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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 187 216 182
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 72 31 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.33% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.36% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 41
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £405 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £545 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.20% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £37.80 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-37.16% -34.26%
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
9067 8545 7746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.33% 91.90% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5021 4728 3868
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 430 458 611
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 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 4 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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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 +13 17 £450 -26.53% 3
Berkshire +2 14 £398 -11.66% 2
Surrey +9 12 £578 +44.37% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £538 +21.12%
Oxfordshire -13 9 £450 - 1
West Sussex -20 6 £408 -18.90%
Middlesex - 4 - -
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
Kent - 1 £500 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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 57 (50.89%) Windows
2 32 (28.57%) VMware
3 29 (25.89%) Finance
4 25 (22.32%) UNIX
4 25 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (21.43%) Firewall
6 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
7 22 (19.64%) HP
7 22 (19.64%) Cisco
7 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
7 22 (19.64%) WAN
8 21 (18.75%) DNS
8 21 (18.75%) Linux
9 20 (17.86%) Oracle
9 20 (17.86%) LAN
10 19 (16.96%) Hyper-V
11 18 (16.07%) Migration
12 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (15.18%) Service Management
12 17 (15.18%) VPN
12 17 (15.18%) SQL
12 17 (15.18%) Windows 7
13 16 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
14 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
14 15 (13.39%) SAN
14 15 (13.39%) MPLS
15 14 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (11.61%) Project Management
16 13 (11.61%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 10 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.46%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.46%) Lync
2 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) JBoss
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.46%) MS Office
4 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (9.82%) PaaS
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.04%) SaaS
2 9 (8.04%) IaaS
3 4 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.79%) Office 365
4 2 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.43%) Firewall
2 22 (19.64%) WAN
3 21 (18.75%) DNS
4 20 (17.86%) LAN
5 17 (15.18%) VPN
6 15 (13.39%) SAN
6 15 (13.39%) MPLS
7 10 (8.93%) DHCP
8 9 (8.04%) SMTP
9 8 (7.14%) HTTP
10 7 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (5.36%) WLAN
12 5 (4.46%) Internet
13 4 (3.57%) DWDM
14 3 (2.68%) Network Security
14 3 (2.68%) VLAN
15 2 (1.79%) SSH
15 2 (1.79%) NAS
15 2 (1.79%) Wireless
15 2 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) OLTP
2 8 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Ant
1 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.68%) JIRA
1 3 (2.68%) Maven
1 3 (2.68%) Subversion
General
1 29 (25.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Retail
3 4 (3.57%) Automotive
4 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) Billing
5 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (1.79%) boto
2 2 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (0.89%) JSP
3 1 (0.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
2 3 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (2.68%) Open Source
2 3 (2.68%) Blog
3 2 (1.79%) CMDB
3 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.79%) Clustering
3 2 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) HACMP
4 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.89%) Windows
2 25 (22.32%) UNIX
3 21 (18.75%) Linux
4 17 (15.18%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.79%) AIX
8 2 (1.79%) Solaris
8 2 (1.79%) VMS
9 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.07%) Migration
2 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (15.18%) Service Management
3 16 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (11.61%) Project Management
6 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.25%) Change Management
9 7 (6.25%) Software Deployment
9 7 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 7 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 6 (5.36%) Capacity Management
10 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.36%) SOA
11 5 (4.46%) ITIL
12 4 (3.57%) Use Case
12 4 (3.57%) Auto-Scaling
13 3 (2.68%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.18%) SQL
2 4 (3.57%) Ruby
2 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.57%) Java
2 4 (3.57%) Python
3 2 (1.79%) C
3 2 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (0.89%) C++
4 1 (0.89%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.36%) CCNA
4 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.57%) MCITP
7 3 (2.68%) CCNP
7 3 (2.68%) MCSE
8 2 (1.79%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.89%) CCIE
9 1 (0.89%) MCSA
9 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
3 19 (16.96%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.46%) XenApp
5 4 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.79%) XenServer
7 2 (1.79%) vSphere
8 1 (0.89%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) SCCM
1 6 (5.36%) Puppet
1 6 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.79%) SCOM
4 2 (1.79%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.89%) Ansible
5 1 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) VMware
2 22 (19.64%) HP
2 22 (19.64%) Cisco
2 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (17.86%) Oracle
4 13 (11.61%) Citrix
5 10 (8.93%) Intel
6 9 (8.04%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.14%) SAP
8 7 (6.25%) NetApp
8 7 (6.25%) EMC
9 5 (4.46%) Symantec
10 4 (3.57%) Brocade
10 4 (3.57%) IBM
11 3 (2.68%) OpenText
11 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.68%) Ventyx
12 2 (1.79%) Google
12 2 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (1.79%) Rackspace
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