The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Infrastructure Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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.

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 637 630
Rank change year-on-year +43 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Infrastructure Architect 16 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.031% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.033% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Median daily rate £588 £550 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -10.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £453 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £673 £694
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +15.57% +4.73%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Enterprise Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Enterprise Infrastructure Architect.

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Infrastructure Architect over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +22 16 £588 -2.08%
London -2 5 £700 +7.69%
North West - 5 £505 -
Lancashire - 4 £505 -
West Midlands +21 3 £575 +16.16%
Shropshire - 3 £575 -
Preston - 3 £500 -
Telford - 3 £575 -
South East +15 1 £638 +6.25%
South West +3 1 £700 +40.00%
Bristol -2 1 £700 +40.00%
Sheffield - 1 £675 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £675 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £675 -
Berkshire - 1 £638 -

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Enterprise 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 featuring Enterprise Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (15.38%) Forum Sentry
4 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 3 (11.54%) RUP
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Documentum
5 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) Middleware
5 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (11.54%) Documentum
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Blog
2 1 (3.85%) CESG
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.85%) FMCG
2 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) HPUX
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
2 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Change Control
3 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) RUP
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) F5
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Pega
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas