The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 115 101 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 27 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.89% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.93% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 7
Median daily rate £481 £451 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £545 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £455 £465
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Infrastructure Architect
England

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
2836 2260 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.56% 95.52% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1695 1377 1146
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 138 201
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.82 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Warwickshire -5 6 £495 -13.91%
Shropshire -27 6 £475 +5.55%
Birmingham -10 5 £475 +4.80%
Coventry -8 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £513 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.40%) TOGAF
3 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) VMware
4 10 (21.28%) Windows
5 9 (19.15%) Unix
5 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (17.02%) Solaris
7 7 (14.89%) ITIL
7 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (14.89%) Migration
8 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.77%) AIX
8 6 (12.77%) Finance
9 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
9 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.64%) Project Management
9 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
9 5 (10.64%) SQL
9 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (8.51%) Pega
10 4 (8.51%) SUSE
10 4 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (8.51%) Java
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (6.38%) Captiva
1 3 (6.38%) CICS
1 3 (6.38%) Documentum
1 3 (6.38%) JBoss
1 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.13%) Heroku
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) IPv4
1 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
1 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) MPLS
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) HBase
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Maven
1 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.13%) Hystrix
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.13%) REST
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) Spring
2 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.13%) Swagger
2 1 (2.13%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 9 (19.15%) Unix
4 8 (17.02%) Solaris
5 6 (12.77%) AIX
6 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.51%) SUSE
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.26%) zOS
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) TOGAF
2 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (14.89%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Migration
3 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.51%) Service Management
6 4 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (6.38%) Coaching
7 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.38%) Network Design
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.26%) CRM
8 2 (4.26%) High Availability
8 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.26%) MODAF
9 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) CCDA
3 2 (4.26%) CCDP
3 2 (4.26%) CCIE
3 2 (4.26%) CCNA
3 2 (4.26%) CCNP
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) EMC Certification
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) HDFS
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.13%) vCloud
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.13%) Grafana
1 1 (2.13%) Graphite
1 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.51%) EMC
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Pega
5 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) webMethods
7 1 (2.13%) WSO2
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