The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 37 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.36% 4.99% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.81% 5.51% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £429 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
499 490 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.27% 90.57% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 265 215
Average daily rate £425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £216 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 48
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £32.50 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Essex region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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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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
Brentwood - 7 £600 - 3
Chelmsford +7 6 £469 +25.00%
Colchester - 1 £525 -
Harlow - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 22 (31.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 20 (28.57%) ITIL
5 16 (22.86%) TOGAF
6 15 (21.43%) Oracle
6 15 (21.43%) NHS
7 14 (20.00%) .NET
8 13 (18.57%) Zachman Framework
9 12 (17.14%) Local Government
9 12 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 10 (14.29%) WebLogic
10 10 (14.29%) Degree
11 9 (12.86%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (12.86%) SOA
12 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
12 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.43%) SQL
12 8 (11.43%) Windows
12 8 (11.43%) CRM
12 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (10.00%) Banking
13 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
13 7 (10.00%) J2EE
14 6 (8.57%) UML
14 6 (8.57%) Java
14 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
14 6 (8.57%) Lagan

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 12 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.43%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Intranet
2 2 (2.86%) SAN
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) NAS
3 1 (1.43%) DHCP
3 1 (1.43%) VPN
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) DB2
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.43%) IDMS
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) ERwin
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Local Government
3 7 (10.00%) Banking
4 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.71%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) J2EE
3 3 (4.29%) Middleware
3 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) CSS
4 2 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) NHS
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.43%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.43%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 21 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 20 (28.57%) ITIL
4 16 (22.86%) TOGAF
5 13 (18.57%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (12.86%) SOA
7 8 (11.43%) CRM
7 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.57%) UML
9 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.57%) Data Architecture
10 5 (7.14%) Information Management
10 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.71%) OO
11 4 (5.71%) Information Architecture
11 4 (5.71%) Matrix Management
12 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) Java
3 5 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.43%) VB
5 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) CISA
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
3 1 (1.43%) MCP
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) CISSP
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.43%) QA
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) XenApp
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) Lagan
3 6 (8.57%) AccuRev
4 5 (7.14%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) Citrix
5 3 (4.29%) webMethods
5 3 (4.29%) Software AG
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) Teradata
7 1 (1.43%) Websense
7 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) Cognos
7 1 (1.43%) Actuate
7 1 (1.43%) CA