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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 543 546 544
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 46 42 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.079% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.085% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 1
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£475 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +23.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £365
% change year-on-year
- +23.28%
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
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 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 31 March 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 -3 41 £475 +5.55% 5
London -1 13 £575 +24.32% 1
City of London +17 8 £625 +42.85%
West Yorkshire - 8 £438 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £438 - 1
South East -30 7 £538 +21.12%
North West -13 5 £463 -
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £538 +16.21%
Scotland -8 4 - - 1
Manchester - 4 £450 -
East of England +12 3 £400 -11.11% 3
South West -3 3 £525 +2.43%
Bristol - 3 £525 -
Hampshire - 3 £475 -
Cheshire - 1 £700 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 (41.89%) VMware
2 27 (36.49%) Windows
3 24 (32.43%) Oracle
4 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
5 22 (29.73%) Cisco
5 22 (29.73%) Finance
6 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (24.32%) Banking
7 18 (24.32%) SQL
8 15 (20.27%) WAN
9 13 (17.57%) EMC
9 13 (17.57%) Linux
9 13 (17.57%) SOA
9 13 (17.57%) LAN
10 12 (16.22%) SAN
10 12 (16.22%) NetApp
10 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (16.22%) Middleware
11 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (14.86%) IBM
11 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
12 10 (13.51%) NAS
12 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
12 10 (13.51%) Xen
13 9 (12.16%) iSCSI
13 9 (12.16%) SRDF
13 9 (12.16%) FCoE
13 9 (12.16%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (12.16%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (12.16%) Multicast

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.81%) IIS
2 8 (10.81%) Apache
3 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) RMDS
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) PaaS
2 3 (4.05%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Office 365
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) WAN
2 13 (17.57%) LAN
3 12 (16.22%) SAN
4 10 (13.51%) NAS
5 9 (12.16%) FCoE
5 9 (12.16%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (12.16%) iSCSI
5 9 (12.16%) Multicast
5 9 (12.16%) Firewall
6 7 (9.46%) HTTP
7 4 (5.41%) DWDM
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.05%) Network Security
8 3 (4.05%) FTP
8 3 (4.05%) DNS
9 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.70%) VPN
9 2 (2.70%) SMTP
9 2 (2.70%) DHCP
9 2 (2.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.11%) HBase
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.05%) DB2
6 2 (2.70%) OLAP
6 2 (2.70%) OLTP
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.35%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.35%) Informix
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 18 (24.32%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 5 (6.76%) Automotive
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.05%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.70%) International Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.35%) Back Office
7 1 (1.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) Middleware
2 7 (9.46%) HTML
2 7 (9.46%) XML
2 7 (9.46%) XSLT
2 7 (9.46%) Rendezvous
3 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.35%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Clustering
2 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.05%) Blog
2 3 (4.05%) Credit Risk
2 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (1.35%) CESG
4 1 (1.35%) GIS
4 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Windows
2 13 (17.57%) Linux
3 9 (12.16%) Solaris
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.11%) UNIX
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) SOA
2 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.16%) Benchmarking
4 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
4 9 (12.16%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.46%) Use Case
7 6 (8.11%) Change Management
7 6 (8.11%) Migration
7 6 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.41%) Project Management
9 3 (4.05%) ETL
9 3 (4.05%) UML
9 3 (4.05%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (4.05%) TDD
9 3 (4.05%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.05%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) Java
2 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.35%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) PhD
3 1 (1.35%) CCNP
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.51%) Xen
4 9 (12.16%) NFS
4 9 (12.16%) SRDF
4 9 (12.16%) KVM
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
7 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.05%) vSphere
9 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.70%) XenApp
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) VMware
2 24 (32.43%) Oracle
3 22 (29.73%) Cisco
4 13 (17.57%) EMC
5 12 (16.22%) NetApp
6 11 (14.86%) IBM
7 9 (12.16%) Intel
8 8 (10.81%) Citrix
8 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.46%) TIBCO
9 7 (9.46%) DataSynapse
10 6 (8.11%) SolarWinds
10 6 (8.11%) Sybase
11 5 (6.76%) HP
12 4 (5.41%) Brocade
12 4 (5.41%) 29West
13 2 (2.70%) Tableau
13 2 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.70%) SAP
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