The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 123 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 22 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
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£475 £550 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £730 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £461 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -20.42%
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3442 2807 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.38% 93.60% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1998 1514 1101
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 163 174
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the North West region.

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Manchester -2 12 £506 +19.11% 1
Cheshire -2 7 £458 -37.32% 2
Merseyside -13 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 £475 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 26 (44.07%) Windows
2 23 (38.98%) Migration
3 22 (37.29%) VMware
4 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
5 18 (30.51%) WAN
6 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (23.73%) UNIX
7 14 (23.73%) Middleware
8 13 (22.03%) Oracle
9 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (18.64%) EMC
10 11 (18.64%) SAP
10 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V
10 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
11 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.95%) Linux
12 9 (15.25%) IBM Notes
12 9 (15.25%) Citrix
12 9 (15.25%) IBM
12 9 (15.25%) Lotus
13 8 (13.56%) NetApp
13 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
13 8 (13.56%) IIS
13 8 (13.56%) LAN
13 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
13 8 (13.56%) Finance
13 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
14 7 (11.86%) SCCM
15 6 (10.17%) Firewall
15 6 (10.17%) Banking

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (15.25%) IBM Notes
2 8 (13.56%) IIS
3 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.78%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.39%) CICS
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.69%) SAS
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.78%) PaaS
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
1 4 (6.78%) OpenShift
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) WAN
2 8 (13.56%) LAN
3 6 (10.17%) Firewall
3 6 (10.17%) MPLS
4 5 (8.47%) SAN
5 4 (6.78%) DHCP
5 4 (6.78%) NAS
6 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.08%) DNS
7 2 (3.39%) SSL
7 2 (3.39%) VPN
7 2 (3.39%) Wireless
7 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.69%) DMVPN
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.69%) WAAS
8 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.69%) VPLS
8 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.08%) DB2
2 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Local Government
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) EMC VNX
3 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 3 (5.08%) VSAM
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.39%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) BYOD
6 1 (1.69%) Celerra
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) UNIX
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (16.95%) Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.47%) AIX
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.08%) Solaris
8 2 (3.39%) HPUX
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Migration
2 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (8.47%) ERP
2 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.78%) Service Management
3 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (6.78%) DevOps
4 3 (5.08%) Project Management
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL
4 3 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.39%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.39%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.39%) CRM
6 1 (1.69%) Coaching
6 1 (1.69%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (1.69%) Change Control
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) C
1 2 (3.39%) COBOL
1 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.69%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.69%) MCITP
4 1 (1.69%) CCIE
4 1 (1.69%) CCNP
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) CCDP
4 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (6.78%) Xen
5 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.39%) XenApp
7 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) Puppet
3 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.78%) Ansible
3 4 (6.78%) Salt
4 2 (3.39%) OpenView
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) VMware
2 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) Oracle
4 11 (18.64%) SAP
4 11 (18.64%) EMC
5 9 (15.25%) IBM
5 9 (15.25%) Lotus
5 9 (15.25%) Citrix
6 8 (13.56%) NetApp
7 5 (8.47%) HP
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco
8 3 (5.08%) Juniper
9 2 (3.39%) CA
9 2 (3.39%) Veritas
9 2 (3.39%) Veeam
9 2 (3.39%) Websense
10 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.69%) Sun
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