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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
England / South East
Rank 191 181 209
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 46 74 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.90% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.96% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 18
Median daily rate £543 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £463 £463
% change year-on-year
+10.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
6785 7731 8654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.15% 94.23% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4531 4709
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.06 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +7 16 £506 -5.37% 1
Berkshire +3 13 £550 +17.64% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £395 +5.33%
Oxfordshire -1 5 £700 +75.00% 1
Kent -1 2 £563 +25.00%
West Sussex +4 1 - -
Surrey -3 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 67 (54.92%) Windows
2 62 (50.82%) VMware
3 44 (36.07%) Cisco
4 41 (33.61%) Windows Server
5 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
6 32 (26.23%) Linux
7 29 (23.77%) MPLS
7 29 (23.77%) Red Hat
8 28 (22.95%) Active Directory
8 28 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (22.95%) Network Design
9 27 (22.13%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (21.31%) CCIE
10 26 (21.31%) MCSE
10 26 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (19.67%) Dynamics NAV
12 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
12 20 (16.39%) Data Centre
13 17 (13.93%) LAN
13 17 (13.93%) WAN
14 16 (13.11%) Retail
14 16 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (12.30%) SC Cleared
15 15 (12.30%) Firewall
16 14 (11.48%) SQL
16 14 (11.48%) IBM
16 14 (11.48%) NetApp
17 13 (10.66%) Unix
17 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
17 13 (10.66%) Migration

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 (6.56%) Apache
2 7 (5.74%) JBoss
3 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.28%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.38%) Office 365
4 5 (4.10%) IaaS
5 4 (3.28%) PaaS
6 3 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.46%) SaaS
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.77%) MPLS
2 17 (13.93%) LAN
2 17 (13.93%) WAN
3 15 (12.30%) Firewall
4 13 (10.66%) Network Security
5 9 (7.38%) SAN
6 6 (4.92%) SMTP
7 4 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.28%) LDAP
7 4 (3.28%) SSL
7 4 (3.28%) VoIP
8 3 (2.46%) DNS
8 3 (2.46%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.46%) VLAN
9 2 (1.64%) SNMP
9 2 (1.64%) VPN
10 1 (0.82%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.82%) Wireless
10 1 (0.82%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.74%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.92%) DB2
3 6 (4.92%) IBM BigInsights
3 6 (4.92%) Neo4j
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.28%) JIRA
2 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.64%) Hudson
3 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (13.11%) Retail
2 11 (9.02%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Advertising
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
5 2 (1.64%) Back Office
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) Middleware
2 4 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.46%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.64%) Clustering
5 2 (1.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (54.92%) Windows
2 41 (33.61%) Windows Server
3 32 (26.23%) Linux
4 16 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (10.66%) Unix
6 11 (9.02%) Solaris
7 7 (5.74%) AIX
7 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.28%) Fedora
9 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.82%) CentOS
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) Network Design
2 13 (10.66%) Migration
3 9 (7.38%) DevOps
4 8 (6.56%) TOGAF
5 7 (5.74%) Project Management
6 6 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.92%) Network Architecture
6 6 (4.92%) UML
7 5 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.10%) High Availability
7 5 (4.10%) Security Management
7 5 (4.10%) Security Operations
7 5 (4.10%) SOA
8 4 (3.28%) ITIL
8 4 (3.28%) Presales
8 4 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.28%) Test Strategy
8 4 (3.28%) Threat Detection
8 4 (3.28%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (2.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) SQL
2 2 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (22.13%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (21.31%) CCIE
3 26 (21.31%) MCSE
4 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
5 15 (12.30%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.56%) CCNP
7 6 (4.92%) Degree
8 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.64%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.92%) PA-DSS
3 2 (1.64%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 26 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.20%) vSphere
4 9 (7.38%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.28%) XenApp
6 3 (2.46%) Docker
7 2 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.82%) vCloud
8 1 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) Puppet
2 7 (5.74%) ZABBIX
3 4 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.46%) Terraform
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.64%) SCCM
5 2 (1.64%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.64%) vMotion
6 1 (0.82%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.82%) Ansible
6 1 (0.82%) Consul
6 1 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.82%) Packer
6 1 (0.82%) Rsyslog
6 1 (0.82%) yum
Vendors
1 62 (50.82%) VMware
2 44 (36.07%) Cisco
3 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
4 29 (23.77%) Red Hat
5 14 (11.48%) IBM
5 14 (11.48%) NetApp
6 12 (9.84%) Citrix
7 11 (9.02%) Oracle
8 9 (7.38%) HP
9 8 (6.56%) Splunk
10 6 (4.92%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.92%) Gemalto
10 6 (4.92%) Kaspersky
10 6 (4.92%) Tripwire
11 4 (3.28%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.46%) EMC
12 3 (2.46%) F5
13 2 (1.64%) Intel
13 2 (1.64%) SAP
13 2 (1.64%) Veritas
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