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 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 22 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.22% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +5.55%
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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
169 185 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.89% 92.04% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 81 83
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -31.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) VMware