Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £451 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 19 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 64 47
Rank change year-on-year -28 -17 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 4 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.48% 2.46% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 2.64% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Croydon median daily rate £451 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.26% -14.29% -13.93%
10th Percentile £441 £413 £515
90th Percentile £462 £510 £535
South London median daily rate £451 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +0.26% -14.29% -13.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 801 493 332
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 93.19% 97.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 311 211
Croydon median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £313
90th Percentile £649 £563 £525
South London median daily rate £488 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +14.71% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £35.25 £20.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.28% +70.78% +33.16%
10th Percentile £12.90 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £86.10 £95.00 £34.13
South London median hourly rate £41.42 £21.20 £19.74
% change year-on-year +95.35% +7.38% +23.39%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Croydon

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Croydon region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BCP
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) VSAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) SUSE
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) BCP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SunGard