The first table below looks at the demand for the Enterprise Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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 currently tracked.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Rank 575 537 574
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +37
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Infrastructure Architect 12 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate £563 £750 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £750 £494
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £750 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £504
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Infrastructure Architect within the UK.

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 12 £563 -25.00%
London -4 9 £556 -25.83%
City of London - 2 £564 -
South East - - - -
Reading - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Enterprise 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 Enterprise Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 8 (32.00%) VMware
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) EMC
2 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
5 3 (12.00%) Middleware
5 3 (12.00%) Wyse
5 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) XenApp
5 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (8.00%) Migration

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Enterprise 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 Enterprise Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) Packet Switching
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) IPsec
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.00%) HACMP
1 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) MODAF
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
2 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) EMC
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Juniper
4 3 (12.00%) Wyse
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) RightScale
6 1 (4.00%) Rackspace