The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 36 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 30 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.81% 6.32% 8.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 6.77% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 30
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£490 £475 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £570 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 620 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.85% 93.23% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 321 295
Average daily rate £377 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £29.75 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 8 £475 -11.62% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £487 -
Watford -3 1 £475 +4.53%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 32 (34.41%) Oracle
2 25 (26.88%) SOA
3 24 (25.81%) VMware
4 22 (23.66%) Citrix
4 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
5 21 (22.58%) Windows
5 21 (22.58%) SharePoint
6 20 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (19.35%) TOGAF
7 18 (19.35%) Cisco
8 16 (17.20%) ETL
8 16 (17.20%) Data Integration
9 15 (16.13%) Web Services
10 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
11 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
11 13 (13.98%) Retail
12 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
12 12 (12.90%) IBM
13 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (11.83%) Maximo
13 11 (11.83%) REST
14 10 (10.75%) SaaS
14 10 (10.75%) PaaS
14 10 (10.75%) Network Design
14 10 (10.75%) GIS
14 10 (10.75%) ESRI
14 10 (10.75%) Firewall
14 10 (10.75%) FTP
14 10 (10.75%) RDBMS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 21 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.30%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.15%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) Drupal
6 1 (1.08%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.08%) Mule
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Maximo
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.75%) SaaS
2 10 (10.75%) PaaS
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) FTP
1 10 (10.75%) Firewall
2 5 (5.38%) Network Security
3 4 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (4.30%) VPN
3 4 (4.30%) SAN
3 4 (4.30%) LDAP
3 4 (4.30%) Broadband
3 4 (4.30%) WLAN
3 4 (4.30%) WAN
4 3 (3.23%) LAN
4 3 (3.23%) Internet
4 3 (3.23%) BGP
5 2 (2.15%) Wireless
5 2 (2.15%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.15%) OSPF
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.08%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.08%) IPsec
6 1 (1.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.75%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.45%) Big Data
6 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.30%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.30%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.08%) DataStage
9 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.08%) MySQL
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.08%) Ant
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 13 (13.98%) Retail
2 5 (5.38%) Marketing
2 5 (5.38%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) Web Services
2 11 (11.83%) REST
3 10 (10.75%) SOAP
4 5 (5.38%) .NET
5 4 (4.30%) Struts
5 4 (4.30%) JMS
5 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.30%) Spring
5 4 (4.30%) Java EE
5 4 (4.30%) RESTful
5 4 (4.30%) Struts2
6 3 (3.23%) HTML
6 3 (3.23%) HTML5
7 2 (2.15%) SAP PI
8 1 (1.08%) XACML
8 1 (1.08%) SPML
8 1 (1.08%) OpenID
8 1 (1.08%) CSS3
8 1 (1.08%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.08%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Data Integration
2 10 (10.75%) GIS
3 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.53%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.38%) PKI
6 4 (4.30%) Clustering
6 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.15%) iPad
7 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.08%) EPoS
8 1 (1.08%) Replication
8 1 (1.08%) DataPower
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) UNIX
3 6 (6.45%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.15%) Android
7 1 (1.08%) Solaris
7 1 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) SOA
2 18 (19.35%) TOGAF
3 16 (17.20%) ETL
4 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.75%) Network Design
7 9 (9.68%) Data Protection
7 9 (9.68%) Data Architecture
8 8 (8.60%) Content Management
9 7 (7.53%) Data Management
9 7 (7.53%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (7.53%) Migration
9 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.45%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.45%) Scrum
10 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (5.38%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (5.38%) Service Management
11 5 (5.38%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) Java
2 8 (8.60%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) C
3 3 (3.23%) C#
4 2 (2.15%) C++
4 2 (2.15%) Ruby
5 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.08%) Scala
5 1 (1.08%) R
5 1 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.08%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.53%) CCNP
2 7 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
4 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) CCDP
5 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.15%) vCloud
6 1 (1.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.08%) Ansible
3 1 (1.08%) OpenView
3 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Oracle
2 24 (25.81%) VMware
3 22 (23.66%) Citrix
4 18 (19.35%) Cisco
5 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.90%) IBM
7 10 (10.75%) ESRI
8 9 (9.68%) F5
8 9 (9.68%) JDA
9 7 (7.53%) HP
10 6 (6.45%) Juniper
11 5 (5.38%) SAP
12 4 (4.30%) Vertica
12 4 (4.30%) Infobright
12 4 (4.30%) Atlassian
13 3 (3.23%) Lumension
14 2 (2.15%) Nintex
14 2 (2.15%) MobileIron
14 2 (2.15%) Metastorm
14 2 (2.15%) EMC