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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 217 196 219
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 39 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.47% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £393 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £42.50
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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
8831 8026 8874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.88% 92.84% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4305 4177
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 616
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +21 19 £509 +19.70% 3
Hampshire -15 11 £375 -20.63% 2
Middlesex 0 3 £530 -
Kent -2 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £520 +30.00%
East Sussex - 1 £388 -
Surrey - 1 £470 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 34 (40.00%) VMware
2 27 (31.76%) Windows
3 24 (28.24%) SAN
4 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.71%) UNIX
5 20 (23.53%) Oracle
5 20 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (20.00%) Linux
7 16 (18.82%) SQL
8 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (14.12%) Migration
9 12 (14.12%) SOA
9 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
9 12 (14.12%) Cisco
10 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
10 11 (12.94%) ITIL
10 11 (12.94%) Retail
10 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
11 10 (11.76%) Finance
11 10 (11.76%) HP
12 9 (10.59%) WebLogic
12 9 (10.59%) TOGAF
12 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
13 8 (9.41%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (9.41%) Oracle EBS R12
13 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
13 8 (9.41%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (9.41%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (9.41%) IBM
13 8 (9.41%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 9 (10.59%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.53%) Lync
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) JBoss
6 1 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.18%) Liferay
6 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.35%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.35%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.24%) SAN
2 5 (5.88%) LAN
2 5 (5.88%) WAN
3 4 (4.71%) DNS
3 4 (4.71%) Firewall
4 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.53%) DMZ
5 2 (2.35%) OSPF
5 2 (2.35%) BGP
5 2 (2.35%) DHCP
5 2 (2.35%) NAS
5 2 (2.35%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.18%) Multicast
6 1 (1.18%) Wireless
6 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.18%) FTP
6 1 (1.18%) IPv4
6 1 (1.18%) SMTP
6 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.35%) DB2
3 2 (2.35%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.18%) Big Data
4 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.18%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (12.94%) Retail
2 10 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (2.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.35%) Java EE
2 2 (2.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.18%) WPF
3 1 (1.18%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Clustering
2 2 (2.35%) DataPower
2 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.18%) iPad
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.18%) PKI
3 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.18%) HACMP
3 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) Windows
2 21 (24.71%) UNIX
3 17 (20.00%) Linux
4 7 (8.24%) AIX
5 5 (5.88%) Solaris
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.71%) HPUX
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (14.12%) Migration
2 12 (14.12%) SOA
3 11 (12.94%) ITIL
4 9 (10.59%) TOGAF
5 6 (7.06%) Use Case
6 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.53%) Project Management
8 3 (3.53%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.53%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.35%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.35%) High Availability
9 2 (2.35%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.35%) Email Migration
9 2 (2.35%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) C
3 2 (2.35%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) XAML
4 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.35%) PhD
5 2 (2.35%) CCIE
5 2 (2.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) CCDA
6 1 (1.18%) CCDP
6 1 (1.18%) CCNP
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
1 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.18%) COBIT
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 20 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.88%) vSphere
5 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.53%) XenApp
7 2 (2.35%) KVM
8 1 (1.18%) GPFS
8 1 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) VMware
2 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.53%) Oracle
4 12 (14.12%) Cisco
5 10 (11.76%) HP
6 8 (9.41%) IBM
6 8 (9.41%) EMC
7 6 (7.06%) Citrix
8 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.71%) NetApp
9 4 (4.71%) Remedy
10 3 (3.53%) BMC
10 3 (3.53%) CommVault
10 3 (3.53%) Dell
11 2 (2.35%) Sybase
11 2 (2.35%) SAP
11 2 (2.35%) Juniper
11 2 (2.35%) Intel
11 2 (2.35%) Symantec
12 1 (1.18%) Clearswift
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