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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 8 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 128 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.84% 6.58% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.79% 7.21% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 35 20
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£513 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £564 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £41.58 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-9.07% +5.25%
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
928 749 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.08% 91.23% 91.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 397 293
Average daily rate £425 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 48 39
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% -55.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 56 £595 +19.00% 1
Macclesfield +6 17 £463 -0.85% 2
Chester +10 13 £463 -36.64%
Knutsford +5 8 £550 +25.14% 3
Runcorn - 6 £500 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 52 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (26.04%) Oracle
3 48 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (24.48%) Java
5 42 (21.88%) Citrix
6 41 (21.35%) Big Data
7 40 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (19.27%) JavaScript
9 34 (17.71%) Linux
9 34 (17.71%) Visualisation
9 34 (17.71%) Finance
9 34 (17.71%) MongoDB
10 32 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (16.67%) IaaS
10 32 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
10 32 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (16.15%) UNIX
11 31 (16.15%) StatsD
11 31 (16.15%) AngularJS
11 31 (16.15%) R
11 31 (16.15%) Tableau
12 30 (15.63%) Hadoop
12 30 (15.63%) Teradata
12 30 (15.63%) TOGAF
13 29 (15.10%) Machine Learning
14 28 (14.58%) Node.js
14 28 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 28 (14.58%) Apigee
14 28 (14.58%) Mashery
14 28 (14.58%) Windows

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (14.58%) Node.js
2 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.60%) IBM Notes
2 5 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.56%) SAS
4 3 (1.56%) CICS
4 3 (1.56%) IIS
5 2 (1.04%) JBoss
5 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.04%) Apache
5 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.04%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.52%) AquaLogic
6 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) SPSS
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 32 (16.67%) IaaS
3 13 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.08%) PaaS
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.04%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.52%) Route 53
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.25%) WAN
2 11 (5.73%) Internet
3 5 (2.60%) MPLS
3 5 (2.60%) LAN
3 5 (2.60%) VPN
4 4 (2.08%) SAN
4 4 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.56%) Network Security
5 3 (1.56%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.56%) Converged Networks
6 2 (1.04%) WAAS
6 2 (1.04%) DMVPN
6 2 (1.04%) SSL
7 1 (0.52%) CTI
7 1 (0.52%) VoIP
7 1 (0.52%) DHCP
7 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.52%) NAS
7 1 (0.52%) Wireless
7 1 (0.52%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (21.35%) Big Data
3 34 (17.71%) MongoDB
4 32 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (15.63%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.08%) DB2
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.04%) MySQL
8 2 (1.04%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.52%) EDMS
9 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Lombardi
General
1 34 (17.71%) Finance
2 20 (10.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (6.77%) Banking
4 11 (5.73%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.65%) Local Government
6 4 (2.08%) Retail
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.15%) AngularJS
2 28 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 24 (12.50%) .NET
4 15 (7.81%) Web Services
5 12 (6.25%) Middleware
6 11 (5.73%) J2EE
7 10 (5.21%) SAML
7 10 (5.21%) OAuth
8 8 (4.17%) CSS
9 7 (3.65%) CSS3
10 6 (3.13%) REST
10 6 (3.13%) RESTful
11 5 (2.60%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.60%) JSON
11 5 (2.60%) HTML
12 4 (2.08%) XML
12 4 (2.08%) HTML5
13 3 (1.56%) JMS
13 3 (1.56%) JDBC
13 3 (1.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.71%) Visualisation
2 20 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.90%) Informatics
4 11 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.21%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.69%) User Experience
7 8 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.17%) Reference Data
7 8 (4.17%) Data Integration
7 8 (4.17%) PMI
7 8 (4.17%) NHS
7 8 (4.17%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.60%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.08%) FlexPod
10 3 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.56%) PKI
11 2 (1.04%) Replication
11 2 (1.04%) Clustering
11 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.52%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.71%) Linux
2 31 (16.15%) UNIX
3 28 (14.58%) Windows
4 9 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.60%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.56%) Solaris
7 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.56%) AIX
8 2 (1.04%) HPUX
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.52%) MVS
9 1 (0.52%) VME
9 1 (0.52%) Android
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.63%) TOGAF
3 29 (15.10%) Machine Learning
4 21 (10.94%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (10.94%) Migration
4 21 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (10.42%) SOA
6 19 (9.90%) Data Modelling
6 19 (9.90%) Data Architecture
7 15 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.77%) Project Management
9 12 (6.25%) Process Management
9 12 (6.25%) SDLC
10 11 (5.73%) Open Source
11 10 (5.21%) Data Management
12 9 (4.69%) Zachman Framework
12 9 (4.69%) Information Management
12 9 (4.69%) Information Architecture
12 9 (4.69%) Analytics
13 8 (4.17%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.48%) Java
2 37 (19.27%) JavaScript
3 31 (16.15%) R
4 21 (10.94%) Python
5 9 (4.69%) SQL
6 7 (3.65%) Ruby
7 4 (2.08%) PHP
8 2 (1.04%) Scala
9 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.21%) CCIE
3 10 (5.21%) Degree
4 9 (4.69%) CCNP
5 8 (4.17%) PMI Certification
5 8 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) ISEB
6 2 (1.04%) CISSP
7 1 (0.52%) CISMP
7 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.52%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.52%) CCNA
7 1 (0.52%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) GMP
1 9 (4.69%) GxP
2 7 (3.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (3.65%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) COBIT
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) XenApp
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (16.15%) StatsD
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (26.04%) Oracle
2 42 (21.88%) Citrix
3 31 (16.15%) Tableau
4 30 (15.63%) Teradata
5 28 (14.58%) Apigee
5 28 (14.58%) Mashery
5 28 (14.58%) Microsoft
6 13 (6.77%) IBM
7 11 (5.73%) Cisco
8 7 (3.65%) NetApp
9 5 (2.60%) Lotus
9 5 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.60%) VMware
10 4 (2.08%) Saba
10 4 (2.08%) EMC
10 4 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.08%) Juniper
11 3 (1.56%) Sun
11 3 (1.56%) HP
12 2 (1.04%) Dell
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