The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 34 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.68% 1.87% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 2.00% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £613 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £473
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.18%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
246 200 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.25% 93.46% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 129 134
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 March 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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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
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
West Malling - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) OLAP
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) Data Mapping
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Data Structures
2 4 (57.14%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) OLAP
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) OLAP Cube
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Release Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Mapping
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP