The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£540 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £500 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
721 688 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.00% 91.01% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 286 444
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.03 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.16% +42.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.17 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
IT Architect
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IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IT Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) BS7799
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft