The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Solution Architect
UK
Rank 534 542 556
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 61 86 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 31
Median daily rate £513 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £416 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 55 £525 +9.94% 4
London -5 25 £588 +11.90% 3
Yorkshire +16 8 £425 -11.45%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £434 -
North East - 7 £434 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £434 -
South Yorkshire +8 6 £425 -19.04%
Sheffield +4 6 £425 -19.04%
City of London -6 6 £625 +47.05% 1
Scotland +20 5 £445 +3.48%
South East +14 5 £400 -3.61%
Erskine +20 4 £445 +2.29%
Renfrewshire +18 4 £445 +2.29%
North West +25 2 £513 +10.81%
West Yorkshire +17 2 £425 -6.07%
Berkshire +16 2 - -
South West +11 2 £475 -
East of England +2 2 £385 -14.44%
East Midlands +1 2 £560 +17.89% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 -
Edinburgh +19 1 £543 +29.55%
Dorset +4 1 - -
Wiltshire +1 1 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £385 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - - 1
Poole - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £385 -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Infrastructure Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 55 (47.41%) Windows
2 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
3 42 (36.21%) Data Centre
4 33 (28.45%) WAN
5 32 (27.59%) LAN
6 24 (20.69%) Finance
6 24 (20.69%) Network Design
6 24 (20.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 23 (19.83%) VMware
7 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
7 23 (19.83%) Oracle
8 21 (18.10%) Linux
9 20 (17.24%) Private Cloud
9 20 (17.24%) Relational Database
10 18 (15.52%) Matrix Organization
10 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (14.66%) Office Automation
12 16 (13.79%) Banking
13 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
14 14 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (12.07%) SQL
15 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
15 13 (11.21%) Cisco
15 13 (11.21%) Active Directory
15 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (11.21%) Office 365
16 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
16 12 (10.34%) Migration
17 11 (9.48%) Middleware

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.59%) Apache
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
3 3 (2.59%) SAS
3 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.72%) CICS
4 2 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.86%) Confluence
5 1 (0.86%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.86%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (11.21%) Office 365
4 8 (6.90%) PaaS
5 6 (5.17%) SaaS
6 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.59%) IaaS
8 2 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.45%) WAN
2 32 (27.59%) LAN
3 7 (6.03%) DNS
3 7 (6.03%) Firewall
4 6 (5.17%) SAN
5 5 (4.31%) LDAP
5 5 (4.31%) X.509
6 4 (3.45%) NAS
7 3 (2.59%) FCoE
7 3 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.59%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.59%) Multicast
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.72%) HTTP
8 2 (1.72%) Internet
8 2 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.72%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.72%) VLAN
8 2 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.45%) Big Data
5 3 (2.59%) DB2
5 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) GIS
6 2 (1.72%) MySQL
6 2 (1.72%) OLTP
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.86%) HBase
7 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 16 (13.79%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Advertising
5 2 (1.72%) Billing
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) French Language
6 1 (0.86%) Front Office
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) German Language
6 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) Middleware
2 7 (6.03%) SAML
3 5 (4.31%) OAuth
4 3 (2.59%) Web Services
5 2 (1.72%) .NET
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.86%) CSS
6 1 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.86%) HTML
6 1 (0.86%) MCollective
6 1 (0.86%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.86%) REST
6 1 (0.86%) SOAP
6 1 (0.86%) XML
6 1 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (36.21%) Data Centre
2 20 (17.24%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.45%) Clustering
5 4 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.59%) PKI
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.72%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) BYOD
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.86%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 55 (47.41%) Windows
2 21 (18.10%) Linux
3 11 (9.48%) Solaris
4 8 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.03%) Unix
6 5 (4.31%) AIX
6 5 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.31%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.72%) SUSE
8 2 (1.72%) zOS
9 1 (0.86%) Android
9 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Network Design
1 24 (20.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 18 (15.52%) Matrix Organization
3 17 (14.66%) Office Automation
4 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.34%) Migration
6 10 (8.62%) TOGAF
7 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (6.90%) High Availability
9 7 (6.03%) Identity Management
9 7 (6.03%) ITIL
9 7 (6.03%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (5.17%) Benchmarking
10 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.17%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (5.17%) Project Management
11 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.31%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.07%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) Java
3 3 (2.59%) C
4 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.90%) Degree
4 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.72%) CCNA
5 2 (1.72%) MCSE
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.72%) PMP
6 1 (0.86%) CCIE
6 1 (0.86%) CISSP
6 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.86%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.86%) MCSD
6 1 (0.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.86%) HL7
1 1 (0.86%) QA
1 1 (0.86%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.59%) KVM
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.59%) NFS
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.59%) SRDF
4 3 (2.59%) Xen
5 2 (1.72%) vCloud
6 1 (0.86%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) SCCM
2 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.72%) OpenView
4 1 (0.86%) Ansible
4 1 (0.86%) Nessus
4 1 (0.86%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.86%) Packer
4 1 (0.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.86%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.86%) vMotion
4 1 (0.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.83%) Oracle
2 23 (19.83%) VMware
3 13 (11.21%) Cisco
4 7 (6.03%) IBM
4 7 (6.03%) NetApp
5 6 (5.17%) Citrix
5 6 (5.17%) Intel
5 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.45%) EMC
6 4 (3.45%) HP
7 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.72%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.72%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.72%) F5
8 2 (1.72%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.72%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.72%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.72%) Reuters
8 2 (1.72%) SAP
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