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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 24 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 51 67 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.10% 7.40% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 8.02% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 27
Average daily rate
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£475 £510 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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
663 835 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.34% 92.27% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 423 367
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 53
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.55 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.96% +20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £44.76 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 -21 12 £450 -21.05% 5
Knutsford +1 5 £425 -8.60%
Macclesfield +3 4 £450 +24.13%
Crewe - 2 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 36 (26.28%) Finance
2 32 (23.36%) Oracle
2 32 (23.36%) Enterprise Architecture
3 29 (21.17%) TOGAF
4 27 (19.71%) Windows
4 27 (19.71%) Microsoft
5 24 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (16.06%) Migration
7 20 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (13.87%) ITIL
8 19 (13.87%) Data Architecture
9 18 (13.14%) Information Architecture
10 17 (12.41%) Retail
11 16 (11.68%) IBM
11 16 (11.68%) Data Modelling
12 15 (10.95%) DB2
12 15 (10.95%) Security Cleared
13 14 (10.22%) Zachman Framework
13 14 (10.22%) Big Data
13 14 (10.22%) Information Security
13 14 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (10.22%) Banking
13 14 (10.22%) ITSM
14 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
14 13 (9.49%) Project Management
15 12 (8.76%) Data Management
15 12 (8.76%) UNIX
16 10 (7.30%) Java
16 10 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (7.30%) Analytics

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (6.57%) SAS
2 4 (2.92%) CICS
3 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.19%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.73%) nginx
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.73%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.73%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.73%) Maximo
2 1 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) IaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.73%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) Firewall
1 5 (3.65%) SAN
2 4 (2.92%) WAN
3 3 (2.19%) NAS
3 3 (2.19%) Internet
3 3 (2.19%) DHCP
4 2 (1.46%) Network Security
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.73%) Wireless
5 1 (0.73%) LAN
5 1 (0.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) DB2
2 14 (10.22%) Big Data
3 10 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.92%) MySQL
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.46%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.46%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.73%) QlikView
7 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) PowerCenter
General
1 36 (26.28%) Finance
2 17 (12.41%) Retail
3 14 (10.22%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Local Government
5 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.92%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) .NET
1 9 (6.57%) J2EE
2 5 (3.65%) JNDI
2 5 (3.65%) JMS
2 5 (3.65%) JDBC
2 5 (3.65%) JSP
3 4 (2.92%) HTML
4 3 (2.19%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.19%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.19%) HTML5
4 3 (2.19%) Middleware
5 1 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.73%) jQuery
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.73%) SOAP
5 1 (0.73%) Web Services
5 1 (0.73%) XML
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.73%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.84%) Informatics
3 8 (5.84%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.38%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.38%) NHS
4 6 (4.38%) CESG
4 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.65%) Reference Data
5 5 (3.65%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.92%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.19%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.46%) Clustering
9 1 (0.73%) User Experience
9 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.73%) Open Source
9 1 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.71%) Windows
2 12 (8.76%) UNIX
3 8 (5.84%) Linux
4 5 (3.65%) Solaris
5 4 (2.92%) AIX
5 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.19%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.46%) HPUX
7 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.73%) Android
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 29 (21.17%) TOGAF
3 22 (16.06%) Migration
4 20 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (13.87%) ITIL
5 19 (13.87%) Data Architecture
6 18 (13.14%) Information Architecture
7 16 (11.68%) Data Modelling
8 14 (10.22%) Zachman Framework
8 14 (10.22%) Information Security
8 14 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.22%) ITSM
9 13 (9.49%) Project Management
10 12 (8.76%) Data Management
11 10 (7.30%) Analytics
12 9 (6.57%) Data Migration
13 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.84%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.38%) E-Commerce
14 6 (4.38%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.30%) Java
2 9 (6.57%) SQL
3 1 (0.73%) Ruby
3 1 (0.73%) R
3 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.73%) C#
3 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.84%) CISSP
4 5 (3.65%) CISA
5 3 (2.19%) Degree
6 2 (1.46%) MCSE
6 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.46%) ISEB
6 2 (1.46%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.73%) CCIE
7 1 (0.73%) CCNP
7 1 (0.73%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
2 5 (3.65%) BS7799
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) SCCM
1 2 (1.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (23.36%) Oracle
2 27 (19.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.68%) IBM
4 9 (6.57%) VMware
5 8 (5.84%) SAP
6 7 (5.11%) Cisco
7 4 (2.92%) Informatica
8 3 (2.19%) Citrix
8 3 (2.19%) HP
8 3 (2.19%) Sun
9 2 (1.46%) Juniper
9 2 (1.46%) Dell
9 2 (1.46%) NetApp
9 2 (1.46%) F5
9 2 (1.46%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.73%) Lagan
10 1 (0.73%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.73%) Tableau
10 1 (0.73%) Teradata
10 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
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