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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 193 191 207
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 49 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 18
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £358 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £485 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +5.55%
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
8422 8223 9197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.95% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 4342 4273
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 505 638
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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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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
Surrey +11 18 £475 +18.75% 1
Berkshire +14 14 £503 +7.20% 1
Hampshire -16 10 £450 -0.55% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £400 -11.11%
Oxfordshire -1 1 £525 +16.66%
Middlesex -8 1 £550 -
East Sussex - 1 £388 -
Kent - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 30 (38.96%) VMware
2 21 (27.27%) Oracle
3 19 (24.68%) UNIX
3 19 (24.68%) SAN
3 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (23.38%) Windows
5 16 (20.78%) Linux
6 14 (18.18%) Finance
7 13 (16.88%) SQL
7 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
8 12 (15.58%) Migration
9 11 (14.29%) HP
9 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 10 (12.99%) SOA
10 10 (12.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
11 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
11 9 (11.69%) ITIL
11 9 (11.69%) Solaris
12 8 (10.39%) AIX
13 7 (9.09%) HPUX
13 7 (9.09%) Cisco
13 7 (9.09%) IBM
13 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
13 7 (9.09%) Citrix
13 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (9.09%) Retail
13 7 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (9.09%) TOGAF
13 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 6 (7.79%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Liferay
3 1 (1.30%) FileNet
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.60%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) SAN
2 6 (7.79%) LAN
2 6 (7.79%) WAN
3 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.60%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) OSPF
3 2 (2.60%) BGP
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
4 1 (1.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.30%) IPv4
4 1 (1.30%) VoIP
4 1 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
3 3 (3.90%) DB2
4 2 (2.60%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) OLTP
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Local Government
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) Middleware
2 2 (2.60%) Java EE
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.30%) WPF
3 1 (1.30%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Clustering
2 4 (5.19%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.60%) DataPower
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.30%) HACMP
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) UNIX
2 18 (23.38%) Windows
3 16 (20.78%) Linux
4 9 (11.69%) Solaris
5 8 (10.39%) AIX
6 7 (9.09%) HPUX
6 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.90%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Migration
2 10 (12.99%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (12.99%) SOA
3 9 (11.69%) ITIL
4 7 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 7 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.19%) Use Case
5 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.90%) ITSM
6 3 (3.90%) Project Management
6 3 (3.90%) Service Management
6 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.60%) High Availability
7 2 (2.60%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.60%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.60%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.60%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) C
3 2 (2.60%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) CCIE
4 1 (1.30%) CCNA
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) COBIT
2 1 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (3.90%) Veritas File System
4 3 (3.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.60%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (2.60%) SCCM
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) VMware
2 21 (27.27%) Oracle
3 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.29%) HP
5 7 (9.09%) Citrix
5 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.09%) Cisco
5 7 (9.09%) IBM
6 6 (7.79%) EMC
7 5 (6.49%) Sun
8 3 (3.90%) Veritas
9 2 (2.60%) Sybase
9 2 (2.60%) SAP
9 2 (2.60%) Intel
9 2 (2.60%) Remedy
9 2 (2.60%) BMC
9 2 (2.60%) NetApp
10 1 (1.30%) Dell
10 1 (1.30%) JBoss
10 1 (1.30%) 3PAR