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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 111 90 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 18 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 1.13% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
- +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 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
2634 2282 2085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 92.20% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1159 1080
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 81 83
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.90 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 17 December 2014. 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
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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 -21 14 £500 +6.95%
Aberdeen - - - -
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Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 8 (27.59%) Zachman Framework
3 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
3 8 (27.59%) Credit Risk
3 8 (27.59%) Retail Banking
4 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) AIX
6 4 (13.79%) UNIX
6 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) CESG
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) WAN
7 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
7 3 (10.34%) IBM
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.90%) F5
8 2 (6.90%) SAN
8 2 (6.90%) DB2
8 2 (6.90%) SQL

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) IPsec
3 1 (3.45%) X.500
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Informix
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 8 (27.59%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Credit Risk
2 3 (10.34%) CESG
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) AIX
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Zachman Framework
1 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Network Design
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) MUMPS
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.45%) vCloud
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Veeam
5 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) EMC