Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Architect
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 48 58
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 6 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.87% 2.38% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 2.53% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £445 £588 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.26% +46.88% -30.43%
10th Percentile £415 £457 £375
90th Percentile £471 £635 £425
East of England median daily rate £490 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -14.78% +15.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 659 593 624
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 94.28% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 383 413
Bedfordshire median daily rate £430 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +4.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £165 £200 £210
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 47
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.89 £41.60 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -12 4 £450 -24.21%
Infrastructure Architect
East of England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) MCSA
3 4 (66.67%) CCA
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) CMMI
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) VCAP
3 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (66.67%) CMMI
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCA
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) VCAP
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (33.33%) CommVault
4 2 (33.33%) HP