The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Technical Architect was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 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 / South East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 256 249
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technical Architect 12 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
Median daily rate £456 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £469 £475
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7657 9293 9409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.96% 95.58% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4350 5686 5148
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 374 457
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -10.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.30 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Technical Architect in the South East

Infrastructure Technical 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 Technical Architect in the South East.

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

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Technical Architect in the South East

Infrastructure Technical 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 Technical Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £400 -
Berkshire +22 2 £519 +15.27%
West Sussex +12 2 £413 +3.12%
Infrastructure Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Technical Architect in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (30.00%) Network Design
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) SAN
5 6 (30.00%) NetApp
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (25.00%) IT Strategy
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
8 3 (15.00%) Unix
8 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence

Infrastructure Technical 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Design
2 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) NetApp
4 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) Intel
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle