The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 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 Croydon 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 11 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.95% 4.65% 8.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 5.00% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
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£610 £548 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.41% +19.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £366 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +31.48%
Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
78 80 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 92.86% 93.02% 98.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 60 73
Average daily rate £373 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £489 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
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Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (45.45%) SAN
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (36.36%) SRDF
2 4 (36.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Avaya
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) SUSE
2 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) AS400
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (36.36%) SUSE
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) SRDF
1 4 (36.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Avaya
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) EMC
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
1 4 (36.36%) Hitachi
1 4 (36.36%) NetApp
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
1 4 (36.36%) Symantec
1 4 (36.36%) Brocade
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Sun