Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 25 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 116 134
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 10 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.84% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.87% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 6
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £403 £445 £371
90th Percentile £560 £680 £575
England median daily rate £524 £510 £480
% change year-on-year +2.70% +6.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +50.00% +4.07%

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 2985 3096 3202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 95.34% 96.18% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1844 1859 1873
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £383 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +6.25% +4.35%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £210
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 117 172
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.86 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.58 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.89 £35.25 £29.88
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 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
Northamptonshire +5 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -13 2 £419 -30.21%
Derbyshire -14 2 - - 1
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) PLM
3 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss

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
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) PLM
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Siemens
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
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