Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Technical Architect was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 July 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 Technical Architect
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 581 560
Rank change year-on-year +26 -21 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technical Architect 29 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.069% 0.057% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.060% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 31
London median daily rate £515 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £443 £440 £396
90th Percentile £624 £644 £619
England median daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -11.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39807 43218 44188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.96% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28316 31092 30671
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 491 769
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.64% +11.51%
10th Percentile £12.37 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £53.05
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Technical Architect in London

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Technical Architect in London

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technical Architect in London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Technical Architect in London

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technical Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Central London +13 4 £500 -16.67%
West London - 1 £538 -
Infrastructure Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Infrastructure Technical 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 London region featuring Infrastructure Technical Architect in the job title.

1 10 (34.48%) TOGAF
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (27.59%) SCCM
3 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) SCOM
4 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) Office 365
4 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) VPN
5 6 (20.69%) DNS
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (13.79%) PKI
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) DHCP
6 4 (13.79%) FlexPod
6 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure

Infrastructure Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (10.34%) WildFly
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Office 365
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.90%) IaaS
4 2 (6.90%) PaaS
5 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
1 6 (20.69%) VPN
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) FlexPod
2 4 (13.79%) PKI
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Blog
5 1 (3.45%) BYOD
5 1 (3.45%) CESG
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) TOGAF
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) ITSM
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (10.34%) OpenUP
4 3 (10.34%) Use Case
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Server Building
5 2 (6.90%) SIEM
6 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (3.45%) Presales
6 1 (3.45%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) COBIT
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.45%) NFS
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) SCOM
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.45%) logstash
4 1 (3.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
1 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) NetApp
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.45%) AppSense
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds