The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
UK / Scotland
Rank 90 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 17 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 1.04% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.12% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
Median daily rate £450 £435 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -13.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £463 £465
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
1575 2416 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.74% 93.39% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 1297 1350
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 33 51
Median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 11 £500 +17.64%
Renfrewshire +24 4 £445 +2.29%
Glasgow +3 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 16 (45.71%) Windows
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) LAN
2 14 (40.00%) WAN
3 12 (34.29%) Network Design
3 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
3 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (34.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 12 (34.29%) Matrix Organization
4 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
4 11 (31.43%) Office Automation
5 9 (25.71%) Private Cloud
6 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) VMware
7 6 (17.14%) Degree
8 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
9 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
9 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.43%) Banking
9 4 (11.43%) Information Security
9 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
10 3 (8.57%) CCNA
10 3 (8.57%) Citrix
10 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (8.57%) MCP
10 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (5.71%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) LAN
1 14 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (25.71%) Private Cloud
3 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) VMS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Matrix Organization
1 12 (34.29%) Network Design
1 12 (34.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 11 (31.43%) Office Automation
3 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.71%) Conflict Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.86%) Data Security
7 1 (2.86%) High Availability
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.86%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
7 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) R
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCP
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Simpana
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) EMC
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) CommVault
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec