The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 204 208 189
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 61 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.30% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.33% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 23
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £675 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £57.50
Infrastructure Architect
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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
9003 8266 7349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.46% 91.37% 92.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4878 4452 3572
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 471 590
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.40 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £500 +8.10%
Hampshire 0 13 £475 -15.55% 3
Surrey +11 11 £650 +47.72% 1
Berkshire -12 7 £398 -11.66% 3
West Sussex -15 6 £408 -18.90% 3
Oxfordshire -13 4 £425 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £500 -
Kent - 1 £500 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 53 (50.96%) Windows
2 27 (25.96%) Finance
2 27 (25.96%) VMware
3 26 (25.00%) UNIX
4 22 (21.15%) HP
4 22 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (20.19%) Linux
6 20 (19.23%) Oracle
7 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
7 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
8 18 (17.31%) SAN
8 18 (17.31%) Migration
8 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (16.35%) Cisco
9 17 (16.35%) Hyper-V
10 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 16 (15.38%) SQL
11 15 (14.42%) Middleware
12 14 (13.46%) Firewall
13 13 (12.50%) Service Management
13 13 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 13 (12.50%) DNS
14 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
14 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (10.58%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (10.58%) Windows 7
15 11 (10.58%) WAN
15 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
16 10 (9.62%) Citrix

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.77%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.85%) Lync
3 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) JBoss
6 1 (0.96%) Apache
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) SaaS
2 7 (6.73%) PaaS
3 5 (4.81%) IaaS
4 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.31%) SAN
2 14 (13.46%) Firewall
3 13 (12.50%) DNS
4 11 (10.58%) WAN
5 10 (9.62%) LAN
6 7 (6.73%) DHCP
6 7 (6.73%) VPN
6 7 (6.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (5.77%) MPLS
7 6 (5.77%) SMTP
8 5 (4.81%) WLAN
8 5 (4.81%) HTTP
9 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.85%) DWDM
9 4 (3.85%) NAS
10 3 (2.88%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.92%) DMZ
11 2 (1.92%) Internet
11 2 (1.92%) X.400
11 2 (1.92%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.73%) OLTP
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Ant
1 2 (1.92%) Subversion
1 2 (1.92%) Maven
1 2 (1.92%) JIRA
1 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (25.96%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Automotive
4 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) Middleware
2 2 (1.92%) Ajax
3 1 (0.96%) boto
3 1 (0.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.85%) Clustering
3 3 (2.88%) Blog
4 2 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) CMDB
5 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.96%) Open Source
5 1 (0.96%) HACMP
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.96%) Windows
2 26 (25.00%) UNIX
3 21 (20.19%) Linux
4 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.58%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.92%) Solaris
8 2 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (0.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.31%) Migration
1 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (12.50%) Service Management
2 13 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
3 11 (10.58%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (8.65%) SOA
5 7 (6.73%) Change Management
5 7 (6.73%) Project Management
5 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (6.73%) TOGAF
6 6 (5.77%) Requirements Management
6 6 (5.77%) Use Case
7 5 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.85%) ITIL
9 3 (2.88%) UML
9 3 (2.88%) TDD
9 3 (2.88%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.88%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (2.88%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.92%) Python
3 2 (1.92%) Ruby
3 2 (1.92%) C
3 2 (1.92%) Java
3 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) C++
4 1 (0.96%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.92%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) PhD
4 2 (1.92%) CCIE
4 2 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (0.96%) CCNA
5 1 (0.96%) CCDA
5 1 (0.96%) CCDP
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 22 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
3 17 (16.35%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (4.81%) XenApp
5 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.88%) vSphere
8 2 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.96%) KVM
9 1 (0.96%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.81%) SCCM
3 3 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.92%) Puppet
4 2 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.96%) SCOM
5 1 (0.96%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) VMware
2 22 (21.15%) HP
3 20 (19.23%) Oracle
4 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
5 17 (16.35%) Cisco
6 10 (9.62%) Citrix
7 9 (8.65%) SAP
8 8 (7.69%) NetApp
9 7 (6.73%) Intel
10 6 (5.77%) Symantec
11 5 (4.81%) IBM
11 5 (4.81%) EMC
12 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.85%) Brocade
13 3 (2.88%) F5
13 3 (2.88%) OpenText
13 3 (2.88%) Ventyx
14 2 (1.92%) Rackspace
14 2 (1.92%) Google
14 2 (1.92%) Clearswift
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