The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cambridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 41 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 0.26% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.29% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £438 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-39.09% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 344 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.70% 89.12% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 146 230
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 59
Average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Architect
Cambridgeshire

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) CCA
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
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