The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside 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 / Merseyside
Rank 37 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.39% 1.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £600 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
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 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
246 292 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.98% 94.19% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 161 128
Median daily rate £380 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.40% +131.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.28 £40.00 £162.50
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 Merseyside

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool -6 1 £600 +26.31%
Infrastructure Architect
North West

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) IVR
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) BCP

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) VMware