The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 31 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 40 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.51% 1.88% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 2.02% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 9
Average daily rate
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£513 £388 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £388 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
842 644 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.93% 92.93% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 341 483
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £16.55 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 20 (24.39%) TOGAF
2 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.95%) Finance
3 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
4 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
5 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (12.20%) Software Testing
6 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 9 (10.98%) WAN
7 9 (10.98%) Supplier Management
7 9 (10.98%) Security Architecture
8 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
9 7 (8.54%) LAN
9 7 (8.54%) Cisco
9 7 (8.54%) Firewall
9 7 (8.54%) Network Security
10 6 (7.32%) Migration
10 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
11 5 (6.10%) Process Management
11 5 (6.10%) CCIE
11 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (6.10%) VPN
11 5 (6.10%) Windows
11 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.10%) CESG
11 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
11 5 (6.10%) BPMN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.22%) SAS
2 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) JBoss
2 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) WAN
2 7 (8.54%) LAN
2 7 (8.54%) Firewall
2 7 (8.54%) Network Security
3 5 (6.10%) VPN
4 2 (2.44%) WLAN
4 2 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (1.22%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.22%) Middleware
1 1 (1.22%) SOAP
1 1 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.22%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) CESG
2 4 (4.88%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) UNIX
3 2 (2.44%) AIX
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) TOGAF
2 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
4 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 10 (12.20%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.98%) Supplier Management
6 9 (10.98%) Security Architecture
7 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.32%) Migration
9 5 (6.10%) Process Management
9 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.10%) BPMN
9 5 (6.10%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (6.10%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (6.10%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.88%) Data Architecture
10 4 (4.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) Java
2 1 (1.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) Ruby
2 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) CCIE
3 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.10%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) ISSAP
4 2 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (1.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) vCloud
3 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Cisco
3 4 (4.88%) VMware
3 4 (4.88%) F5
3 4 (4.88%) Varonis
4 3 (3.66%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (1.22%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.22%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.22%) Avaya
6 1 (1.22%) Lotus
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Symantec
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) EMC
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) Business Objects