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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 264 258 294
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 156 182 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.73% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.78% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 125 77
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£525 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £367 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +5.55%
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -14 45 £550 +10.55% 6
Croydon - 1 £610 - 1
Hayes - 1 - -
Romford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 142 (52.01%) Windows
2 110 (40.29%) VMware
3 95 (34.80%) Finance
4 84 (30.77%) Linux
5 83 (30.40%) SAN
6 69 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (24.18%) Oracle
8 64 (23.44%) Microsoft
9 59 (21.61%) Active Directory
10 57 (20.88%) Migration
11 55 (20.15%) Cisco
12 50 (18.32%) Hyper-V
13 49 (17.95%) Citrix
13 49 (17.95%) SQL
14 47 (17.22%) TOGAF
15 37 (13.55%) SQL Server
16 36 (13.19%) LAN
17 35 (12.82%) WAN
17 35 (12.82%) UNIX
17 35 (12.82%) Firewall
18 33 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
19 32 (11.72%) HP
19 32 (11.72%) Middleware
20 31 (11.36%) EMC
21 30 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
22 28 (10.26%) NAS
22 28 (10.26%) MS Exchange
23 27 (9.89%) IBM
24 25 (9.16%) Solaris

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 28 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.33%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.49%) WebSphere
3 15 (5.49%) Lync
4 13 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.66%) IIS
6 8 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.83%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.47%) LiveLink
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.10%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.10%) Apache
10 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.37%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 18 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.10%) RMDS
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.93%) PaaS
4 7 (2.56%) SaaS
4 7 (2.56%) IaaS
5 5 (1.83%) Office 365
6 4 (1.47%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (30.40%) SAN
2 36 (13.19%) LAN
3 35 (12.82%) WAN
3 35 (12.82%) Firewall
4 28 (10.26%) NAS
5 23 (8.42%) DNS
6 20 (7.33%) VPN
7 18 (6.59%) DHCP
8 14 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (4.76%) TCP/IP
9 13 (4.76%) Internet
10 11 (4.03%) Intranet
11 10 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (3.66%) Wireless
11 10 (3.66%) VLAN
12 7 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (2.56%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.56%) MPLS
12 7 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (4.40%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.30%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.93%) DB2
8 7 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.47%) MySQL
10 4 (1.47%) Big Data
11 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.10%) HBase
11 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
General
1 95 (34.80%) Finance
2 24 (8.79%) Banking
3 11 (4.03%) Retail
4 8 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.83%) Advertising
5 5 (1.83%) Publishing
5 5 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.10%) Back Office
7 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.72%) Middleware
2 11 (4.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (2.56%) Web Services
3 7 (2.56%) .NET
4 3 (1.10%) J2EE
4 3 (1.10%) HTML
4 3 (1.10%) Rendezvous
4 3 (1.10%) XML
4 3 (1.10%) XSLT
5 1 (0.37%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.37%) Java EE
5 1 (0.37%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.33%) Clustering
2 18 (6.59%) Enterprise Storage
3 16 (5.86%) Replication
4 9 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.83%) HACMP
6 5 (1.83%) FMCG
6 5 (1.83%) iSeries
6 5 (1.83%) Open Source
7 4 (1.47%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.47%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.10%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.73%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.73%) CESG
9 2 (0.73%) PKI
9 2 (0.73%) Derivative
9 2 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.37%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 142 (52.01%) Windows
2 84 (30.77%) Linux
3 35 (12.82%) UNIX
4 33 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (9.16%) Solaris
7 13 (4.76%) AIX
8 9 (3.30%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.20%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.20%) SUSE
11 5 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.83%) zOS
12 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.37%) Android
13 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.88%) Migration
2 47 (17.22%) TOGAF
3 32 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (8.79%) ITIL
5 21 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (6.96%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (6.96%) Data Protection
7 15 (5.49%) Zachman Framework
8 14 (5.13%) Asset Management
9 12 (4.40%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.03%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.03%) BCP
10 11 (4.03%) Network Design
11 10 (3.66%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (3.30%) Investment Management
13 8 (2.93%) High Availability
13 8 (2.93%) Load Balancing
13 8 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (2.93%) Data Management
14 7 (2.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.95%) SQL
2 13 (4.76%) Java
3 6 (2.20%) C
4 3 (1.10%) VB
4 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.37%) C#
6 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.47%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) MCSE
5 1 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CISSP
5 1 (0.37%) MCITP
5 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.83%) SLA
3 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.37%) Basel II
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (21.61%) Active Directory
3 50 (18.32%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.59%) XenApp
5 16 (5.86%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (5.86%) vSphere
6 11 (4.03%) Xen
7 8 (2.93%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.56%) XenServer
8 7 (2.56%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.47%) NFS
9 4 (1.47%) SRDF
9 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.47%) PowerHA
10 3 (1.10%) vCloud
10 3 (1.10%) KVM
11 2 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.37%) Docker
12 1 (0.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (9.16%) SCCM
2 11 (4.03%) SCOrch
3 8 (2.93%) SCOM
4 6 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.20%) Tivoli
4 6 (2.20%) Control-M
4 6 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.83%) BladeLogic
5 5 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.47%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.47%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.10%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.37%) WSUS
9 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 110 (40.29%) VMware
2 66 (24.18%) Oracle
3 64 (23.44%) Microsoft
4 55 (20.15%) Cisco
5 49 (17.95%) Citrix
6 32 (11.72%) HP
7 31 (11.36%) EMC
8 27 (9.89%) IBM
9 22 (8.06%) NetApp
10 17 (6.23%) SAP
11 14 (5.13%) Dell
12 13 (4.76%) Sybase
13 10 (3.66%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.30%) Business Objects
15 8 (2.93%) CA
16 7 (2.56%) Juniper
16 7 (2.56%) Symantec
16 7 (2.56%) Informatica
17 6 (2.20%) BMC
17 6 (2.20%) TIBCO
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