The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
England / South West
Rank 123 129 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 7 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.28% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £475 £438 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £726 £480 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £463 £464
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2468 2765 2904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.51% 95.64% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1615 1873 1865
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 161 178
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the South West region.

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol +7 2 £708 +61.71%
Wiltshire -3 2 £413 -7.04%
Dorset 0 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
6 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) BPMN
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
6 2 (11.76%) MODAF
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.76%) ArchiMate
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Computing

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) ArchiMate
3 2 (11.76%) BPMN
3 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
3 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (11.76%) MODAF
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Packer
1 1 (5.88%) PowerCLI
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft