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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 11 13 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 95 73 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.67% 9.10% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.46% 9.72% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 11
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£550 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £420 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
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
908 751 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.46% 93.64% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 392 293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 48
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% -52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.00 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 August 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 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 39 £625 +25.00% 4
Knutsford -3 15 £400 -5.88% 2
Macclesfield +3 9 £475 - 1
Runcorn - 3 £465 - 1
Chester -17 2 £563 +27.84% 1
Alderley Edge - 2 - - 1
Crewe - 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 £375 -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
Daresbury - 1 - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 61 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.66%) Java
2 47 (21.66%) Oracle
3 45 (20.74%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (19.35%) Big Data
5 39 (17.97%) Citrix
6 38 (17.51%) Microsoft
7 37 (17.05%) JavaScript
7 37 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (16.59%) Visualisation
9 34 (15.67%) UNIX
9 34 (15.67%) Linux
10 33 (15.21%) .NET
10 33 (15.21%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (15.21%) MongoDB
11 32 (14.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (14.29%) IaaS
12 31 (14.29%) StatsD
12 31 (14.29%) Migration
13 30 (13.82%) Hadoop
13 30 (13.82%) Teradata
13 30 (13.82%) Tableau
13 30 (13.82%) R
14 29 (13.36%) Machine Learning
15 28 (12.90%) AngularJS
15 28 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 28 (12.90%) Node.js
15 28 (12.90%) Apigee
15 28 (12.90%) Mashery

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (12.90%) Node.js
2 7 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 7 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.84%) IIS
5 3 (1.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.92%) JBoss
6 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.92%) Apache
6 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.46%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.46%) Documentum
7 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 45 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (15.21%) Cloud Computing
3 31 (14.29%) IaaS
4 13 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (2.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (2.30%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (1.84%) PaaS
8 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.38%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.92%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.46%) Route 53
10 1 (0.46%) SaaS
10 1 (0.46%) Force.com
10 1 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.37%) Internet
2 12 (5.53%) WAN
3 7 (3.23%) MPLS
4 6 (2.76%) LAN
4 6 (2.76%) VPN
5 4 (1.84%) SAN
5 4 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.38%) NAS
6 3 (1.38%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.38%) SSL
6 3 (1.38%) Firewall
6 3 (1.38%) Converged Networks
7 2 (0.92%) DMVPN
7 2 (0.92%) WAAS
7 2 (0.92%) Wireless
8 1 (0.46%) Network Security
8 1 (0.46%) H.323
8 1 (0.46%) CTI
8 1 (0.46%) VoIP
8 1 (0.46%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.74%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (19.35%) Big Data
3 33 (15.21%) MongoDB
4 32 (14.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (13.82%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.92%) MySQL
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.46%) QlikView
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.46%) MS Access
8 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.84%) SpecFlow
2 4 (1.84%) TestComplete
2 4 (1.84%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.92%) Lombardi
General
1 28 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
1 28 (12.90%) Finance
2 9 (4.15%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.23%) Banking
3 7 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (0.46%) Marketing
4 1 (0.46%) Legal
4 1 (0.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.21%) .NET
2 28 (12.90%) AngularJS
2 28 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 22 (10.14%) Web Services
4 13 (5.99%) Middleware
5 12 (5.53%) RESTful
6 11 (5.07%) JSON
7 10 (4.61%) XML
7 10 (4.61%) SAML
7 10 (4.61%) OAuth
8 8 (3.69%) CSS
9 7 (3.23%) CSS3
10 6 (2.76%) REST
10 6 (2.76%) SOAP
10 6 (2.76%) Spring
11 5 (2.30%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.30%) J2EE
12 2 (0.92%) HTML
12 2 (0.92%) JSF
12 2 (0.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.59%) Visualisation
2 19 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.91%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.53%) Reference Data
5 11 (5.07%) Data Integration
5 11 (5.07%) Informatics
6 10 (4.61%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.61%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.69%) PMI
7 8 (3.69%) User Experience
8 6 (2.76%) EMC VNX
9 5 (2.30%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.84%) Replication
11 3 (1.38%) PKI
12 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.92%) NHS
12 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.46%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.46%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.67%) UNIX
1 34 (15.67%) Linux
2 27 (12.44%) Windows
3 11 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.92%) MVS
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) VME
7 1 (0.46%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) Solaris
7 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.29%) Migration
3 29 (13.36%) Machine Learning
4 26 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (11.06%) TOGAF
6 23 (10.60%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (9.68%) Data Architecture
8 19 (8.76%) SOA
9 16 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.37%) Data Modelling
10 15 (6.91%) Open Source
11 14 (6.45%) Project Management
12 12 (5.53%) Scrum
13 11 (5.07%) Process Management
14 10 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (3.69%) PRINCE
16 7 (3.23%) Web Accessibility
16 7 (3.23%) Data Migration
17 6 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
17 6 (2.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.66%) Java
2 37 (17.05%) JavaScript
3 30 (13.82%) R
4 25 (11.52%) Python
5 8 (3.69%) SQL
6 6 (2.76%) Ruby
7 5 (2.30%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.84%) PHP
8 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.38%) C
10 2 (0.92%) Scala
11 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.91%) Degree
3 11 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.61%) CCIE
5 8 (3.69%) CCNP
5 8 (3.69%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.92%) CISSP
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.46%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.46%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.46%) MCITP
7 1 (0.46%) CCDP
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) GMP
1 9 (4.15%) GxP
2 7 (3.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (1.84%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.92%) COBIT
5 1 (0.46%) QA
5 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) XenApp
3 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (14.29%) StatsD
3 6 (2.76%) Puppet
4 4 (1.84%) CFEngine
4 4 (1.84%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.46%) OpenView
5 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (21.66%) Oracle
2 39 (17.97%) Citrix
3 38 (17.51%) Microsoft
4 30 (13.82%) Teradata
4 30 (13.82%) Tableau
5 28 (12.90%) Apigee
5 28 (12.90%) Mashery
6 10 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (4.15%) Cisco
8 8 (3.69%) NetApp
8 8 (3.69%) Saba
9 7 (3.23%) Lotus
10 6 (2.76%) EMC
11 5 (2.30%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.30%) Juniper
11 5 (2.30%) IBM
12 4 (1.84%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.84%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.84%) VMware
13 3 (1.38%) Websense
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