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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 289 264 331
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +67
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 119 152 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.64% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.69% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 110 50
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£510 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £603 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £37.80 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-37.16% -34.26%
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +20 43 £525 +16.66% 4
Docklands, London -4 1 - -
Canary Wharf -6 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 83 (44.86%) Windows
2 80 (43.24%) VMware
3 59 (31.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (27.03%) Oracle
5 47 (25.41%) Cisco
6 45 (24.32%) SAN
7 42 (22.70%) Linux
8 41 (22.16%) Microsoft
8 41 (22.16%) NetApp
9 37 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 37 (20.00%) WAN
10 36 (19.46%) LAN
10 36 (19.46%) Citrix
11 35 (18.92%) Firewall
12 34 (18.38%) IBM
12 34 (18.38%) Migration
13 33 (17.84%) Finance
13 33 (17.84%) SQL
14 30 (16.22%) SQL Server
15 27 (14.59%) VPN
16 25 (13.51%) TOGAF
17 22 (11.89%) ITIL
17 22 (11.89%) Hyper-V
17 22 (11.89%) XenApp
17 22 (11.89%) vSphere
18 19 (10.27%) WebSphere
18 19 (10.27%) EMC
19 18 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (9.19%) HP
21 16 (8.65%) Amazon AWS

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (10.27%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.11%) IIS
3 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.78%) Apache
4 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (3.78%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (3.24%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.62%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.08%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (4.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.08%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.08%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) RMDS
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.03%) SaaS
3 11 (5.95%) PaaS
4 9 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.86%) CloudFront
4 9 (4.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.70%) IaaS
6 5 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.62%) Office 365
8 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.54%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (24.32%) SAN
2 37 (20.00%) WAN
3 36 (19.46%) LAN
4 35 (18.92%) Firewall
5 27 (14.59%) VPN
6 15 (8.11%) NAS
6 15 (8.11%) MPLS
7 13 (7.03%) VLAN
8 11 (5.95%) SSL
9 10 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (4.86%) iSCSI
10 9 (4.86%) FCoE
10 9 (4.86%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (4.86%) Multicast
11 8 (4.32%) NetScaler
12 7 (3.78%) SMTP
12 7 (3.78%) SNMP
12 7 (3.78%) HTTP
12 7 (3.78%) Network Security
13 6 (3.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.03%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.95%) Big Data
4 9 (4.86%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.32%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.24%) HBase
7 5 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.16%) DB2
9 3 (1.62%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.62%) OLTP
9 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.62%) OLAP
9 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.62%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.08%) SAP HANA
General
1 33 (17.84%) Finance
2 14 (7.57%) Banking
3 8 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.62%) Back Office
5 3 (1.62%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Publishing
6 2 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Front Office
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) International Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.57%) Middleware
2 11 (5.95%) Web Services
3 8 (4.32%) Rendezvous
4 7 (3.78%) HTML
4 7 (3.78%) XML
4 7 (3.78%) XSLT
5 5 (2.70%) Ultra Messaging
6 3 (1.62%) .NET
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.54%) SPNEGO
8 1 (0.54%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) Public Cloud
2 13 (7.03%) FlexPod
3 9 (4.86%) PKI
4 7 (3.78%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.24%) Replication
5 6 (3.24%) Clustering
6 4 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.62%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.62%) NHS
8 2 (1.08%) BYOD
8 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 2 (1.08%) DataPower
8 2 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.08%) Open Source
8 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.54%) DTV
9 1 (0.54%) Equities
9 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 83 (44.86%) Windows
2 42 (22.70%) Linux
3 12 (6.49%) Solaris
4 11 (5.95%) UNIX
4 11 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.08%) AIX
9 2 (1.08%) zOS
10 1 (0.54%) VMS
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.54%) Android
10 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.38%) Migration
2 25 (13.51%) TOGAF
3 22 (11.89%) ITIL
4 18 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.57%) Project Management
5 14 (7.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (5.95%) Service Management
6 11 (5.95%) Analytics
7 10 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (4.86%) Auto-Scaling
9 8 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.32%) Data Architecture
9 8 (4.32%) Benchmarking
10 7 (3.78%) Process Management
10 7 (3.78%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.78%) Data Analytics
10 7 (3.78%) E-Discovery
11 6 (3.24%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.84%) SQL
2 11 (5.95%) Java
3 7 (3.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.70%) C
5 2 (1.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.24%) CCNP
3 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 4 (2.16%) Degree
5 4 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.62%) VCAP
7 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.08%) MCITP
7 2 (1.08%) MCSE
7 2 (1.08%) CISSP
8 1 (0.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.16%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (31.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (11.89%) Hyper-V
3 22 (11.89%) XenApp
3 22 (11.89%) vSphere
4 14 (7.57%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (7.03%) Xen
6 10 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.86%) NFS
7 9 (4.86%) SRDF
7 9 (4.86%) KVM
8 7 (3.78%) vCloud
9 5 (2.70%) XenServer
10 3 (1.62%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) SCCM
2 3 (1.62%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.62%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (43.24%) VMware
2 50 (27.03%) Oracle
3 47 (25.41%) Cisco
4 41 (22.16%) Microsoft
4 41 (22.16%) NetApp
5 36 (19.46%) Citrix
6 34 (18.38%) IBM
7 19 (10.27%) EMC
8 17 (9.19%) HP
9 13 (7.03%) F5
10 11 (5.95%) Juniper
11 10 (5.41%) CheckPoint
12 9 (4.86%) Intel
13 8 (4.32%) Brocade
13 8 (4.32%) DataSynapse
13 8 (4.32%) Sybase
13 8 (4.32%) CommVault
13 8 (4.32%) TIBCO
14 7 (3.78%) Dell
14 7 (3.78%) SAP
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