The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 21 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.59% 5.75% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.94% 6.41% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 3
Average daily rate £495 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £401 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £633 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
303 281 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.10% 89.78% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 128 97
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £509 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool +3 17 £495 +14.37% 4
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle
4 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
5 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.36%) QA
6 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (11.36%) Retail
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (9.09%) Web Services
7 4 (9.09%) Solaris
7 4 (9.09%) Linux
7 4 (9.09%) UML
7 4 (9.09%) WAN
7 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) Middleware
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Centre

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Mule
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) BIG-IP
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) SNMP
3 2 (4.55%) SSH
3 2 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.82%) Big Data
3 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) JProfiler
1 1 (2.27%) JUnit
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) SAML
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) IVR
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) HACMP
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) LPAR
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (4.55%) AIX
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) HPUX
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
2 6 (13.64%) Migration
2 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) UML
5 3 (6.82%) Change Control
5 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.82%) Network Design
5 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) SDLC
6 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) SIEM
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.27%) MCTS
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (4.55%) XenApp
2 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.27%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) Intel
3 3 (6.82%) MuleSoft
3 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.82%) Tableau
3 3 (6.82%) Teradata
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Siebel
4 2 (4.55%) Sun
5 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.27%) CA
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) hybris
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) webMethods
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