The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 29 April 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 95 104
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £494 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +26.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £449 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £539 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63%  
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1545 1541 1694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 95.55% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 916 959
Median daily rate £375 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 54 92
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Architect in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £425 -2.85% 1
Derbyshire -15 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 East Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Siemens
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) PLM
4 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) PLM
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens
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