Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £478 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 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.

Infrastructure Architect
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 153 165
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -46
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 11 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 16
West Yorkshire median daily rate £478 £550 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.18% +28.65% +6.88%
10th Percentile £408 £413 £325
90th Percentile £585 £750 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £428
% change year-on-year -9.52% +22.81% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2922 3435 4219
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 96.38% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2006 2232 2842
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £259
90th Percentile £544 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 98 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%
10th Percentile £9.64 £8.75 £8.63
90th Percentile £34.23 £24.74 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.34% +0.35%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Architect in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Leeds +5 10 £478 -13.18% 3
Bradford - 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
Yorkshire

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) IT Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) PKI
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) SaaS
4 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) IaaS
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) SAML
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
2 3 (27.27%) SaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
3 1 (9.09%) Extranet
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) HSRP
3 1 (9.09%) Intranet
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPLS
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) OLAP
1 1 (9.09%) OLTP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) IT Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Immutable Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat