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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 186 212 171
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 71 28 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.31% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.33% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 41
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£450 £456 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.80 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-47.08% -34.26%
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
8589 8433 7582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 91.87% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4862 4653 3861
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 443 589
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Hampshire +21 23 £430 -21.81% 3
Surrey +20 14 £505 +34.66% 5
Berkshire +15 14 £398 -11.66%
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £538 +21.12% 1
Oxfordshire -6 9 £500 -
West Sussex -19 2 £413 -17.91% 1
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
Kent - 1 £500 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 65 (53.28%) Windows
2 35 (28.69%) Firewall
3 34 (27.87%) VMware
4 31 (25.41%) DNS
5 29 (23.77%) Cisco
6 28 (22.95%) Active Directory
6 28 (22.95%) WAN
7 27 (22.13%) LAN
7 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
7 27 (22.13%) Finance
8 26 (21.31%) Windows 7
9 25 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (18.85%) UNIX
10 23 (18.85%) Oracle
11 21 (17.21%) MS Exchange
11 21 (17.21%) VPN
11 21 (17.21%) HP
11 21 (17.21%) Data Centre
12 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
13 19 (15.57%) Citrix
13 19 (15.57%) MPLS
14 18 (14.75%) Linux
14 18 (14.75%) Hyper-V
15 17 (13.93%) DHCP
15 17 (13.93%) SAN
16 16 (13.11%) Project Management
16 16 (13.11%) Migration
17 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
18 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (17.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.92%) Lync
5 5 (4.10%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.46%) Apache
7 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.46%) JBoss
8 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.64%) IIS
8 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Visio
2 11 (9.02%) MS Office
3 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (9.84%) PaaS
2 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.20%) IaaS
3 9 (7.38%) SaaS
4 5 (4.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (4.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.46%) Office 365
6 2 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.82%) Yammer
7 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.69%) Firewall
2 31 (25.41%) DNS
3 28 (22.95%) WAN
4 27 (22.13%) LAN
5 21 (17.21%) VPN
6 19 (15.57%) MPLS
7 17 (13.93%) DHCP
7 17 (13.93%) SAN
8 12 (9.84%) HTTP
8 12 (9.84%) SMTP
9 7 (5.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.92%) WLAN
11 5 (4.10%) Internet
12 4 (3.28%) DWDM
12 4 (3.28%) Network Security
12 4 (3.28%) VLAN
13 3 (2.46%) SSH
13 3 (2.46%) NAS
13 3 (2.46%) Wireless
13 3 (2.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.10%) OLTP
3 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.46%) Subversion
1 3 (2.46%) Maven
1 3 (2.46%) JIRA
1 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.46%) Ant
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Automotive
2 4 (3.28%) Billing
3 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.82%) Military
4 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) Middleware
2 3 (2.46%) boto
3 2 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (0.82%) JSP
4 1 (0.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.10%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.46%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.46%) Blog
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) CMDB
5 2 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 65 (53.28%) Windows
2 26 (21.31%) Windows 7
3 23 (18.85%) UNIX
4 18 (14.75%) Linux
5 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.64%) VMS
10 1 (0.82%) Solaris
10 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.11%) Project Management
1 16 (13.11%) Migration
2 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (11.48%) Service Management
4 12 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.38%) ITIL
7 8 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.56%) Portfolio Management
7 8 (6.56%) Software Deployment
8 7 (5.74%) Capacity Management
8 7 (5.74%) Change Management
9 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.92%) TOGAF
10 5 (4.10%) Auto-Scaling
10 5 (4.10%) Requirements Management
10 5 (4.10%) SOA
11 3 (2.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) SQL
2 5 (4.10%) Ruby
2 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.10%) Python
2 5 (4.10%) Java
3 2 (1.64%) C
3 2 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (0.82%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (9.84%) CCNA
4 10 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.74%) MCITP
6 7 (5.74%) MCSE
7 4 (3.28%) CCNP
8 2 (1.64%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) Degree
9 1 (0.82%) CCIE
9 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 25 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.75%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.02%) XenApp
5 9 (7.38%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.10%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.46%) vSphere
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.64%) XenServer
10 1 (0.82%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.74%) Puppet
2 7 (5.74%) SCCM
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.64%) SCOM
3 2 (1.64%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.64%) Ansible
4 1 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (27.87%) VMware
2 29 (23.77%) Cisco
3 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
4 23 (18.85%) Oracle
5 21 (17.21%) HP
6 19 (15.57%) Citrix
7 12 (9.84%) CheckPoint
8 11 (9.02%) Symantec
8 11 (9.02%) Intel
9 8 (6.56%) IBM
9 8 (6.56%) OpenText
9 8 (6.56%) Ventyx
10 7 (5.74%) EMC
11 6 (4.92%) NetApp
12 5 (4.10%) SAP
13 4 (3.28%) Brocade
14 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.64%) Google
15 2 (1.64%) Rackspace
15 2 (1.64%) Barracuda Networks
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