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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
North West / Cheshire
Rank 14 4 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 137 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.01% 15.39% 7.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.38% 16.63% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 73 32
Median daily rate £470 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £438 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £696 £648
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 £55.00 £55.50 £36.13
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +53.63%

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
461 824 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.05% 92.58% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 528 397
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 43
Median hourly rate £19.66 £15.92 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.49% -13.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -7 11 £600 +9.09%
Chester +13 9 £438 -12.50% 3
Crewe +5 4 - -
Macclesfield -10 2 £475 +58.33%
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.42%) TOGAF
3 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
4 19 (16.67%) Oracle
4 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (15.79%) Business Transformation
6 17 (14.91%) Migration
7 16 (14.04%) Finance
8 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (13.16%) Windows
8 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
8 15 (13.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 14 (12.28%) Data Modelling
9 14 (12.28%) Risk Management
9 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
9 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
10 13 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
11 12 (10.53%) Web Services
11 12 (10.53%) Service Management
11 12 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (10.53%) Office 365
11 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (9.65%) NoSQL
12 11 (9.65%) Big Data
12 11 (9.65%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (8.77%) Project Management
13 10 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (8.77%) JavaScript

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 7 (6.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.51%) CMS
2 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.63%) SAS
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (10.53%) Office 365
2 9 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (7.02%) LAN
2 8 (7.02%) WAN
3 7 (6.14%) Internet
4 6 (5.26%) Network Security
5 5 (4.39%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.39%) Wireless
6 4 (3.51%) DNS
7 3 (2.63%) MPLS
8 2 (1.75%) Skype
8 2 (1.75%) VLAN
9 1 (0.88%) BGP
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.88%) Firewall
9 1 (0.88%) FTP
9 1 (0.88%) SAN
9 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.65%) Big Data
2 11 (9.65%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.89%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.02%) Apache Hive
5 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.14%) HBase
6 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.26%) DB2
8 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.63%) OLAP
10 2 (1.75%) DataStage
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.75%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.75%) QlikView
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Ant
1 2 (1.75%) CruiseControl
1 2 (1.75%) EasyMock
1 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.75%) JBehave
1 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.75%) JUnit
1 2 (1.75%) Maven
1 2 (1.75%) Mockito
1 2 (1.75%) Selenium
1 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.88%) ERwin
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Local Government
2 5 (4.39%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) Web Services
2 8 (7.02%) Middleware
3 7 (6.14%) J2EE
3 7 (6.14%) JSON
3 7 (6.14%) XML
4 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.75%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.75%) CSS
4 2 (1.75%) CSS3
4 2 (1.75%) Express
4 2 (1.75%) HTML
4 2 (1.75%) HTML5
4 2 (1.75%) JMS
4 2 (1.75%) JMX
4 2 (1.75%) Material Design
4 2 (1.75%) RESTful
4 2 (1.75%) Spring
4 2 (1.75%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (8.77%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.77%) Visualisation
4 8 (7.02%) Taxonomies
5 7 (6.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (6.14%) Ontologies
5 7 (6.14%) User Experience
6 5 (4.39%) CESG
7 4 (3.51%) Biometrics
7 4 (3.51%) BYOD
7 4 (3.51%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.63%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.63%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.63%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.88%) PKI
10 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Unix
3 8 (7.02%) Linux
4 6 (5.26%) AIX
5 5 (4.39%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.42%) TOGAF
3 18 (15.79%) Business Transformation
4 17 (14.91%) Migration
5 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (12.28%) Data Modelling
6 14 (12.28%) Risk Management
7 13 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.53%) Service Management
8 12 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (9.65%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (8.77%) Data Governance
10 10 (8.77%) Data Management
10 10 (8.77%) Load Testing
10 10 (8.77%) Project Management
11 8 (7.02%) Microservices
11 8 (7.02%) Service Design
11 8 (7.02%) SOA
12 7 (6.14%) Logical Data Model
12 7 (6.14%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
1 10 (8.77%) SQL
2 8 (7.02%) Java
3 3 (2.63%) Perl
3 3 (2.63%) Python
4 2 (1.75%) C
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (6.14%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) CISSP
5 5 (4.39%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.39%) CITP
5 5 (4.39%) IISP
5 5 (4.39%) MBCS
6 4 (3.51%) CCNP
7 3 (2.63%) CCIE
8 2 (1.75%) CCNA
8 2 (1.75%) CISM
9 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) CCA
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.88%) MCSE
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (6.14%) QA
3 6 (5.26%) SLA
4 4 (3.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) XenApp
3 4 (3.51%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) SCCM
2 2 (1.75%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.75%) Nagios
2 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.75%) Puppet
2 2 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) Oracle
2 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.14%) Cisco
4 6 (5.26%) VMware
5 4 (3.51%) Citrix
5 4 (3.51%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) AppSense
6 3 (2.63%) Informatica
6 3 (2.63%) Teradata
7 2 (1.75%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.75%) Actian
7 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.75%) Google
7 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.75%) ParAccel
7 2 (1.75%) Sybase
7 2 (1.75%) Symantec
8 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto
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