The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 38 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.74% - 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £57.50
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
349 169 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.82% 88.48% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 104 101
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £78 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £175.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Liverpool - 1 £375 - 1
Infrastructure Architect
North West

Infrastructure Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) HP