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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 171 202 196
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 102 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 29 23
Average daily rate
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£431 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £426 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £609 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £447 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £41.53 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.30% -12.57%
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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 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 August 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 +32 52 £363 -19.44% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 26 £450 +12.50% 1
Berkshire 0 18 £450 -10.44% 1
Surrey -16 5 £461 -2.94%
Middlesex +6 3 £450 -18.18%
Oxfordshire -21 3 £494 -5.95%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 94 (54.65%) Windows
2 56 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 50 (29.07%) MS Exchange
4 42 (24.42%) Oracle
5 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (23.26%) SQL Server
7 39 (22.67%) Firewall
8 37 (21.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (20.93%) Intel
9 36 (20.93%) VMware
9 36 (20.93%) ITIL
10 34 (19.77%) DNS
10 34 (19.77%) Finance
11 31 (18.02%) MCSE
11 31 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 31 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (16.28%) Cisco
13 27 (15.70%) UNIX
13 27 (15.70%) Windows 7
13 27 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2013
14 26 (15.12%) Active Directory
14 26 (15.12%) Citrix
15 24 (13.95%) WAN
16 23 (13.37%) LAN
17 22 (12.79%) DHCP
18 21 (12.21%) Linux
18 21 (12.21%) Security Cleared
18 21 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (12.21%) Technical Architecture
18 21 (12.21%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (29.07%) MS Exchange
2 31 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.33%) CICS
5 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.33%) Apache
5 4 (2.33%) JBoss
6 3 (1.74%) IIS
6 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.74%) Lync
6 3 (1.74%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.16%) Documentum
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (9.30%) MS Office
2 10 (5.81%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.07%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.65%) IaaS
3 7 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.07%) PaaS
4 5 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (2.33%) Office 365
6 2 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.58%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.58%) Yammer
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.67%) Firewall
2 34 (19.77%) DNS
3 24 (13.95%) WAN
4 23 (13.37%) LAN
5 22 (12.79%) DHCP
6 17 (9.88%) SAN
7 16 (9.30%) VPN
8 14 (8.14%) MPLS
9 8 (4.65%) HTTP
9 8 (4.65%) SMTP
10 7 (4.07%) Wireless
11 5 (2.91%) Network Security
11 5 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (2.91%) Internet
12 4 (2.33%) VLAN
13 3 (1.74%) SSH
13 3 (1.74%) DWDM
13 3 (1.74%) DMZ
13 3 (1.74%) LDAP
14 2 (1.16%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.21%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.91%) DB2
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.33%) OLTP
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.58%) MySQL
7 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Ant
1 3 (1.74%) Subversion
1 3 (1.74%) Maven
1 3 (1.74%) JIRA
1 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (19.77%) Finance
2 7 (4.07%) Billing
3 5 (2.91%) Retail
3 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.33%) Automotive
5 3 (1.74%) Military
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) Middleware
2 4 (2.33%) .NET
3 3 (1.74%) JSP
3 3 (1.74%) boto
4 2 (1.16%) J2EE
5 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.07%) Private Cloud
3 6 (3.49%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.74%) Blog
5 3 (1.74%) Clustering
6 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.16%) CMDB
6 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) GIS
7 1 (0.58%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 94 (54.65%) Windows
2 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (15.70%) Windows 7
4 27 (15.70%) UNIX
5 21 (12.21%) Linux
6 8 (4.65%) HPUX
7 7 (4.07%) Solaris
8 6 (3.49%) AIX
9 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.16%) VMS
12 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.93%) ITIL
2 21 (12.21%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (10.47%) Project Management
4 17 (9.88%) Migration
5 15 (8.72%) TOGAF
6 13 (7.56%) Portfolio Management
6 13 (7.56%) Capacity Management
7 12 (6.98%) Service Management
7 12 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.65%) Software Deployment
9 7 (4.07%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.49%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.91%) Six Sigma
11 5 (2.91%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (2.91%) Auto-Scaling
12 4 (2.33%) Requirements Management
12 4 (2.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.47%) SQL
2 7 (4.07%) Java
3 5 (2.91%) Python
3 5 (2.91%) Ruby
3 5 (2.91%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.33%) COBOL
5 2 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) C++
6 1 (0.58%) C
6 1 (0.58%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 37 (21.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (18.02%) MCSE
3 21 (12.21%) Security Cleared
4 15 (8.72%) SC Cleared
5 13 (7.56%) CCNA
5 13 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.07%) MCITP
8 4 (2.33%) Degree
8 4 (2.33%) CCNP
9 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) QA
1 3 (1.74%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.16%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (15.12%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.30%) XenApp
4 14 (8.14%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.07%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.91%) NFS
7 4 (2.33%) vSphere
7 4 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (8.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.07%) Puppet
3 3 (1.74%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.74%) SCCM
3 3 (1.74%) SCOM
3 3 (1.74%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.16%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.16%) Ansible
4 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 56 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 42 (24.42%) Oracle
3 36 (20.93%) Intel
3 36 (20.93%) VMware
4 28 (16.28%) Cisco
5 26 (15.12%) Citrix
6 20 (11.63%) IBM
7 16 (9.30%) HP
7 16 (9.30%) Symantec
8 13 (7.56%) Ventyx
8 13 (7.56%) OpenText
9 11 (6.40%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.65%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.49%) EMC
12 5 (2.91%) NetApp
12 5 (2.91%) SAP
12 5 (2.91%) Cognos
13 3 (1.74%) Sun
13 3 (1.74%) Veritas
13 3 (1.74%) Brocade
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