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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
North West / Cheshire
Rank 15 4 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 144 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.69% 15.30% 7.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.05% 16.55% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 85 39
Median daily rate £470 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £634 £630
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 £42.75 £52.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%

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
482 870 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.88% 92.45% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 549 420
Median daily rate £380 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -5 12 £600 +9.09%
Chester - 8 £438 - 2
Crewe - 4 - -
Macclesfield -7 1 £450 +50.00%
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 30 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (15.79%) Business Transformation
3 18 (15.79%) Oracle
4 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
4 17 (14.91%) TOGAF
5 16 (14.04%) Finance
6 15 (13.16%) Migration
6 15 (13.16%) Windows
7 14 (12.28%) Web Services
7 14 (12.28%) Risk Management
7 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
7 14 (12.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (11.40%) NoSQL
8 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.40%) Data Modelling
8 13 (11.40%) SQL
9 12 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (10.53%) SC Cleared
10 11 (9.65%) Big Data
10 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
10 11 (9.65%) Java
10 11 (9.65%) Service Management
10 11 (9.65%) Project Management
10 11 (9.65%) Microservices
11 10 (8.77%) Data Centre
11 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
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%) 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 MDG
2 1 (0.88%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.02%) Office 365
3 4 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.63%) PaaS
5 2 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (7.02%) LAN
2 8 (7.02%) WAN
3 7 (6.14%) Internet
3 7 (6.14%) Network Security
4 4 (3.51%) DNS
4 4 (3.51%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.51%) MPLS
4 4 (3.51%) Wireless
5 2 (1.75%) Firewall
5 2 (1.75%) Skype
5 2 (1.75%) VLAN
6 1 (0.88%) BGP
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.88%) DMZ
6 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
2 13 (11.40%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.65%) Big Data
4 9 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.02%) Apache Hive
5 8 (7.02%) Hadoop
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%) Banking
2 5 (4.39%) Local Government
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) Web Services
2 10 (8.77%) J2EE
3 8 (7.02%) Middleware
4 7 (6.14%) JSON
4 7 (6.14%) XML
5 4 (3.51%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.75%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.75%) CSS
6 2 (1.75%) CSS3
6 2 (1.75%) Express
6 2 (1.75%) HTML
6 2 (1.75%) HTML5
6 2 (1.75%) JMS
6 2 (1.75%) JMX
6 2 (1.75%) Material Design
6 2 (1.75%) RESTful
6 2 (1.75%) Spring
6 2 (1.75%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (8.77%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.02%) Taxonomies
5 7 (6.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (6.14%) User Experience
6 5 (4.39%) CESG
7 4 (3.51%) BYOD
7 4 (3.51%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.63%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.63%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.75%) PKI
9 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
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 30 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.79%) Business Transformation
3 17 (14.91%) TOGAF
4 15 (13.16%) Migration
5 14 (12.28%) Risk Management
6 13 (11.40%) Data Modelling
6 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (9.65%) Microservices
8 11 (9.65%) Project Management
8 11 (9.65%) Service Management
9 10 (8.77%) Data Governance
9 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (8.77%) Visualisation
10 9 (7.89%) Data Management
10 9 (7.89%) Load Testing
11 8 (7.02%) Security Architecture
11 8 (7.02%) Service Design
11 8 (7.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.40%) SQL
2 11 (9.65%) Java
3 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.63%) Perl
4 3 (2.63%) Python
5 2 (1.75%) C
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
6 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.26%) CISSP
4 6 (5.26%) DV Cleared
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
5 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) SCCM
2 2 (1.75%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.75%) Nagios
2 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Oracle
2 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.02%) Cisco
4 7 (6.14%) VMware
5 4 (3.51%) Citrix
5 4 (3.51%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) AppSense
6 3 (2.63%) Informatica
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%) Teradata
8 1 (0.88%) IDERA
8 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 - 580 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago