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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 265 295 287
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 145 114 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 94 77
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£525 £500 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £456 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -20.42%
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
21158 21596 21711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.94% 92.92% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 14965 14719
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 £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 391 469
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 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 2 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 +6 39 £525 +5.00% 3
Docklands, London 0 5 £550 +15.78%
Canary Wharf -6 4 £475 -5.00%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 112 (45.16%) Windows
2 102 (41.13%) VMware
3 75 (30.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (29.03%) Oracle
5 69 (27.82%) SAN
6 68 (27.42%) Cisco
7 62 (25.00%) Linux
7 62 (25.00%) Finance
8 61 (24.60%) Data Centre
9 60 (24.19%) Firewall
10 58 (23.39%) WAN
11 57 (22.98%) LAN
12 53 (21.37%) Microsoft
13 48 (19.35%) Citrix
14 45 (18.15%) Active Directory
15 43 (17.34%) NetApp
16 42 (16.94%) TOGAF
17 40 (16.13%) SQL
18 39 (15.73%) IBM
19 36 (14.52%) Migration
20 35 (14.11%) SQL Server
21 33 (13.31%) UNIX
22 32 (12.90%) Middleware
22 32 (12.90%) CheckPoint
23 31 (12.50%) VPN
23 31 (12.50%) Hyper-V
24 30 (12.10%) ITIL
25 29 (11.69%) Solaris
25 29 (11.69%) WebSphere
26 27 (10.89%) vSphere

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 29 (11.69%) WebSphere
2 16 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.45%) IIS
3 8 (3.23%) Apache
3 8 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.21%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.81%) Drupal
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.81%) SAS
8 2 (0.81%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.24%) MS Visio
3 12 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.61%) MS Office
5 2 (0.81%) MS Project
6 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.82%) RMDS
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.81%) Magento
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.24%) SaaS
3 10 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (3.63%) PaaS
4 9 (3.63%) CloudFront
4 9 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.02%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (2.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (2.02%) Office 365
5 5 (2.02%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.81%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (27.82%) SAN
2 60 (24.19%) Firewall
3 58 (23.39%) WAN
4 57 (22.98%) LAN
5 31 (12.50%) VPN
6 24 (9.68%) NAS
7 23 (9.27%) VoIP
8 20 (8.06%) Wireless
9 19 (7.66%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (6.85%) BIG-IP
10 17 (6.85%) VLAN
11 16 (6.45%) MPLS
12 15 (6.05%) SSL
12 15 (6.05%) NetScaler
13 9 (3.63%) FCoE
13 9 (3.63%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (3.63%) Network Security
13 9 (3.63%) iSCSI
13 9 (3.63%) Multicast
14 8 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.26%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.03%) Big Data
4 9 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (2.82%) HBase
6 7 (2.82%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.61%) DB2
8 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.21%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.81%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.81%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.81%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 62 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (7.26%) Banking
3 6 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.21%) Back Office
5 3 (1.21%) Retail
5 3 (1.21%) Legal
6 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.90%) Middleware
2 15 (6.05%) Web Services
3 9 (3.63%) Rendezvous
4 8 (3.23%) XML
4 8 (3.23%) XSLT
4 8 (3.23%) HTML
5 7 (2.82%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.81%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.40%) J2EE
8 1 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (24.60%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.65%) FlexPod
3 13 (5.24%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.44%) PKI
5 8 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.82%) Replication
7 5 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.02%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.61%) Clustering
9 3 (1.21%) NHS
9 3 (1.21%) iPad
9 3 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.81%) User Experience
10 2 (0.81%) BYOD
10 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.81%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.81%) DataPower
11 1 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 112 (45.16%) Windows
2 62 (25.00%) Linux
3 33 (13.31%) UNIX
4 29 (11.69%) Solaris
5 19 (7.66%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.84%) AIX
8 9 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.81%) Android
10 2 (0.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.94%) TOGAF
2 36 (14.52%) Migration
3 30 (12.10%) ITIL
4 20 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (6.05%) Project Management
7 14 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (5.24%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (5.24%) Data Architecture
9 12 (4.84%) Network Architecture
9 12 (4.84%) Analytics
9 12 (4.84%) Network Design
10 11 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.03%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (4.03%) Service Management
11 10 (4.03%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (3.63%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.63%) Auto-Scaling
13 8 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (3.23%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.13%) SQL
2 12 (4.84%) Java
3 8 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.02%) C
5 2 (0.81%) ABAP
6 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.23%) Degree
3 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 4 (1.61%) VCAP
5 4 (1.61%) CCNP
6 3 (1.21%) CISSP
6 3 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.21%) MCITP
7 2 (0.81%) MCSE
8 1 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (2.82%) QA
1 7 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (30.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (18.15%) Active Directory
3 31 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 27 (10.89%) vSphere
5 26 (10.48%) XenApp
6 15 (6.05%) ProxySG
6 15 (6.05%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (4.84%) Xen
8 11 (4.44%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.63%) SRDF
9 9 (3.63%) NFS
9 9 (3.63%) vCloud
9 9 (3.63%) KVM
10 8 (3.23%) XenServer
11 5 (2.02%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 11 (4.44%) Control-M
1 11 (4.44%) BladeLogic
2 9 (3.63%) SCCM
3 6 (2.42%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.02%) SCOM
5 3 (1.21%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.40%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.40%) Opsview
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
6 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) OpenView
Vendors
1 102 (41.13%) VMware
2 72 (29.03%) Oracle
3 68 (27.42%) Cisco
4 53 (21.37%) Microsoft
5 48 (19.35%) Citrix
6 43 (17.34%) NetApp
7 39 (15.73%) IBM
8 32 (12.90%) CheckPoint
9 25 (10.08%) HP
10 19 (7.66%) EMC
11 17 (6.85%) Avaya
11 17 (6.85%) Symantec
11 17 (6.85%) Blue Coat
11 17 (6.85%) Nokia
11 17 (6.85%) Nortel
12 16 (6.45%) Juniper
13 13 (5.24%) F5
14 12 (4.84%) CA
14 12 (4.84%) Brocade
15 11 (4.44%) CommVault
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