The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Solutions 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 Infrastructure Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 552 509 574
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +65
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 54 70 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.13% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 47 7
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£550 £525 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £600 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -26 51 £550 +4.76% 7
London +19 32 £550 -3.50% 5
City of London +19 13 £588 +13.25% 3
East of England -28 8 £500 -4.76%
Hertfordshire - 8 £500 -
South East -14 6 £610 - 1
Surrey - 4 £610 - 1
South West -33 3 £538 +110.05%
Scotland -24 2 £481 -5.17%
West Midlands - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Cardiff - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
North West - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Wales - - - -
Hook - - - -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 42 (44.68%) Windows
2 36 (38.30%) Linux
2 36 (38.30%) Finance
3 28 (29.79%) Oracle
4 25 (26.60%) VMware
5 24 (25.53%) SAN
6 22 (23.40%) SQL
7 18 (19.15%) ITIL
7 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (18.09%) Service Delivery
9 15 (15.96%) Middleware
9 15 (15.96%) UNIX
10 14 (14.89%) Solaris
11 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.77%) Migration
11 12 (12.77%) Banking
11 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (12.77%) Oracle Database
12 10 (10.64%) IBM
13 9 (9.57%) LAN
13 9 (9.57%) WAN
13 9 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (8.51%) SAP
14 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
14 8 (8.51%) HP
14 8 (8.51%) Citrix
14 8 (8.51%) Hadoop
14 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
14 8 (8.51%) WebSphere
14 8 (8.51%) Oracle RAC

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.19%) IIS
3 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.13%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.06%) SAS
5 1 (1.06%) Liferay
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) RMDS
1 2 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.13%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) IaaS
1 5 (5.32%) PaaS
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.06%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.53%) SAN
2 9 (9.57%) LAN
2 9 (9.57%) WAN
3 5 (5.32%) SNMP
4 4 (4.26%) Firewall
5 3 (3.19%) NAS
5 3 (3.19%) VLAN
6 2 (2.13%) Multicast
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.13%) FCoE
6 2 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.13%) HTTP
6 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.06%) SSL
7 1 (1.06%) VPN
7 1 (1.06%) DNS
7 1 (1.06%) DHCP
7 1 (1.06%) FTP
7 1 (1.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) Hadoop
2 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.19%) MySQL
5 3 (3.19%) Big Data
6 2 (2.13%) HBase
6 2 (2.13%) DB2
6 2 (2.13%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.06%) OLTP
7 1 (1.06%) OLAP
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.06%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.06%) QlikView
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.06%) MarkLogic
General
1 36 (38.30%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.26%) Publishing
4 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) Java EE
2 2 (2.13%) Rendezvous
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.13%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) XML
2 2 (2.13%) XSLT
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Replication
2 4 (4.26%) Clustering
2 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) FMCG
3 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.13%) Open Source
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) PKI
5 1 (1.06%) Derivative
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 42 (44.68%) Windows
2 36 (38.30%) Linux
3 15 (15.96%) UNIX
4 14 (14.89%) Solaris
5 7 (7.45%) AIX
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.06%) SUSE
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) ITIL
1 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (18.09%) Service Delivery
3 12 (12.77%) Migration
4 9 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.38%) Change Management
6 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.26%) Service Management
8 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.19%) CRM
9 3 (3.19%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.19%) Project Management
9 3 (3.19%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.19%) Release Management
9 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) Java
3 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.06%) Basel II
3 1 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.19%) XenApp
5 2 (2.13%) KVM
5 2 (2.13%) Xen
5 2 (2.13%) SRDF
5 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.13%) NFS
6 1 (1.06%) vSphere
6 1 (1.06%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
1 1 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Oracle
2 25 (26.60%) VMware
3 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.64%) IBM
5 8 (8.51%) SAP
5 8 (8.51%) HP
5 8 (8.51%) Citrix
6 7 (7.45%) F5
7 6 (6.38%) Cisco
8 5 (5.32%) EMC
9 4 (4.26%) Sybase
10 3 (3.19%) NetApp
10 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.19%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.13%) 29West
11 2 (2.13%) DataSynapse
11 2 (2.13%) Intel
12 1 (1.06%) Dell
12 1 (1.06%) CommVault
12 1 (1.06%) Informatica
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