The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 52 27
Rank change year-on-year +21 -25  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.60% 1.13% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 1.18% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £575 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £465 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £485 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £460
% change year-on-year - +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 165 338 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 94.83% 95.48% 97.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 135 66
Median daily rate £500 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.09 £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.85% +47.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Shropshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Shropshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Telford +19 8 £575 +21.05%
Infrastructure Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Shropshire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (62.50%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) Pega
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) RUP
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) IT Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) Middleware
3 4 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Documentum
5 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (37.50%) Documentum
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (62.50%) IT Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) RUP
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Pega