The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
England / London
Rank 263 265 316
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +51
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 147 156 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.74% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.78% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 93 73
Median daily rate £531 £538 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £463 £469
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 15 £600 +9.09% 4
Croydon -10 2 £520 -
Docklands, London - 2 £600 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £613 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Infrastructure Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 109 (38.11%) VMware
2 105 (36.71%) Windows
3 68 (23.78%) Security Cleared
4 66 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 65 (22.73%) Data Centre
6 63 (22.03%) Microsoft
7 62 (21.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
9 60 (20.98%) Microsoft Azure
10 58 (20.28%) Linux
10 58 (20.28%) Finance
11 57 (19.93%) SC Cleared
12 53 (18.53%) TOGAF
13 52 (18.18%) SQL
14 50 (17.48%) Cisco
14 50 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (17.13%) Oracle
16 43 (15.03%) PaaS
17 42 (14.69%) SQL Server
18 38 (13.29%) Firewall
18 38 (13.29%) IaaS
19 37 (12.94%) Office 365
19 37 (12.94%) LAN
19 37 (12.94%) WAN
19 37 (12.94%) DNS
20 36 (12.59%) Migration
21 35 (12.24%) Citrix
22 33 (11.54%) Hyper-V
23 32 (11.19%) Windows Server
24 31 (10.84%) Technical Architecture

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.64%) WebSphere
2 16 (5.59%) Apache
3 15 (5.24%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.55%) IIS
6 10 (3.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (3.50%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.15%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (2.45%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.10%) JBoss
9 6 (2.10%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.40%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.05%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.05%) Confluence
13 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.70%) nginx
14 1 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.10%) MS Office
3 5 (1.75%) MS Project
3 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.40%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.70%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 61 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (20.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (15.03%) PaaS
4 38 (13.29%) IaaS
5 37 (12.94%) Office 365
6 22 (7.69%) SaaS
7 10 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.40%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.40%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.05%) Heroku
11 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.35%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.29%) Firewall
2 37 (12.94%) DNS
2 37 (12.94%) LAN
2 37 (12.94%) WAN
3 23 (8.04%) VPN
4 20 (6.99%) DHCP
4 20 (6.99%) Internet
5 19 (6.64%) SAN
6 18 (6.29%) Network Security
7 17 (5.94%) NAS
8 15 (5.24%) Fibre Channel
8 15 (5.24%) iSCSI
8 15 (5.24%) TCP/IP
9 14 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (4.20%) HTTP
11 10 (3.50%) FCoE
12 9 (3.15%) LDAP
12 9 (3.15%) Multicast
13 8 (2.80%) SNMP
14 7 (2.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.04%) Hadoop
3 10 (3.50%) HBase
3 10 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.80%) Big Data
5 7 (2.45%) MySQL
6 6 (2.10%) DB2
6 6 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.40%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.05%) OLTP
9 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.15%) JIRA
3 5 (1.75%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.40%) Ant
4 4 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.40%) Subversion
5 2 (0.70%) JMeter
General
1 58 (20.28%) Finance
2 28 (9.79%) Banking
3 16 (5.59%) Retail
4 5 (1.75%) Law
4 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (0.70%) Billing
6 2 (0.70%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.74%) Middleware
2 16 (5.59%) SAML
3 9 (3.15%) HTML
3 9 (3.15%) OAuth
3 9 (3.15%) XML
4 8 (2.80%) Rendezvous
4 8 (2.80%) XSLT
5 6 (2.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 5 (1.75%) ELK Stack
6 5 (1.75%) Web Services
7 4 (1.40%) SOAP
8 3 (1.05%) .NET
9 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.70%) CSS
9 2 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.70%) REST
10 1 (0.35%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.69%) PKI
3 15 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.90%) Private Cloud
5 11 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.80%) Online Banking
7 7 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.10%) FMCG
8 6 (2.10%) Replication
9 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.40%) Clustering
10 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.05%) IVR
11 3 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
12 2 (0.70%) BYOD
12 2 (0.70%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 105 (36.71%) Windows
2 58 (20.28%) Linux
3 32 (11.19%) Windows Server
4 28 (9.79%) Solaris
5 23 (8.04%) Unix
6 14 (4.90%) Windows 10
7 12 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.15%) AIX
11 8 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.70%) Fedora
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.35%) CentOS
14 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.53%) TOGAF
2 50 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (12.59%) Migration
4 31 (10.84%) Technical Architecture
5 30 (10.49%) ITIL
6 27 (9.44%) DevOps
7 19 (6.64%) Project Management
7 19 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (4.90%) Identity Access Management
9 14 (4.90%) Network Management
9 14 (4.90%) Network Security Management
9 14 (4.90%) Security Management
10 13 (4.55%) Benchmarking
11 12 (4.20%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (4.20%) High Availability
12 11 (3.85%) ArchiMate
12 11 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.85%) E-Commerce
13 10 (3.50%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.18%) SQL
2 20 (6.99%) Java
3 17 (5.94%) C
4 10 (3.50%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.15%) Python
6 8 (2.80%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.80%) Ruby
7 4 (1.40%) PHP
8 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.70%) Clojure
8 2 (0.70%) Go
8 2 (0.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) C#
9 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (23.78%) Security Cleared
2 57 (19.93%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.55%) MCSA
5 11 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (3.50%) MCSE
6 10 (3.50%) PMP
7 9 (3.15%) Degree
8 6 (2.10%) CCIE
8 6 (2.10%) CCNA
9 5 (1.75%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.40%) MCSD
10 4 (1.40%) MCTS
11 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.70%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.15%) Government Security Classifications
2 8 (2.80%) QA
3 7 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 62 (21.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.55%) KVM
5 12 (4.20%) vCloud
5 12 (4.20%) vSphere
5 12 (4.20%) Xen
6 11 (3.85%) NFS
6 11 (3.85%) SRDF
7 10 (3.50%) Docker
8 9 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (3.15%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.10%) XenApp
10 5 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.40%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (7.69%) SCCM
2 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (4.20%) SCOM
3 10 (3.50%) Ansible
3 10 (3.50%) Puppet
4 9 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.45%) Terraform
6 6 (2.10%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.75%) Consul
7 5 (1.75%) Packer
7 5 (1.75%) Rsyslog
7 5 (1.75%) yum
7 5 (1.75%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.40%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.40%) Control-M
8 4 (1.40%) vRealize
9 3 (1.05%) Nagios
9 3 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 109 (38.11%) VMware
2 63 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 50 (17.48%) Cisco
4 49 (17.13%) Oracle
5 35 (12.24%) Citrix
6 27 (9.44%) IBM
7 21 (7.34%) CheckPoint
8 19 (6.64%) NetApp
9 17 (5.94%) EMC
10 14 (4.90%) Intel
11 13 (4.55%) HP
12 9 (3.15%) AppDynamics
12 9 (3.15%) Atlassian
12 9 (3.15%) CA
12 9 (3.15%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.80%) DataSynapse
13 8 (2.80%) Sybase
13 8 (2.80%) TIBCO
14 6 (2.10%) Sun
15 5 (1.75%) Google
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