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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 46 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% 1.05% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.17% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£605 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +5.55%
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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
340 256 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.58% 89.51% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 108 222
Average daily rate £333 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 24
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.75 £31.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.15% -53.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.65 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
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
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
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%) SuccessFactors

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
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
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Software AG
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods