The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 104 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.51% 0.34% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
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£431 £381 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.11% -19.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £57.50
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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1800 1670 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.70% 93.24% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1077 638
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 64 78
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Halifax - 4 £425 -
Leeds -19 1 £425 +11.47% 3
Bradford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
Yorkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (50.00%) VMware
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 7 (38.89%) Use Case
4 6 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.11%) High Availability
7 2 (11.11%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) AIX
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Apache
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) UNIX
7 2 (11.11%) WAN
7 2 (11.11%) SAN
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (5.56%) Internet
8 1 (5.56%) OSPF

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) FWSM
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) OSPF
2 1 (5.56%) BGP
2 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
1 1 (5.56%) Symmetrix
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (5.56%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 7 (38.89%) Use Case
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (27.78%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp