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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 103 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.26% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.27% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £500 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £475 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £463 £463
% change year-on-year
+10.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
1338 1831 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.97% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 1049 801
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 58 71
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Stockport - 1 £650 -
Infrastructure Architect
North West

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
2 10 (30.30%) Migration
3 9 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) Finance
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) Banking
7 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) Firewall
8 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
9 3 (9.09%) VMware
9 3 (9.09%) Citrix
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.06%) Unix
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle
10 2 (6.06%) AIX
10 2 (6.06%) Linux
10 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.06%) CISSP
10 2 (6.06%) HP
10 2 (6.06%) SAN
10 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
10 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3

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 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) PBX
3 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) BYOD
3 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) AIX
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Migration
2 9 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.03%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.03%) Information Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) IT Governance
8 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Server Building
8 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CISSP
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) CCA
2 1 (3.03%) CISM
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Reuters
4 1 (3.03%) SAP