Period
to 20 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 108 108
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 18 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.22% 0.96% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.01% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 11
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £520 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +30.00% -
10th Percentile £455 £431 £393
90th Percentile £520 £540 £538
South East median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £82.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,393 1,973 1,835
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 94.81% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 993 901
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £206 £220 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 125 67
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -12.12% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.03 £9.05
90th Percentile £47.88 £47.50 £35.95
South East median hourly rate £20.94 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.63% - -6.67%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +28 17 £475 -8.65% 1
Infrastructure Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, Infrastructure Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) IP Telephony
2 11 (61.11%) Network Design
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (50.00%) SCCM
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (44.44%) Citrix
6 7 (38.89%) NetApp
6 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
7 6 (33.33%) Publishing
8 5 (27.78%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) Internet
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) LDAP
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) SMTP
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) High Availability

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 11 (61.11%) IP Telephony
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) Internet
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) SMTP
5 4 (22.22%) IMAP
6 3 (16.67%) PBX
7 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 6 (33.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Network Design
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
2 5 (27.78%) eTOM
2 5 (27.78%) High Availability
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
5 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCIE
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 7 (38.89%) NetApp
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Mitel
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle