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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Infrastructure Architect
Rank 635 604 603
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Architect 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.012% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £550 £675 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +68.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
Top 10 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 31 May 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 -6 8 £550 -18.51% 1
London +7 4 £563 -18.18%
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Senior Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.88%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
1 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
2 6 (35.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) BPR
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CITP
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) SAP