The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank - 8 8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 9.30% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - 11.11% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £410 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.00 £36.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% +33.33%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
69 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 89.61% 83.72% 89.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 12 21
Average daily rate £310 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £350 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -94.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
Bedfordshire

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Bedford region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Architect
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds