Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Technical Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 358 366
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technical Architect 20 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 25
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £370
90th Percentile £538 £546 £547
England median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.36% +1.84% -7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 15284 17702 18615
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.43% 95.02% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8821 10703 10466
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £231 £225
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 760 898
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14% +1.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.49 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Thames Valley +15 16 £450 +5.88%
Buckinghamshire -12 12 £413 +3.13%
Berkshire +26 4 £520 +15.56%
West Sussex +4 2 £413 -2.94%
Hampshire +7 1 £450 -12.20%
Infrastructure Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) HP
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (35.00%) IT Strategy
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) NetApp
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (30.00%) Network Design
5 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Office 365
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server

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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Electronics
3 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) IT Strategy
2 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (30.00%) Network Design
2 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Case Management
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) NetApp
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) StorageTek
7 1 (5.00%) Sun