Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 141 148
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 40 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.98% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.78% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 33
Berkshire median daily rate £575 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.56% +7.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £446 £378 £384
90th Percentile £775 £640 £569
South East median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £25.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3747 3954 4661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.91% 92.28% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2138 2528
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £213
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 187 242
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.28 £46.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Berkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Berkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Architect in Berkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Berkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bracknell +11 15 £525 -6.67% 2
Reading +5 6 £625 +31.58%
Newbury -1 3 £450 -21.74%
Slough - 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Berkshire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (22.50%) Oracle
5 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (20.00%) Citrix
5 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (17.50%) IaaS
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (15.00%) Big Data
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (15.00%) Network Design
7 6 (15.00%) SCCM
7 6 (15.00%) Juniper
7 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) DAB
7 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (15.00%) NX-OS
7 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (12.50%) Migration
8 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (10.00%) FMCG
9 4 (10.00%) SCOM

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) PaaS
3 2 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (15.00%) DAB
2 6 (15.00%) NX-OS
3 4 (10.00%) Network Security
3 4 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (7.50%) DHCP
4 3 (7.50%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (7.50%) Skype
4 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Big Data
1 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.00%) HBase
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) FMCG
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) EMC VNX
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Exalogic
3 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (5.00%) IVR
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 3 (7.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.00%) SUSE
8 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Network Design
1 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.50%) Coaching
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (5.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.00%) Network Segmentation
5 2 (5.00%) Open Source
5 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) KVM
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.00%) HDFS
3 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
3 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) VMware
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle
4 8 (20.00%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.00%) Juniper
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (7.50%) EMC
7 3 (7.50%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.00%) Google
8 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
8 2 (5.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.50%) Lumension
9 1 (2.50%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) Talend