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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 299 285 266
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 128 140 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.64% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 115 99
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.08 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-7.86% -17.73%
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 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 37 £525 -1.17% 3
Docklands, London -3 5 £550 +15.78%
Canary Wharf -7 4 £550 +10.00%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 99 (41.08%) Windows
1 99 (41.08%) VMware
2 76 (31.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (29.05%) Oracle
3 70 (29.05%) SAN
4 65 (26.97%) Cisco
5 64 (26.56%) Data Centre
6 63 (26.14%) Linux
6 63 (26.14%) Finance
7 56 (23.24%) Firewall
8 54 (22.41%) WAN
9 53 (21.99%) LAN
10 49 (20.33%) Microsoft
11 48 (19.92%) Citrix
12 45 (18.67%) Active Directory
13 41 (17.01%) NetApp
14 40 (16.60%) SQL
14 40 (16.60%) TOGAF
15 38 (15.77%) IBM
15 38 (15.77%) Middleware
16 36 (14.94%) UNIX
17 33 (13.69%) Solaris
18 32 (13.28%) ITIL
19 31 (12.86%) SQL Server
19 31 (12.86%) CheckPoint
20 30 (12.45%) Hyper-V
21 28 (11.62%) NAS
21 28 (11.62%) Migration
22 27 (11.20%) WebSphere
23 26 (10.79%) vSphere

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (11.20%) WebSphere
2 17 (7.05%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.64%) IIS
4 9 (3.73%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.32%) Apache
5 8 (3.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (3.32%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.49%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.66%) SAS
9 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.24%) Drupal
11 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.83%) Lync
11 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.39%) MS Visio
3 12 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.66%) MS Office
5 2 (0.83%) MS Project
6 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.90%) RMDS
2 3 (1.24%) Magento
2 3 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.56%) SaaS
2 11 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.90%) PaaS
3 7 (2.90%) Office 365
4 3 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.24%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 70 (29.05%) SAN
2 56 (23.24%) Firewall
3 54 (22.41%) WAN
4 53 (21.99%) LAN
5 28 (11.62%) NAS
6 25 (10.37%) VPN
7 24 (9.96%) VoIP
8 21 (8.71%) Wireless
9 19 (7.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (7.05%) BIG-IP
10 17 (7.05%) VLAN
11 16 (6.64%) MPLS
12 15 (6.22%) SSL
12 15 (6.22%) NetScaler
13 9 (3.73%) Network Security
14 8 (3.32%) iSCSI
14 8 (3.32%) Multicast
14 8 (3.32%) SMTP
14 8 (3.32%) HTTP
14 8 (3.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.13%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.81%) Oracle Exadata
4 9 (3.73%) Big Data
5 7 (2.90%) HBase
5 7 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.66%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.66%) PowerCenter
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (1.66%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.24%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.83%) DB2
9 2 (0.83%) MySQL
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Ant
1 1 (0.41%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 63 (26.14%) Finance
2 17 (7.05%) Banking
3 6 (2.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.66%) Retail
4 4 (1.66%) Legal
5 3 (1.24%) Back Office
5 3 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.77%) Middleware
2 14 (5.81%) Web Services
3 9 (3.73%) Rendezvous
3 9 (3.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (3.32%) XML
4 8 (3.32%) XSLT
4 8 (3.32%) HTML
5 7 (2.90%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (0.83%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.41%) XMPP
7 1 (0.41%) J2EE
7 1 (0.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (26.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.81%) FlexPod
3 13 (5.39%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.56%) PKI
5 8 (3.32%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.66%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (1.66%) Replication
8 4 (1.66%) Clustering
9 3 (1.24%) NHS
9 3 (1.24%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.24%) iPad
10 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.83%) BYOD
10 2 (0.83%) User Experience
11 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 99 (41.08%) Windows
2 63 (26.14%) Linux
3 36 (14.94%) UNIX
4 33 (13.69%) Solaris
5 24 (9.96%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.15%) AIX
8 8 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.60%) TOGAF
2 32 (13.28%) ITIL
3 28 (11.62%) Migration
4 20 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (7.47%) Data Architecture
7 16 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (5.81%) Project Management
9 13 (5.39%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (5.39%) Analytics
10 12 (4.98%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (4.98%) Network Design
11 11 (4.56%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.56%) Network Architecture
12 10 (4.15%) Service Management
12 10 (4.15%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (3.32%) Process Management
13 8 (3.32%) Information Security
13 8 (3.32%) Data Analytics
13 8 (3.32%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.60%) SQL
2 13 (5.39%) Java
3 8 (3.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.66%) C
5 1 (0.41%) PHP
5 1 (0.41%) Python
5 1 (0.41%) Jython
5 1 (0.41%) Ruby
5 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (8.30%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.15%) Degree
4 9 (3.73%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.49%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 5 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.66%) CCNP
8 4 (1.66%) VCAP
9 2 (0.83%) CISSP
9 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.83%) MCITP
10 1 (0.41%) CCNA
10 1 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (31.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (18.67%) Active Directory
3 30 (12.45%) Hyper-V
4 26 (10.79%) vSphere
5 25 (10.37%) XenApp
6 15 (6.22%) ProxySG
7 12 (4.98%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (4.56%) Xen
9 10 (4.15%) VMware ESX
10 9 (3.73%) XenDesktop
10 9 (3.73%) vCloud
11 8 (3.32%) KVM
11 8 (3.32%) SRDF
11 8 (3.32%) NFS
11 8 (3.32%) XenServer
12 3 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.56%) BladeLogic
1 11 (4.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 11 (4.56%) Control-M
2 7 (2.90%) SCCM
3 4 (1.66%) SCOM
3 4 (1.66%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.24%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.41%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.41%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.41%) Opsview
5 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.41%) Nagios
5 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 99 (41.08%) VMware
2 70 (29.05%) Oracle
3 65 (26.97%) Cisco
4 49 (20.33%) Microsoft
5 48 (19.92%) Citrix
6 41 (17.01%) NetApp
7 38 (15.77%) IBM
8 31 (12.86%) CheckPoint
9 24 (9.96%) HP
10 17 (7.05%) Avaya
10 17 (7.05%) Symantec
10 17 (7.05%) Blue Coat
10 17 (7.05%) Nokia
10 17 (7.05%) Nortel
11 16 (6.64%) EMC
12 15 (6.22%) Juniper
13 12 (4.98%) CA
13 12 (4.98%) Brocade
13 12 (4.98%) F5
14 11 (4.56%) Rackspace
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