The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 100 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 20 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.76% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.83% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 1
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£451 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +4.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -20.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2238 2165 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.23% 91.16% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1111 741
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 198 122
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
Birmingham -2 8 £453 - 2
Coventry +4 3 £488 +19.70%
Warwickshire 0 3 £575 -
Shropshire -3 1 £450 -13.04%
Worcestershire - 1 - -
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Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 16 (35.56%) Migration
2 15 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
3 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 12 (26.67%) Linux
4 12 (26.67%) Oracle
5 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
6 10 (22.22%) UNIX
6 10 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (20.00%) LAN
7 9 (20.00%) WAN
7 9 (20.00%) AIX
8 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
8 8 (17.78%) Network Design
9 7 (15.56%) Firewall
9 7 (15.56%) Solaris
9 7 (15.56%) ITIL
9 7 (15.56%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
10 6 (13.33%) Public Cloud
10 6 (13.33%) Pega
10 6 (13.33%) Documentum
10 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.11%) VMware
11 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.11%) Open Source
12 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
12 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (8.89%) Red Hat

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.33%) Documentum
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) Lync
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) LAN
1 9 (20.00%) WAN
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Juju
General
1 2 (4.44%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.22%) PMI
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Linux
3 10 (22.22%) UNIX
4 9 (20.00%) AIX
5 7 (15.56%) Solaris
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Migration
2 10 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.78%) Network Design
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) Open Source
7 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) Service Management
9 2 (4.44%) SDLC
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (4.44%) DevOps
9 2 (4.44%) SOA
10 1 (2.22%) ETL
10 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.22%) Project Management
10 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.22%) Data Security
10 1 (2.22%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.22%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (4.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) PowerHA
3 2 (4.44%) vCloud
4 1 (2.22%) Docker
4 1 (2.22%) LXC
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) OpenView
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Pega
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) BEA
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) Google
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