The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Solutions Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Solution Architect
England / Yorkshire
Rank 117 138 124
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 10 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.15% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £425 £480 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +9.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £436 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £516 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -1.11% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2096 2741 2513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1822 1577
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 136
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Solutions Architect in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Solutions Architect in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Solutions Architect in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
South Yorkshire +5 5 £425 -19.04%
West Yorkshire +9 3 £425 -6.07%
North Yorkshire +6 2 £688 -
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
England

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Infrastructure Solutions 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 Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) IaaS
6 3 (23.08%) High Availability
6 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) SaaS
6 3 (23.08%) PaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
6 3 (23.08%) Big Data
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Network Design
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Intel

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (15.38%) CICS
1 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) DataSynapse
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) FCoE
3 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) Multicast
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data
4 2 (15.38%) DB2
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (7.69%) HBase
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) SUSE
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
1 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
1 3 (23.08%) High Availability
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) SRDF
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Intel
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) CyberArk
3 2 (15.38%) Imperva
3 2 (15.38%) Qualys
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO