The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 72 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 0.46% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.51% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£348 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £500 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £41.53 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.30% -12.57%
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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 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
920 789 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.11% 90.27% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 397 418
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.13 £19.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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 1 September 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (40.00%) SAN
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco