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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 80 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 30 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.66% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 5
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£438 £425 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £410 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £560 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Infrastructure Architect
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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
2069 1966 1873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.75% 90.98% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1205 1033 855
Average daily rate £350 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 147 186
Average hourly rate £15.71 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £34.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 -5 4 £550 - 3
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Coventry - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 24 (48.98%) Linux
2 20 (40.82%) UNIX
3 18 (36.73%) AIX
3 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
4 15 (30.61%) Windows
4 15 (30.61%) Oracle
5 14 (28.57%) Solaris
5 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (26.53%) Open Source
7 12 (24.49%) Puppet
7 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
7 12 (24.49%) Apache
7 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
7 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
7 12 (24.49%) JBoss
8 10 (20.41%) Java
8 10 (20.41%) Perl
8 10 (20.41%) J2EE
8 10 (20.41%) Subversion
8 10 (20.41%) DevOps
8 10 (20.41%) Hudson
8 10 (20.41%) Maven
9 9 (18.37%) Service Management
9 9 (18.37%) Firewall
10 8 (16.33%) ITIL
10 8 (16.33%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
10 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
10 8 (16.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
1 12 (24.49%) JBoss
1 12 (24.49%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.24%) Confluence
3 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.08%) Google Apps
1 2 (4.08%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) SAN
3 4 (8.16%) WAN
3 4 (8.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.16%) NAS
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 2 (4.08%) IPsec
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
4 2 (4.08%) Packet Switching
4 2 (4.08%) MPLS
5 1 (2.04%) OSPF
5 1 (2.04%) BGP
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.41%) Hudson
2 10 (20.41%) Subversion
2 10 (20.41%) Maven
3 6 (12.24%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Local Government
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) J2EE
2 8 (16.33%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (8.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Open Source
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (6.12%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) CESG
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Linux
2 20 (40.82%) UNIX
3 18 (36.73%) AIX
4 15 (30.61%) Windows
5 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (28.57%) Solaris
6 8 (16.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) DevOps
2 9 (18.37%) Service Management
3 8 (16.33%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.16%) Data Security
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security
7 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.12%) Network Management
8 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.08%) BCP
8 2 (4.08%) Network Design
8 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Java
1 10 (20.41%) Perl
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) CITP
3 1 (2.04%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.24%) Squid
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.04%) RHEV
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle
3 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.24%) BEA
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) IBM
4 6 (12.24%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Google
5 2 (4.08%) Lotus
5 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.04%) Netezza
6 1 (2.04%) RightScale
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
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