The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Infrastructure Architect
Rank 636 661 638
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Architect 13 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.016% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Median daily rate £575 £470 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £369 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £548 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Senior Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +29 12 £581 +12.86% 2
London +7 6 £588 +11.90% 1
East of England +16 4 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
North West +21 1 £550 -
Scotland +20 1 £375 +15.38%
South East +16 1 £475 -7.76% 1
Berkshire +9 1 £475 -7.76% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £550 -
Erskine - 1 £375 -
Bracknell - 1 £475 -

Senior Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Senior Infrastructure 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) vSphere
6 3 (15.00%) SCCM
6 3 (15.00%) ArchiMate
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (10.00%) Server Building
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.00%) Office 365

Senior Infrastructure 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) FCoE
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) TETRA
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) OLAP
1 1 (5.00%) OLTP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) ArchiMate
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Server Building
6 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) KVM
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) NFS
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.00%) SRDF
4 1 (5.00%) Xen
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Intel
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle