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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 16 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 31 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.71% 2.09% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.88% 2.37% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
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£463 £450 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £450 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £657 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £52.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-10.79% -5.22%
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
349 169 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.82% 88.48% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 104 101
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £78 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £175.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Vacancies
Liverpool -3 15 £450 - 3
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (28.89%) UNIX
2 10 (22.22%) SAP
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Migration
3 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (17.78%) Windows
5 7 (15.56%) CRM
5 7 (15.56%) Identity Management
5 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
5 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
6 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.33%) Middleware
6 6 (13.33%) Siebel
6 6 (13.33%) Private Cloud
7 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.11%) VMware
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.89%) HP
8 4 (8.89%) AIX
9 3 (6.67%) DB2
9 3 (6.67%) IIS
9 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.67%) Linux

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (4.44%) Lync
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.22%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.22%) Documentum
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) HP Helion
4 2 (4.44%) SaaS
4 2 (4.44%) Office 365
5 1 (2.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) LAN
1 3 (6.67%) WAN
1 3 (6.67%) DHCP
1 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.67%) DB2
1 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) Java EE
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) MDX
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) UNIX
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.89%) AIX
5 3 (6.67%) Linux
6 2 (4.44%) HPUX
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Migration
2 7 (15.56%) Identity Management
2 7 (15.56%) CRM
3 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Time Management
5 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.67%) Change Management
5 3 (6.67%) ERP
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.44%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.22%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
1 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Salt
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
1 10 (22.22%) SAP
2 6 (13.33%) Siebel
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) HP
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) ATG
7 1 (2.22%) OpenText
7 1 (2.22%) F5
7 1 (2.22%) Vertica
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
Liverpool, Merseyside
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