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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 577 553 517
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -36
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 36 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.074% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.080% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 29
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£500 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £438 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £610 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £519 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +3.80%
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 27 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 3 July 2015. 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 -32 34 £500 -4.76% 5
London -13 18 £525 +5.00%
City of London -3 11 £444 -11.25%
South East -14 5 £475 -22.13% 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £450 -
West Yorkshire -18 3 £425 -5.55%
Yorkshire -19 3 £425 -5.55%
Scotland +2 2 - -
East of England +2 2 £550 +18.91%
Edinburgh +2 2 - -
North West -16 2 £525 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £650 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £550 -
Manchester - 2 £525 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £550 -
Swindon +1 1 - -
Wiltshire -2 1 - -
South West -9 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £650 -
Wetherby - 1 £425 -
Worcester - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £500 -
Halifax - 1 - -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 39 (46.99%) VMware
2 36 (43.37%) Oracle
3 27 (32.53%) SQL Server
3 27 (32.53%) Windows
4 25 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (25.30%) SQL
5 21 (25.30%) Cisco
5 21 (25.30%) Finance
6 20 (24.10%) Data Centre
7 19 (22.89%) Linux
8 16 (19.28%) SAN
9 15 (18.07%) SOA
10 14 (16.87%) WAN
11 13 (15.66%) Banking
11 13 (15.66%) WebSphere
11 13 (15.66%) Xen
11 13 (15.66%) Hyper-V
12 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
12 12 (14.46%) Firewall
12 12 (14.46%) IBM
12 12 (14.46%) EMC
13 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
13 11 (13.25%) LAN
13 11 (13.25%) NetApp
13 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (13.25%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (12.05%) Java
14 10 (12.05%) NAS
14 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
15 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (15.66%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.64%) Apache
3 7 (8.43%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (8.43%) IIS
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (3.61%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.41%) Documentum
7 1 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) RMDS
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.20%) Maximo
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.23%) Office 365
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.41%) SaaS
4 2 (2.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.41%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) SAN
2 14 (16.87%) WAN
3 12 (14.46%) Firewall
4 11 (13.25%) LAN
5 10 (12.05%) NAS
6 8 (9.64%) iSCSI
6 8 (9.64%) FCoE
6 8 (9.64%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (9.64%) Multicast
7 7 (8.43%) HTTP
7 7 (8.43%) VPN
8 5 (6.02%) DNS
9 4 (4.82%) DWDM
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.61%) VLAN
11 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.41%) DHCP
11 2 (2.41%) Wireless
12 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.23%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.23%) HBase
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) DB2
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Juju
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Automotive
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) XML
1 9 (10.84%) Middleware
2 7 (8.43%) XSLT
2 7 (8.43%) Rendezvous
2 7 (8.43%) HTML
3 6 (7.23%) Ultra Messaging
3 6 (7.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) REST
4 1 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.61%) Blog
3 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) CESG
4 1 (1.20%) GIS
4 1 (1.20%) EPoS
4 1 (1.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.53%) Windows
2 19 (22.89%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Solaris
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) SOA
2 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
3 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.64%) Benchmarking
4 8 (9.64%) Migration
4 8 (9.64%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.43%) Use Case
5 7 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.02%) Change Management
8 4 (4.82%) Project Management
8 4 (4.82%) UML
8 4 (4.82%) High Availability
8 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.61%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) SQL
2 10 (12.05%) Java
3 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.41%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.66%) Hyper-V
2 13 (15.66%) Xen
3 11 (13.25%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (9.64%) NFS
4 8 (9.64%) SRDF
4 8 (9.64%) KVM
5 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.61%) vCloud
8 2 (2.41%) Docker
8 2 (2.41%) LXC
8 2 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) SCCM
2 4 (4.82%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.82%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (3.61%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.41%) Puppet
4 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (46.99%) VMware
2 36 (43.37%) Oracle
3 21 (25.30%) Cisco
4 12 (14.46%) IBM
4 12 (14.46%) EMC
5 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
5 11 (13.25%) NetApp
6 8 (9.64%) Intel
6 8 (9.64%) Citrix
7 7 (8.43%) HP
7 7 (8.43%) TIBCO
7 7 (8.43%) DataSynapse
8 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.23%) Sybase
9 5 (6.02%) SAP
10 4 (4.82%) Brocade
11 3 (3.61%) Lotus
12 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.41%) Business Objects
12 2 (2.41%) Google
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