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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 23 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 51 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.54% 4.88% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 5.52% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 32
Average daily rate
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£439 £450 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.44% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £540 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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
711 870 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.15% 88.41% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 414 410
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 72 56
Average hourly rate £16.84 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.36% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £44.90 £57.00
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 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 December 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 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 16 £475 -8.65% 3
Knutsford +5 5 £425 -10.05% 2
Macclesfield -3 3 £450 +5.88% 2
Crewe - 2 - -
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 33 (24.44%) Finance
1 33 (24.44%) Oracle
2 26 (19.26%) Enterprise Architecture
3 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.04%) Windows
5 22 (16.30%) ITIL
6 20 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (14.07%) Migration
8 17 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (12.59%) Retail
9 16 (11.85%) Information Security
10 15 (11.11%) Data Architecture
10 15 (11.11%) Information Architecture
11 14 (10.37%) Banking
11 14 (10.37%) ITSM
12 13 (9.63%) Java
12 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
13 12 (8.89%) Zachman Framework
13 12 (8.89%) DB2
13 12 (8.89%) IBM
14 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
14 11 (8.15%) Project Management
14 11 (8.15%) Data Modelling
15 10 (7.41%) UNIX
15 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (6.67%) Big Data
16 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (6.67%) Firewall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (4.44%) SAS
2 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (2.22%) IIS
3 2 (1.48%) CICS
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.74%) nginx
4 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.74%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) Firewall
2 5 (3.70%) SAN
3 4 (2.96%) WAN
3 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.22%) NAS
4 3 (2.22%) Internet
4 3 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (0.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.74%) Wireless
5 1 (0.74%) DNS
5 1 (0.74%) LAN
5 1 (0.74%) SMS
5 1 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) DB2
2 9 (6.67%) Big Data
3 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.96%) MySQL
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.48%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.48%) Maven
General
1 33 (24.44%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Retail
3 14 (10.37%) Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Local Government
5 4 (2.96%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.48%) Advertising
7 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 2 (1.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) .NET
2 5 (3.70%) J2EE
3 4 (2.96%) JDBC
3 4 (2.96%) JSP
3 4 (2.96%) JMS
3 4 (2.96%) JNDI
4 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.22%) EJB
4 3 (2.22%) SOAP
5 2 (1.48%) Middleware
5 2 (1.48%) RESTful
5 2 (1.48%) OSGi
5 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.74%) Spring
6 1 (0.74%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.74%) jQuery
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.74%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.44%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.44%) Reference Data
4 6 (4.44%) Data Integration
4 6 (4.44%) CESG
5 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.48%) Clustering
6 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.48%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.48%) Informatics
7 1 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Life Science
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Open Source
7 1 (0.74%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) Windows
2 10 (7.41%) UNIX
3 8 (5.93%) Linux
4 5 (3.70%) Solaris
5 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.22%) AIX
7 2 (1.48%) HPUX
7 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.74%) Android
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.26%) Enterprise Architecture
2 22 (16.30%) ITIL
3 20 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 19 (14.07%) Migration
5 17 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (11.85%) Information Security
7 15 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 15 (11.11%) Information Architecture
8 14 (10.37%) ITSM
9 12 (8.89%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (8.15%) Project Management
10 11 (8.15%) Data Modelling
11 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.93%) Data Management
13 8 (5.93%) Data Migration
14 7 (5.19%) Security Management
14 7 (5.19%) E-Commerce
15 6 (4.44%) PRINCE
15 6 (4.44%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.63%) Java
2 6 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (1.48%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.74%) Python
4 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.93%) CISSP
2 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) CISA
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.22%) CCIE
5 2 (1.48%) MCSE
5 2 (1.48%) Degree
5 2 (1.48%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) BS7799
2 2 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) SCCM
1 2 (1.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (24.44%) Oracle
2 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.89%) IBM
4 8 (5.93%) Cisco
4 8 (5.93%) VMware
5 7 (5.19%) SAP
6 4 (2.96%) Informatica
7 3 (2.22%) Adobe
8 2 (1.48%) Juniper
8 2 (1.48%) Sun
8 2 (1.48%) Citrix
8 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.48%) HP
8 2 (1.48%) Dell
8 2 (1.48%) F5
8 2 (1.48%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.74%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.74%) NetApp
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.74%) Teradata
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