The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 17 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 38 23 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.92% 8.49% 13.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.86% 9.47% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 44
Average daily rate
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£499 £350 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -29.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £330 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £540 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £82.00 £72.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
350 243 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.16% 89.67% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 109 230
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 25
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £31.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -52.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Preston +8 13 £545 - 2
Chorley - 2 - - 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
3 21 (25.93%) TOGAF
4 19 (23.46%) Degree
4 19 (23.46%) Java
5 18 (22.22%) CISSP
5 18 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
6 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.99%) CESG
7 15 (18.52%) SaaS
8 14 (17.28%) SuccessFactors
8 14 (17.28%) ResourceLink
8 14 (17.28%) SAP
9 13 (16.05%) SQL
9 13 (16.05%) UNIX
9 13 (16.05%) Python
9 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (14.81%) VBA
10 12 (14.81%) PL/SQL
10 12 (14.81%) Perl
11 11 (13.58%) Shell Script
11 11 (13.58%) Middleware
12 10 (12.35%) webMethods
12 10 (12.35%) Software AG
12 10 (12.35%) MVS
12 10 (12.35%) Dell
12 10 (12.35%) CRM
12 10 (12.35%) Workflow
12 10 (12.35%) Zachman Framework

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (17.28%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.23%) Summit
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) SaaS
2 14 (17.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) DB2
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) QlikView
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Hudson
1 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) Middleware
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) CESG
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.88%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (8.64%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.94%) Open Source
5 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.94%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) UNIX
2 10 (12.35%) MVS
3 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Windows
3 4 (4.94%) AIX
4 3 (3.70%) HPUX
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) TOGAF
2 18 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (12.35%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (12.35%) CRM
4 10 (12.35%) Workflow
5 8 (9.88%) Data Architecture
6 7 (8.64%) Cyber Security
6 7 (8.64%) SABSA
6 7 (8.64%) Project Management
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
7 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.94%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.70%) Service Management
10 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) Java
2 13 (16.05%) Python
2 13 (16.05%) SQL
3 12 (14.81%) VBA
3 12 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 12 (14.81%) Perl
4 11 (13.58%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.23%) Ruby
5 1 (1.23%) Scala
5 1 (1.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) C#
5 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 19 (23.46%) Degree
3 18 (22.22%) CISSP
4 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) ISEB
6 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) PMP
6 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Puppet
1 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) SAP
3 10 (12.35%) Software AG
3 10 (12.35%) webMethods
3 10 (12.35%) Dell
4 8 (9.88%) Curam
5 7 (8.64%) Oracle
6 5 (6.17%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (6.17%) IBM
7 3 (3.70%) Cognos
7 3 (3.70%) Cisco
8 2 (2.47%) VocaLink
9 1 (1.23%) Tableau
9 1 (1.23%) Intel
9 1 (1.23%) Mercator
9 1 (1.23%) Symantec
9 1 (1.23%) VMware
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