Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow 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.

Infrastructure Architect
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 79 90
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.23% 0.54% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.57% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Glasgow median daily rate £435 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -13.16% -
Scotland median daily rate £486 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.06% -5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1248 1052 1633
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 94.69% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 562 847
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £218
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 29
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.50 £13.38 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.74% -60.31% +104.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Glasgow

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Glasgow region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Dell

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware