The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 10 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 7.94% 6.06% 17.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 7.41% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
Average daily rate £500 £420 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+32.87% -9.24%
Architect
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Farnborough 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
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
60 81 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 95.24% 81.82% 98.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 42
Average daily rate £425 £414 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £150 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.33 £30.00 £44.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.56% -32.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
6 4 (28.57%) Sourcefire
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (28.57%) F5
6 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) BGP
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WLAN
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (21.43%) PKI
7 3 (21.43%) VLAN
8 1 (7.14%) Process Management
8 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) BGP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) WLAN
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.14%) Military
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Case Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) Records Management
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) HNC
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) F5
1 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
1 4 (28.57%) Sourcefire
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Intel