The median contractor rate for a Technical Infrastructure Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Infrastructure Architect
England / South East
Rank 244 253 253
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Infrastructure Architect 1 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +7.77% -10.00%  
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 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Infrastructure Architect in the South East.

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

Technical Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Advertising
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) PaaS

Technical Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) NetApp
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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