The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Middlesex 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 18 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 13 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.51% 6.01% 8.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.19% 6.90% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 11
Average daily rate
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£528 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £591 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
210 203 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.98% 87.12% 87.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 121 103
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.26 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Architect
South East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 13 (40.63%) TOGAF
2 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.00%) PaaS
4 7 (21.88%) SaaS
4 7 (21.88%) SABSA
5 6 (18.75%) CISM
5 6 (18.75%) CISSP
6 5 (15.63%) ISSAP
6 5 (15.63%) Degree
6 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security
7 4 (12.50%) SAP
7 4 (12.50%) Java
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 3 (9.38%) IIS
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) UNIX
8 3 (9.38%) Windows
8 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
8 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
8 3 (9.38%) COBIT
9 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (6.25%) Android
9 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
9 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
9 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (6.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) PaaS
2 7 (21.88%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Force.com
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Extranet
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Basis
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Mason
2 1 (3.13%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Copywriting
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) TOGAF
2 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.88%) SABSA
4 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
7 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) ETL
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.13%) Use Case
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) AWK
2 1 (3.13%) sed
2 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CISM
1 6 (18.75%) CISSP
2 5 (15.63%) ISSAP
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) EMC
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee
4 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow