The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 6 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.39% 7.11% 6.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 8.70% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £594 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -1.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
159 161 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.83% 81.73% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 94 87
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £551 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
2 7 (22.58%) Information Security
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security
5 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) SCADA
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 3 (9.68%) CISSP
5 3 (9.68%) Symantec
5 3 (9.68%) McAfee
5 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.45%) CISM
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) Multicast
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) DMZ
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Sling
3 1 (3.23%) JSR 170
3 1 (3.23%) WCF
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) JSP
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) SCADA
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) VMS
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
2 7 (22.58%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security
4 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.68%) SOA
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) SABSA
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Web Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) CISM
2 2 (6.45%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (6.45%) GCP
1 2 (6.45%) GMP
1 2 (6.45%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
2 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Symantec
3 3 (9.68%) McAfee
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Dell
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) AppSense