The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Infrastructure Architect
Rank 580 542 583
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Architect 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £400 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £600 £600
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.07
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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
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 18 April 2014.

Senior Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top 23 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -82 7 £400 -36.00% 6
London -21 3 £675 +3.84% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 2
Leeds - 2 £400 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £400 -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.79%) Avaya
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
5 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Clustering
6 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design
6 2 (10.53%) HTTP
6 2 (10.53%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) DB2

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.53%) DataPower
2 1 (5.26%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (10.53%) Network Design
1 2 (10.53%) SOA
1 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
2 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
2 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (5.26%) ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) CCDP
2 1 (5.26%) RHCE
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.26%) Nortel
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Nokia
6 1 (5.26%) Mercator
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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