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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 124 116 123
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 30 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.89% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.95% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 8
Average daily rate £463 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £383 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £510 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.18% -
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 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
3535 3063 2669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.27% 94.07% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2124 1709 1354
Average daily rate £385 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 188 204
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +5 16 £450 -7.69% 1
Merseyside +1 5 £475 +11.76%
Manchester -20 5 £469 +2.45% 1
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (47.14%) Data Centre
2 32 (45.71%) Windows
3 31 (44.29%) VMware
4 30 (42.86%) Migration
5 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (30.00%) Solaris
7 20 (28.57%) AIX
7 20 (28.57%) Finance
8 17 (24.29%) Middleware
8 17 (24.29%) Linux
9 14 (20.00%) HPUX
9 14 (20.00%) Oracle
9 14 (20.00%) WAN
9 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 12 (17.14%) Citrix
10 12 (17.14%) Cisco
11 11 (15.71%) IBM
11 11 (15.71%) HP
11 11 (15.71%) Clustering
12 10 (14.29%) Sun
12 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 9 (12.86%) VCE vBlock
13 9 (12.86%) Project Management
13 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
13 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V
14 8 (11.43%) Dell
14 8 (11.43%) Unix
14 8 (11.43%) VoIP
14 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
14 8 (11.43%) FlexPod

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (4.29%) Sonic ESB
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.29%) IaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) WAN
2 8 (11.43%) VoIP
3 4 (5.71%) LAN
3 4 (5.71%) SAN
3 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.29%) DNS
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
4 3 (4.29%) NAS
5 2 (2.86%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.86%) DHCP
5 2 (2.86%) Internet
5 2 (2.86%) Network Security
5 2 (2.86%) SNMP
5 2 (2.86%) SSH
6 1 (1.43%) LDAP
6 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Big Data
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Maven
2 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) Middleware
2 4 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (47.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.71%) Clustering
3 9 (12.86%) VCE vBlock
4 8 (11.43%) FlexPod
5 4 (5.71%) Replication
6 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.86%) IVR
6 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.43%) HACMP
7 1 (1.43%) LPAR
7 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.71%) Windows
2 21 (30.00%) Solaris
3 20 (28.57%) AIX
4 17 (24.29%) Linux
5 14 (20.00%) HPUX
6 8 (11.43%) Unix
6 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Migration
2 9 (12.86%) Project Management
3 7 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.14%) ETL
5 5 (7.14%) High Availability
5 5 (7.14%) Network Design
5 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.71%) Analytics
6 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.71%) ITIL
7 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.29%) EAI
7 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.29%) SOA
7 3 (4.29%) Use Case
8 2 (2.86%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.29%) XenApp
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.43%) KVM
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.43%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.43%) vSphere
7 1 (1.43%) Xen
7 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) logstash
2 1 (1.43%) OpenView
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (44.29%) VMware
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle
3 12 (17.14%) Cisco
3 12 (17.14%) Citrix
4 11 (15.71%) HP
4 11 (15.71%) IBM
5 10 (14.29%) Sun
6 8 (11.43%) Dell
7 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.14%) NetApp
9 4 (5.71%) EMC
10 3 (4.29%) Pega
11 2 (2.86%) Cognizant
11 2 (2.86%) Tumbleweed
12 1 (1.43%) Avaya
12 1 (1.43%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.43%) Intel
12 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
12 1 (1.43%) Veeam
12 1 (1.43%) Veritas
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