The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 197 191 211
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 73 73 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.78% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.83% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 21
Median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £391 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £465
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -47.08%
Infrastructure Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8696 8842 8553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.09% 94.62% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 4908 4697
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 439 469
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the South East region.

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Hampshire +6 24 £490 +8.88%
Surrey -3 22 £550 +8.91%
Berkshire -11 9 £450 +13.20% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 7 £400 -25.58%
Oxfordshire +4 7 £488 +2.63% 1
West Sussex -27 4 £433 +4.33% 1
Kent -18 1 £425 -15.00%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 44 (32.12%) VMware
2 37 (27.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (27.01%) Data Centre
3 35 (25.55%) Security Cleared
4 34 (24.82%) Firewall
4 34 (24.82%) Linux
5 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
6 30 (21.90%) Windows
7 26 (18.98%) SAN
7 26 (18.98%) SC Cleared
8 25 (18.25%) Technical Architecture
9 24 (17.52%) TOGAF
9 24 (17.52%) Active Directory
10 23 (16.79%) Cisco
11 20 (14.60%) Migration
12 19 (13.87%) ITIL
13 17 (12.41%) Oracle
13 17 (12.41%) Unix
13 17 (12.41%) HP
13 17 (12.41%) LAN
14 16 (11.68%) Citrix
14 16 (11.68%) Network Security
15 14 (10.22%) Retail
16 13 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (9.49%) PaaS
16 13 (9.49%) IBM
16 13 (9.49%) IaaS
16 13 (9.49%) Windows Server
17 12 (8.76%) WAN

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (6.57%) SAS
2 8 (5.84%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.65%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.19%) JBoss
5 2 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) IaaS
1 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (9.49%) PaaS
2 12 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.57%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.11%) SaaS
5 5 (3.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.92%) Office 365
7 2 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.46%) Heroku
8 1 (0.73%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.82%) Firewall
2 26 (18.98%) SAN
3 17 (12.41%) LAN
4 16 (11.68%) Network Security
5 12 (8.76%) WAN
6 9 (6.57%) HTTP
7 8 (5.84%) DMZ
7 8 (5.84%) HTTPS
7 8 (5.84%) NAS
7 8 (5.84%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (5.11%) DNS
9 6 (4.38%) MPLS
9 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.38%) VLAN
10 4 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.19%) DHCP
11 3 (2.19%) Multicast
11 3 (2.19%) VPN
12 2 (1.46%) DAB
12 2 (1.46%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.65%) Base SAS
3 5 (3.65%) SAS EBI
4 4 (2.92%) Big Data
4 4 (2.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.46%) DB2
6 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.46%) MySQL
6 2 (1.46%) OLTP
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 14 (10.22%) Retail
2 12 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.03%) Finance
4 5 (3.65%) Military
5 4 (2.92%) Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Billing
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Local Government
7 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) Web Services
2 2 (1.46%) Middleware
3 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.01%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.57%) VCE vBlock
3 6 (4.38%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.38%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.65%) FMCG
4 5 (3.65%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.92%) Replication
6 3 (2.19%) CMDB
6 3 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.19%) LPAR
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.46%) PKI
7 2 (1.46%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.73%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.73%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.82%) Linux
2 30 (21.90%) Windows
3 17 (12.41%) Unix
4 13 (9.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.92%) VMS
5 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.19%) AIX
6 3 (2.19%) HPUX
6 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.46%) MVS
7 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) Technical Architecture
2 24 (17.52%) TOGAF
3 20 (14.60%) Migration
4 19 (13.87%) ITIL
5 13 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.30%) SOA
8 9 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (6.57%) Use Case
9 8 (5.84%) Data Security
10 7 (5.11%) Information Security
10 7 (5.11%) Network Design
10 7 (5.11%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (5.11%) Service Management
11 6 (4.38%) Change Management
11 6 (4.38%) DevOps
11 6 (4.38%) High Availability
11 6 (4.38%) Project Management
12 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.76%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.84%) Python
2 8 (5.84%) SQL
3 7 (5.11%) Ruby
4 4 (2.92%) Java
5 2 (1.46%) C
6 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (25.55%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.98%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.57%) Degree
5 9 (6.57%) MCSE
6 8 (5.84%) CCNP
7 5 (3.65%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.65%) VCAP
8 4 (2.92%) EMC Certification
9 3 (2.19%) CCNA
9 3 (2.19%) MCITP
10 2 (1.46%) MCSA
10 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.46%) PMP
10 2 (1.46%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.73%) CCDA
11 1 (0.73%) CCDP
11 1 (0.73%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) COBIT
1 6 (4.38%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.19%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.73%) GxP
System Software
1 37 (27.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (17.52%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.30%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.30%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.11%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.38%) XenApp
6 4 (2.92%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.92%) vSphere
6 4 (2.92%) XenServer
7 3 (2.19%) KVM
8 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.65%) SCOM
2 5 (3.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.92%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (2.19%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (2.19%) Puppet
4 3 (2.19%) SCCM
5 2 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 44 (32.12%) VMware
2 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.79%) Cisco
4 17 (12.41%) HP
4 17 (12.41%) Oracle
5 16 (11.68%) Citrix
6 13 (9.49%) IBM
7 11 (8.03%) NetApp
8 9 (6.57%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.84%) EMC
9 8 (5.84%) Juniper
10 6 (4.38%) Blue Coat
10 6 (4.38%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.65%) Brocade
12 4 (2.92%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (2.92%) Cognos
13 3 (2.19%) F5
14 2 (1.46%) Palo Alto
14 2 (1.46%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.46%) SAP