The median contractor rate for a Technical Infrastructure Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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.

Technical Infrastructure Architect
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 237 274
Rank change year-on-year 0 +37  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Infrastructure Architect 17 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.28% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 4
Median daily rate £450 £481 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +0.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £489 £458
% change year-on-year +2.30% +6.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7318 8515 8983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.52% 95.01% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4280 5076 5111
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 384 434
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.22 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +16.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Infrastructure Architect in the South East

Technical Infrastructure 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 Technical Infrastructure Architect in the South East.

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

Technical Infrastructure 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 Technical Infrastructure Architect in the South East.

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

Technical Infrastructure 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 Technical Infrastructure Architect within the South East 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
Buckinghamshire -6 10 £413 +3.12% 1
Berkshire +22 4 £520 +15.55%
West Sussex +15 2 £413 -2.94%
Hampshire 0 1 £450 -9.09% 1
Technical Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Technical 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 South East region featuring Technical Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) SAN
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (38.89%) IT Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) NetApp
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Blue Coat
5 5 (27.78%) Network Design
5 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
6 4 (22.22%) Office 365
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management

Technical Infrastructure 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) IT Strategy
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
2 5 (27.78%) Network Design
2 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Blue Coat
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) NetApp
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) StorageTek
7 1 (5.56%) Sun
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