Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 88 103
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 6 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.60% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.67% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Reading median daily rate £625 £475 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% +14.11% -19.76%
10th Percentile £466 £363 £300
90th Percentile £713 £530 £562
Berkshire median daily rate £575 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +18.56% +7.78% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1200 1345 1833
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.39% 90.33% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 721 1087
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £220
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +4.75% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 78 129
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.63 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.25 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -1.72% -32.71% +24.03%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Reading

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Reading

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Linux

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Lumension
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Talend