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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 102 84
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 4 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.83% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.88% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 16
Median daily rate £488 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £357 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.18%

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
2250 2501 2054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.87% 94.73% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1409 1143
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 80 168
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.81 £24.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -8 2 £500 +15.60% 2
Warwickshire -3 1 £475 -
Coventry -6 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) SUSE
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) AIX

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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) AIX
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) SUSE
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Application Rationalisation
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Service Design
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle