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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.96% 2.72% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 2.87% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
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£498 £500 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £462
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +30.22%
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
336 174 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 92.56% 94.57% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 88 109
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £173 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £26.50 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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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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 -8 9 £498 -0.50% 1
Wirral - 5 - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 13 (27.08%) Oracle
1 13 (27.08%) UNIX
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (25.00%) Migration
3 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) SAP
5 9 (18.75%) Windows
6 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (12.50%) Middleware
7 6 (12.50%) Private Cloud
8 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
8 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (10.42%) VMware
8 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (10.42%) AIX
8 5 (10.42%) SOA
8 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
9 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.33%) Linux
9 4 (8.33%) SQL
9 4 (8.33%) HP
10 3 (6.25%) Change Management
10 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
10 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
10 3 (6.25%) IBM
10 3 (6.25%) DB2

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.25%) IIS
1 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (4.17%) Lync
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.08%) Documentum
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.25%) HP Helion
4 2 (4.17%) SoftLayer
4 2 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LAN
1 3 (6.25%) WAN
1 3 (6.25%) DHCP
1 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.25%) DB2
1 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) VLDB
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) ERwin
1 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) JMS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) MDX
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) UNIX
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) AIX
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (10.42%) SOA
2 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
2 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (6.25%) Change Management
4 3 (6.25%) ERP
4 3 (6.25%) Time Management
4 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (4.17%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.17%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.17%) ETL
5 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Scala
3 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.08%) Salt
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) SAP
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Informatica
6 1 (2.08%) OpenText
6 1 (2.08%) Teradata
6 1 (2.08%) Splunk
6 1 (2.08%) Vertica
6 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
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