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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 310 241 321
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +80
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 92 167 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.75% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.80% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 120 49
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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 £410 £415 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £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 £23.75 - £57.50
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 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 27 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 +7 32 £550 +7.31% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 82 (43.85%) Windows
2 56 (29.95%) VMware
3 45 (24.06%) Linux
4 44 (23.53%) Oracle
5 40 (21.39%) Cisco
5 40 (21.39%) Migration
6 39 (20.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (20.32%) WAN
8 35 (18.72%) LAN
8 35 (18.72%) Microsoft
9 34 (18.18%) Finance
9 34 (18.18%) Firewall
10 33 (17.65%) SAN
11 32 (17.11%) IBM
12 31 (16.58%) SQL Server
13 30 (16.04%) Active Directory
14 25 (13.37%) SQL
15 24 (12.83%) NetApp
16 20 (10.70%) EMC
16 20 (10.70%) TOGAF
17 18 (9.63%) VPN
18 17 (9.09%) IIS
18 17 (9.09%) Citrix
18 17 (9.09%) Middleware
19 16 (8.56%) ITIL
19 16 (8.56%) Solaris
19 16 (8.56%) Banking
20 15 (8.02%) Oracle RAC
21 14 (7.49%) UNIX
21 14 (7.49%) Java

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 13 (6.95%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.28%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (3.74%) Apache
4 7 (3.74%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.74%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (2.67%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.60%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.07%) Lync
7 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.07%) nginx
7 2 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.53%) WordPress
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.07%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) RMDS
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.35%) SaaS
3 9 (4.81%) PaaS
3 9 (4.81%) CloudFront
3 9 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (3.74%) IaaS
5 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.67%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.67%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (2.67%) ElastiCache
6 5 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (2.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.53%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.32%) WAN
2 35 (18.72%) LAN
3 34 (18.18%) Firewall
4 33 (17.65%) SAN
5 18 (9.63%) VPN
6 12 (6.42%) NAS
7 9 (4.81%) iSCSI
7 9 (4.81%) FCoE
7 9 (4.81%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (4.81%) Multicast
8 8 (4.28%) MPLS
8 8 (4.28%) VoIP
8 8 (4.28%) HTTP
9 7 (3.74%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.14%) SSL
10 4 (2.14%) Wireless
10 4 (2.14%) BIG-IP
10 4 (2.14%) Internet
10 4 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.35%) Hadoop
2 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.81%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (3.21%) HBase
4 6 (3.21%) Big Data
5 5 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.14%) DB2
6 4 (2.14%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.60%) OLAP
7 3 (1.60%) OLTP
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.07%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.07%) MySQL
8 2 (1.07%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) JMeter
General
1 34 (18.18%) Finance
2 16 (8.56%) Banking
3 9 (4.81%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.21%) Retail
5 4 (2.14%) Games
6 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.07%) Back Office
7 2 (1.07%) Publishing
7 2 (1.07%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) International Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.09%) Middleware
2 8 (4.28%) .NET
2 8 (4.28%) XML
2 8 (4.28%) Rendezvous
3 7 (3.74%) XSLT
3 7 (3.74%) HTML
4 4 (2.14%) Web Services
4 4 (2.14%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.53%) SPNEGO
6 1 (0.53%) J2EE
6 1 (0.53%) OLE
6 1 (0.53%) OLE DB
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.21%) FlexPod
2 4 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.60%) NHS
3 3 (1.60%) Replication
3 3 (1.60%) HACMP
3 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.60%) Clustering
3 3 (1.60%) Open Source
4 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.07%) DataPower
4 2 (1.07%) PKI
4 2 (1.07%) Derivative
5 1 (0.53%) SCADA
5 1 (0.53%) CMDB
5 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.53%) RMADS
5 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.53%) FMCG
5 1 (0.53%) DTV
5 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 82 (43.85%) Windows
2 45 (24.06%) Linux
3 16 (8.56%) Solaris
4 14 (7.49%) UNIX
5 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.21%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.67%) AIX
8 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.07%) zOS
10 1 (0.53%) VMS
10 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.39%) Migration
2 20 (10.70%) TOGAF
3 16 (8.56%) ITIL
4 13 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (4.81%) Auto-Scaling
7 8 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (4.28%) Benchmarking
7 8 (4.28%) Service Management
8 7 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.21%) Information Security
9 6 (3.21%) SOA
10 5 (2.67%) ETL
10 5 (2.67%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.67%) Project Management
10 5 (2.67%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.37%) SQL
2 14 (7.49%) Java
3 7 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.14%) C#
4 4 (2.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.07%) ABAP
5 2 (1.07%) Ruby
5 2 (1.07%) C
5 2 (1.07%) Clojure
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
6 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.60%) CCNP
5 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.07%) MCSE
6 2 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.53%) MCITP
7 1 (0.53%) Degree
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CISSP
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (20.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (16.04%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.02%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (6.95%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.88%) XenApp
6 10 (5.35%) Xen
7 9 (4.81%) NFS
7 9 (4.81%) SRDF
7 9 (4.81%) vSphere
7 9 (4.81%) KVM
8 7 (3.74%) XenDesktop
8 7 (3.74%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.60%) PowerHA
10 2 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.53%) vCloud
11 1 (0.53%) XenServer
11 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) SCCM
2 4 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.14%) Control-M
2 4 (2.14%) BladeLogic
3 3 (1.60%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.60%) Puppet
4 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.07%) SCOM
5 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (29.95%) VMware
2 44 (23.53%) Oracle
3 40 (21.39%) Cisco
4 35 (18.72%) Microsoft
5 32 (17.11%) IBM
6 24 (12.83%) NetApp
7 20 (10.70%) EMC
8 17 (9.09%) Citrix
9 10 (5.35%) HP
10 9 (4.81%) Intel
10 9 (4.81%) Sybase
10 9 (4.81%) F5
11 8 (4.28%) DataSynapse
11 8 (4.28%) TIBCO
12 7 (3.74%) SAP
13 6 (3.21%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.21%) Business Objects
14 5 (2.67%) 29West
15 4 (2.14%) Blue Coat
15 4 (2.14%) Symantec
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