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 June 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.

Technical Infrastructure Architect
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 581 576
Rank change year-on-year +42 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Infrastructure Architect 43 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 34
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £623 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £489 £458
% change year-on-year +2.30% +6.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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
South East +23 17 £450 -6.49% 2
London +18 14 £515 -6.36%
West Midlands +27 3 £515 -8.84% 1
East of England -3 3 £445 +27.14% 1
North West +20 2 £525 +14.13%
East Midlands -5 2 £500 -23.07% 2
South West +1 1 £525 -7.69% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Technical Infrastructure Architect
UK

Technical Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 33 (44.59%) Windows
2 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
4 18 (24.32%) VMware
5 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
6 16 (21.62%) TOGAF
7 15 (20.27%) Linux
8 14 (18.92%) ITIL
8 14 (18.92%) Finance
8 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
9 13 (17.57%) Office 365
9 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
9 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (16.22%) SCCM
10 12 (16.22%) Firewall
10 12 (16.22%) Cisco
11 11 (14.86%) SAN
11 11 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
11 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (13.51%) Unix
12 10 (13.51%) SQL
13 9 (12.16%) LAN
13 9 (12.16%) WAN
13 9 (12.16%) HP
13 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
13 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
13 9 (12.16%) SCOM
14 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V

Technical Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.41%) JBoss
3 4 (5.41%) WildFly
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (17.57%) Office 365
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.46%) IaaS
4 5 (6.76%) PaaS
5 2 (2.70%) SaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) Firewall
2 11 (14.86%) SAN
3 9 (12.16%) LAN
3 9 (12.16%) WAN
4 8 (10.81%) DNS
4 8 (10.81%) VPN
5 5 (6.76%) DHCP
6 2 (2.70%) LDAP
6 2 (2.70%) NAS
7 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.35%) Internet
7 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) Big Data
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.35%) DataStage
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Electronics
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Middleware
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (1.35%) J2EE
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) PKI
4 4 (5.41%) FlexPod
5 3 (4.05%) Clustering
6 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) User Experience
7 1 (1.35%) Blog
7 1 (1.35%) CESG
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.35%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 10 (13.51%) Unix
4 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
4 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) HPUX
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) TOGAF
2 14 (18.92%) ITIL
3 11 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (9.46%) IT Strategy
5 7 (9.46%) Migration
6 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.11%) High Availability
6 6 (8.11%) Project Management
6 6 (8.11%) Service Management
6 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.76%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.76%) DevOps
7 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.76%) Network Design
7 5 (6.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (6.76%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (5.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (5.41%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) C
3 3 (4.05%) Java
3 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.70%) C++
4 2 (2.70%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) Scala
5 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) CCNA
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) MCITP
5 1 (1.35%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) MCTS
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) PMO
2 1 (1.35%) COBIT
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.35%) NFS
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) SCCM
2 9 (12.16%) SCOM
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (5.41%) Ansible
4 4 (5.41%) Puppet
5 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) Cisco
4 9 (12.16%) HP
5 8 (10.81%) NetApp
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle
6 6 (8.11%) Citrix
6 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.76%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.41%) IBM
9 3 (4.05%) SAP
10 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.35%) AppSense
10 1 (1.35%) Dell
10 1 (1.35%) EMC
10 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.35%) StorageTek
10 1 (1.35%) Sun
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