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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 81 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.78% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.34% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +5.55%
Infrastructure Architect
Yorkshire

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
1558 1476 1881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.24% 94.01% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 784 1025
Average daily rate £340 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 74 77
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds +14 13 £400 -23.80% 3
Bradford - - - - 1
Infrastructure Architect
Yorkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
4 12 (52.17%) MS Visio
4 12 (52.17%) Data Protection
4 12 (52.17%) Puppet
4 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
9 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
9 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (8.70%) Lync
9 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (8.70%) vSphere
9 2 (8.70%) Xen
9 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (8.70%) Firewall
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.70%) XMPP
9 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
9 2 (8.70%) Data Management
9 2 (8.70%) IPsec

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
1 12 (52.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) IPsec
2 2 (8.70%) MPLS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Data Protection
2 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.70%) Data Management
3 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) Xen
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Puppet
1 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Brocade