The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Shropshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 24 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.49% 2.50% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.61% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £504 £448 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.56% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £448 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £448 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £57.50 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-34.26% +43.49%
Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107 115 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 79.85% 95.83% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 55 90
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Architect
West Midlands

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IBM