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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 33 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 36 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.49% 5.43% 8.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 5.98% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 26
Average daily rate
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£495 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £555 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £462
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +30.22%
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
720 552 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.78% 90.79% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 278 311
Average daily rate £381 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 52 42
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -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 3 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 3 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 0 8 £525 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £487 - 4
Watford -8 4 £475 +9.51% 4
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 38 (30.65%) Oracle
2 28 (22.58%) TOGAF
3 27 (21.77%) SOA
4 25 (20.16%) SQL Server
5 24 (19.35%) VMware
6 22 (17.74%) Java
6 22 (17.74%) SharePoint
7 20 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (15.32%) Citrix
9 18 (14.52%) Windows
10 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
11 16 (12.90%) Cisco
11 16 (12.90%) Web Services
11 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (12.10%) Retail
12 15 (12.10%) Data Integration
12 15 (12.10%) ETL
13 14 (11.29%) IBM
13 14 (11.29%) Spring
13 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
14 13 (10.48%) SAP
14 13 (10.48%) J2EE
15 12 (9.68%) UNIX
15 12 (9.68%) Network Design
16 11 (8.87%) Maximo
16 11 (8.87%) Finance
16 11 (8.87%) Service Delivery
16 11 (8.87%) Firewall
16 11 (8.87%) Elasticsearch

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.87%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.42%) CMS
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.42%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.61%) Drupal
5 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.81%) Mule
6 1 (0.81%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Maximo
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.06%) SaaS
2 10 (8.06%) PaaS
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) Firewall
2 10 (8.06%) FTP
3 6 (4.84%) Internet
4 5 (4.03%) VPN
4 5 (4.03%) Network Security
5 4 (3.23%) LDAP
5 4 (3.23%) SAN
6 3 (2.42%) BGP
7 2 (1.61%) OSPF
7 2 (1.61%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.81%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.81%) MPLS
8 1 (0.81%) WAN
8 1 (0.81%) SSL
8 1 (0.81%) Telnet
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.81%) NAS
8 1 (0.81%) Wireless
8 1 (0.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.87%) Couchbase
4 10 (8.06%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.03%) Big Data
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.42%) MySQL
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.61%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.81%) DataStage
11 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 15 (12.10%) Retail
2 11 (8.87%) Finance
3 5 (4.03%) Marketing
4 3 (2.42%) Legal
4 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.90%) Web Services
2 14 (11.29%) Spring
3 13 (10.48%) J2EE
4 11 (8.87%) REST
5 10 (8.06%) SOAP
6 7 (5.65%) .NET
7 5 (4.03%) HTML
8 4 (3.23%) Struts
8 4 (3.23%) Java EE
8 4 (3.23%) JMS
8 4 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.23%) HTML5
8 4 (3.23%) RESTful
8 4 (3.23%) Struts2
9 2 (1.61%) WCF
9 2 (1.61%) Symfony
9 2 (1.61%) jQuery
9 2 (1.61%) SAP PI
9 2 (1.61%) LAMP
9 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Data Integration
2 11 (8.87%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.06%) GIS
4 6 (4.84%) PKI
4 6 (4.84%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.23%) Replication
5 4 (3.23%) Clustering
5 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.42%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (2.42%) User Experience
7 2 (1.61%) iPad
7 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.61%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) DataPower
8 1 (0.81%) EPoS
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.52%) Windows
2 12 (9.68%) UNIX
3 6 (4.84%) Linux
4 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.42%) AIX
6 2 (1.61%) Solaris
6 2 (1.61%) Android
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.58%) TOGAF
2 27 (21.77%) SOA
3 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.10%) ETL
5 12 (9.68%) Network Design
6 11 (8.87%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.06%) Scrum
7 10 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (8.06%) Open Source
8 8 (6.45%) Data Protection
8 8 (6.45%) Data Architecture
8 8 (6.45%) Content Management
9 7 (5.65%) Migration
10 6 (4.84%) Data Management
10 6 (4.84%) Change Management
10 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.03%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.74%) Java
2 8 (6.45%) SQL
3 5 (4.03%) C#
4 3 (2.42%) Perl
4 3 (2.42%) C
5 2 (1.61%) PHP
5 2 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
6 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.81%) Scala
6 1 (0.81%) R
6 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.65%) CCNP
4 6 (4.84%) CCDP
5 5 (4.03%) Degree
6 2 (1.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.84%) VMware ESX
2 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.42%) SRDF
4 3 (2.42%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.61%) vCloud
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) SCCM
1 2 (1.61%) SCOM
2 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.81%) OpenView
2 1 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (30.65%) Oracle
2 24 (19.35%) VMware
3 19 (15.32%) Citrix
4 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
5 16 (12.90%) Cisco
6 14 (11.29%) IBM
7 13 (10.48%) SAP
8 10 (8.06%) ESRI
9 9 (7.26%) F5
9 9 (7.26%) JDA
10 7 (5.65%) HP
11 6 (4.84%) Juniper
11 6 (4.84%) Atlassian
12 5 (4.03%) EMC
13 4 (3.23%) NetApp
14 3 (2.42%) Vertica
14 3 (2.42%) Infobright
14 3 (2.42%) MobileIron
15 2 (1.61%) Metastorm
15 2 (1.61%) Sun
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