Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 July 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 105 103
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 20 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.94% 0.45% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.47% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 26
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £397 £393 £350
90th Percentile £538 £505 £556
South East median daily rate £480 £500 £440
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2025 1905 2440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 95.07% 95.44% 96.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 992 1202
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.97% +3.93%
10th Percentile £225 £234 £230
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 69 89
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -3.45% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £58.25 £44.80 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% +2.21%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 July 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
Milton Keynes -5 20 £425 +6.25%
Infrastructure Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) SAN
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (50.00%) HP
5 10 (50.00%) Network Design
6 9 (45.00%) NetApp
6 9 (45.00%) Cisco
6 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (35.00%) TOGAF
8 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
8 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
9 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (25.00%) SAP
10 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (25.00%) Marketing
10 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
10 5 (25.00%) Electronics
10 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing

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 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) SAN
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Network Design
2 8 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 7 (35.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
9 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Release Management
9 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 9 (45.00%) NetApp
5 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) SAP
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) StorageTek
8 1 (5.00%) Sun