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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 17 7 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 89 93 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.14% 11.47% 4.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.64% 12.45% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 59 18
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£550 £510 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £425 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £635 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £46.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +29.57%
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
1030 747 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.15% 92.11% 91.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 395 361
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 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 62 52
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -49.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -6 46 £550 -5.17% 5
Knutsford -6 11 £368 -13.52%
Macclesfield 0 5 £475 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Crewe - 2 £550 - 2
Runcorn - 2 £465 -
Nantwich - 1 £375 - 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 63 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.96%) Oracle
3 48 (22.12%) Java
4 47 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (19.82%) Big Data
6 42 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (17.97%) Migration
8 38 (17.51%) Opscode Chef
9 37 (17.05%) Visualisation
9 37 (17.05%) JavaScript
9 37 (17.05%) Citrix
10 36 (16.59%) Microsoft
10 36 (16.59%) .NET
11 34 (15.67%) UNIX
11 34 (15.67%) Cloud Computing
12 33 (15.21%) Linux
12 33 (15.21%) MongoDB
12 33 (15.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (14.75%) IaaS
13 32 (14.75%) StatsD
14 31 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 31 (14.29%) R
14 31 (14.29%) Tableau
14 31 (14.29%) Hadoop
14 31 (14.29%) Teradata
15 30 (13.82%) Machine Learning
16 29 (13.36%) Node.js
16 29 (13.36%) AngularJS
16 29 (13.36%) Apigee
16 29 (13.36%) Mashery

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (13.36%) Node.js
2 7 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.84%) IIS
5 3 (1.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.92%) CMS
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%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.46%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.46%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (2.30%) 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%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 47 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (15.67%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (14.75%) IaaS
4 11 (5.07%) 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 3 (1.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.92%) SaaS
8 2 (0.92%) PaaS
8 2 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.92%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.46%) Route 53
9 1 (0.46%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.29%) Internet
2 15 (6.91%) WAN
3 9 (4.15%) LAN
4 7 (3.23%) MPLS
5 4 (1.84%) Firewall
6 3 (1.38%) Wireless
6 3 (1.38%) NAS
6 3 (1.38%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.38%) VPN
6 3 (1.38%) SSL
6 3 (1.38%) SAN
6 3 (1.38%) Converged Networks
7 2 (0.92%) DMVPN
7 2 (0.92%) WAAS
8 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.46%) H.323
8 1 (0.46%) CTI
8 1 (0.46%) VoIP
8 1 (0.46%) DHCP
8 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.82%) Big Data
2 42 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (15.21%) MongoDB
3 33 (15.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.84%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.84%) MySQL
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
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
8 1 (0.46%) SAP BI
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%) Yeoman
3 2 (0.92%) Lombardi
General
1 27 (12.44%) Finance
2 22 (10.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (3.69%) Banking
4 5 (2.30%) Local Government
5 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.59%) .NET
2 31 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 29 (13.36%) AngularJS
4 17 (7.83%) Web Services
5 13 (5.99%) Middleware
6 11 (5.07%) Spring
7 10 (4.61%) RESTful
8 9 (4.15%) XML
9 8 (3.69%) SOAP
9 8 (3.69%) J2EE
10 7 (3.23%) JSON
11 5 (2.30%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.30%) OAuth
11 5 (2.30%) CSS3
11 5 (2.30%) CSS
11 5 (2.30%) SAML
12 3 (1.38%) HTML
13 2 (0.92%) JDBC
13 2 (0.92%) JSP
13 2 (0.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.05%) Visualisation
2 18 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.53%) Reference Data
4 12 (5.53%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.07%) Data Integration
6 9 (4.15%) User Experience
6 9 (4.15%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.76%) EMC VNX
7 6 (2.76%) Informatics
7 6 (2.76%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.38%) Replication
8 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.38%) PMI
9 2 (0.92%) NHS
9 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.46%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.46%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.67%) UNIX
2 33 (15.21%) Linux
3 26 (11.98%) Windows
4 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.92%) MVS
7 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.46%) VME
8 1 (0.46%) Android
8 1 (0.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.97%) Migration
3 30 (13.82%) Machine Learning
4 27 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (10.60%) Enterprise Architecture
6 22 (10.14%) Data Architecture
7 21 (9.68%) TOGAF
8 16 (7.37%) Data Modelling
8 16 (7.37%) SOA
9 14 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.99%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (5.99%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.99%) Open Source
11 12 (5.53%) Project Management
12 11 (5.07%) Scrum
13 8 (3.69%) PRINCE
14 7 (3.23%) Web Accessibility
14 7 (3.23%) Test Automation
14 7 (3.23%) Data Migration
15 6 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.12%) Java
2 37 (17.05%) JavaScript
3 31 (14.29%) R
4 25 (11.52%) Python
5 10 (4.61%) SQL
6 5 (2.30%) Ruby
6 5 (2.30%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.84%) PHP
8 3 (1.38%) C
9 2 (0.92%) C#
9 2 (0.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.46%) ABAP
10 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (9.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.45%) Degree
3 12 (5.53%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.61%) CCIE
4 10 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.69%) CCNP
6 4 (1.84%) CISSP
7 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.46%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.46%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.46%) MCITP
9 1 (0.46%) CCDP
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) ISO 9001
1 9 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.84%) GxP
2 4 (1.84%) GMP
3 3 (1.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (1.38%) QA
4 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.92%) COBIT
5 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (17.51%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (14.75%) StatsD
3 6 (2.76%) Puppet
4 4 (1.84%) CFEngine
4 4 (1.84%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.92%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.46%) OpenView
6 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (23.96%) Oracle
2 37 (17.05%) Citrix
3 36 (16.59%) Microsoft
4 31 (14.29%) Teradata
4 31 (14.29%) Tableau
5 29 (13.36%) Apigee
5 29 (13.36%) Mashery
6 10 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (4.15%) Cisco
8 8 (3.69%) Saba
9 7 (3.23%) Lotus
9 7 (3.23%) NetApp
10 6 (2.76%) EMC
10 6 (2.76%) VMware
11 5 (2.30%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.30%) Juniper
12 4 (1.84%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.38%) Websense
13 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.38%) IBM
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Ascent People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Incite Insight
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
WEX Europe Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago