Period
to 8 December 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £531 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 119 139
Rank change year-on-year +17 +20 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 8 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.67% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.70% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £531 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £512 £443 £438
90th Percentile £554 £558 £638
Scotland median daily rate £473 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.50% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 1,848 2,704 2,814
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.55% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1,372 1,653
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £226 £263 £256
90th Percentile £576 £575 £548
Scotland median daily rate £423 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £16.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +6.97% -16.10%
10th Percentile £15.04 £10.75 £10.45
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.39 £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% +17.65%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) AWS
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) PSD2
4 1 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Robotics
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PSD2
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft