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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 100 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 20 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 1.27% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.36% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 15
Median daily rate £448 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.70% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £338 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £479 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -
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
1860 2656 2703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.29% 93.39% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 1395 1449
Median daily rate £370 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 9 £450 -
Renfrewshire +4 9 £445 +2.29%
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
UK

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) LAN
2 15 (31.25%) WAN
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 12 (25.00%) Network Design
3 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 12 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 11 (22.92%) Office Automation
4 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
5 10 (20.83%) Finance
6 9 (18.75%) Private Cloud
7 8 (16.67%) Banking
7 8 (16.67%) Solaris
7 8 (16.67%) AIX
8 7 (14.58%) Migration
8 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
9 6 (12.50%) HPUX
9 6 (12.50%) Linux
9 6 (12.50%) Degree
10 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
10 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (10.42%) ITIL
10 5 (10.42%) Oracle
11 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (8.33%) Service Management
11 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3

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 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) LAN
1 15 (31.25%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.75%) Private Cloud
3 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) CCTV
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) AIX
2 8 (16.67%) Solaris
3 6 (12.50%) HPUX
3 6 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) Unix
7 1 (2.08%) VMS
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
1 12 (25.00%) Network Design
1 12 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 11 (22.92%) Office Automation
3 7 (14.58%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 4 (8.33%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security
6 3 (6.25%) Service Design
6 3 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (4.17%) Conflict Management
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.08%) High Availability
8 1 (2.08%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) MCP
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
1 1 (2.08%) Simpana
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) EMC
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) CommVault
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec