The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 259 259 289
Rank change year-on-year
0 +30
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 159 181 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.72% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 130 64
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£525 £500 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £361 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £453 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.97% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £42.50
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
22433 23506 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.34% 93.09% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15862 16190 15310
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 404 538
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 22 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 51 £550 +15.78% 6
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 148 (51.93%) Windows
2 101 (35.44%) VMware
3 98 (34.39%) Finance
4 92 (32.28%) Linux
5 69 (24.21%) SAN
6 66 (23.16%) Oracle
7 65 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (20.70%) Microsoft
8 59 (20.70%) Active Directory
9 57 (20.00%) Cisco
9 57 (20.00%) Migration
10 47 (16.49%) Hyper-V
11 45 (15.79%) SQL
11 45 (15.79%) WAN
12 42 (14.74%) LAN
13 40 (14.04%) UNIX
13 40 (14.04%) TOGAF
14 39 (13.68%) SQL Server
15 38 (13.33%) Citrix
16 31 (10.88%) HP
16 31 (10.88%) Firewall
17 30 (10.53%) ITIL
18 29 (10.18%) IBM
19 28 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
20 27 (9.47%) EMC
21 26 (9.12%) Oracle Database
22 25 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
22 25 (8.77%) NetApp
22 25 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
23 24 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (8.42%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.32%) IIS
3 17 (5.96%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.26%) Lync
5 12 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.51%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.11%) NetWeaver
8 5 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.75%) nginx
9 4 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.40%) LiveLink
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.05%) Apache
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.70%) JBoss
11 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.35%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) RMDS
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.35%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.86%) PaaS
3 10 (3.51%) IaaS
4 8 (2.81%) SaaS
4 8 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.40%) Office 365
6 2 (0.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (24.21%) SAN
2 45 (15.79%) WAN
3 42 (14.74%) LAN
4 31 (10.88%) Firewall
5 24 (8.42%) NAS
6 19 (6.67%) DNS
7 17 (5.96%) VPN
8 16 (5.61%) DHCP
9 14 (4.91%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (4.56%) Internet
11 12 (4.21%) Wireless
12 11 (3.86%) SNMP
12 11 (3.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (2.81%) MPLS
13 8 (2.81%) Intranet
13 8 (2.81%) VLAN
14 7 (2.46%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (2.46%) HTTP
14 7 (2.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.12%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.91%) Oracle Exadata
3 14 (4.91%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.86%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.81%) DB2
7 6 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.75%) MySQL
8 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.75%) Big Data
8 5 (1.75%) SAP HANA
9 4 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.05%) HBase
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.40%) JMeter
General
1 98 (34.39%) Finance
2 16 (5.61%) Banking
3 14 (4.91%) Retail
3 14 (4.91%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.75%) Publishing
5 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.42%) Middleware
2 8 (2.81%) .NET
3 7 (2.46%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.40%) Web Services
4 4 (1.40%) XML
4 4 (1.40%) J2EE
5 3 (1.05%) HTML
5 3 (1.05%) XSLT
5 3 (1.05%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.35%) Java EE
6 1 (0.35%) XMPP
6 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.35%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.35%) OLE
6 1 (0.35%) OLE DB
6 1 (0.35%) CGI
6 1 (0.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.61%) Clustering
2 14 (4.91%) Replication
3 13 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.21%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (3.16%) HACMP
6 8 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.46%) Open Source
8 6 (2.11%) FMCG
9 4 (1.40%) CESG
9 4 (1.40%) Derivative
10 3 (1.05%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.05%) PKI
10 3 (1.05%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.70%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.70%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 148 (51.93%) Windows
2 92 (32.28%) Linux
3 40 (14.04%) UNIX
4 28 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (7.37%) Solaris
7 15 (5.26%) AIX
8 10 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.11%) SUSE
10 5 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.75%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.00%) Migration
2 40 (14.04%) TOGAF
3 30 (10.53%) ITIL
4 25 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (5.96%) Asset Management
7 16 (5.61%) Data Protection
8 14 (4.91%) Investment Management
8 14 (4.91%) Load Balancing
9 12 (4.21%) Risk Management
9 12 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (4.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.86%) High Availability
11 10 (3.51%) Capacity Management
11 10 (3.51%) Network Design
11 10 (3.51%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.16%) Release Management
12 9 (3.16%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (3.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.79%) SQL
2 16 (5.61%) Java
3 5 (1.75%) Ruby
3 5 (1.75%) Clojure
4 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.40%) Perl
5 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.70%) VBScript
6 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.35%) C
7 1 (0.35%) C#
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.81%) Degree
4 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.70%) CCNA
6 2 (0.70%) MCSE
7 1 (0.35%) MCITP
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) CCIA
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.40%) SLA
3 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (20.70%) Active Directory
3 47 (16.49%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.37%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (5.96%) vSphere
6 13 (4.56%) VMware ESX
7 11 (3.86%) XenApp
8 8 (2.81%) PowerHA
9 6 (2.11%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.75%) Xen
10 5 (1.75%) XenServer
11 4 (1.40%) vCloud
11 4 (1.40%) SRDF
11 4 (1.40%) NFS
11 4 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.05%) KVM
13 2 (0.70%) Docker
14 1 (0.35%) UAG
14 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (8.07%) SCCM
2 12 (4.21%) SCOrch
3 10 (3.51%) Control-M
3 10 (3.51%) SCOM
4 9 (3.16%) BladeLogic
4 9 (3.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.11%) SCDPM
7 5 (1.75%) Puppet
7 5 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.05%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.05%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 101 (35.44%) VMware
2 66 (23.16%) Oracle
3 59 (20.70%) Microsoft
4 57 (20.00%) Cisco
5 38 (13.33%) Citrix
6 31 (10.88%) HP
7 29 (10.18%) IBM
8 27 (9.47%) EMC
9 25 (8.77%) NetApp
10 22 (7.72%) SAP
11 16 (5.61%) CheckPoint
12 14 (4.91%) Sybase
12 14 (4.91%) Dell
13 13 (4.56%) Business Objects
14 11 (3.86%) Symantec
15 10 (3.51%) F5
15 10 (3.51%) Blue Coat
16 8 (2.81%) Informatica
16 8 (2.81%) CA
17 7 (2.46%) Juniper
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