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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 318 252 309
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +57
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 77 152 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.69% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.75% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 108 56
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
19679 20400 18724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.93% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13782 13797 12751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 391 430
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.85 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 -3 22 £550 -2.22% 8
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 80 (41.45%) Windows
2 54 (27.98%) VMware
3 47 (24.35%) Linux
4 42 (21.76%) Finance
5 41 (21.24%) Oracle
6 39 (20.21%) Migration
7 36 (18.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (18.65%) WAN
8 35 (18.13%) Microsoft
8 35 (18.13%) Cisco
9 33 (17.10%) Active Directory
9 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
10 32 (16.58%) LAN
11 31 (16.06%) Firewall
12 29 (15.03%) IBM
13 28 (14.51%) SAN
14 25 (12.95%) SQL
15 21 (10.88%) TOGAF
15 21 (10.88%) ITIL
16 18 (9.33%) NetApp
16 18 (9.33%) EMC
17 17 (8.81%) IIS
17 17 (8.81%) UNIX
18 16 (8.29%) VPN
18 16 (8.29%) Citrix
18 16 (8.29%) Oracle RAC
19 14 (7.25%) Java
19 14 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
20 13 (6.74%) Oracle Database
20 13 (6.74%) Solaris

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 17 (8.81%) IIS
2 7 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.63%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.11%) NetWeaver
4 5 (2.59%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.59%) nginx
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.07%) Apache
5 4 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.55%) Lync
6 3 (1.55%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.52%) WordPress
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.63%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.04%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) RMDS
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.18%) PaaS
3 9 (4.66%) CloudFront
3 9 (4.66%) SaaS
3 9 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.15%) IaaS
5 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (2.59%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (2.59%) ElastiCache
6 5 (2.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.65%) WAN
2 32 (16.58%) LAN
3 31 (16.06%) Firewall
4 28 (14.51%) SAN
5 16 (8.29%) VPN
6 9 (4.66%) NAS
7 8 (4.15%) MPLS
7 8 (4.15%) HTTP
8 7 (3.63%) VoIP
8 7 (3.63%) Internet
9 6 (3.11%) iSCSI
9 6 (3.11%) FCoE
9 6 (3.11%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (3.11%) Multicast
10 5 (2.59%) SNMP
11 4 (2.07%) DNS
11 4 (2.07%) SSL
11 4 (2.07%) Unified Communications
11 4 (2.07%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (2.07%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.74%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.66%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (4.15%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.59%) SAP HANA
6 5 (2.59%) Big Data
7 4 (2.07%) MySQL
7 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.55%) HBase
8 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (1.55%) OLTP
8 3 (1.55%) OLAP
9 2 (1.04%) DB2
9 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.07%) JMeter
General
1 42 (21.76%) Finance
2 11 (5.70%) Banking
3 10 (5.18%) Retail
4 9 (4.66%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.07%) Games
7 3 (1.55%) Publishing
7 3 (1.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) International Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.22%) Middleware
2 8 (4.15%) .NET
3 5 (2.59%) XML
4 4 (2.07%) XSLT
4 4 (2.07%) MSMQ
4 4 (2.07%) J2EE
4 4 (2.07%) HTML
4 4 (2.07%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.04%) Web Services
5 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.52%) SPNEGO
6 1 (0.52%) OLE
6 1 (0.52%) OLE DB
6 1 (0.52%) XMPP
6 1 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.59%) Open Source
2 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.07%) HACMP
2 4 (2.07%) Replication
2 4 (2.07%) Clustering
3 3 (1.55%) Derivative
3 3 (1.55%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.04%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.04%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.04%) DataPower
4 2 (1.04%) CESG
4 2 (1.04%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.04%) PKI
4 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.52%) Equities
5 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 80 (41.45%) Windows
2 47 (24.35%) Linux
3 17 (8.81%) UNIX
4 13 (6.74%) Solaris
5 9 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.11%) AIX
7 5 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.04%) zOS
10 1 (0.52%) VMS
10 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.21%) Migration
2 21 (10.88%) TOGAF
2 21 (10.88%) ITIL
3 12 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (4.66%) Service Management
5 9 (4.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (4.66%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (4.15%) SOA
7 7 (3.63%) E-Commerce
7 7 (3.63%) Load Balancing
7 7 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (3.63%) Capacity Management
7 7 (3.63%) DevOps
8 6 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (3.11%) High Availability
8 6 (3.11%) Investment Management
8 6 (3.11%) UML
8 6 (3.11%) Benchmarking
9 5 (2.59%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.95%) SQL
2 14 (7.25%) Java
3 5 (2.59%) Ruby
3 5 (2.59%) Clojure
4 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.07%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.07%) Perl
4 4 (2.07%) C#
4 4 (2.07%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.04%) ABAP
6 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.52%) VBScript
6 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.59%) Degree
5 4 (2.07%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.55%) CCNP
7 2 (1.04%) CCNA
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.04%) MCSE
7 2 (1.04%) VCP4
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.52%) MCITP
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (18.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (17.10%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.29%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (6.22%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.70%) vSphere
6 9 (4.66%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.15%) XenApp
8 7 (3.63%) Xen
8 7 (3.63%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.11%) SRDF
9 6 (3.11%) NFS
9 6 (3.11%) KVM
10 4 (2.07%) PowerHA
11 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.04%) XenServer
11 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.52%) vCloud
12 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.66%) SCCM
2 6 (3.11%) Puppet
3 5 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.07%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.07%) SCOM
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.07%) Control-M
5 3 (1.55%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.55%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.04%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.52%) Ansible
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 54 (27.98%) VMware
2 41 (21.24%) Oracle
3 35 (18.13%) Cisco
3 35 (18.13%) Microsoft
4 29 (15.03%) IBM
5 18 (9.33%) EMC
5 18 (9.33%) NetApp
6 16 (8.29%) Citrix
7 13 (6.74%) HP
8 9 (4.66%) F5
9 8 (4.15%) SAP
10 7 (3.63%) Business Objects
10 7 (3.63%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.11%) Sybase
11 6 (3.11%) Intel
12 5 (2.59%) Symantec
13 4 (2.07%) TIBCO
13 4 (2.07%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.07%) DataSynapse
13 4 (2.07%) Nortel
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