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 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 23 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 53 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.34% 4.56% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 4.86% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 30
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£519 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £675
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
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
795 494 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.10% 93.92% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 238 421
Average daily rate £375 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 62
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £46.00 £35.00
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 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 22 October 2014.

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 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
Watford +9 10 £519 +25.00%
Hemel Hempstead -1 10 £600 +20.00% 2
Rickmansworth - 6 £475 -
Welwyn Garden City -11 1 £450 +2.85%
Stevenage - 1 £600 -
Potters Bar - - - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 26 (29.89%) Finance
1 26 (29.89%) Oracle
2 18 (20.69%) SQL
3 16 (18.39%) SharePoint
4 15 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (16.09%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (16.09%) Data Security
6 13 (14.94%) SAP
6 13 (14.94%) ITIL
7 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 11 (12.64%) .NET
8 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.64%) Retail
9 10 (11.49%) TOGAF
9 10 (11.49%) SOA
9 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
10 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
10 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
10 9 (10.34%) Cisco
10 9 (10.34%) Teradata
11 8 (9.20%) Middleware
11 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.20%) UNIX
11 8 (9.20%) ETL
11 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
12 7 (8.05%) Network Design
12 7 (8.05%) Resource Management
12 7 (8.05%) SAN
12 7 (8.05%) ERP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 16 (18.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.30%) SAS
3 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) Lync
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SPSS
2 1 (1.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.30%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) SAN
2 4 (4.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) 3G
3 2 (2.30%) 2G
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.30%) 4G
4 1 (1.15%) VLAN
4 1 (1.15%) Network Security
4 1 (1.15%) WLAN
4 1 (1.15%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.15%) VPN
4 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.60%) SAP BI
4 4 (4.60%) SAP BW
5 3 (3.45%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.45%) QlikView
6 2 (2.30%) OLTP
6 2 (2.30%) OLAP
6 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.30%) Redis
7 1 (1.15%) Big Data
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.15%) DB2
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.15%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) ERwin
2 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) .NET
2 8 (9.20%) Middleware
3 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.30%) JMS
4 2 (2.30%) Web Services
4 2 (2.30%) RESTful
5 1 (1.15%) JSON
5 1 (1.15%) HTML5
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.45%) PKI
4 2 (2.30%) CESG
4 2 (2.30%) EPoS
4 2 (2.30%) FMCG
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) RMADS
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) UNIX
2 6 (6.90%) Solaris
2 6 (6.90%) Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (16.09%) Data Security
3 13 (14.94%) ITIL
4 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.49%) TOGAF
5 10 (11.49%) SOA
6 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.20%) ETL
8 7 (8.05%) Network Design
8 7 (8.05%) Resource Management
8 7 (8.05%) ERP
8 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.90%) Workflow
9 6 (6.90%) Six Sigma
9 6 (6.90%) Project Management
9 6 (6.90%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (6.90%) Data Architecture
10 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.90%) CCNA
3 6 (6.90%) CCDP
3 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.30%) CISSP
4 2 (2.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) MCSA
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PMP
5 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.15%) GIAC
5 1 (1.15%) CISA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Oracle
2 13 (14.94%) SAP
3 9 (10.34%) Cisco
3 9 (10.34%) Teradata
4 6 (6.90%) F5
5 5 (5.75%) JD Edwards
6 4 (4.60%) VMware
6 4 (4.60%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.45%) Cognos
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.30%) Citrix
8 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.30%) hybris
9 1 (1.15%) Splunk
9 1 (1.15%) Unica
9 1 (1.15%) CommVault
9 1 (1.15%) NetApp
9 1 (1.15%) Retek
9 1 (1.15%) IBM
9 1 (1.15%) HP
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Rate: £575 - £625 per day
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Posted: 9 days ago