The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 7 6 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 83 150 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.95% 14.84% 6.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.67% 15.71% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 95 27
Median daily rate £650 £513 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% +16.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £692 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.98 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+22.02% -0.66%
Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
607 955 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.70% 94.46% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 667 380
Median daily rate £413 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 51
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 64 £650 +8.33% 1
Crewe +3 5 - - 1
Chester +1 5 £450 -8.86% 1
Macclesfield -9 1 £500 +29.03%
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.66%) TOGAF
3 22 (18.80%) Oracle
4 21 (17.95%) Windows
4 21 (17.95%) SC Cleared
5 19 (16.24%) Active Directory
6 18 (15.38%) Business Transformation
7 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (14.53%) Migration
8 16 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (13.68%) SQL
8 16 (13.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 15 (12.82%) MongoDB
9 15 (12.82%) Linux
9 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
9 15 (12.82%) Risk Management
10 13 (11.11%) Service Management
10 13 (11.11%) Finance
11 12 (10.26%) AIX
11 12 (10.26%) DB2
11 12 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (9.40%) Load Testing
12 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
12 11 (9.40%) Citrix
13 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (8.55%) Data Governance
13 10 (8.55%) Office 365

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.42%) CMS
2 4 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.71%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.55%) Office 365
3 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.71%) IaaS
5 2 (1.71%) PaaS
5 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) WAN
1 9 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (6.84%) LAN
3 6 (5.13%) DHCP
3 6 (5.13%) Ethernet
3 6 (5.13%) Network Security
3 6 (5.13%) Wireless
4 5 (4.27%) Internet
5 3 (2.56%) DNS
5 3 (2.56%) MPLS
6 2 (1.71%) FTP
6 2 (1.71%) VPN
7 1 (0.85%) BGP
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.85%) Firewall
7 1 (0.85%) HTTP
7 1 (0.85%) SAN
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.26%) DB2
3 10 (8.55%) Big Data
3 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.84%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.98%) Apache Hive
6 7 (5.98%) HBase
6 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.56%) OLAP
9 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.71%) DataStage
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.71%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.71%) QlikView
9 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Ant
1 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.85%) EasyMock
1 1 (0.85%) ERwin
1 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.85%) JBehave
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.85%) JUnit
1 1 (0.85%) Maven
1 1 (0.85%) Mockito
1 1 (0.85%) Selenium
1 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Retail
3 4 (3.42%) Local Government
4 3 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) Middleware
1 9 (7.69%) Web Services
2 8 (6.84%) JSON
3 7 (5.98%) J2EE
4 6 (5.13%) XML
5 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.71%) Dropwizard
6 1 (0.85%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.85%) CSS3
6 1 (0.85%) Express
6 1 (0.85%) HTML5
6 1 (0.85%) JMS
6 1 (0.85%) JMX
6 1 (0.85%) Material Design
6 1 (0.85%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (0.85%) Node.js
6 1 (0.85%) REST
6 1 (0.85%) RESTful
6 1 (0.85%) Spring
6 1 (0.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 7 (5.98%) Ontologies
4 7 (5.98%) Taxonomies
5 6 (5.13%) Mainframe
5 6 (5.13%) User Experience
6 5 (4.27%) CESG
6 5 (4.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.42%) Biometrics
7 4 (3.42%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.56%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.56%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.71%) BYOD
9 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.85%) Replication
10 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Windows
2 15 (12.82%) Linux
3 12 (10.26%) AIX
4 9 (7.69%) Unix
5 6 (5.13%) HPUX
5 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.13%) Solaris
6 5 (4.27%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.66%) TOGAF
3 18 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 17 (14.53%) Migration
5 16 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
6 15 (12.82%) Risk Management
7 13 (11.11%) Service Management
8 12 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (9.40%) Load Testing
10 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.55%) Data Governance
11 9 (7.69%) Data Management
11 9 (7.69%) Project Management
12 8 (6.84%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (6.84%) Microservices
12 8 (6.84%) Service Design
12 8 (6.84%) SOA
13 7 (5.98%) Logical Data Model
13 7 (5.98%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) SQL
2 9 (7.69%) Java
3 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.71%) C
4 2 (1.71%) Perl
4 2 (1.71%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (5.98%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.13%) CISSP
5 5 (4.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (4.27%) CITP
5 5 (4.27%) IISP
5 5 (4.27%) MBCS
6 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.56%) CCNP
8 2 (1.71%) CCIE
8 2 (1.71%) CCNA
8 2 (1.71%) CISM
9 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) CCA
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.85%) Degree
9 1 (0.85%) MCSE
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (5.13%) SLA
3 5 (4.27%) QA
4 3 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (16.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.98%) XenApp
3 4 (3.42%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Oracle
2 11 (9.40%) Citrix
2 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) EMC
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco
4 5 (4.27%) VMware
5 3 (2.56%) AppSense
5 3 (2.56%) SAP
5 3 (2.56%) Teradata
6 2 (1.71%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.71%) Actian
6 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.71%) FireEye
6 2 (1.71%) IBM
6 2 (1.71%) Informatica
6 2 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.71%) ParAccel
6 2 (1.71%) Sybase
6 2 (1.71%) Symantec
7 1 (0.85%) Palo Alto
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