The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 14 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.82% 5.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.96% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £462
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +30.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 102 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 98.53% 87.93% 91.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 44 34
Average daily rate £425 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.31% +146.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £15.00 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Cheltenham region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Logical Data Model
2 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) IPsec
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (22.22%) WAN
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) IPsec
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 8 (44.44%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix