The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
London / Croydon
Rank 26 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.20% 2.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 3.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.35% +1.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +152.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 162 266 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.01% 97.44% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 221 88
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

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 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) PKI
3 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Ansible
3 5 (62.50%) Docker
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
3 5 (62.50%) Terraform
4 4 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (50.00%) Consul
4 4 (50.00%) Packer
4 4 (50.00%) Rsyslog
4 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
4 4 (50.00%) yum
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
2 5 (62.50%) Terraform
3 4 (50.00%) Consul
3 4 (50.00%) Packer
3 4 (50.00%) Rsyslog
3 4 (50.00%) yum
3 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 4 (50.00%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper