The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 22 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.

Infrastructure Architect
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 104 108
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 7 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.89% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.92% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 11
Median daily rate £463 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £451
% change year-on-year - +10.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1392 1956 2011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.75% 96.40% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 1361 1383
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 58
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.13 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +17.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.23 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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
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 3 months to 22 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
Leeds +1 7 £463 -7.50%
Infrastructure Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) NAS
5 3 (21.43%) Infoblox
5 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) LDAP
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) EMC
5 3 (21.43%) F5

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
2 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) LDAP
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Infoblox
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Imperva
5 1 (7.14%) Qualys
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Splunk