The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 48 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.30% 8.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 8.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate £290 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.18% -
Infrastructure Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
313 145 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 93.99% 96.67% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 74 38
Average daily rate £460 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the job title across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Shropshire region.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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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
Telford -27 1 £290 -33.71%
Infrastructure Architect
West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 6 (85.71%) Solaris
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Pega
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Pega