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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 9 8 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 136 122 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.33% 12.21% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.17% 12.73% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 91 22
Median daily rate £475 £475 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £700 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.21 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+19.53% +2.37%
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
1033 958 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.65% 95.90% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 578 380
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 54
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.16 £34.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.36% -52.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 91 £513 -2.38% 3
Knutsford -2 11 £425 -0.64%
Chester -6 11 £450 -5.26%
Runcorn -1 2 - -
Macclesfield -17 1 £525 +13.39%
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 90 (32.85%) Migration
2 80 (29.20%) Data Centre
3 66 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (20.44%) Java
5 54 (19.71%) Security Cleared
6 41 (14.96%) Enterprise Architecture
7 40 (14.60%) Finance
8 36 (13.14%) Microsoft
8 36 (13.14%) Windows
9 34 (12.41%) IBM
10 32 (11.68%) JavaScript
10 32 (11.68%) Linux
10 32 (11.68%) SC Cleared
11 29 (10.58%) TOGAF
11 29 (10.58%) Active Directory
12 28 (10.22%) Oracle
13 26 (9.49%) Citrix
14 23 (8.39%) Firewall
14 23 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (8.39%) VMware
15 22 (8.03%) LAN
15 22 (8.03%) FlexPod
16 20 (7.30%) WAN
16 20 (7.30%) SOA
16 20 (7.30%) MS Excel
16 20 (7.30%) .NET
16 20 (7.30%) J2EE
16 20 (7.30%) Middleware
17 19 (6.93%) Banking
17 19 (6.93%) PowerShell

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 16 (5.84%) JBoss
2 14 (5.11%) Skype for Business
3 13 (4.74%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.01%) Apache
4 11 (4.01%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.55%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.82%) CICS
6 5 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.09%) Confluence
7 3 (1.09%) Drupal
8 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.73%) Node.js
9 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.55%) Office 365
4 6 (2.19%) SaaS
5 5 (1.82%) IaaS
5 5 (1.82%) PaaS
6 4 (1.46%) SoftLayer
7 3 (1.09%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.39%) Firewall
2 22 (8.03%) LAN
3 20 (7.30%) WAN
4 17 (6.20%) Internet
4 17 (6.20%) VLAN
5 14 (5.11%) Skype
6 12 (4.38%) DNS
6 12 (4.38%) HTTP
6 12 (4.38%) VPN
7 11 (4.01%) Network Security
8 8 (2.92%) IPsec
9 7 (2.55%) DHCP
10 6 (2.19%) SSH
10 6 (2.19%) SSL
11 4 (1.46%) BGP
11 4 (1.46%) FabricPath
11 4 (1.46%) IPv4
11 4 (1.46%) IPv6
11 4 (1.46%) MPLS
11 4 (1.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.38%) MySQL
2 11 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.65%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.19%) DB2
6 4 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.36%) GIS
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.19%) Subversion
3 5 (1.82%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.46%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.46%) TestComplete
5 3 (1.09%) JIRA
5 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.36%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 40 (14.60%) Finance
2 19 (6.93%) Banking
3 13 (4.74%) Billing
4 12 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.65%) Retail
6 9 (3.28%) Legal
7 8 (2.92%) Marketing
8 5 (1.82%) Law
9 3 (1.09%) Local Government
9 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.73%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.30%) .NET
1 20 (7.30%) J2EE
1 20 (7.30%) Middleware
2 17 (6.20%) XML
3 15 (5.47%) CSS
3 15 (5.47%) HTML
3 15 (5.47%) SOAP
4 14 (5.11%) HTML5
4 14 (5.11%) JSON
4 14 (5.11%) Web Services
5 13 (4.74%) CSS3
5 13 (4.74%) REST
6 12 (4.38%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (4.01%) Apache Camel
7 11 (4.01%) JDBC
8 7 (2.55%) EJB
9 6 (2.19%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.19%) CAML
10 5 (1.82%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 80 (29.20%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.03%) FlexPod
3 11 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.28%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.92%) Clustering
5 8 (2.92%) VCE vBlock
6 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.55%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.55%) User Experience
7 6 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.82%) PMI
9 4 (1.46%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.46%) iSeries
10 3 (1.09%) CESG
11 2 (0.73%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.73%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.73%) Replication
11 2 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.14%) Windows
2 32 (11.68%) Linux
3 17 (6.20%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.74%) AIX
6 12 (4.38%) HPUX
6 12 (4.38%) Solaris
7 8 (2.92%) Unix
8 5 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.73%) MVS
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.36%) VMS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.85%) Migration
2 66 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (14.96%) Enterprise Architecture
4 29 (10.58%) TOGAF
5 23 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (7.30%) SOA
7 18 (6.57%) Network Design
7 18 (6.57%) Software Engineering
7 18 (6.57%) Test Automation
8 15 (5.47%) High Availability
8 15 (5.47%) Mentoring
8 15 (5.47%) Open Source
9 14 (5.11%) CRM
9 14 (5.11%) Risk Management
10 13 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (4.74%) Project Management
11 12 (4.38%) E-Commerce
12 11 (4.01%) E-business
12 11 (4.01%) SDLC
13 10 (3.65%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.44%) Java
2 32 (11.68%) JavaScript
3 19 (6.93%) PowerShell
4 16 (5.84%) C++
5 13 (4.74%) C
6 12 (4.38%) SQL
7 8 (2.92%) C#
8 7 (2.55%) VB
9 6 (2.19%) FQL
9 6 (2.19%) Python
10 5 (1.82%) Assembly Language
10 5 (1.82%) COBOL
11 4 (1.46%) Lisp
12 2 (0.73%) PHP
13 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (19.71%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.68%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.01%) Degree
4 10 (3.65%) CLAS
5 9 (3.28%) CISSP
6 7 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.82%) CCNP
8 5 (1.82%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.46%) CCEA
9 4 (1.46%) CCIE
9 4 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.09%) CCNA
10 3 (1.09%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.38%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.73%) QA
6 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.36%) RMADS
System Software
1 29 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (5.47%) SCCM
2 14 (5.11%) SCOM
3 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.73%) StatsD
3 2 (0.73%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.41%) IBM
3 28 (10.22%) Oracle
4 26 (9.49%) Citrix
5 23 (8.39%) VMware
6 19 (6.93%) Cisco
7 18 (6.57%) HP
8 13 (4.74%) NetApp
9 11 (4.01%) Sun
10 10 (3.65%) EMC
11 9 (3.28%) Juniper
12 8 (2.92%) Dell
13 6 (2.19%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.19%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.82%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.82%) Chordiant
15 4 (1.46%) ATG
15 4 (1.46%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.46%) Teradata
16 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
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