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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 14 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.53% 1.69% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.43% 1.69% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£563 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -4.34%
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Gloucestershire

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
140 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.11% 100.00% 86.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 27 32
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 21
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £30.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 24 December 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) DV Cleared
3 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 12 (52.17%) WAN
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) Citrix
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 6 (26.09%) Information Security
7 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
7 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
7 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
7 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 5 (21.74%) IPsec
7 5 (21.74%) Migration
7 5 (21.74%) SSL
7 5 (21.74%) CISM
7 5 (21.74%) Security Management
7 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 5 (21.74%) OSPF
7 5 (21.74%) BGP
7 5 (21.74%) CISSP
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
9 3 (13.04%) Degree

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) LAN
1 12 (52.17%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) IPsec
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) SSL
3 5 (21.74%) OSPF
3 5 (21.74%) BGP
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.35%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
1 2 (8.70%) Java EE
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
1 6 (26.09%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) Security Management
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
2 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
2 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
2 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Document Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) DV Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) CISSP
3 5 (21.74%) CISM
4 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.35%) MCSD
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) ISEB
6 1 (4.35%) CCA
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CCEA
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.35%) webMethods
6 1 (4.35%) TOWER Software
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.35%) Informatica