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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 20 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 33 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.04% 4.04% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.53% 4.27% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £545 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £452 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.34% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -19.54%
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
438 211 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.39% 94.62% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 101 224
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 39
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -47.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.75 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 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 August 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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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 +2 15 £500 -8.25% 4
Cheltenham +2 8 £450 -5.26%
Tewkesbury - - - -
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
3 18 (37.50%) Project Management
4 14 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (22.92%) Oracle
6 9 (18.75%) Windows
6 9 (18.75%) LAN
7 8 (16.67%) .NET
7 8 (16.67%) VMware
8 7 (14.58%) UNIX
8 7 (14.58%) SQL
8 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.50%) Finance
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (10.42%) SAP
10 5 (10.42%) ITIL
10 5 (10.42%) SAS
11 4 (8.33%) J2EE
11 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (8.33%) SCCM
11 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (8.33%) Migration
11 4 (8.33%) Retail
11 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
12 3 (6.25%) Xcelsius
12 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (10.42%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.08%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.08%) ENOVIA
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Changepoint
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.17%) PaaS
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) LDAP
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) Xcelsius
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) DB2
4 3 (6.25%) OLAP
5 2 (4.17%) Star Schema
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.08%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) J2EE
3 3 (6.25%) Middleware
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) FFmpeg
5 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.08%) Java EE
5 1 (2.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (2.08%) JMS
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.08%) Open Source
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) CESG
2 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Project Management
2 14 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) IT Governance
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (4.17%) SOA
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) CRM
7 2 (4.17%) UML
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.17%) Document Management
7 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.17%) VBScript
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) HNC
4 2 (4.17%) HND
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.08%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) SAP
5 3 (6.25%) Cognos
5 3 (6.25%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.17%) webMethods
6 2 (4.17%) McAfee
6 2 (4.17%) Sophos
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Informatica
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) Altiris
7 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.08%) Teradata
7 1 (2.08%) IronPort
7 1 (2.08%) Siebel
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.08%) Mercator
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