The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 103 95
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.74% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 16
Median daily rate £520 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.55% +7.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £414 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £458
% change year-on-year - +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1685 2159 2273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.73% 92.82% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 1152 1143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 95 93
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +5 3 - -
Maidenhead -2 1 £525 -
Infrastructure Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 7 (31.82%) Citrix
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 6 (27.27%) Migration
5 6 (27.27%) Office 365
6 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 4 (18.18%) SOA
7 4 (18.18%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (18.18%) IT Strategy
7 4 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (13.64%) Docker
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) VMware
8 3 (13.64%) SAN
9 2 (9.09%) LAN
9 2 (9.09%) WAN

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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (9.09%) FMCG
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) IT Strategy
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) SOA
2 4 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) PLM
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Case Management
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) JD Edwards
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) CommVault
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp