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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 11 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 1.45% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.54% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 19
Median daily rate £473 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £392 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.18%

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
1652 2395 2637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.27% 93.92% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 1267 1461
Median daily rate £365 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 57
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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
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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 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 +2 7 £500 +11.16% 2
Renfrewshire +17 4 £445 +2.29%
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) LAN
3 15 (46.88%) WAN
4 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
5 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
5 13 (40.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
5 13 (40.63%) Network Design
6 12 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
6 12 (37.50%) Private Cloud
7 11 (34.38%) Office Automation
8 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
8 6 (18.75%) VMware
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.50%) Public Cloud
10 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.50%) Information Security
10 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (9.38%) Banking
11 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
11 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (9.38%) Cisco
11 3 (9.38%) CCNA
11 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (9.38%) Citrix
11 3 (9.38%) MCP

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 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) LAN
1 15 (46.88%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 12 (37.50%) Private Cloud
3 4 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.13%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Network Design
1 13 (40.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 12 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
3 11 (34.38%) Office Automation
4 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.50%) Information Security
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Scrum
8 1 (3.13%) Service Management
8 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) R
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCP
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Simpana
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) CommVault
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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