The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 315 280 290
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 121 159 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.74% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 108 111
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20547 21624 22839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.17% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 15330 16456
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 343 446
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the London region.

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London -14 10 £556 -3.26% 4
Croydon -13 7 £490 -
Uxbridge - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 London region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 104 (38.10%) Windows
2 94 (34.43%) VMware
3 70 (25.64%) Data Centre
4 62 (22.71%) Active Directory
5 60 (21.98%) Linux
6 59 (21.61%) SQL
7 58 (21.25%) Microsoft
7 58 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
8 56 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 56 (20.51%) Security Cleared
9 53 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 52 (19.05%) Oracle
11 51 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (17.58%) SC Cleared
13 47 (17.22%) Finance
13 47 (17.22%) WAN
13 47 (17.22%) Cisco
14 46 (16.85%) LAN
15 45 (16.48%) SQL Server
15 45 (16.48%) TOGAF
16 44 (16.12%) Firewall
17 41 (15.02%) Migration
18 34 (12.45%) IBM
19 33 (12.09%) Windows Server
20 32 (11.72%) Office 365
21 31 (11.36%) Solaris
21 31 (11.36%) ITIL
22 30 (10.99%) Banking
23 29 (10.62%) IaaS
23 29 (10.62%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.96%) Apache
1 19 (6.96%) WebSphere
2 18 (6.59%) IIS
3 15 (5.49%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.03%) MS Exchange
6 11 (4.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (2.56%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.10%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.10%) Confluence
10 3 (1.10%) JBoss
11 2 (0.73%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.37%) nginx
12 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.56%) MS Office
3 5 (1.83%) MS Project
3 5 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 58 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (11.72%) Office 365
4 29 (10.62%) IaaS
5 27 (9.89%) PaaS
6 18 (6.59%) SaaS
7 10 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.47%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.47%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.37%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.22%) WAN
2 46 (16.85%) LAN
3 44 (16.12%) Firewall
4 26 (9.52%) DNS
4 26 (9.52%) SAN
5 21 (7.69%) NAS
6 19 (6.96%) iSCSI
7 18 (6.59%) Fibre Channel
7 18 (6.59%) VPN
8 17 (6.23%) TCP/IP
9 15 (5.49%) HTTP
9 15 (5.49%) Internet
10 14 (5.13%) FCoE
11 13 (4.76%) Multicast
11 13 (4.76%) Network Security
12 12 (4.40%) DHCP
13 10 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (2.93%) SNMP
14 8 (2.93%) VoIP
15 7 (2.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.89%) Hadoop
3 13 (4.76%) HBase
4 9 (3.30%) Big Data
4 9 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.20%) DB2
5 6 (2.20%) MySQL
5 6 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.47%) OLTP
8 3 (1.10%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.73%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.73%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.66%) JIRA
3 5 (1.83%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.47%) Ant
4 4 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) Hudson
5 1 (0.37%) JMeter
General
1 47 (17.22%) Finance
2 30 (10.99%) Banking
3 14 (5.13%) Retail
4 6 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.47%) Law
5 4 (1.47%) Publishing
6 2 (0.73%) Legal
6 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.52%) Middleware
2 11 (4.03%) HTML
2 11 (4.03%) XML
3 10 (3.66%) Rendezvous
3 10 (3.66%) XSLT
4 9 (3.30%) Web Services
5 8 (2.93%) SAML
6 6 (2.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (1.83%) ELK Stack
8 4 (1.47%) OAuth
9 3 (1.10%) .NET
9 3 (1.10%) SOAP
10 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.73%) COM
10 2 (0.73%) CSS
10 2 (0.73%) REST
11 1 (0.37%) Kafka
11 1 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.23%) PKI
3 13 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 12 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.03%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.93%) Online Banking
7 6 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.20%) FMCG
8 5 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.10%) Clustering
10 3 (1.10%) FlexPod
10 3 (1.10%) IVR
10 3 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.10%) Replication
10 3 (1.10%) VCE vBlock
11 2 (0.73%) EPoS
11 2 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 104 (38.10%) Windows
2 60 (21.98%) Linux
3 33 (12.09%) Windows Server
4 31 (11.36%) Solaris
5 19 (6.96%) Unix
6 13 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.40%) AIX
8 10 (3.66%) Windows 10
8 10 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.10%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.73%) Fedora
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.48%) TOGAF
3 41 (15.02%) Migration
4 31 (11.36%) ITIL
5 26 (9.52%) DevOps
6 25 (9.16%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (6.23%) Benchmarking
9 17 (6.23%) Project Management
10 15 (5.49%) High Availability
11 13 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 13 (4.76%) Scrum
12 12 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.40%) Service Design
13 11 (4.03%) ArchiMate
13 11 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (4.03%) Identity Access Management
13 11 (4.03%) Network Design
14 10 (3.66%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.61%) SQL
2 23 (8.42%) Java
3 10 (3.66%) C
3 10 (3.66%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.93%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.56%) Python
5 7 (2.56%) Ruby
6 4 (1.47%) PHP
7 2 (0.73%) Go
8 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.37%) C#
8 1 (0.37%) Clojure
8 1 (0.37%) Perl
8 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 48 (17.58%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.66%) MCSE
5 10 (3.66%) PMP
6 9 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.30%) MCSA
7 7 (2.56%) CCNA
7 7 (2.56%) Degree
8 6 (2.20%) CCIE
9 5 (1.83%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.47%) MCSD
10 4 (1.47%) MCTS
11 3 (1.10%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.73%) CCNP
12 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.37%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.30%) PCI DSS
1 9 (3.30%) QA
2 5 (1.83%) Government Security Classifications
3 4 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (22.71%) Active Directory
2 53 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.62%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.23%) KVM
4 17 (6.23%) Xen
5 16 (5.86%) NFS
5 16 (5.86%) SRDF
6 15 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (3.66%) Docker
8 8 (2.93%) vCloud
9 7 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.56%) vSphere
10 6 (2.20%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.20%) XenApp
11 4 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.37%) HDFS
13 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (5.13%) SCCM
2 12 (4.40%) Puppet
3 9 (3.30%) Ansible
4 8 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.93%) Terraform
5 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (2.56%) SCOM
6 6 (2.20%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.83%) Consul
7 5 (1.83%) Packer
7 5 (1.83%) Rsyslog
7 5 (1.83%) yum
7 5 (1.83%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.47%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.10%) OpenView
9 3 (1.10%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.10%) vRealize
10 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.37%) Oozie
10 1 (0.37%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 94 (34.43%) VMware
2 58 (21.25%) Microsoft
3 52 (19.05%) Oracle
4 47 (17.22%) Cisco
5 34 (12.45%) IBM
6 26 (9.52%) Citrix
7 25 (9.16%) NetApp
8 22 (8.06%) EMC
9 19 (6.96%) Intel
10 14 (5.13%) CheckPoint
10 14 (5.13%) HP
11 10 (3.66%) DataSynapse
11 10 (3.66%) Sybase
11 10 (3.66%) TIBCO
12 9 (3.30%) AppDynamics
12 9 (3.30%) Atlassian
12 9 (3.30%) CA
13 6 (2.20%) Google
13 6 (2.20%) Sun
14 5 (1.83%) Dell
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