The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Data Centre Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Architect
Rank 65 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.45% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £525 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -18.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Data Centre 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
741 1113 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.09% 95.62% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 755 397
Median daily rate £388 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 73
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.21% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Data Centre Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Data Centre Architect in the job title.

Data Centre Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Data Centre Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Centre Architect across the Cheshire region.

Data Centre Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Data Centre 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 Data Centre Architect in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Migration
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Mainframe

Data Centre 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle