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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 9 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 119 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.95% 4.81% 5.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.61% 5.31% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 24 26
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£500 £505 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +13.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £582 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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
944 735 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.78% 90.63% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 369 324
Average daily rate £416 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.80% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 54 45
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +4 53 £525 +2.94% 2
Chester +20 21 £475 -34.93%
Macclesfield +4 17 £463 -0.85% 4
Runcorn - 5 £500 -
Knutsford +2 3 £428 -3.87%
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 47 (27.49%) Oracle
2 45 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (23.98%) Citrix
5 38 (22.22%) Big Data
6 36 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (20.47%) Finance
8 33 (19.30%) Java
9 32 (18.71%) JavaScript
9 32 (18.71%) MongoDB
9 32 (18.71%) IaaS
10 31 (18.13%) AngularJS
10 31 (18.13%) Hadoop
10 31 (18.13%) TOGAF
11 30 (17.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (17.54%) R
11 30 (17.54%) Visualisation
11 30 (17.54%) Tableau
11 30 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (17.54%) StatsD
12 29 (16.96%) Teradata
13 28 (16.37%) Node.js
13 28 (16.37%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (16.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (16.37%) Machine Learning
14 27 (15.79%) Apigee
14 27 (15.79%) Mashery
15 26 (15.20%) Microsoft
16 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (12.28%) UNIX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 28 (16.37%) Node.js
2 4 (2.34%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.75%) CICS
3 3 (1.75%) SAS
4 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.17%) IIS
4 2 (1.17%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.58%) SPSS
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.58%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (18.71%) IaaS
3 28 (16.37%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.34%) PaaS
6 2 (1.17%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) Internet
2 9 (5.26%) WAN
3 4 (2.34%) VPN
3 4 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.34%) MPLS
3 4 (2.34%) SAN
4 3 (1.75%) Network Security
4 3 (1.75%) LAN
5 2 (1.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.58%) DMVPN
6 1 (0.58%) WAAS
6 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.58%) NAS
6 1 (0.58%) Wireless
6 1 (0.58%) SSL
6 1 (0.58%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (22.22%) Big Data
3 32 (18.71%) MongoDB
4 31 (18.13%) Hadoop
5 30 (17.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.34%) DB2
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.17%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.58%) QlikView
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.58%) SAP BI
General
1 35 (20.47%) Finance
2 17 (9.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (7.02%) Banking
4 11 (6.43%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.26%) Local Government
6 7 (4.09%) Retail
7 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.13%) AngularJS
2 28 (16.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 20 (11.70%) .NET
4 11 (6.43%) Web Services
5 10 (5.85%) SAML
5 10 (5.85%) OAuth
6 9 (5.26%) CSS
7 7 (4.09%) CSS3
8 6 (3.51%) J2EE
8 6 (3.51%) REST
9 5 (2.92%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.92%) HTML
10 4 (2.34%) XML
10 4 (2.34%) Middleware
10 4 (2.34%) JSON
11 3 (1.75%) HTML5
11 3 (1.75%) RESTful
11 3 (1.75%) JNDI
11 3 (1.75%) JMS
11 3 (1.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.54%) Visualisation
2 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.11%) Informatics
4 11 (6.43%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.85%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.68%) PMI
6 8 (4.68%) NHS
6 8 (4.68%) Open Source
6 8 (4.68%) Reference Data
6 8 (4.68%) Data Integration
6 8 (4.68%) User Experience
7 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.92%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.34%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.75%) PKI
10 2 (1.17%) Clustering
10 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.58%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.28%) UNIX
1 21 (12.28%) Windows
1 21 (12.28%) Linux
2 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.34%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.75%) Solaris
4 3 (1.75%) AIX
5 2 (1.17%) HPUX
5 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) VME
6 1 (0.58%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.13%) TOGAF
3 28 (16.37%) Machine Learning
4 20 (11.70%) Migration
5 19 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 19 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 18 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (10.53%) SOA
7 14 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.60%) Data Management
9 12 (7.02%) Process Management
9 12 (7.02%) Project Management
10 10 (5.85%) Information Architecture
11 9 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (5.26%) Information Management
12 8 (4.68%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.68%) PRINCE
12 8 (4.68%) Analytics
13 7 (4.09%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.30%) Java
2 32 (18.71%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.54%) R
4 16 (9.36%) Python
5 8 (4.68%) SQL
6 2 (1.17%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) Scala
7 1 (0.58%) C
7 1 (0.58%) C#
7 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.68%) PMI Certification
2 8 (4.68%) Degree
3 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.34%) CCIE
5 4 (2.34%) CCNP
6 2 (1.17%) ISEB
6 2 (1.17%) CISSP
7 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) CISMP
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.26%) GMP
1 9 (5.26%) GxP
2 7 (4.09%) QA
2 7 (4.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.58%) XenApp
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (17.54%) StatsD
Vendors
1 47 (27.49%) Oracle
2 41 (23.98%) Citrix
3 30 (17.54%) Tableau
4 29 (16.96%) Teradata
5 27 (15.79%) Apigee
5 27 (15.79%) Mashery
6 26 (15.20%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.43%) IBM
8 7 (4.09%) Cisco
9 6 (3.51%) NetApp
10 5 (2.92%) VMware
11 4 (2.34%) Lotus
12 3 (1.75%) HP
12 3 (1.75%) EMC
12 3 (1.75%) Sun
13 2 (1.17%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.17%) SAP
13 2 (1.17%) Dell
13 2 (1.17%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
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