Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Architect was £576 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

Information Architect
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 768 786 787
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 128 100 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.095% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 77 85
UK median daily rate £576 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.62% -8.70% +6.48%
10th Percentile £438 £409 £417
90th Percentile £750 £680 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £525 £556
% change year-on-year +9.52% -5.62% +8.54%
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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Information Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architect over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 +21 127 £582 +10.76% 2
UK excluding London +62 72 £575 +9.52% 1
London -12 56 £600 +6.67% 1
North of England +81 31 £583 +1.30%
North West +53 28 £603 +0.42%
South East +9 17 £625 +13.64%
Midlands +38 9 £500 -4.76% 1
South West -13 8 £475 -
East of England +2 6 £700 +27.27%
West Midlands - 5 £500 -
East Midlands +2 4 £505 +1.00% 1
Yorkshire +28 3 £575 +4.55%
Scotland +3 1 £475 -32.14%

Information Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Information 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 Information Architect in the job title.

1 47 (36.72%) Information Security
2 38 (29.69%) Information Architecture
3 36 (28.13%) Security Architecture
4 33 (25.78%) Migration
5 30 (23.44%) Data Modelling
6 27 (21.09%) SharePoint
7 24 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (18.75%) Data Migration
8 23 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (16.41%) Management Information System
9 21 (16.41%) Data Architecture
10 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
11 18 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (13.28%) Data Management
12 17 (13.28%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (12.50%) Taxonomies
13 16 (12.50%) Data Governance
13 16 (12.50%) Finance
14 15 (11.72%) Validation
14 15 (11.72%) Information Assurance
15 14 (10.94%) Data Quality
15 14 (10.94%) Kalman Filter
15 14 (10.94%) Analytical Thinking
16 13 (10.16%) Information Management
16 13 (10.16%) CISSP
16 13 (10.16%) ETL
17 12 (9.38%) Intranet
18 11 (8.59%) TOGAF
18 11 (8.59%) Content Development
19 10 (7.81%) Content Management

Information 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 27 (21.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.91%) CMS
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.78%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.25%) Office 365
2 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) Intranet
2 5 (3.91%) Firewall
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (1.56%) DMZ
3 2 (1.56%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) VPN
3 2 (1.56%) WAAS
3 2 (1.56%) Wireless
4 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
4 1 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.13%) Big Data
3 3 (2.34%) DB2
3 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.56%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.56%) Power BI
4 2 (1.56%) QlikView
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.78%) DTS
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) ERwin
2 1 (0.78%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (7.03%) Legal
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Law
5 3 (2.34%) Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) Web Services
2 2 (1.56%) REST
2 2 (1.56%) RESTful
2 2 (1.56%) SOAP
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) Node.js
3 1 (0.78%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.41%) Management Information System
2 18 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.50%) Taxonomies
4 7 (5.47%) CESG
5 6 (4.69%) User Experience
6 3 (2.34%) BYOD
6 3 (2.34%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.34%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.34%) Tandem
7 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.56%) Equities
7 2 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.78%) iPad
8 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.69%) Windows
2 4 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (1.56%) Android
3 2 (1.56%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.56%) Unix
3 2 (1.56%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.72%) Information Security
2 38 (29.69%) Information Architecture
3 36 (28.13%) Security Architecture
4 33 (25.78%) Migration
5 30 (23.44%) Data Modelling
6 24 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 23 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (16.41%) Data Architecture
9 17 (13.28%) Data Management
9 17 (13.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (12.50%) Data Governance
11 15 (11.72%) Information Assurance
11 15 (11.72%) Validation
12 14 (10.94%) Analytical Thinking
12 14 (10.94%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (10.16%) ETL
13 13 (10.16%) Information Management
14 11 (8.59%) Content Development
14 11 (8.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.91%) SQL
2 4 (3.13%) Java
3 3 (2.34%) Python
4 2 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.78%) C++
5 1 (0.78%) ES6
5 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.78%) Perl
5 1 (0.78%) Ruby
5 1 (0.78%) SOQL
5 1 (0.78%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) CISSP
2 10 (7.81%) CISM
3 9 (7.03%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.91%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.91%) Degree
5 4 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.13%) SANS
5 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) CEH
6 2 (1.56%) CISA
6 2 (1.56%) CLAS
6 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.56%) CWNA
6 2 (1.56%) GIAC
6 2 (1.56%) MCSD
6 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.78%) GSEC
7 1 (0.78%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) Data Quality
2 9 (7.03%) GDPR
2 9 (7.03%) QA
3 7 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.91%) GMP
5 4 (3.13%) RMADS
6 3 (2.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.56%) COBIT
7 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (1.56%) MiFID
8 1 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.78%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.78%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (2.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Kibana
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle
3 7 (5.47%) McAfee
4 6 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.91%) Cisco
5 5 (3.91%) Splunk
6 4 (3.13%) F5
6 4 (3.13%) IBM
6 4 (3.13%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.34%) Informatica
7 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.34%) SAP
8 2 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.56%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.56%) Juniper
8 2 (1.56%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.56%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.56%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.78%) Tableau