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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 9 16 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 106 67 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.72% 8.54% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.60% 9.25% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 42 17
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £582 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £60.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-28.08% +56.86%
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
914 724 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.42% 92.23% 91.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 394 276
Average daily rate £400 £374 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 38
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +3 34 £600 +20.00% 6
Macclesfield +6 16 £475 +1.71% 1
Knutsford +5 16 £400 -7.40%
Chester -9 7 £500 -5.88% 1
Runcorn - 4 £465 -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 £375 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 57 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (23.65%) Oracle
3 47 (23.15%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (22.66%) Java
5 45 (22.17%) Amazon AWS
6 41 (20.20%) Big Data
7 40 (19.70%) Citrix
8 38 (18.72%) Microsoft
9 37 (18.23%) JavaScript
9 37 (18.23%) Visualisation
9 37 (18.23%) Opscode Chef
10 35 (17.24%) Linux
11 34 (16.75%) MongoDB
12 33 (16.26%) .NET
12 33 (16.26%) Finance
13 32 (15.76%) UNIX
13 32 (15.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 31 (15.27%) IaaS
14 31 (15.27%) R
14 31 (15.27%) Tableau
14 31 (15.27%) StatsD
14 31 (15.27%) TOGAF
14 31 (15.27%) Cloud Computing
15 30 (14.78%) Hadoop
15 30 (14.78%) Teradata
16 29 (14.29%) Machine Learning
17 28 (13.79%) Node.js
17 28 (13.79%) AngularJS
17 28 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (13.79%) Apigee

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (13.79%) Node.js
2 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.96%) IBM Notes
2 6 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.48%) IIS
5 2 (0.99%) JBoss
5 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.99%) Apache
5 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.99%) SugarCRM
5 2 (0.99%) SAS
5 2 (0.99%) CICS
6 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.49%) Documentum
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) SPSS
2 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.96%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.49%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 45 (22.17%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (15.27%) IaaS
2 31 (15.27%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.46%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (1.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.48%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.48%) PaaS
7 2 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.49%) Route 53
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.42%) WAN
1 11 (5.42%) Internet
2 6 (2.96%) MPLS
3 5 (2.46%) LAN
3 5 (2.46%) VPN
4 4 (1.97%) SAN
4 4 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.48%) NAS
5 3 (1.48%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.48%) Converged Networks
6 2 (0.99%) DMVPN
6 2 (0.99%) WAAS
6 2 (0.99%) Firewall
6 2 (0.99%) Network Security
6 2 (0.99%) SSL
7 1 (0.49%) CTI
7 1 (0.49%) VoIP
7 1 (0.49%) DHCP
7 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.15%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (20.20%) Big Data
3 34 (16.75%) MongoDB
4 32 (15.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (14.78%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.48%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.99%) DB2
7 2 (0.99%) MySQL
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.49%) QlikView
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.97%) SpecFlow
2 4 (1.97%) TestComplete
2 4 (1.97%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.99%) Lombardi
General
1 33 (16.26%) Finance
2 23 (11.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (4.93%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.93%) Banking
4 7 (3.45%) Local Government
5 3 (1.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.26%) .NET
2 28 (13.79%) AngularJS
2 28 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 20 (9.85%) Web Services
4 11 (5.42%) Middleware
4 11 (5.42%) RESTful
5 10 (4.93%) JSON
5 10 (4.93%) OAuth
5 10 (4.93%) SAML
6 9 (4.43%) XML
7 8 (3.94%) CSS
8 7 (3.45%) J2EE
8 7 (3.45%) CSS3
9 6 (2.96%) REST
10 5 (2.46%) SOAP
10 5 (2.46%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (0.99%) Play Framework
12 2 (0.99%) JMS
12 2 (0.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.23%) Visualisation
2 21 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.39%) Informatics
3 15 (7.39%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.93%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.43%) Reference Data
5 9 (4.43%) Data Integration
5 9 (4.43%) User Experience
6 8 (3.94%) PMI
7 6 (2.96%) NHS
8 5 (2.46%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.46%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.97%) Replication
10 3 (1.48%) PKI
11 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.99%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.24%) Linux
2 32 (15.76%) UNIX
3 27 (13.30%) Windows
4 10 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.96%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.46%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) VME
8 1 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) MVS
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.27%) TOGAF
3 29 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 27 (13.30%) Migration
5 24 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (11.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 20 (9.85%) Data Architecture
7 20 (9.85%) SOA
8 17 (8.37%) Data Modelling
8 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.88%) Project Management
10 15 (7.39%) Open Source
11 12 (5.91%) Process Management
11 12 (5.91%) Scrum
12 8 (3.94%) PRINCE
13 7 (3.45%) CRM
13 7 (3.45%) Web Accessibility
13 7 (3.45%) Data Migration
13 7 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (3.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.66%) Java
2 37 (18.23%) JavaScript
3 31 (15.27%) R
4 25 (12.32%) Python
5 7 (3.45%) Ruby
6 6 (2.96%) SQL
7 5 (2.46%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.97%) PHP
8 4 (1.97%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.48%) C
10 2 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (8.87%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.88%) Degree
3 11 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.93%) CCIE
4 10 (4.93%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.43%) CCNP
6 8 (3.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.99%) ISEB
7 2 (0.99%) CISSP
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.49%) CCNA
8 1 (0.49%) CCDP
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.49%) CISMP
8 1 (0.49%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.49%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) GMP
1 9 (4.43%) GxP
2 7 (3.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (1.97%) QA
4 2 (0.99%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) XenApp
4 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (18.23%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (15.27%) StatsD
3 6 (2.96%) Puppet
4 4 (1.97%) CFEngine
4 4 (1.97%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.49%) OpenView
5 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (23.65%) Oracle
2 40 (19.70%) Citrix
3 38 (18.72%) Microsoft
4 31 (15.27%) Tableau
5 30 (14.78%) Teradata
6 28 (13.79%) Apigee
6 28 (13.79%) Mashery
7 10 (4.93%) Cisco
8 8 (3.94%) IBM
8 8 (3.94%) NetApp
9 6 (2.96%) Lotus
9 6 (2.96%) Saba
9 6 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.46%) VMware
10 5 (2.46%) EMC
11 4 (1.97%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.97%) Juniper
11 4 (1.97%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.48%) HP
13 2 (0.99%) Business Objects
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