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 24 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 67 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.40% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£538 £285 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.59% -48.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £466 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £42.50
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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
810 998 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.71% 91.98% 89.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 516 373
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £29.05 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Lync
3 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (22.22%) DMZ
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) PhD

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Lync
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) DMZ
1 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PhD
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
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