The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
376 395 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.95% 92.94% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 255 111
Average daily rate £410 £378 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.60% +34.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 21 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.14 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.45% +68.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Case Management
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
4 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Tumbleweed
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Pega
4 2 (22.22%) Sonic ESB
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) EAI
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) EMC

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Case Management
2 2 (22.22%) EAI
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Cognizant
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Pega
3 2 (22.22%) Tumbleweed
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft