The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 27 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 26 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.53% 5.24% 5.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 5.41% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 13
Average daily rate £403 £479 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £428 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £622 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+14.07% -5.08%
Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 462 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.02% 96.86% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 270 189
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 47
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester +4 7 £435 -8.42%
Cheltenham +7 4 £550 +0.45% 3
Filton - 1 - -
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 14 (34.15%) Cisco
4 12 (29.27%) LAN
4 12 (29.27%) Project Management
5 10 (24.39%) CCNP
5 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (21.95%) CCNA
7 8 (19.51%) Nortel
7 8 (19.51%) WAN
7 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
8 6 (14.63%) Wireless
8 6 (14.63%) WLAN
8 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) C
10 4 (9.76%) Web Services
10 4 (9.76%) Unix
10 4 (9.76%) VoIP
10 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (9.76%) Middleware
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
10 4 (9.76%) Blog
10 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
10 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
10 4 (9.76%) MODAF
11 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (7.32%) Polycom
11 3 (7.32%) REST

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (4.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.44%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) LAN
2 8 (19.51%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) Wireless
3 6 (14.63%) WLAN
4 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
4 4 (9.76%) VoIP
5 2 (4.88%) Firewall
5 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.44%) DNS
6 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) HBase
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ERwin
General
1 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Middleware
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) REST
2 3 (7.32%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) Java EE
3 1 (2.44%) Mason
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blog
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Project Management
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) MODAF
3 4 (9.76%) Scrum
3 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (4.88%) ArchiMate
5 2 (4.88%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Data Governance
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) Information Management
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 10 (24.39%) CCNP
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (21.95%) CCNA
5 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) HDFS
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) vCloud
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.44%) CloudHub
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco
2 8 (19.51%) Nortel
3 3 (7.32%) Polycom
3 3 (7.32%) webMethods
4 2 (4.88%) Genesys
4 2 (4.88%) Meraki
4 2 (4.88%) Siemens
5 1 (2.44%) ATG
5 1 (2.44%) Demandware
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) hybris
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.44%) NetApp
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.44%) VMware