Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 141 171
Rank change year-on-year -44 +30 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 23 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.99% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.03% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 21
East of England median daily rate £490 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.78% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £360 £350
90th Percentile £625 £648 £650
England median daily rate £523 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +4.50% +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 - £29.10

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 4804 4662 5665
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 95.67% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2763 2685 3316
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £207
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 373 537
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.28 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.60 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Hertfordshire -13 10 £500 -
Bedfordshire -18 6 £445 -24.26%
Essex -18 3 £615 +53.75%
Suffolk +3 2 £490 -14.78%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £600 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 18 (78.26%) Data Centre
2 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) Law
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (30.43%) Programme Delivery
6 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
6 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
6 6 (26.09%) GDPR
6 6 (26.09%) Threat Management
6 6 (26.09%) SDLC
6 6 (26.09%) High Availability
6 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
6 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
6 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) SAN
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 4 (17.39%) CMMI
8 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) CCA
8 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification

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 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 2 (8.70%) Skype
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (30.43%) Programme Delivery
2 6 (26.09%) High Availability
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
2 6 (26.09%) SDLC
2 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
2 6 (26.09%) Threat Management
2 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
3 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
3 4 (17.39%) CMMI
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCA
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (17.39%) MCSA
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) VCAP
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.70%) CCIE
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
2 6 (26.09%) GDPR
2 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
4 2 (8.70%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) Capita
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds