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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.26% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£465 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Infrastructure Architect
East of England

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
596 665 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 93.86% 94.59% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 346 341
Average daily rate £414 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 32
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.40 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Watford - 1 £450 -
Infrastructure Architect
East of England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Replication
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) SRDF
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) PowerHA
4 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Java

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Java
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) SRDF
1 3 (33.33%) PowerHA
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Metastorm
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Nintex