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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 566 514 590
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +76
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 47 70 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.13% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.15% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 7
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£550 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £570
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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 24 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 18 September 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
England -42 44 £550 +4.76% 6
London 0 28 £550 +0.68% 2
City of London +24 12 £575 +10.84%
South East -6 3 - - 1
Scotland -32 2 £481 -2.77% 2
West Midlands - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Hook - - - -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 43 (49.43%) Windows
2 37 (42.53%) Linux
3 33 (37.93%) Finance
4 27 (31.03%) Oracle
5 25 (28.74%) VMware
6 22 (25.29%) SAN
7 21 (24.14%) SQL
8 17 (19.54%) ITIL
8 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (18.39%) Service Delivery
10 14 (16.09%) Middleware
10 14 (16.09%) Solaris
10 14 (16.09%) Oracle Database
11 13 (14.94%) UNIX
12 12 (13.79%) Migration
13 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (11.49%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (10.34%) Banking
15 9 (10.34%) LAN
15 9 (10.34%) WAN
15 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
15 9 (10.34%) IBM
16 8 (9.20%) SAP
16 8 (9.20%) Risk Assessment
16 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
17 7 (8.05%) F5
17 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
17 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (8.05%) WebSphere
17 7 (8.05%) AIX

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (8.05%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.15%) Liferay
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.30%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.30%) RMDS
2 1 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) PaaS
1 5 (5.75%) IaaS
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.29%) SAN
2 9 (10.34%) LAN
2 9 (10.34%) WAN
3 4 (4.60%) SNMP
4 3 (3.45%) Firewall
4 3 (3.45%) NAS
4 3 (3.45%) VLAN
5 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.30%) HTTP
5 2 (2.30%) FCoE
5 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.30%) Multicast
5 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.15%) DNS
6 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.15%) DHCP
6 1 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.45%) MySQL
8 2 (2.30%) HBase
8 2 (2.30%) Big Data
8 2 (2.30%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.30%) DB2
9 1 (1.15%) OLAP
9 1 (1.15%) OLTP
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.15%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 33 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Publishing
4 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) Middleware
2 2 (2.30%) Java EE
2 2 (2.30%) HTML
2 2 (2.30%) XML
2 2 (2.30%) XSLT
2 2 (2.30%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Replication
2 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) FMCG
3 3 (3.45%) Clustering
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.15%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) Derivative
4 1 (1.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (49.43%) Windows
2 37 (42.53%) Linux
3 14 (16.09%) Solaris
4 13 (14.94%) UNIX
5 7 (8.05%) AIX
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) ITIL
1 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (18.39%) Service Delivery
3 12 (13.79%) Migration
4 8 (9.20%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.90%) Change Management
6 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.45%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.45%) CRM
9 3 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.45%) Release Management
9 3 (3.45%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (3.45%) Line Management
10 2 (2.30%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
1 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.30%) XenApp
4 2 (2.30%) SRDF
4 2 (2.30%) NFS
4 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.30%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.30%) Xen
4 2 (2.30%) KVM
5 1 (1.15%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Oracle
2 25 (28.74%) VMware
3 9 (10.34%) IBM
4 8 (9.20%) SAP
5 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.05%) HP
5 7 (8.05%) F5
6 6 (6.90%) Citrix
7 5 (5.75%) Cisco
8 4 (4.60%) EMC
8 4 (4.60%) Sybase
9 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.45%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.30%) DataSynapse
10 2 (2.30%) NetApp
10 2 (2.30%) Intel
10 2 (2.30%) 29West
11 1 (1.15%) Tableau
11 1 (1.15%) JBoss
11 1 (1.15%) Informatica
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago