The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 73 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.55% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.58% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £495 £453 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.39% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £465
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -47.08%
Infrastructure Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
838 860 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.09% 93.99% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 439 441
Median daily rate £420 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Infrastructure Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Storage Virtualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) DNS

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) HP Helion
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) Security Management
1 3 (18.75%) Storage Virtualisation
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Huawei
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware