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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 97 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 52 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 0.60% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 5
Average daily rate £456 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £465 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £23.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+152.63% -37.16%
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
2788 2856 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.21% 95.49% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1534 1311
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 96 73
Average hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +2 30 £469 -4.91% 3
Renfrewshire - 8 £423 -
Glasgow +8 6 £500 +17.64% 1
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 41 (48.81%) Finance
2 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (28.57%) Oracle
4 20 (23.81%) AIX
4 20 (23.81%) TOGAF
5 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
5 19 (22.62%) Migration
6 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
7 16 (19.05%) WAN
7 16 (19.05%) Linux
8 15 (17.86%) Windows
8 15 (17.86%) Middleware
9 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (16.67%) LAN
9 14 (16.67%) Network Design
10 13 (15.48%) Banking
11 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 12 (14.29%) SQL
11 12 (14.29%) HP
11 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 11 (13.10%) Firewall
12 11 (13.10%) VMware
12 11 (13.10%) Unix
12 11 (13.10%) HPUX
12 11 (13.10%) Solaris
12 11 (13.10%) Cisco
12 11 (13.10%) IBM
12 11 (13.10%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 8 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.95%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.33%) PaaS
3 3 (3.57%) IaaS
4 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) WAN
2 14 (16.67%) LAN
3 11 (13.10%) Firewall
4 8 (9.52%) SAN
5 3 (3.57%) Internet
6 2 (2.38%) DDNS
6 2 (2.38%) DNS
7 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.76%) MSBuild
2 4 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.19%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.19%) Maven
3 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 41 (48.81%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Legal
4 4 (4.76%) Back Office
4 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) Middleware
2 4 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (1.19%) Java EE
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) PKI
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) BYOD
5 1 (1.19%) CMDB
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) AIX
2 16 (19.05%) Linux
3 15 (17.86%) Windows
4 11 (13.10%) HPUX
4 11 (13.10%) Solaris
4 11 (13.10%) Unix
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) TOGAF
2 19 (22.62%) Migration
3 14 (16.67%) Network Design
3 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (11.90%) ITIL
5 9 (10.71%) Office Automation
6 6 (7.14%) Project Management
6 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.95%) Data Architecture
7 5 (5.95%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.95%) Six Sigma
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.76%) DevOps
8 4 (4.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) Java
2 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.76%) Bourne shell
3 4 (4.76%) C++
3 4 (4.76%) Korn
3 4 (4.76%) Perl
3 4 (4.76%) Python
3 4 (4.76%) Ruby
3 4 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) ISEB
4 4 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.52%) vSphere
3 4 (4.76%) Docker
4 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Ansible
2 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (14.29%) HP
4 11 (13.10%) Cisco
4 11 (13.10%) IBM
4 11 (13.10%) VMware
5 10 (11.90%) EMC
6 8 (9.52%) Citrix
7 4 (4.76%) CA
7 4 (4.76%) Splunk
8 2 (2.38%) Google
8 2 (2.38%) Teradata
9 1 (1.19%) NetApp
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
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