Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Solutions Architect was £544 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Solution Architect
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 379 350 347
Rank change year-on-year -29 -3 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 4 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.076% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 10
South East median daily rate £544 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.57% -2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £468 £400 £423
90th Percentile £748 £535 £548
England median daily rate £563 £495 £519
% change year-on-year +13.64% -4.58% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,610 15,706 15,630
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 94.67% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,408 9,318 9,321
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 639 777
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -7.69% +5.82%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.87 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% +0.34% +2.78%

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the South East

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the South East

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the South East

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Oxfordshire +14 1 £800 +33.33%
Thames Valley +13 1 £800 +85.51%
West Sussex -10 1 £475 -
Surrey -20 1 £488 -4.88%
Hampshire -21 1 £600 +34.08%
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
England

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Infrastructure Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Management
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat