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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 274 254 302
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +48
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 154 179 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.71% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.76% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 131 64
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£525 £500 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £466 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £42.50
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
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +4 46 £550 +15.78% 4
Harrow - 3 £350 - 1
Romford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 148 (51.21%) Windows
2 100 (34.60%) VMware
3 99 (34.26%) Finance
4 91 (31.49%) Linux
5 68 (23.53%) SAN
6 65 (22.49%) Oracle
7 64 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (21.11%) Migration
9 59 (20.42%) Active Directory
10 58 (20.07%) Microsoft
11 57 (19.72%) Cisco
12 48 (16.61%) SQL
13 46 (15.92%) Hyper-V
14 45 (15.57%) WAN
15 42 (14.53%) LAN
16 40 (13.84%) UNIX
17 39 (13.49%) TOGAF
18 38 (13.15%) SQL Server
18 38 (13.15%) Citrix
19 34 (11.76%) Firewall
20 30 (10.38%) HP
20 30 (10.38%) ITIL
21 29 (10.03%) IBM
22 28 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
23 27 (9.34%) EMC
24 26 (9.00%) Oracle Database
25 25 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
26 24 (8.30%) NetApp
26 24 (8.30%) Middleware
26 24 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (7.96%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.23%) IIS
3 17 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.19%) Lync
5 11 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.46%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.08%) NetWeaver
8 5 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.73%) nginx
9 4 (1.38%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.38%) LiveLink
10 3 (1.04%) Apache
10 3 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.69%) JBoss
12 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.81%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) RMDS
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.35%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.81%) PaaS
3 10 (3.46%) IaaS
4 8 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.77%) SaaS
5 4 (1.38%) Office 365
6 2 (0.69%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (23.53%) SAN
2 45 (15.57%) WAN
3 42 (14.53%) LAN
4 34 (11.76%) Firewall
5 23 (7.96%) NAS
6 18 (6.23%) DNS
7 16 (5.54%) VPN
8 15 (5.19%) DHCP
9 14 (4.84%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (4.50%) Internet
11 12 (4.15%) Wireless
12 11 (3.81%) SNMP
12 11 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (2.77%) Intranet
13 8 (2.77%) MPLS
13 8 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (2.42%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.42%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (2.42%) VLAN
14 7 (2.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.00%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.84%) Hadoop
3 14 (4.84%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (4.15%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.81%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.77%) DB2
7 6 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.73%) MySQL
8 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.73%) Big Data
8 5 (1.73%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.04%) HBase
10 3 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.73%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.38%) JMeter
General
1 99 (34.26%) Finance
2 16 (5.54%) Banking
3 15 (5.19%) Retail
4 14 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.73%) Publishing
7 3 (1.04%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.30%) Middleware
2 12 (4.15%) .NET
3 7 (2.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (1.73%) MSMQ
5 4 (1.38%) J2EE
5 4 (1.38%) Web Services
5 4 (1.38%) XML
6 3 (1.04%) XSLT
6 3 (1.04%) HTML
6 3 (1.04%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.35%) CGI
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.35%) OLE
7 1 (0.35%) OLE DB
7 1 (0.35%) XMPP
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.35%) Java EE
7 1 (0.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.54%) Clustering
2 13 (4.50%) Replication
3 12 (4.15%) Enterprise Storage
3 12 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.11%) HACMP
5 8 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.42%) Open Source
7 6 (2.08%) FMCG
8 4 (1.38%) CESG
8 4 (1.38%) Derivative
9 3 (1.04%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.04%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.04%) PKI
9 3 (1.04%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.69%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.69%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 148 (51.21%) Windows
2 91 (31.49%) Linux
3 40 (13.84%) UNIX
4 28 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (7.27%) Solaris
7 15 (5.19%) AIX
8 10 (3.46%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.08%) SUSE
10 5 (1.73%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Android
13 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.11%) Migration
2 39 (13.49%) TOGAF
3 30 (10.38%) ITIL
4 24 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 15 (5.19%) Data Protection
7 14 (4.84%) Investment Management
7 14 (4.84%) Load Balancing
8 12 (4.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (4.15%) Risk Management
9 11 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.81%) High Availability
10 10 (3.46%) Capacity Management
10 10 (3.46%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.46%) Network Design
11 9 (3.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (3.11%) Release Management
11 9 (3.11%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.61%) SQL
2 16 (5.54%) Java
3 5 (1.73%) C#
3 5 (1.73%) Ruby
3 5 (1.73%) Clojure
4 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.38%) Perl
4 4 (1.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.69%) VBScript
6 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.46%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.77%) Degree
4 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.69%) MCSE
6 2 (0.69%) CCNA
6 2 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) MCITP
7 1 (0.35%) CCIA
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.38%) SLA
3 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (20.42%) Active Directory
3 46 (15.92%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.92%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (5.54%) vSphere
6 13 (4.50%) VMware ESX
7 11 (3.81%) XenApp
8 8 (2.77%) PowerHA
9 6 (2.08%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.73%) XenServer
11 4 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.38%) Xen
11 4 (1.38%) SRDF
11 4 (1.38%) NFS
11 4 (1.38%) vCloud
12 3 (1.04%) KVM
13 2 (0.69%) Docker
14 1 (0.35%) UAG
14 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (7.96%) SCCM
2 12 (4.15%) SCOrch
3 10 (3.46%) SCOM
3 10 (3.46%) Control-M
4 9 (3.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (3.11%) BladeLogic
5 7 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.08%) SCDPM
7 5 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.73%) Puppet
8 4 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.04%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.04%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 100 (34.60%) VMware
2 65 (22.49%) Oracle
3 58 (20.07%) Microsoft
4 57 (19.72%) Cisco
5 38 (13.15%) Citrix
6 30 (10.38%) HP
7 29 (10.03%) IBM
8 27 (9.34%) EMC
9 24 (8.30%) NetApp
10 22 (7.61%) SAP
11 16 (5.54%) CheckPoint
12 14 (4.84%) Dell
12 14 (4.84%) Sybase
13 13 (4.50%) Business Objects
14 11 (3.81%) Symantec
15 10 (3.46%) Blue Coat
15 10 (3.46%) F5
16 8 (2.77%) Informatica
16 8 (2.77%) CA
17 7 (2.42%) Juniper
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