Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 76 94
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 10 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.64% 1.22% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.26% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +12.24%
10th Percentile £465 £378 £468
90th Percentile £523 £613 £625
East of England median daily rate £490 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -14.78% +15.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1454 1345 1532
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.91% 96.69% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 767 776
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £194
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 82 156
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.82 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.13% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.68 £53.63 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £500 -
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 £500 -
Infrastructure Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Law
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (70.00%) Programme Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Security Operations
2 6 (60.00%) Virtual Team
2 6 (60.00%) GDPR
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Threat Management
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds

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

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (60.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Programme Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Security Operations
2 6 (60.00%) Threat Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) GDPR
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (10.00%) VMware