average hourly rate £14.93 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.92% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (70.00%) VMware
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) PowerHA
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) SRDF
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Replication
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) vCloud
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Content Management
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) SRDF
2 3 (30.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) ESRI
5 1 (10.00%) CommVault