Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £581 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 199 147
Rank change year-on-year +34 -52 +37
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 45 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.88% 0.28% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.30% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 19
East of England median daily rate £581 £495 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -13.91% +27.78%
10th Percentile £506 £424 £388
90th Percentile £635 £626 £643
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £43.75 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,791 4,743 4,661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.03% 94.20% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,818 2,734 2,657
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +7.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £193 £213 £200
90th Percentile £578 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 371 380
East of England median hourly rate £17.36 £18.00 £20.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.56% -11.42% -4.94%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.25 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.35 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.87% +1.08% +4.11%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
East Anglia - 18 - -
Essex +8 15 £600 -2.44%
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £650 +8.33%
Hertfordshire -2 3 - - 3
Norfolk - 3 £513 -
Bedfordshire 0 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Infrastructure Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 23 (51.11%) Data Centre
2 20 (44.44%) ITIL
2 20 (44.44%) Migration
3 18 (40.00%) Unix
4 15 (33.33%) Ansible
5 14 (31.11%) Linux
5 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (28.89%) Data Protection
6 13 (28.89%) Law
6 13 (28.89%) Internet
6 13 (28.89%) GDPR
6 13 (28.89%) Deployment Automation
7 12 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (26.67%) User Stories
7 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 12 (26.67%) Kanban
7 12 (26.67%) TDD
7 12 (26.67%) Subversion
7 12 (26.67%) Scrum
8 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
8 11 (24.44%) HTTP
8 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
8 11 (24.44%) SSL
8 11 (24.44%) Strategic Thinking
9 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.33%) Windows

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 (4.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) IaaS
4 2 (4.44%) PaaS
4 2 (4.44%) SaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Akamai
5 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.22%) G Suite
5 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Internet
2 11 (24.44%) HTTP
2 11 (24.44%) SSL
2 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) SMS
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 12 (26.67%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (28.89%) Law
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) SAML
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Data Centre
2 12 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Unix
2 14 (31.11%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) ITIL
1 20 (44.44%) Migration
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (28.89%) Data Protection
3 13 (28.89%) Deployment Automation
4 12 (26.67%) Kanban
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) TDD
4 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (26.67%) User Stories
5 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
5 11 (24.44%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (8.89%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Auto-Scaling
8 2 (4.44%) High Availability
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) CCNP
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.44%) MCSE
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) Docker
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (4.44%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.22%) MOM
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) IBM
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix
3 1 (2.22%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.22%) Dell
3 1 (2.22%) EMC
3 1 (2.22%) F5
3 1 (2.22%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) SAP