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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 24 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.69% 0.97% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £550 -
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 £37.80 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-37.16% -34.26%
Infrastructure Architect
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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
131 184 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 90.34% 89.32% 87.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 78
Average daily rate £470 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £550 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Juju
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) LXC
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Juju
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google