The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 98 93 94
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 30 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 1.15% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.20% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 19
Average daily rate £450 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £600 £540
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2399 2593 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.82% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1446 1055
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 65
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 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
Edinburgh -17 20 £525 +5.00%
Renfrewshire - 6 £435 -
Glasgow +14 3 £388 -22.50%
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 30 (51.72%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Migration
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
3 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
4 10 (17.24%) WebSphere
4 10 (17.24%) Unix
4 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.52%) Middleware
5 9 (15.52%) Windows
5 9 (15.52%) AIX
5 9 (15.52%) Oracle
5 9 (15.52%) Linux
6 8 (13.79%) IBM
6 8 (13.79%) WAN
6 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
7 7 (12.07%) ITIL
7 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
7 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.34%) Project Management
8 6 (10.34%) Retail
8 6 (10.34%) Solaris
8 6 (10.34%) LAN
8 6 (10.34%) High Availability
8 6 (10.34%) Retail Banking
8 6 (10.34%) Network Design
8 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
9 5 (8.62%) JSP 440
9 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
9 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
9 5 (8.62%) OpenStack

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (17.24%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.62%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.17%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) WAN
2 6 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (5.17%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) DDNS
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) Maven
1 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 30 (51.72%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 6 (10.34%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Middleware
2 2 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) Java EE
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Unix
2 9 (15.52%) AIX
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) Solaris
4 4 (6.90%) HPUX
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Migration
2 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.34%) High Availability
4 6 (10.34%) Network Design
4 6 (10.34%) Project Management
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
5 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.62%) Six Sigma
6 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) Process Management
7 3 (5.17%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.45%) Microservices
8 2 (3.45%) Office Automation
8 2 (3.45%) Service Management
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
4 3 (5.17%) ISEB
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 8 (13.79%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) CA
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) EMC
4 2 (3.45%) Google
4 2 (3.45%) NetApp
4 2 (3.45%) Teradata
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.72%) VMware