The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 22 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.15% 7.26% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 8.02% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £600 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Architect
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 162 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 91.71% 90.50% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 104 64
Average daily rate £375 £380 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £201 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £11.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Siebel
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) RMADS
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.69%) Casewise
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (7.69%) SCCM
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) LAN
7 1 (7.69%) WAN
7 1 (7.69%) BMC
7 1 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) Thin Client

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) RMADS
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Siebel
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Casewise
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) EMC