The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 10 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 88 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.68% 5.59% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.72% 6.26% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 29
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£500 £450 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £361 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £575 £600
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 £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
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
751 799 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.14% 89.37% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 374 438
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £520 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 67 29
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.99 £58.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 47 £556 +11.25% 1
Chester +17 7 £440 +0.57%
Knutsford -3 5 - - 1
Macclesfield -7 2 - - 2
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (25.32%) Oracle
2 35 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 30 (19.48%) Finance
4 28 (18.18%) Information Security
4 28 (18.18%) Windows
5 25 (16.23%) TOGAF
6 24 (15.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 23 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (13.64%) Data Architecture
8 21 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 20 (12.99%) ITIL
10 18 (11.69%) Java
11 17 (11.04%) Data Modelling
12 16 (10.39%) Migration
12 16 (10.39%) Security Architecture
13 15 (9.74%) Security Cleared
13 15 (9.74%) Zachman Framework
13 15 (9.74%) ITSM
13 15 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (9.09%) Banking
14 14 (9.09%) Retail
15 13 (8.44%) Information Architecture
15 13 (8.44%) CESG
15 13 (8.44%) Oracle EBS
15 13 (8.44%) CISSP
15 13 (8.44%) DB2
16 12 (7.79%) Project Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (3.90%) SAS
1 6 (3.90%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.95%) CICS
3 3 (1.95%) IIS
3 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.65%) nginx
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.65%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) Firewall
2 5 (3.25%) WAN
3 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.95%) SAN
4 3 (1.95%) Internet
4 3 (1.95%) DHCP
4 3 (1.95%) NAS
5 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.65%) LDAP
5 1 (0.65%) SMS
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.44%) DB2
2 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.55%) Big Data
3 6 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.25%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (2.60%) MySQL
5 4 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.65%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.65%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Maven
1 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (19.48%) Finance
2 14 (9.09%) Banking
2 14 (9.09%) Retail
3 7 (4.55%) Marketing
4 5 (3.25%) Local Government
5 4 (2.60%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.60%) Advertising
6 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) .NET
2 8 (5.19%) J2EE
3 7 (4.55%) JDBC
3 7 (4.55%) RESTful
3 7 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 6 (3.90%) OSGi
4 6 (3.90%) JNDI
4 6 (3.90%) JSP
4 6 (3.90%) JMS
5 5 (3.25%) Middleware
5 5 (3.25%) EJB
5 5 (3.25%) SOAP
6 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.65%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.65%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.65%) Struts
7 1 (0.65%) Web Services
7 1 (0.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.44%) CESG
4 11 (7.14%) Reference Data
5 10 (6.49%) Data Integration
6 6 (3.90%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.95%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Life Science
10 1 (0.65%) CMDB
10 1 (0.65%) GIS
10 1 (0.65%) IVR
10 1 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.18%) Windows
2 8 (5.19%) UNIX
3 4 (2.60%) Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.95%) Solaris
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.18%) Information Security
2 25 (16.23%) TOGAF
3 24 (15.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (13.64%) Data Architecture
5 20 (12.99%) ITIL
6 17 (11.04%) Data Modelling
7 16 (10.39%) Migration
7 16 (10.39%) Security Architecture
8 15 (9.74%) Zachman Framework
8 15 (9.74%) ITSM
8 15 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.44%) Information Architecture
11 12 (7.79%) Project Management
12 11 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
13 10 (6.49%) CRM
13 10 (6.49%) Security Management
14 9 (5.84%) PRINCE
14 9 (5.84%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.69%) Java
2 8 (5.19%) SQL
3 2 (1.30%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.65%) Python
4 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.44%) CISSP
3 10 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.19%) CISA
5 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.60%) CCIE
6 4 (2.60%) Degree
7 2 (1.30%) MCSE
7 2 (1.30%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.65%) CISMP
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) BS7799
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) SCCM
1 2 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (25.32%) Oracle
2 35 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.84%) IBM
4 8 (5.19%) Adobe
5 7 (4.55%) SAP
5 7 (4.55%) Cisco
6 6 (3.90%) VMware
7 4 (2.60%) Informatica
8 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.30%) Juniper
8 2 (1.30%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.30%) F5
9 1 (0.65%) AppSense
9 1 (0.65%) Teradata
9 1 (0.65%) FatWire
9 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.65%) HP
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix
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