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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 53 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.66% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £475 £348 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -30.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year
- -13.30%
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
687 908 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.39% 93.61% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 555 410
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 43
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.24 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 26 August 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 26 August 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 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) SAN
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Network Design
6 2 (14.29%) Splunk
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (14.29%) vSphere
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) SSL
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) LDAP
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle

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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) HP Helion
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (14.29%) Threat Detection
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix