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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 23 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.13% 4.44% 9.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 4.64% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
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£498 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.73% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £410 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £545 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
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
414 237 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 92.41% 95.56% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 114 134
Average daily rate £375 £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 42
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 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
Gloucester -3 9 £498 -8.71% 2
Cheltenham - 4 £443 - 1
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cirencester - - - -
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 19 (37.25%) Project Management
3 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 16 (31.37%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (29.41%) Oracle
6 14 (27.45%) Windows
7 12 (23.53%) UNIX
7 12 (23.53%) Finance
8 11 (21.57%) LAN
9 10 (19.61%) SAS
9 10 (19.61%) VMware
9 10 (19.61%) Retail
10 9 (17.65%) .NET
11 8 (15.69%) DB2
11 8 (15.69%) IT Governance
12 7 (13.73%) SQL
12 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
14 5 (9.80%) Linux
14 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
14 5 (9.80%) Migration
14 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
15 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
15 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
15 4 (7.84%) ITIL
15 4 (7.84%) SAP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 10 (19.61%) SAS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.96%) Documentum
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.96%) ENOVIA
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Changepoint
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.96%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) LAN
2 3 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.96%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) DB2
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) Xcelsius
4 3 (5.88%) OLAP
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.92%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.96%) ReportNet
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.88%) Middleware
4 2 (3.92%) J2EE
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.92%) SOAP
4 2 (3.92%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) FFmpeg
5 1 (1.96%) JMS
5 1 (1.96%) WSDL
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.96%) Open Source
2 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.96%) Replication
2 1 (1.96%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) UNIX
3 5 (9.80%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Project Management
2 16 (31.37%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (15.69%) IT Governance
4 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) ETL
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.92%) Scrum
8 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Document Management
8 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.92%) UML
8 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) VBScript
2 2 (3.92%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) HNC
5 2 (3.92%) HND
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) CCA
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCEA
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) MCSD
6 1 (1.96%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) SAP
5 3 (5.88%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.88%) Cognos
6 2 (3.92%) McAfee
6 2 (3.92%) Sophos
6 2 (3.92%) Altiris
6 2 (3.92%) webMethods
6 2 (3.92%) Informatica
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Siebel
7 1 (1.96%) Teradata
7 1 (1.96%) TOWER Software
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