The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 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 Cheshire 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
Architect
Rank 35 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 41 44 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.85% 5.86% 8.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 6.43% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 27
Average daily rate £510 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.92% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £245 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £494 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
767 684 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.66% 91.08% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 323 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 27
Average hourly rate £31.56 £19.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.77% -31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Architect
North West

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 23 £510 +13.33% 2
Chester -20 5 £730 +102.77%
Knutsford 0 3 £445 +14.83%
Macclesfield +7 2 £467 +33.42%
Nantwich - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 34 (30.91%) Security Cleared
2 31 (28.18%) SC Cleared
3 22 (20.00%) Service Management
3 22 (20.00%) LAN
4 21 (19.09%) TOGAF
5 20 (18.18%) WAN
5 20 (18.18%) Finance
6 19 (17.27%) ITIL
6 19 (17.27%) Zachman Framework
7 18 (16.36%) PaaS
8 17 (15.45%) Oracle
8 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (14.55%) MVS
9 16 (14.55%) High Availability
9 16 (14.55%) Big Data
9 16 (14.55%) IaaS
9 16 (14.55%) Asset Management
9 16 (14.55%) Data Analysis
9 16 (14.55%) Strategic Planning
9 16 (14.55%) VME
10 15 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (10.91%) Management Information System
12 12 (10.91%) Windows
13 11 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
13 11 (10.00%) Security Architecture
14 10 (9.09%) CESG
14 10 (9.09%) CISSP
15 9 (8.18%) Information Security

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.82%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.82%) SAS
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) Lync
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
2 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.36%) PaaS
2 16 (14.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.00%) LAN
2 20 (18.18%) WAN
3 6 (5.45%) Wireless
4 5 (4.55%) SAN
4 5 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (3.64%) DHCP
6 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.82%) NAS
7 2 (1.82%) Internet
7 2 (1.82%) SNMP
7 2 (1.82%) DNS
8 1 (0.91%) PBX
8 1 (0.91%) VoIP
8 1 (0.91%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.91%) LDAP
8 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.91%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.91%) DWDM
8 1 (0.91%) OSPF
8 1 (0.91%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) Big Data
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.82%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.91%) DataStage
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Maven
1 1 (0.91%) Hudson
1 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (18.18%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Local Government
4 4 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.36%) Middleware
2 4 (3.64%) JSON
3 3 (2.73%) HTML
3 3 (2.73%) XML
3 3 (2.73%) .NET
3 3 (2.73%) CSS
3 3 (2.73%) Ajax
3 3 (2.73%) REST
3 3 (2.73%) CSS3
3 3 (2.73%) HTML5
4 2 (1.82%) Play Framework
4 2 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.82%) Django
4 2 (1.82%) J2EE
4 2 (1.82%) DOM
4 2 (1.82%) JMS
5 1 (0.91%) JAXB
5 1 (0.91%) XSLT
5 1 (0.91%) JDBC
5 1 (0.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.09%) CESG
3 7 (6.36%) GIS
4 6 (5.45%) Reference Data
4 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.55%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.64%) Open Source
7 3 (2.73%) Life Science
7 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.91%) CMDB
9 1 (0.91%) SCADA
9 1 (0.91%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.91%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) MVS
1 16 (14.55%) VME
2 12 (10.91%) Windows
3 6 (5.45%) Linux
4 5 (4.55%) UNIX
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.82%) AIX
6 2 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.00%) Service Management
2 21 (19.09%) TOGAF
3 19 (17.27%) ITIL
3 19 (17.27%) Zachman Framework
4 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (14.55%) High Availability
5 16 (14.55%) Asset Management
5 16 (14.55%) Data Analysis
5 16 (14.55%) Strategic Planning
6 15 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 9 (8.18%) Information Security
9 9 (8.18%) Protective Monitoring
10 8 (7.27%) Data Protection
10 8 (7.27%) Security Management
10 8 (7.27%) Information Security Management
10 8 (7.27%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.36%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) Java
2 3 (2.73%) Python
2 3 (2.73%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) Ruby
3 2 (1.82%) Scala
3 2 (1.82%) XPath
3 2 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) C++
4 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.91%) VB
4 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 34 (30.91%) Security Cleared
2 31 (28.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.09%) CISSP
4 8 (7.27%) CISA
5 3 (2.73%) CCIE
5 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.91%) PMP
6 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.91%) Degree
6 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) BS7799
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
1 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle
2 7 (6.36%) Cisco
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.55%) VMware
3 5 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (3.64%) IBM
5 3 (2.73%) SAP
5 3 (2.73%) Mercator
6 2 (1.82%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.82%) Brocade
6 2 (1.82%) ESRI
6 2 (1.82%) NetApp
6 2 (1.82%) Teradata
6 2 (1.82%) HP
6 2 (1.82%) Dell
7 1 (0.91%) Citrix
7 1 (0.91%) CA
7 1 (0.91%) Juniper
7 1 (0.91%) Cognos
7 1 (0.91%) JBoss
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