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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 44 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.44% 1.20% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.30% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £446
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 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
415 154 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.22% 92.77% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 78 181
Average daily rate £378 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £143 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 29
Average hourly rate £26.83 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.09% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.85 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £31.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Software AG
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods
2 1 (33.33%) ResourceLink
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) SAP

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Software AG
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods
1 1 (33.33%) SAP