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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 303 315 264
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -51
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 141 124 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.53% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.56% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 96 154
Median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £449 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year
- -32.57%
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
21633 22222 23362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15369 15688 16222
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 347 444
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 15 £575 +12.19% 2
Croydon -6 8 £438 -16.66% 2
Uxbridge - 1 £500 -
Westminster - 1 £525 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 (37.20%) Windows
2 86 (29.35%) Linux
3 85 (29.01%) Data Centre
4 83 (28.33%) VMware
5 69 (23.55%) Finance
6 68 (23.21%) Active Directory
7 65 (22.18%) Microsoft
8 63 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
9 56 (19.11%) Migration
9 56 (19.11%) SQL
10 53 (18.09%) Microsoft Azure
10 53 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 52 (17.75%) SQL Server
11 52 (17.75%) Firewall
12 51 (17.41%) Oracle
13 48 (16.38%) WAN
13 48 (16.38%) Cisco
13 48 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (16.04%) LAN
15 43 (14.68%) TOGAF
16 36 (12.29%) Security Cleared
17 35 (11.95%) Banking
17 35 (11.95%) IBM
17 35 (11.95%) SAN
17 35 (11.95%) Windows Server
18 34 (11.60%) Solaris
19 33 (11.26%) SC Cleared
20 30 (10.24%) IaaS
20 30 (10.24%) ITIL
21 29 (9.90%) Hyper-V

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 14 (4.78%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.10%) IIS
2 12 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.41%) Apache
4 10 (3.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (3.07%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.39%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.02%) Confluence
8 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.02%) JBoss
8 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.34%) Drupal
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 63 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (18.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (10.24%) IaaS
4 28 (9.56%) PaaS
5 23 (7.85%) Office 365
6 21 (7.17%) SaaS
7 12 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.37%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.68%) IBM PureFlex
10 2 (0.68%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.75%) Firewall
2 48 (16.38%) WAN
3 47 (16.04%) LAN
4 35 (11.95%) SAN
5 28 (9.56%) NAS
6 18 (6.14%) DNS
7 16 (5.46%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (4.78%) Network Security
9 13 (4.44%) iSCSI
9 13 (4.44%) Multicast
10 12 (4.10%) FCoE
11 11 (3.75%) HTTP
11 11 (3.75%) Internet
11 11 (3.75%) TCP/IP
12 10 (3.41%) DHCP
13 9 (3.07%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (2.39%) VoIP
14 7 (2.39%) VPN
15 6 (2.05%) DMZ
15 6 (2.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.12%) Hadoop
3 9 (3.07%) HBase
4 8 (2.73%) Big Data
5 6 (2.05%) DB2
5 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.71%) MySQL
7 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.37%) OLTP
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (2.39%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.71%) JIRA
3 4 (1.37%) Ant
3 4 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) Hudson
4 1 (0.34%) JMeter
General
1 69 (23.55%) Finance
2 35 (11.95%) Banking
3 17 (5.80%) Retail
4 8 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.37%) Law
6 3 (1.02%) Publishing
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.87%) Middleware
2 14 (4.78%) Web Services
3 9 (3.07%) HTML
3 9 (3.07%) XML
4 7 (2.39%) Rendezvous
4 7 (2.39%) SAML
4 7 (2.39%) XSLT
5 3 (1.02%) OAuth
5 3 (1.02%) SOAP
6 2 (0.68%) .NET
6 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.68%) COM
6 2 (0.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.34%) JMS
7 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.34%) REST
7 1 (0.34%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 85 (29.01%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.10%) Private Cloud
3 9 (3.07%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (3.07%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.73%) PKI
5 7 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.71%) New Media
7 5 (1.71%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.02%) BYOD
9 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.02%) Clustering
9 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.02%) Replication
9 3 (1.02%) RIA
9 3 (1.02%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 109 (37.20%) Windows
2 86 (29.35%) Linux
3 35 (11.95%) Windows Server
4 34 (11.60%) Solaris
5 26 (8.87%) Unix
6 17 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (4.44%) AIX
9 10 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.39%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.39%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.05%) CentOS
11 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.68%) Fedora
13 2 (0.68%) VMS
14 1 (0.34%) HPUX
14 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.11%) Migration
2 48 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (14.68%) TOGAF
4 30 (10.24%) ITIL
5 21 (7.17%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (6.83%) Technical Architecture
7 17 (5.80%) High Availability
7 17 (5.80%) Network Design
7 17 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (5.46%) DevOps
9 15 (5.12%) Benchmarking
10 14 (4.78%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.44%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.10%) ArchiMate
13 11 (3.75%) Network Architecture
13 11 (3.75%) Re-Platforming
13 11 (3.75%) Scrum
14 10 (3.41%) Service Design
14 10 (3.41%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.11%) SQL
2 21 (7.17%) Java
3 9 (3.07%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.39%) Python
4 7 (2.39%) Ruby
5 4 (1.37%) PHP
6 2 (0.68%) Go
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.34%) C
7 1 (0.34%) C#
7 1 (0.34%) Clojure
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (12.29%) Security Cleared
2 33 (11.26%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.07%) MCSE
6 8 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.73%) MCSA
7 7 (2.39%) Degree
8 5 (1.71%) CCIE
9 4 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.37%) CCNA
10 3 (1.02%) CCNP
10 3 (1.02%) MCSD
10 3 (1.02%) MCTS
10 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.02%) PMP
11 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.68%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.68%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.10%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.73%) QA
3 6 (2.05%) Government Security Classifications
4 4 (1.37%) COBIT
4 4 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.68%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 68 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 53 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.14%) Xen
5 17 (5.80%) KVM
6 15 (5.12%) NFS
6 15 (5.12%) SRDF
7 13 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (3.07%) VMware ESX
9 7 (2.39%) vCloud
9 7 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.39%) vSphere
10 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.68%) Docker
11 2 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.68%) XenApp
11 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.78%) SCCM
2 8 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.39%) Puppet
4 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.02%) Ansible
5 3 (1.02%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.02%) OpenView
5 3 (1.02%) SCOM
5 3 (1.02%) Terraform
5 3 (1.02%) vRealize
5 3 (1.02%) WSUS
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.34%) Control-M
6 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.34%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 83 (28.33%) VMware
2 65 (22.18%) Microsoft
3 51 (17.41%) Oracle
4 48 (16.38%) Cisco
5 35 (11.95%) IBM
6 24 (8.19%) Citrix
7 23 (7.85%) NetApp
8 20 (6.83%) EMC
9 18 (6.14%) Intel
10 17 (5.80%) HP
11 12 (4.10%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.75%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.07%) 3PAR
13 9 (3.07%) Bloomberg
14 8 (2.73%) Dell
15 7 (2.39%) DataSynapse
15 7 (2.39%) F5
15 7 (2.39%) Juniper
15 7 (2.39%) Reuters
15 7 (2.39%) TIBCO
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