The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Technical Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 434 395
Rank change year-on-year +37 -39  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technical Architect 16 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.045% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 12
Median daily rate £500 £478 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -5.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £630 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £469 £500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 19391 22001 21227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.66% 94.98% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13811 15907 14571
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 255 381
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Infrastructure Technical Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Technical Architect in London

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West End of London - 3 £500 -
City of London +3 1 £600 -1.63%
Infrastructure Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) SC Cleared
2 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
3 20 (50.00%) SQL
4 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
5 16 (40.00%) SCCM
5 16 (40.00%) SCOM
6 15 (37.50%) VPN
6 15 (37.50%) DNS
6 15 (37.50%) TOGAF
7 14 (35.00%) Office 365
8 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (32.50%) Windows 10
8 13 (32.50%) PKI
8 13 (32.50%) DHCP
9 11 (27.50%) C
10 10 (25.00%) VMware
11 9 (22.50%) Linux
12 8 (20.00%) Citrix
13 7 (17.50%) Migration
13 7 (17.50%) Finance
13 7 (17.50%) IaaS
14 6 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
14 6 (15.00%) Oracle
15 5 (12.50%) JBoss
15 5 (12.50%) LAN
15 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
16 4 (10.00%) FlexPod

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 5 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) IaaS
3 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.00%) PaaS
4 3 (7.50%) SaaS
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) DNS
1 15 (37.50%) VPN
2 13 (32.50%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) LAN
4 4 (10.00%) Firewall
5 3 (7.50%) Internet
5 3 (7.50%) LDAP
6 2 (5.00%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Blog
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 10
3 9 (22.50%) Linux
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 6 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) High Availability
5 3 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (7.50%) Open Source
5 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) ETL
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Server Building
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) SIEM
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) SC Cleared
1 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.50%) NFS
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) SCCM
1 16 (40.00%) SCOM
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) VMware
2 8 (20.00%) Citrix
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) Tableau