The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 184 165 197
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 85 101 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 1.06% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.12% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 29
Median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £363 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £461
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £39.08
% change year-on-year
- -7.86%
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
8390 9036 8445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.35% 94.68% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 5248 4541
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 427 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +20 51 £475 +31.03%
Berkshire -9 14 £520 +18.18% 3
Surrey -2 13 £475 +1.60% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £403 -10.55%
Oxfordshire +4 2 £500 -
West Sussex - 2 £442 - 1
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Infrastructure Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 58 (37.42%) VMware
2 53 (34.19%) Windows
3 46 (29.68%) Data Centre
4 45 (29.03%) Linux
4 45 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 38 (24.52%) Security Cleared
6 34 (21.94%) Active Directory
7 32 (20.65%) Unix
7 32 (20.65%) Migration
8 31 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (19.35%) SAN
10 27 (17.42%) SC Cleared
11 25 (16.13%) Firewall
11 25 (16.13%) IBM
12 24 (15.48%) Red Hat
13 23 (14.84%) Windows Server
14 22 (14.19%) Cisco
15 19 (12.26%) TOGAF
16 18 (11.61%) AIX
16 18 (11.61%) ITIL
16 18 (11.61%) Citrix
16 18 (11.61%) Telecoms
17 17 (10.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 17 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (9.68%) LAN
19 14 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (9.03%) SQL
20 13 (8.39%) WAN
20 13 (8.39%) Retail
21 12 (7.74%) Network Security

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.87%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.58%) JBoss
5 2 (1.29%) Apache
5 2 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.29%) SAS
5 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (7.10%) SaaS
2 8 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.16%) IaaS
2 8 (5.16%) PaaS
3 6 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.58%) Office 365
6 2 (1.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.29%) Heroku
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.35%) SAN
2 25 (16.13%) Firewall
3 15 (9.68%) LAN
4 13 (8.39%) WAN
5 12 (7.74%) Network Security
6 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.58%) HTTP
7 4 (2.58%) LDAP
7 4 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (2.58%) VoIP
8 3 (1.94%) DHCP
8 3 (1.94%) DMZ
8 3 (1.94%) DNS
8 3 (1.94%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.94%) MPLS
8 3 (1.94%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (1.94%) VPN
8 3 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.29%) DAB
9 2 (1.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) Big Data
1 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.29%) Base SAS
3 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.29%) OLTP
3 2 (1.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.65%) DB2
4 1 (0.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 18 (11.61%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.39%) Retail
3 12 (7.74%) Finance
4 7 (4.52%) Banking
5 5 (3.23%) Military
6 2 (1.29%) Marketing
6 2 (1.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) .NET
1 4 (2.58%) Web Services
2 3 (1.94%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.68%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.81%) LPAR
3 8 (5.16%) VCE vBlock
4 5 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.58%) FMCG
5 4 (2.58%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.58%) Replication
6 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.29%) PKI
7 2 (1.29%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.65%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 53 (34.19%) Windows
2 45 (29.03%) Linux
3 32 (20.65%) Unix
4 23 (14.84%) Windows Server
5 18 (11.61%) AIX
6 17 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.87%) Windows 10
10 5 (3.23%) Solaris
11 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.58%) VMS
12 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.65%) Migration
2 19 (12.26%) TOGAF
3 18 (11.61%) ITIL
4 11 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.10%) Data Protection
4 11 (7.10%) Project Management
4 11 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (7.10%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (5.81%) Service Management
6 8 (5.16%) SOA
7 7 (4.52%) Network Design
7 7 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (3.87%) DevOps
8 6 (3.87%) Information Security
8 6 (3.87%) Mobile Transformation
8 6 (3.87%) Use Case
9 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (3.23%) ITIL V3
9 5 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.03%) SQL
2 10 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.52%) Python
4 6 (3.87%) Ruby
5 3 (1.94%) Java
6 1 (0.65%) C
6 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (24.52%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.16%) CCNP
4 8 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.16%) Degree
4 8 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.52%) MCSE
6 5 (3.23%) VCAP
7 4 (2.58%) EMC Certification
8 3 (1.94%) MCITP
9 2 (1.29%) CCNA
9 2 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.29%) PMP
10 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) CCDA
10 1 (0.65%) CCDP
10 1 (0.65%) CISSP
10 1 (0.65%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.58%) COBIT
3 3 (1.94%) QA
4 2 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.29%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.65%) GxP
System Software
1 34 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 31 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.81%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.87%) XenApp
5 6 (3.87%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (3.23%) vSphere
7 4 (2.58%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.65%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (10.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (7.10%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.23%) SCCM
3 5 (3.23%) SCOM
4 4 (2.58%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.94%) Puppet
6 2 (1.29%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 58 (37.42%) VMware
2 45 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 25 (16.13%) IBM
4 24 (15.48%) Red Hat
5 22 (14.19%) Cisco
6 18 (11.61%) Citrix
7 12 (7.74%) HP
7 12 (7.74%) Oracle
8 10 (6.45%) NetApp
9 7 (4.52%) EMC
9 7 (4.52%) Juniper
10 6 (3.87%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.87%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.87%) Veritas
11 5 (3.23%) Brocade
12 4 (2.58%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (1.94%) F5
13 3 (1.94%) Splunk
14 2 (1.29%) Gemalto
14 2 (1.29%) Palo Alto
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