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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £65.00
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
431 368 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.29% 94.12% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 160 217
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 104
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Architect
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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 25 July 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 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) CCA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) CGI
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) J2SE
1 1 (33.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Sun