The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 June 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 of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 111 135
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.75% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.77% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 9
Median daily rate £510 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £365 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £593 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £460
% change year-on-year - +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2179 2452 2910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.76% 96.19% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1399 1733
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 194 258
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in the East of England

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in the East of England

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Architect in the East of England

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in the East of England

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Essex -12 5 £628 +56.87%
Hertfordshire -2 3 £500 +42.85% 2
Bedfordshire -6 3 £445 -4.30%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £380 - 2
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 of England region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 11 (37.93%) Linux
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (31.03%) High Availability
4 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (27.59%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) VMware
5 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
5 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
6 6 (20.69%) IaaS
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (20.69%) WAN
6 6 (20.69%) Unix
7 5 (17.24%) Service Management
7 5 (17.24%) Middleware
7 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) DNS
7 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.24%) Citrix
7 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (17.24%) DevOps
8 4 (13.79%) Ansible
8 4 (13.79%) User Stories

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) IaaS
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) WAN
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) HTTP
3 4 (13.79%) SSL
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.90%) Skype
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.90%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Unix
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Mac OS X
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) High Availability
3 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
5 5 (17.24%) DevOps
5 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
6 4 (13.79%) Kanban
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) User Stories
7 3 (10.34%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCA
1 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) MCSA
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) VCAP
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.34%) GDPR
2 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
1 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.90%) Proofpoint
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) FireEye
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Imperva
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Qualys
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) Veeam