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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 176 198 192
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 86 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.57% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 27 22
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£405 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £610 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.08 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-7.86% -17.73%
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
8835 8451 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.27% 92.02% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5209 4594 4023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £213 £200
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 415 412 553
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -4.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 July 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 July 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 +27 39 £363 -29.26% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 20 £450 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +16 19 £419 -16.25% 2
Surrey -15 5 £460 +2.22% 1
Oxfordshire -20 3 £500 -4.76%
Middlesex - 2 £450 -
Kent - 1 £500 - 2
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 85 (54.14%) Windows
2 47 (29.94%) Microsoft
3 44 (28.03%) MS Exchange
4 41 (26.11%) Firewall
5 36 (22.93%) DNS
6 34 (21.66%) VMware
7 33 (21.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (20.38%) Cisco
8 32 (20.38%) Oracle
9 31 (19.75%) SQL Server
10 30 (19.11%) Active Directory
11 29 (18.47%) WAN
11 29 (18.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (18.47%) Windows 7
12 28 (17.83%) LAN
13 27 (17.20%) Intel
13 27 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
14 26 (16.56%) ITIL
15 25 (15.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (15.29%) UNIX
17 23 (14.65%) MCSE
17 23 (14.65%) Finance
17 23 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (13.38%) Data Centre
18 21 (13.38%) Citrix
18 21 (13.38%) SQL
18 21 (13.38%) HP
19 20 (12.74%) VPN
19 20 (12.74%) DHCP
19 20 (12.74%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (28.03%) MS Exchange
2 27 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.46%) Lync
6 4 (2.55%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.91%) JBoss
7 3 (1.91%) Apache
7 3 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.91%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.27%) Documentum
8 2 (1.27%) IIS
8 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.64%) CMS
9 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (8.92%) MS Office
2 12 (7.64%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.10%) PaaS
2 8 (5.10%) IaaS
3 5 (3.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (3.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.91%) Office 365
5 2 (1.27%) SaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.64%) Yammer
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.11%) Firewall
2 36 (22.93%) DNS
3 29 (18.47%) WAN
4 28 (17.83%) LAN
5 20 (12.74%) DHCP
5 20 (12.74%) VPN
6 18 (11.46%) SAN
6 18 (11.46%) MPLS
7 12 (7.64%) HTTP
7 12 (7.64%) SMTP
8 7 (4.46%) Wireless
9 6 (3.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (3.18%) Internet
11 4 (2.55%) DWDM
11 4 (2.55%) VLAN
11 4 (2.55%) Network Security
12 3 (1.91%) SSH
12 3 (1.91%) DMZ
12 3 (1.91%) LDAP
13 2 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.83%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.18%) OLTP
4 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.64%) DB2
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Ant
1 3 (1.91%) Subversion
1 3 (1.91%) Maven
1 3 (1.91%) JIRA
1 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (14.65%) Finance
2 5 (3.18%) Automotive
2 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.55%) Billing
4 3 (1.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.46%) Middleware
2 3 (1.91%) boto
3 2 (1.27%) .NET
3 2 (1.27%) J2EE
3 2 (1.27%) JSP
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.46%) Private Cloud
3 5 (3.18%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.91%) Blog
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) CMDB
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) Replication
6 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.64%) GIS
7 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 85 (54.14%) Windows
2 33 (21.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (18.47%) Windows 7
4 25 (15.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (15.29%) UNIX
6 20 (12.74%) Linux
7 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.82%) HPUX
8 6 (3.82%) Solaris
9 5 (3.18%) AIX
10 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.27%) VMS
12 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.56%) ITIL
2 20 (12.74%) Project Management
3 18 (11.46%) Migration
4 15 (9.55%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (7.64%) Service Management
6 11 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.01%) TOGAF
6 11 (7.01%) Portfolio Management
7 10 (6.37%) Capacity Management
8 9 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.10%) Software Deployment
10 7 (4.46%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.82%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.18%) Requirements Management
12 5 (3.18%) Auto-Scaling
13 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (2.55%) Open Source
13 4 (2.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (2.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.38%) SQL
2 7 (4.46%) Java
3 5 (3.18%) Python
3 5 (3.18%) Ruby
3 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.27%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) C
5 1 (0.64%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 29 (18.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (14.65%) MCSE
3 18 (11.46%) Security Cleared
4 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared
4 12 (7.64%) CCNA
4 12 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.46%) MCITP
7 4 (2.55%) CCNP
8 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.91%) Degree
9 2 (1.27%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (19.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.92%) XenApp
4 13 (8.28%) Hyper-V
5 12 (7.64%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.10%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.18%) NFS
8 4 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.91%) vSphere
10 2 (1.27%) XenServer
11 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (8.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.46%) Puppet
3 6 (3.82%) SCCM
4 4 (2.55%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (1.91%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.27%) SCOM
6 2 (1.27%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.27%) Ansible
7 1 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.66%) VMware
3 32 (20.38%) Oracle
3 32 (20.38%) Cisco
4 27 (17.20%) Intel
5 21 (13.38%) Citrix
5 21 (13.38%) HP
6 15 (9.55%) CheckPoint
7 14 (8.92%) Symantec
8 13 (8.28%) IBM
9 11 (7.01%) OpenText
9 11 (7.01%) Ventyx
10 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.82%) NetApp
11 5 (3.18%) EMC
12 4 (2.55%) Brocade
12 4 (2.55%) SAP
13 3 (1.91%) Sun
13 3 (1.91%) Veritas
14 2 (1.27%) Barracuda Networks
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