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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 20 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.21% 9.15% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 9.72% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £525 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
Architect
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
91 144 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.79% 94.12% 98.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 90 27
Average daily rate £425 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £548 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 (64.29%) Unix
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
1 9 (64.29%) Middleware
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) webMethods
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
6 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
6 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) Puppet
6 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (21.43%) Use Case
6 3 (21.43%) vCloud
6 3 (21.43%) Google Apps
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) Google
7 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Eucalyptus
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Google Apps
3 2 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Middleware
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (21.43%) Use Case
5 2 (14.29%) API Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) vCloud
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) webMethods
2 3 (21.43%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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