The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 95 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.26% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.28% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £363 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £463 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -
Infrastructure Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1569 1808 1392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.12% 93.92% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 1019 851
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 70 67
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Manchester region.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £650 -
Infrastructure Architect
North West

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Infrastructure Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 20 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (36.11%) Migration
3 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (19.44%) Finance
4 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
4 7 (19.44%) Windows
5 6 (16.67%) Banking
6 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (11.11%) Citrix
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) SAN
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (8.33%) Firewall
8 3 (8.33%) VMware
8 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
9 2 (5.56%) AIX
9 2 (5.56%) MS Excel

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) PBX
2 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) BYOD
3 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Migration
2 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
4 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.78%) Email Filtering
8 1 (2.78%) Information Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) IT Governance
8 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.78%) Server Building
8 1 (2.78%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) CCA
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Citrix
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.78%) Intel
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Reuters
4 1 (2.78%) SAP