The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 22 6 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 9 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.06% 15.58% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 15.89% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 1
Median daily rate £575 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £496 £488
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
Architect
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
170 151 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.51% 98.05% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 106 136
Median daily rate £475 £401 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 10
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Ipswich region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 7 (41.18%) NAS
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) Middleware
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) IIS
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Clustering
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
4 5 (29.41%) Network Optimisation
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (29.41%) Secure Coding
4 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (29.41%) High Availability
4 5 (29.41%) SIEM
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Documentum
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
1 7 (41.18%) NAS
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) SSDT
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (29.41%) Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.76%) Reinsurance
4 2 (11.76%) Robotics
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
5 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
1 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
1 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
1 5 (29.41%) Network Optimisation
1 5 (29.41%) Secure Coding
1 5 (29.41%) SIEM
1 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (17.65%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Test Management
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Blue Prism
3 2 (11.76%) Kofax
4 1 (5.88%) FireEye
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau