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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 278 251 289
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +38
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 156 184 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.74% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.80% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 129 76
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£525 £490 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 - £45.00
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +3 48 £551 +16.05% 5
Hayes - 1 - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 141 (53.82%) Windows
2 100 (38.17%) VMware
3 98 (37.40%) Finance
4 82 (31.30%) Linux
5 79 (30.15%) SAN
6 62 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (23.28%) Oracle
8 55 (20.99%) Microsoft
8 55 (20.99%) Active Directory
8 55 (20.99%) Migration
9 52 (19.85%) Hyper-V
10 51 (19.47%) Cisco
11 48 (18.32%) Citrix
11 48 (18.32%) SQL
12 40 (15.27%) TOGAF
13 36 (13.74%) SQL Server
13 36 (13.74%) UNIX
13 36 (13.74%) LAN
13 36 (13.74%) WAN
14 33 (12.60%) Firewall
14 33 (12.60%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (11.83%) EMC
16 30 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (11.07%) HP
18 27 (10.31%) MS Exchange
19 26 (9.92%) IBM
19 26 (9.92%) Middleware
19 26 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (9.92%) SCCM
20 25 (9.54%) NAS

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 27 (10.31%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.63%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.73%) Lync
4 14 (5.34%) WebSphere
5 13 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.44%) IIS
7 8 (3.05%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.91%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.53%) LiveLink
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.15%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.15%) Apache
11 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.76%) nginx
11 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.38%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 14 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.15%) RMDS
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.38%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.67%) SaaS
2 7 (2.67%) PaaS
3 6 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.29%) IaaS
4 3 (1.15%) Office 365
5 2 (0.76%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (30.15%) SAN
2 36 (13.74%) WAN
2 36 (13.74%) LAN
3 33 (12.60%) Firewall
4 25 (9.54%) NAS
5 23 (8.78%) DNS
6 19 (7.25%) VPN
7 18 (6.87%) DHCP
8 15 (5.73%) Internet
9 14 (5.34%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (4.20%) TCP/IP
10 11 (4.20%) Intranet
10 11 (4.20%) VLAN
11 10 (3.82%) Wireless
11 10 (3.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (3.05%) NetScaler
13 7 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (2.67%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.78%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.34%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.20%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.20%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.05%) DB2
7 7 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.29%) MySQL
9 5 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.15%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.15%) HBase
10 3 (1.15%) Big Data
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) JMeter
1 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 98 (37.40%) Finance
2 20 (7.63%) Banking
3 12 (4.58%) Retail
4 11 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.91%) Advertising
5 5 (1.91%) Publishing
5 5 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.92%) Middleware
2 7 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (2.67%) .NET
3 5 (1.91%) Web Services
4 3 (1.15%) XML
4 3 (1.15%) XSLT
4 3 (1.15%) HTML
4 3 (1.15%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.76%) J2EE
6 1 (0.38%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.38%) CGI
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.38%) XMPP
6 1 (0.38%) Java EE
6 1 (0.38%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.87%) Clustering
2 17 (6.49%) Replication
2 17 (6.49%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.29%) HACMP
7 5 (1.91%) FMCG
7 5 (1.91%) iSeries
7 5 (1.91%) Open Source
8 4 (1.53%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.15%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.76%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.76%) CESG
10 2 (0.76%) PKI
10 2 (0.76%) Derivative
10 2 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 141 (53.82%) Windows
2 82 (31.30%) Linux
3 36 (13.74%) UNIX
4 33 (12.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (9.16%) Solaris
7 14 (5.34%) AIX
8 7 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.29%) SUSE
10 5 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.91%) zOS
11 4 (1.53%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.38%) Android
13 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.99%) Migration
2 40 (15.27%) TOGAF
3 26 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (8.02%) ITIL
6 20 (7.63%) Data Protection
7 16 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (5.73%) Asset Management
9 11 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.20%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.20%) Risk Management
9 11 (4.20%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (4.20%) Investment Management
10 10 (3.82%) BCP
11 9 (3.44%) E-Commerce
11 9 (3.44%) Network Design
11 9 (3.44%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (3.44%) High Availability
12 8 (3.05%) Load Balancing
12 8 (3.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (18.32%) SQL
2 12 (4.58%) Java
3 5 (1.91%) C
4 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.76%) Clojure
5 2 (0.76%) Ruby
5 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.76%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) C#
6 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.29%) Degree
3 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) MCSE
5 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.38%) MCITP
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.53%) SLA
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 62 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (20.99%) Active Directory
3 52 (19.85%) Hyper-V
4 20 (7.63%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (7.25%) XenApp
6 16 (6.11%) vSphere
7 11 (4.20%) Xen
8 9 (3.44%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.05%) XenServer
9 8 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (2.29%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.91%) PowerHA
12 4 (1.53%) NFS
12 4 (1.53%) SRDF
12 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.15%) vCloud
13 3 (1.15%) KVM
14 2 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.38%) UAG
15 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (9.92%) SCCM
2 11 (4.20%) SCOrch
3 7 (2.67%) SCOM
4 6 (2.29%) Control-M
4 6 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.91%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.53%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.53%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.53%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.76%) Puppet
8 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 100 (38.17%) VMware
2 61 (23.28%) Oracle
3 55 (20.99%) Microsoft
4 51 (19.47%) Cisco
5 48 (18.32%) Citrix
6 31 (11.83%) EMC
7 29 (11.07%) HP
8 26 (9.92%) IBM
9 21 (8.02%) NetApp
10 18 (6.87%) SAP
11 13 (4.96%) Sybase
11 13 (4.96%) Dell
12 11 (4.20%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.44%) Business Objects
14 7 (2.67%) Informatica
15 6 (2.29%) TIBCO
15 6 (2.29%) Symantec
15 6 (2.29%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.29%) PlateSpin
16 5 (1.91%) F5
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