The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 111 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 16 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.49% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.50% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 23
Median daily rate £600 £563 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £640 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.35% +1.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
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 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 2026 2385 2564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.43% 96.40% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1236 1386 1443
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 171 251
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Bedfordshire +2 7 £568 -1.73%
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £600 -14.28%
Essex -7 2 £300 -45.45%
Suffolk - 2 £725 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £625 +42.85% 1
Norfolk - 1 £900 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 15 (55.56%) High Availability
2 14 (51.85%) IaaS
2 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
3 13 (48.15%) WAN
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) Load Balancing
5 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
5 11 (40.74%) DNS
5 11 (40.74%) Service Management
5 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (29.63%) LAN
6 8 (29.63%) Capacity Management
7 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) VMware
9 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.81%) Migration
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.11%) Project Management
10 3 (11.11%) Citrix
10 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 3 (11.11%) Firewall

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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (51.85%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) WAN
2 11 (40.74%) DNS
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) DataStage
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) High Availability
2 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
3 12 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (40.74%) Service Management
5 8 (29.63%) Capacity Management
5 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (7.41%) Re-Platforming
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
8 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.41%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.41%) Proofpoint
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.70%) CommVault
5 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) FireEye
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Imperva
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Qualys
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam