The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
North West / Lancashire
Rank 30 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.18% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 0.55% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Median daily rate £600 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
243 364 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.40% 95.04% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 245 275
Median daily rate £350 £420 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £750 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +39.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £69.07 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fleetwood - 7 £638 -
Preston - 2 £500 -
Infrastructure Architect
North West

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Infrastructure Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 15 (62.50%) TOGAF
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL V3
2 14 (58.33%) LAN
3 13 (54.17%) WAN
3 13 (54.17%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (50.00%) Network Architecture
5 11 (45.83%) Service Management
5 11 (45.83%) BCP
5 11 (45.83%) Degree
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco
6 8 (33.33%) CCIE
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (33.33%) Network Design
7 7 (29.17%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (25.00%) CCNP
8 6 (25.00%) CCNA
9 5 (20.83%) NHS
10 4 (16.67%) Internet
10 4 (16.67%) VoIP
10 4 (16.67%) Migration
10 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
11 3 (12.50%) DNS
11 3 (12.50%) Windows
11 3 (12.50%) AIX
11 3 (12.50%) HPUX
11 3 (12.50%) Solaris

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) LAN
2 13 (54.17%) WAN
2 13 (54.17%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (16.67%) Internet
3 4 (16.67%) VoIP
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (8.33%) Broadband
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) NHS
3 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) AIX
1 3 (12.50%) HPUX
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Solaris
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL V3
1 15 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 12 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 11 (45.83%) BCP
3 11 (45.83%) Service Management
4 8 (33.33%) Network Design
5 7 (29.17%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) CCIE
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (25.00%) CCNA
3 6 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Capita
2 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.17%) F5
2 1 (4.17%) HP