Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Infrastructure Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 872 860
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Infrastructure Architect 19 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.021% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.022% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 19
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £600
10th Percentile £551 £415 £525
90th Percentile £713 £723 £701
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £498 £600
% change year-on-year +20.60% -17.08% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Top 8 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 6 months to 17 November 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
England +15 19 £600 - 1
UK excluding London +35 13 £600 +20.60%
South East +14 10 £619 +3.13%
London -13 5 £706 +8.65% 1
Midlands +27 2 £575 +5.02%
West Midlands +24 2 £575 +16.16%
North of England +61 1 £510 +13.46%
North West +23 1 £510 +27.82%

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Middleware
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) FMCG
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Pega
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.53%) Publishing
6 2 (10.53%) Documentum

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 2 (10.53%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.79%) FMCG
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) RUP
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Pega
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas
3 1 (5.26%) VMware