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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 290 268 258
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 125 155 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.70% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 133 130
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £41.53 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.30% -12.57%
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -5 33 £523 -7.11% 1
Docklands, London -6 3 £550 -
Croydon -17 2 £525 -13.93%
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 106 (40.93%) Windows
2 96 (37.07%) VMware
3 73 (28.19%) Oracle
4 72 (27.80%) Linux
4 72 (27.80%) Finance
4 72 (27.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 69 (26.64%) Data Centre
6 64 (24.71%) SAN
7 60 (23.17%) Cisco
8 58 (22.39%) Firewall
9 54 (20.85%) Citrix
10 47 (18.15%) Microsoft
10 47 (18.15%) WAN
10 47 (18.15%) TOGAF
11 46 (17.76%) LAN
11 46 (17.76%) Active Directory
12 43 (16.60%) UNIX
12 43 (16.60%) SQL
13 41 (15.83%) IBM
14 38 (14.67%) Middleware
15 36 (13.90%) ITIL
16 35 (13.51%) NetApp
17 33 (12.74%) CheckPoint
17 33 (12.74%) SQL Server
17 33 (12.74%) Migration
18 31 (11.97%) Solaris
19 29 (11.20%) Hyper-V
20 26 (10.04%) NAS
21 25 (9.65%) XenApp
21 25 (9.65%) vSphere

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (9.27%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.34%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.41%) IIS
4 8 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.32%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (2.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (2.32%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.32%) Apache
6 5 (1.93%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.54%) SAS
7 4 (1.54%) Drupal
7 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.77%) Lync
8 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.77%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (6.18%) MS Visio
2 14 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.32%) MS Office
5 2 (0.77%) MS Project
6 1 (0.39%) Revit
6 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) RMDS
2 4 (1.54%) Magento
2 4 (1.54%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.47%) SaaS
3 8 (3.09%) Office 365
4 7 (2.70%) PaaS
5 2 (0.77%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (24.71%) SAN
2 58 (22.39%) Firewall
3 47 (18.15%) WAN
4 46 (17.76%) LAN
5 26 (10.04%) NAS
6 23 (8.88%) VPN
7 21 (8.11%) VoIP
7 21 (8.11%) Wireless
8 20 (7.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (6.95%) VLAN
10 17 (6.56%) MPLS
10 17 (6.56%) BIG-IP
10 17 (6.56%) NetScaler
11 13 (5.02%) SSL
12 11 (4.25%) Network Security
13 7 (2.70%) SNMP
13 7 (2.70%) TCP/IP
13 7 (2.70%) SMTP
14 6 (2.32%) HTTP
14 6 (2.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.27%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.79%) Oracle Exadata
4 8 (3.09%) Big Data
5 7 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.32%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.32%) HBase
7 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.54%) PowerCenter
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.16%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.16%) DB2
8 3 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.16%) MySQL
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Ant
2 1 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.39%) Subversion
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 72 (27.80%) Finance
2 21 (8.11%) Banking
3 6 (2.32%) Retail
4 5 (1.93%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.54%) Marketing
5 4 (1.54%) Legal
5 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.16%) Law
6 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.67%) Middleware
2 13 (5.02%) Web Services
3 9 (3.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (2.70%) Rendezvous
5 6 (2.32%) XML
5 6 (2.32%) XSLT
5 6 (2.32%) HTML
6 5 (1.93%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (0.77%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.77%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.39%) XMPP
8 1 (0.39%) J2EE
8 1 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (26.64%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.63%) FlexPod
2 12 (4.63%) Public Cloud
3 9 (3.47%) PKI
4 8 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.93%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.54%) Replication
7 4 (1.54%) Clustering
8 3 (1.16%) NHS
8 3 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.16%) iPad
8 3 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.77%) User Experience
9 2 (0.77%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.77%) iSeries
9 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 106 (40.93%) Windows
2 72 (27.80%) Linux
3 43 (16.60%) UNIX
4 31 (11.97%) Solaris
5 22 (8.49%) Oracle Linux
6 17 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.63%) AIX
8 11 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.54%) Android
12 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.16%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.15%) TOGAF
2 36 (13.90%) ITIL
3 33 (12.74%) Migration
4 24 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (6.56%) Data Architecture
6 16 (6.18%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (5.79%) Project Management
8 14 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (4.63%) Network Design
9 12 (4.63%) Analytics
10 11 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (4.25%) Network Architecture
11 10 (3.86%) Service Management
11 10 (3.86%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (2.70%) Scrum
12 7 (2.70%) Data Management
12 7 (2.70%) Process Management
12 7 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.60%) SQL
2 10 (3.86%) Java
3 6 (2.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.93%) C
5 2 (0.77%) PHP
5 2 (0.77%) Python
5 2 (0.77%) Jython
5 2 (0.77%) Ruby
6 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (9.27%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.02%) Degree
5 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.93%) CCNP
7 4 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.54%) VCAP
7 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.77%) MCITP
8 2 (0.77%) CISSP
9 1 (0.39%) MCSE
9 1 (0.39%) CCIE
9 1 (0.39%) CCNA
9 1 (0.39%) CCDA
9 1 (0.39%) CCDP
9 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.47%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (27.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (17.76%) Active Directory
3 29 (11.20%) Hyper-V
4 25 (9.65%) XenApp
4 25 (9.65%) vSphere
5 15 (5.79%) ProxySG
6 14 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (3.86%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.47%) Xen
8 9 (3.47%) XenServer
9 8 (3.09%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.09%) vCloud
10 6 (2.32%) KVM
10 6 (2.32%) NFS
10 6 (2.32%) SRDF
11 4 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (4.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 11 (4.25%) BladeLogic
1 11 (4.25%) Control-M
2 8 (3.09%) SCCM
3 4 (1.54%) SCOM
3 4 (1.54%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.16%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.77%) Puppet
5 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.77%) Ansible
6 1 (0.39%) Opsview
6 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.39%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
6 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.39%) OpenView
6 1 (0.39%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 96 (37.07%) VMware
2 73 (28.19%) Oracle
3 60 (23.17%) Cisco
4 54 (20.85%) Citrix
5 47 (18.15%) Microsoft
6 41 (15.83%) IBM
7 35 (13.51%) NetApp
8 33 (12.74%) CheckPoint
9 23 (8.88%) HP
10 18 (6.95%) Juniper
11 17 (6.56%) Avaya
11 17 (6.56%) Symantec
11 17 (6.56%) Nokia
11 17 (6.56%) Nortel
11 17 (6.56%) Blue Coat
12 15 (5.79%) EMC
13 14 (5.41%) F5
14 13 (5.02%) Brocade
15 12 (4.63%) CA
16 11 (4.25%) Rackspace
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