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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 112 119 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 24 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.58% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.63% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £399 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.08 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-7.86% -17.73%
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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
2961 2553 2320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.53% 91.93% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 1345 1127
Average daily rate £355 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 58 74
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £9.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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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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 +4 16 £475 +13.43%
Glasgow +8 8 £475 -
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Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 16 (41.03%) Finance
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 15 (38.46%) Solaris
3 12 (30.77%) UNIX
4 11 (28.21%) Middleware
4 11 (28.21%) WebSphere
5 10 (25.64%) Migration
5 10 (25.64%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) AIX
6 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.51%) Banking
7 7 (17.95%) VMware
7 7 (17.95%) HPUX
8 6 (15.38%) Linux
8 6 (15.38%) Mainframe
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
9 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.26%) Citrix
10 3 (7.69%) HP
10 3 (7.69%) IBM
10 3 (7.69%) Retail
10 3 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
10 3 (7.69%) Java EE
10 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
11 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
11 2 (5.13%) XenApp

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 11 (28.21%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) Java EE
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Solaris
2 12 (30.77%) UNIX
3 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 10 (25.64%) AIX
4 7 (17.95%) HPUX
5 6 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Coaching
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Management
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.56%) SOA
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.13%) XenApp
1 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
1 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) EMC
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) Adobe
7 1 (2.56%) Informatica
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp