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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 210 187 195
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 45 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.60% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 16
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£475 £428 £479
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £402 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £648 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8448 7688 7065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.49% 91.46% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4577 4024 3406
Average daily rate £375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 459 609
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Surrey +6 17 £475 +5.55%
Buckinghamshire -4 12 £500 -
Hampshire -19 9 £475 +11.11% 2
Berkshire -16 5 £550 +32.53% 6
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 35 (42.68%) Windows
2 27 (32.93%) UNIX
3 25 (30.49%) VMware
4 23 (28.05%) Finance
5 20 (24.39%) Linux
6 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (19.51%) Oracle
7 16 (19.51%) SAN
8 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
9 14 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (15.85%) HP
11 12 (14.63%) SOA
11 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
11 12 (14.63%) Migration
12 11 (13.41%) Hyper-V
12 11 (13.41%) SQL
12 11 (13.41%) Middleware
13 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
13 10 (12.20%) Cisco
13 10 (12.20%) Service Management
13 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
14 9 (10.98%) Retail
15 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (9.76%) NetApp
15 8 (9.76%) SAP
15 8 (9.76%) SaaS
16 7 (8.54%) Technical Architecture
16 7 (8.54%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (8.54%) Oracle EBS R12

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (8.54%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) Lync
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) SaaS
2 5 (6.10%) PaaS
3 4 (4.88%) IaaS
4 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) SAN
2 6 (7.32%) WAN
2 6 (7.32%) Firewall
3 5 (6.10%) LAN
4 4 (4.88%) NAS
4 4 (4.88%) WLAN
5 3 (3.66%) DNS
5 3 (3.66%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.66%) DMZ
6 2 (2.44%) SMTP
6 2 (2.44%) DHCP
6 2 (2.44%) FTP
6 2 (2.44%) X.400
6 2 (2.44%) X.500
6 2 (2.44%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.22%) VLAN
7 1 (1.22%) VPLS
7 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.88%) OLTP
3 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Military
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.44%) Ajax
2 2 (2.44%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Clustering
2 4 (4.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.22%) HACMP
4 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.68%) Windows
2 27 (32.93%) UNIX
3 20 (24.39%) Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.66%) Solaris
5 3 (3.66%) AIX
6 1 (1.22%) HPUX
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (14.63%) SOA
2 12 (14.63%) Migration
3 10 (12.20%) Service Management
4 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (8.54%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (8.54%) ITIL
6 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.32%) Use Case
7 5 (6.10%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.66%) TDD
8 3 (3.66%) Change Management
8 3 (3.66%) UML
8 3 (3.66%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.66%) Email Migration
8 3 (3.66%) Requirements Management
8 3 (3.66%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.44%) C
2 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) PhD
4 2 (2.44%) CCIE
4 2 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) CCDA
5 1 (1.22%) CCDP
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.41%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
4 7 (8.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (8.54%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (6.10%) vSphere
6 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.66%) XenApp
7 2 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.44%) KVM
8 1 (1.22%) GPFS
8 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.22%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) SCOM
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) VMware
2 16 (19.51%) Oracle
3 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.85%) HP
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco
6 8 (9.76%) SAP
6 8 (9.76%) NetApp
7 6 (7.32%) Citrix
7 6 (7.32%) EMC
8 5 (6.10%) Intel
8 5 (6.10%) IBM
9 4 (4.88%) Dell
10 3 (3.66%) CommVault
11 2 (2.44%) F5
11 2 (2.44%) Symantec
11 2 (2.44%) Remedy
11 2 (2.44%) Clearswift
11 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.44%) Juniper
11 2 (2.44%) Red Hat