Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Technical Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 604 564 563
Rank change year-on-year -40 -1 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technical Architect 17 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.037% 0.074% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.078% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 34
London median daily rate £525 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -18.18%
10th Percentile £459 £425 £425
90th Percentile £678 £638 £593
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,689 39,735 42,057
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.99% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,797 28,311 29,659
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 558 646
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.77 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -25 5 £625 +19.05% 1
Infrastructure Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Middleware
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.76%) Cloud Native
7 2 (11.76%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (11.76%) Microservices
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.76%) PaaS

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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.76%) IaaS
3 2 (11.76%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Native
2 2 (11.76%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) CQRS
6 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (11.76%) Microservices
6 2 (11.76%) MODAF
6 2 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft