The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 25 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.09% 3.40% 3.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 3.55% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate £450 £495 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
169 197 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.48% 95.63% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 107 116
Average daily rate £315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.42 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £100.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Architect
North West

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 4 £450 -9.09% 3
St Helens - - - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (8.33%) Casewise
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) COBOL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Casewise
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Siebel
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
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