The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had IT Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Architect
Rank 64 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £465 - £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.50 -
IT 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
739 1090 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.31% 95.61% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 741 385
Median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
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 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +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 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

IT Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

IT Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £463 -
IT Architect
North West

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT 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 IT Architect in the job title.

1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) FireEye
1 1 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux

IT 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
1 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) FireEye
1 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft