The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 123 102 121
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
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£538 £425 £504
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £380 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £545 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £454
% change year-on-year
- -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.44 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-19.07% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2637 1983 2830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.35% 94.38% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1207 1696
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 127 179
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Wiltshire -6 4 £557 +12.19%
Bristol -19 4 £475 -1.04% 4
Gloucestershire -11 2 £513 +15.81%
Somerset - 2 £469 - 1
Dorset - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) DB2
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) SCCM
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 2 (11.11%) Data Security
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (5.56%) Process Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) BCP
3 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
TRG
Rate: 450-500 Per Day
Posted: 16 days ago