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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 88 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 20 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.08% 0.99% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.04% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 2
Median daily rate £485 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £451
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £39.08
% change year-on-year
- -7.86%
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
1759 1536 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.18% 94.99% 96.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 918 668
Median daily rate £390 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £34.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

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 31 July 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (38.89%) Migration
3 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (27.78%) Finance
5 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.22%) Windows
7 7 (19.44%) Middleware
7 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
8 6 (16.67%) Banking
8 6 (16.67%) Citrix
8 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.89%) ERP
9 5 (13.89%) Project Management
9 5 (13.89%) Data Management
9 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
9 5 (13.89%) VMware
10 4 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 4 (11.11%) SOA
10 4 (11.11%) Data Mining
10 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
10 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
10 4 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
11 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
11 3 (8.33%) AIX

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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) MPLS
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) PABX
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Life Science
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.33%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) MVS
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
3 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Data Management
4 5 (13.89%) ERP
4 5 (13.89%) Project Management
5 4 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (11.11%) SOA
5 4 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Business Development
7 1 (2.78%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Network Management
7 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.78%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Intel
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