The median contractor rate for a Technical Infrastructure Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Infrastructure Architect
UK / England
Rank 552 584 531
Rank change year-on-year +32 -53  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Infrastructure Architect 31 33 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.068% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.071% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 42
Median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +7.77% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Infrastructure Architect in England

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Infrastructure Architect in England

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Infrastructure Architect in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Infrastructure Architect in England

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Infrastructure Architect in England

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Infrastructure Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +40 18 £533 -1.84% 2
North West +29 3 £450 - 2
East of England -1 3 £625 -
West Midlands +3 2 £495 +4.21%
South West -2 2 £475 -6.17%
South East +17 1 £500 +17.64% 2
Yorkshire +11 1 £425 -34.61%
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Technical Infrastructure Architect
UK

Technical Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Technical 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 England region featuring Technical Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (35.94%) Security Cleared
4 22 (34.38%) SC Cleared
5 21 (32.81%) SQL
5 21 (32.81%) VMware
6 19 (29.69%) TOGAF
7 18 (28.13%) SCCM
7 18 (28.13%) Office 365
8 17 (26.56%) SCOM
8 17 (26.56%) DNS
9 16 (25.00%) VPN
10 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
11 14 (21.88%) DHCP
11 14 (21.88%) PKI
11 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (21.88%) Windows 10
12 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (20.31%) Migration
12 13 (20.31%) Finance
12 13 (20.31%) Linux
12 13 (20.31%) Citrix
13 12 (18.75%) LAN
13 12 (18.75%) C
13 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
14 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
15 10 (15.63%) Oracle
15 10 (15.63%) ITIL
15 10 (15.63%) WAN

Technical Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.13%) Office 365
2 9 (14.06%) IaaS
3 7 (10.94%) PaaS
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (6.25%) SaaS
6 2 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) DNS
2 16 (25.00%) VPN
3 14 (21.88%) DHCP
4 12 (18.75%) LAN
5 10 (15.63%) Firewall
5 10 (15.63%) WAN
6 6 (9.38%) SAN
7 4 (6.25%) Internet
7 4 (6.25%) LDAP
8 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.56%) MPLS
8 1 (1.56%) NAS
8 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.56%) Network Security
8 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Advertising
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) SOAP
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) PKI
2 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.56%) Blog
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows 10
3 13 (20.31%) Linux
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
5 9 (14.06%) Unix
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) HPUX
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) TOGAF
2 13 (20.31%) Migration
3 10 (15.63%) ITIL
4 6 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (9.38%) DevOps
4 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (7.81%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.25%) High Availability
6 4 (6.25%) Open Source
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) ETL
7 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.69%) Project Governance
7 3 (4.69%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (4.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) C
3 4 (6.25%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.13%) C++
5 2 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) CISM
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.81%) vSphere
5 4 (6.25%) XenApp
6 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.13%) Docker
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.56%) NFS
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) SCCM
2 17 (26.56%) SCOM
3 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (6.25%) Ansible
4 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.25%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Packer
5 1 (1.56%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.56%) Simpana
5 1 (1.56%) Terraform
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) VMware
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) Citrix
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle
5 8 (12.50%) HP
6 6 (9.38%) Cisco
7 4 (6.25%) NetApp
7 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) CommVault
9 1 (1.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) Intel
9 1 (1.56%) RightFax
9 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.56%) Tableau
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