The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 68 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 10 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.00% 0.23% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.24% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 - £45.00
Infrastructure Architect
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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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
922 820 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.02% 94.47% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 450 564
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (57.14%) Puppet
3 12 (57.14%) Data Protection
3 12 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 12 (57.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (9.52%) Lync
7 2 (9.52%) Xen
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) vSphere
7 2 (9.52%) IPsec
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) NetApp
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 12 (57.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) IPsec
2 2 (9.52%) MPLS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.52%) Xen
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Puppet
1 12 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Brocade