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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 541 568 553
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 102 73 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 45
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £420 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £494 £519
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -4.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +35 95 £500 - 6
London +24 39 £500 -9.09% 1
South East +21 27 £463 -5.12%
Hampshire - 12 £463 -
Yorkshire +2 9 £525 +23.52% 3
Scotland -7 7 £500 - 1
Sheffield - 7 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £525 -
Surrey 0 6 £550 +8.91%
North West -10 6 £463 -11.90%
Hook - 6 £463 -
Oxfordshire +15 5 £488 -2.50%
Edinburgh -10 5 - -
City of London +34 4 £506 +14.08% 1
West Midlands -19 4 £500 -18.36% 1
North East - 4 £460 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £460 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £460 -
South West -4 3 £538 +10.25%
Havant - 3 £525 -
Oxford - 3 £488 -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £400 -4.76%
East Midlands +5 2 - - 1
Swindon -3 2 £550 +22.22%
Berkshire -8 2 £390 -21.41%
Wiltshire -15 2 £550 +22.22%
Weybridge - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £390 -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 59 (34.30%) VMware
2 52 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (30.23%) Windows
3 51 (29.65%) Linux
4 45 (26.16%) Data Centre
5 40 (23.26%) LAN
6 39 (22.67%) Oracle
7 38 (22.09%) WAN
8 37 (21.51%) SQL Server
8 37 (21.51%) Finance
9 34 (19.77%) SAN
10 33 (19.19%) Banking
10 33 (19.19%) TOGAF
11 31 (18.02%) SQL
12 30 (17.44%) Active Directory
12 30 (17.44%) Middleware
13 29 (16.86%) Hyper-V
14 28 (16.28%) Microsoft
15 27 (15.70%) Solaris
16 26 (15.12%) Security Cleared
17 25 (14.53%) Unix
17 25 (14.53%) Cisco
17 25 (14.53%) IBM
18 23 (13.37%) NAS
19 21 (12.21%) NetApp
19 21 (12.21%) EMC
19 21 (12.21%) Intel
20 20 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (11.05%) Migration
21 19 (11.05%) SC Cleared

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 16 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.72%) IIS
3 14 (8.14%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.98%) Apache
4 12 (6.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (6.40%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (3.49%) CICS
6 6 (3.49%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (2.91%) JBoss
8 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.33%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.16%) Captiva
10 2 (1.16%) Documentum
10 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.58%) CMS
11 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 11 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.65%) SaaS
3 7 (4.07%) IaaS
3 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.91%) PaaS
5 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.26%) LAN
2 38 (22.09%) WAN
3 34 (19.77%) SAN
4 23 (13.37%) NAS
5 18 (10.47%) Firewall
6 15 (8.72%) FCoE
6 15 (8.72%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (8.72%) iSCSI
6 15 (8.72%) Multicast
7 12 (6.98%) HTTP
8 7 (4.07%) Network Security
9 5 (2.91%) DNS
9 5 (2.91%) Internet
10 4 (2.33%) OSPF
10 4 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.74%) Converged Networks
11 3 (1.74%) DHCP
11 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.72%) Hadoop
3 14 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.98%) HBase
5 10 (5.81%) DB2
6 4 (2.33%) Big Data
6 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.74%) MySQL
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (21.51%) Finance
2 33 (19.19%) Banking
3 18 (10.47%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.14%) Retail
5 4 (2.33%) Publishing
6 3 (1.74%) Back Office
7 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Military
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.44%) Middleware
2 12 (6.98%) HTML
2 12 (6.98%) XML
2 12 (6.98%) XSLT
3 11 (6.40%) Rendezvous
4 8 (4.65%) Web Services
5 7 (4.07%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.16%) .NET
7 1 (0.58%) COM
7 1 (0.58%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (3.49%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.49%) Replication
4 5 (2.91%) FMCG
5 4 (2.33%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.74%) IPTV
6 3 (1.74%) New Media
6 3 (1.74%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (1.74%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.74%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.16%) BBC
7 2 (1.16%) BYOD
7 2 (1.16%) CMDB
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.16%) RIA
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (30.23%) Windows
2 51 (29.65%) Linux
3 27 (15.70%) Solaris
4 25 (14.53%) Unix
5 17 (9.88%) AIX
6 12 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.81%) SUSE
8 10 (5.81%) Windows Server
8 10 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (4.07%) zOS
10 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.58%) CentOS
12 1 (0.58%) HPUX
12 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.19%) TOGAF
2 20 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (11.05%) ITIL
3 19 (11.05%) Migration
3 19 (11.05%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (9.30%) Network Design
5 15 (8.72%) Benchmarking
6 14 (8.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (7.56%) Matrix Organization
7 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (6.40%) Office Automation
9 11 (6.40%) SOA
10 10 (5.81%) DevOps
10 10 (5.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 9 (5.23%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (4.65%) Project Management
12 8 (4.65%) Re-Platforming
13 7 (4.07%) Network Management
13 7 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.02%) SQL
2 19 (11.05%) Java
3 13 (7.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.16%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) C++
5 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) Python
5 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.65%) Degree
4 7 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.33%) CCNP
5 4 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.74%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.74%) CCNA
6 3 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.16%) PMP
8 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) COBIT
2 4 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 52 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (17.44%) Active Directory
3 29 (16.86%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.72%) KVM
4 15 (8.72%) NFS
4 15 (8.72%) SRDF
5 14 (8.14%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (8.14%) Xen
6 9 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.07%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.07%) vSphere
8 4 (2.33%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.33%) XenApp
8 4 (2.33%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) SCCM
2 4 (2.33%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.74%) SCOM
3 3 (1.74%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.16%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.58%) Ansible
5 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (34.30%) VMware
2 39 (22.67%) Oracle
3 28 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.53%) Cisco
4 25 (14.53%) IBM
5 21 (12.21%) EMC
5 21 (12.21%) Intel
5 21 (12.21%) NetApp
6 17 (9.88%) Citrix
7 13 (7.56%) Red Hat
8 12 (6.98%) Sybase
8 12 (6.98%) TIBCO
9 11 (6.40%) DataSynapse
10 10 (5.81%) HP
11 5 (2.91%) Dell
12 4 (2.33%) Bloomberg
13 3 (1.74%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.74%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.74%) Ericsson
14 2 (1.16%) Juniper
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