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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 7 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 87 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.01% 4.50% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.92% 4.96% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 23 23
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£505 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £575 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
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
730 847 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.41% 90.69% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 400 464
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 55 42
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £19.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +58.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.74 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +17 40 £574 +33.04% 1
Chester +19 9 £500 +17.64% 1
Knutsford +8 9 £425 +11.47% 1
Macclesfield -1 4 - - 4
Crewe - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 30 (20.27%) Oracle
2 29 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 27 (18.24%) Windows
3 27 (18.24%) Finance
3 27 (18.24%) Information Security
4 26 (17.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 25 (16.89%) TOGAF
6 23 (15.54%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (14.19%) Management Information System
8 20 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (12.84%) Zachman Framework
9 19 (12.84%) Data Architecture
9 19 (12.84%) Java
10 18 (12.16%) ITIL
11 17 (11.49%) Security Architecture
12 16 (10.81%) Security Cleared
12 16 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (10.14%) ITSM
13 15 (10.14%) Data Modelling
14 14 (9.46%) Migration
15 13 (8.78%) CESG
15 13 (8.78%) Oracle EBS
16 12 (8.11%) CISSP
17 11 (7.43%) Banking
17 11 (7.43%) Reference Data
17 11 (7.43%) Information Architecture
17 11 (7.43%) Protective Monitoring
18 10 (6.76%) Data Protection
18 10 (6.76%) Data Integration

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.05%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.03%) IIS
3 3 (2.03%) SAS
4 2 (1.35%) CICS
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (6.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) WAN
2 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.05%) Firewall
4 5 (3.38%) LAN
5 4 (2.70%) SAN
5 4 (2.70%) Wireless
6 3 (2.03%) Internet
6 3 (2.03%) DNS
6 3 (2.03%) DHCP
7 2 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.68%) LDAP
8 1 (0.68%) NAS
8 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.73%) DB2
2 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.38%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.70%) Big Data
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.73%) Maven
3 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 27 (18.24%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Banking
3 7 (4.73%) Retail
3 7 (4.73%) Marketing
4 4 (2.70%) Local Government
4 4 (2.70%) Advertising
5 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) .NET
2 7 (4.73%) J2EE
2 7 (4.73%) JDBC
2 7 (4.73%) RESTful
2 7 (4.73%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.05%) OSGi
3 6 (4.05%) JNDI
3 6 (4.05%) JSP
3 6 (4.05%) JMS
4 5 (3.38%) EJB
4 5 (3.38%) SOAP
5 4 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) Spring
6 1 (0.68%) Struts
6 1 (0.68%) Web Services
6 1 (0.68%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.68%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.54%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (14.19%) Management Information System
3 20 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.78%) CESG
5 11 (7.43%) Reference Data
6 10 (6.76%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.70%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.03%) Open Source
9 3 (2.03%) Life Science
10 2 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.68%) User Experience
11 1 (0.68%) GIS
11 1 (0.68%) IVR
11 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.68%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.24%) Windows
2 7 (4.73%) UNIX
3 4 (2.70%) Linux
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.68%) MVS
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.24%) Information Security
2 26 (17.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 25 (16.89%) TOGAF
4 19 (12.84%) Data Architecture
4 19 (12.84%) Zachman Framework
5 18 (12.16%) ITIL
6 17 (11.49%) Security Architecture
7 16 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (10.14%) Data Modelling
8 15 (10.14%) ITSM
9 14 (9.46%) Migration
10 11 (7.43%) Information Architecture
10 11 (7.43%) Protective Monitoring
11 10 (6.76%) Data Protection
11 10 (6.76%) Security Management
11 10 (6.76%) Project Management
11 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.76%) CRM
12 8 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.84%) Java
2 6 (4.05%) SQL
3 2 (1.35%) Python
3 2 (1.35%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.68%) Ruby
4 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.68%) C#
4 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.11%) CISSP
3 10 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.41%) CISA
5 4 (2.70%) Degree
5 4 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.70%) CCIE
6 1 (0.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.68%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) BS7799
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
1 1 (0.68%) SCOM
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (20.27%) Oracle
2 29 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.41%) Adobe
4 7 (4.73%) Cisco
4 7 (4.73%) VMware
5 5 (3.38%) IBM
5 5 (3.38%) SAP
6 3 (2.03%) HP
6 3 (2.03%) Informatica
7 2 (1.35%) NetApp
7 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.35%) Brocade
7 2 (1.35%) Dell
7 2 (1.35%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.68%) F5
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix
8 1 (0.68%) Juniper
8 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.68%) AppSense
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