The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.51% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £461 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -20.42%
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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
571 616 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.29% 96.10% 92.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 407 207
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the South Wales region.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Infrastructure Architect
Wales

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat