The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Glasgow 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 50 56 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.28% 1.91% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.02% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate
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£410 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 £38.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +41.66%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
693 792 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.77% 94.51% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 377 364
Average daily rate £325 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.20 £18.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Architect
Scotland

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 11 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (17.24%) Finance
1 5 (17.24%) Java
1 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) UML
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Java SE
3 3 (10.34%) SCCM
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (10.34%) OO
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) J2EE
3 3 (10.34%) SOA
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) VPN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) X.500
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) ATM
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) J2EE
1 3 (10.34%) Java SE
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) IVR
4 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.45%) Ontologies
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
2 4 (13.79%) UML
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (10.34%) OO
3 3 (10.34%) SOA
3 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
4 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.45%) Security Management
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCSP
1 1 (3.45%) CISSP
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) SSCP
1 1 (3.45%) GIAC
1 1 (3.45%) CEH
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Genesys
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