Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Infrastructure Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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.

Technical Infrastructure Architect
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 818 756
Rank change year-on-year +22 -62 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Infrastructure Architect 53 58 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.063% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 84
England median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £410 £424 £358
90th Percentile £660 £650 £584
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
London -24 20 £525 -
South East +8 17 £450 -20.00% 2
North of England +63 6 £717 +69.59% 2
Midlands +25 6 £420 -25.66%
West Midlands +28 5 £420 -25.66%
North West +25 5 £733 +57.63%
East of England -22 3 £473 +11.18%
South West +9 1 £473 -5.50%
Yorkshire - 1 £700 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £413 -
Technical Infrastructure Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 22 (41.51%) VMware
2 16 (30.19%) Firewall
3 14 (26.42%) Windows
3 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (24.53%) Cisco
4 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
4 13 (24.53%) TOGAF
5 12 (22.64%) Finance
6 11 (20.75%) SAN
6 11 (20.75%) Linux
7 10 (18.87%) HP
8 9 (16.98%) Oracle
8 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
8 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
9 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.09%) Migration
9 8 (15.09%) Middleware
10 7 (13.21%) IBM
10 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.21%) Service Management
11 6 (11.32%) IaaS
11 6 (11.32%) Banking
11 6 (11.32%) WAN
11 6 (11.32%) SQL
11 6 (11.32%) ITIL
11 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
11 6 (11.32%) Red Hat

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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) WildFly
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.77%) JBoss
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.32%) IaaS
3 5 (9.43%) Office 365
4 2 (3.77%) PaaS
4 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Firewall
2 11 (20.75%) SAN
3 6 (11.32%) WAN
4 5 (9.43%) DNS
5 4 (7.55%) LAN
6 3 (5.66%) NAS
7 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.77%) VoIP
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.89%) DHCP
8 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.89%) SSL
8 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
2 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (3.77%) JMS
2 2 (3.77%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.66%) EMC VNX
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Exalogic
3 3 (5.66%) Social Media
3 3 (5.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.77%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.77%) IVR
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) BYOD
5 1 (1.89%) CESG
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Linux
3 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.55%) AIX
6 3 (5.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
7 2 (3.77%) Unix
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) TOGAF
2 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) Migration
4 7 (13.21%) Service Management
4 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.32%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.43%) IT Governance
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (9.43%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (7.55%) DevOps
7 4 (7.55%) ITSM
7 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.55%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (7.55%) OpenUP
8 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design
8 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) MCSE
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) MCSA
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) CCA
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) MCITP
3 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.89%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.77%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 2 (3.77%) XenApp
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) Ansible
4 1 (1.89%) Kibana
4 1 (1.89%) logstash
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) VMware
2 13 (24.53%) Cisco
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) HP
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle
5 7 (13.21%) IBM
6 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix
7 5 (9.43%) NetApp
8 4 (7.55%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.66%) EMC
10 2 (3.77%) CommVault
10 2 (3.77%) SAP
11 1 (1.89%) F5
11 1 (1.89%) McAfee
11 1 (1.89%) StorageTek
11 1 (1.89%) Sun