Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Technical Architect was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 January 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 Technical Architect
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 341 354
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technical Architect 20 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.078% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.083% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 25
South East median daily rate £513 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.87% +21.05% +0.53%
10th Percentile £450 £400 £425
90th Percentile £566 £630 £550
England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -9.52%
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 15,593 14,402 17,215
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 93.71% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,367 8,521 10,170
South East median daily rate £424 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 736 889
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £10.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £49.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.29 £18.25
% change year-on-year +1.15% +0.22% +10.61%

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 16 January 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
Thames Valley -10 15 £513 +28.13% 2
Berkshire - 9 £488 -
Buckinghamshire -36 5 £525 +31.25% 2
Surrey - 3 £450 -
Hampshire +2 2 £563 -2.17%
Oxfordshire -1 1 £473 -32.50%
Infrastructure Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) EMC
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) SAN
7 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (20.00%) NetApp
8 4 (20.00%) AIX
8 4 (20.00%) IBM
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) XenApp
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) EMC VNX
9 3 (15.00%) IaaS
9 3 (15.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata

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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Exalogic
2 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (10.00%) IVR
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
5 3 (15.00%) Solaris
5 3 (15.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
1 3 (15.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (10.00%) Network Design
2 2 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
2 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) XenApp
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) EMC
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) CommVault
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) Talend