The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 27 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.50% 0.68% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.75% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £23.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+152.63% -37.16%
Infrastructure Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
187 134 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 92.57% 90.54% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 50 56
Average daily rate £500 £456 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £561 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) ArchiMate
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) ArchiMate
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware