The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Infrastructure 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Infrastructure Architect
Rank 602 574 557
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Architect 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.008% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£600 £625 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect within the UK.

Senior Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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 -23 3 £600 -4.00% 2
London -1 2 £600 -4.00% 1
South East - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Infrastructure 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 4 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (10.00%) Equities
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) Multicast

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Infrastructure 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) LiveLink
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (10.00%) Equities
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CCSP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCDP
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CEH
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Open Text
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu