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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 14 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.69% 6.25% 7.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 7.24% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Average daily rate
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£528 £513 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% +29.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £603 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+29.57% -23.24%
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
208 221 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 87.03% 86.33% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 123 110
Average daily rate £375 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £35.80 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2014, 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 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (37.93%) TOGAF
3 8 (27.59%) SaaS
3 8 (27.59%) PaaS
4 4 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) SABSA
5 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 3 (10.34%) Windows
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) CISSP
5 3 (10.34%) CISM
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) McAfee
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) ISSAP
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security
6 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Lync
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) SaaS
1 8 (27.59%) PaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Force.com
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
1 1 (3.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.45%) Mason
2 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) SCADA
1 1 (3.45%) Copywriting
1 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
1 1 (3.45%) Open Source
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (37.93%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) SABSA
5 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITSM
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) AWK
2 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CISSP
1 3 (10.34%) CISM
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISSAP
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.45%) GCP
1 1 (3.45%) GMP
1 1 (3.45%) GxP
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) XenApp
1 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) McAfee
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) AppSense
4 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) EMC