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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 192 176 204
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 47 99 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 1.04% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.10% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 60 32
Median daily rate £475 £450 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £351 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -
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
7241 9001 9283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.46% 94.86% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5215 5077
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 509 509
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Surrey +6 15 £425 -15.00% 3
Hampshire -1 13 £506 +19.11%
Berkshire +10 10 £485 -4.99%
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £370 -8.52%
Oxfordshire +4 2 £675 +68.75%
West Sussex +11 1 - -
Kent +1 1 £550 +22.22% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 91 (61.07%) Windows
2 71 (47.65%) VMware
3 50 (33.56%) Windows Server
4 45 (30.20%) Cisco
5 44 (29.53%) Linux
6 41 (27.52%) Microsoft
7 35 (23.49%) Active Directory
8 34 (22.82%) Red Hat
8 34 (22.82%) Data Centre
9 31 (20.81%) Unix
10 30 (20.13%) Migration
11 29 (19.46%) MPLS
12 28 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (18.12%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (17.45%) CCIE
14 26 (17.45%) MCSE
15 24 (16.11%) Dynamics NAV
16 23 (15.44%) Security Cleared
17 22 (14.77%) AIX
18 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
19 19 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 19 (12.75%) Network Design
20 18 (12.08%) IBM
21 16 (10.74%) Finance
21 16 (10.74%) Retail
21 16 (10.74%) LAN
21 16 (10.74%) WAN
21 16 (10.74%) Oracle
21 16 (10.74%) Citrix
21 16 (10.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 10 (6.71%) Apache
1 10 (6.71%) Office Communications Server
2 9 (6.04%) JBoss
3 3 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (16.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.70%) Office 365
2 6 (4.03%) SaaS
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.01%) IaaS
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.46%) MPLS
2 16 (10.74%) LAN
2 16 (10.74%) Network Security
2 16 (10.74%) WAN
3 15 (10.07%) Firewall
4 14 (9.40%) SAN
5 6 (4.03%) LDAP
6 5 (3.36%) VoIP
7 4 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.68%) SSL
8 3 (2.01%) DNS
8 3 (2.01%) VLAN
9 2 (1.34%) Internet
9 2 (1.34%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.34%) VPN
10 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.67%) Wireless
10 1 (0.67%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.68%) JIRA
2 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.34%) Hudson
4 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (10.74%) Finance
1 16 (10.74%) Retail
2 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Publishing
5 2 (1.34%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) Middleware
2 5 (3.36%) .NET
3 4 (2.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.67%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.03%) LPAR
4 3 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.34%) Clustering
5 2 (1.34%) FMCG
6 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) PKI
6 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (61.07%) Windows
2 50 (33.56%) Windows Server
3 44 (29.53%) Linux
4 31 (20.81%) Unix
5 22 (14.77%) AIX
6 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (8.72%) Solaris
9 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.68%) Fedora
11 4 (2.68%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.13%) Migration
2 19 (12.75%) Network Design
3 11 (7.38%) Project Management
4 9 (6.04%) DevOps
5 8 (5.37%) Data Protection
5 8 (5.37%) Network Architecture
5 8 (5.37%) UML
6 7 (4.70%) Security Operations
6 7 (4.70%) TOGAF
7 6 (4.03%) ITIL
7 6 (4.03%) Service Management
7 6 (4.03%) Test Strategy
8 5 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.36%) High Availability
8 5 (3.36%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (3.36%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (2.68%) Presales
9 4 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.68%) Threat Detection
9 4 (2.68%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.07%) SQL
2 2 (1.34%) Java
3 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (18.12%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (17.45%) CCIE
3 26 (17.45%) MCSE
4 23 (15.44%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.07%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.37%) CCNP
6 8 (5.37%) Degree
7 2 (1.34%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.37%) PA-DSS
3 2 (1.34%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (23.49%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.05%) vSphere
4 10 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.01%) Docker
6 3 (2.01%) XenApp
7 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.34%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.67%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.67%) vCloud
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.03%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.01%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.01%) Puppet
3 3 (2.01%) SCCM
3 3 (2.01%) Terraform
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.34%) vMotion
5 1 (0.67%) Ansible
5 1 (0.67%) Consul
5 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.67%) Packer
5 1 (0.67%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.67%) yum
5 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (47.65%) VMware
2 45 (30.20%) Cisco
3 41 (27.52%) Microsoft
4 34 (22.82%) Red Hat
5 18 (12.08%) IBM
6 16 (10.74%) Citrix
6 16 (10.74%) Oracle
7 14 (9.40%) NetApp
8 10 (6.71%) Splunk
9 8 (5.37%) Gemalto
9 8 (5.37%) Kaspersky
9 8 (5.37%) Veritas
10 7 (4.70%) HP
10 7 (4.70%) Tripwire
11 4 (2.68%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.68%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.01%) EMC
12 3 (2.01%) F5
12 3 (2.01%) Intel
13 2 (1.34%) Fujitsu