The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.69% - 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.97% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £316
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -19.53%
Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
138 51 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.50% 87.93% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 36 77
Median daily rate £363 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £88 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.28% -28.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Northern Ireland region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 10 £425 - 1
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Wireless
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (42.86%) Presales
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Skype
3 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Office 365
4 3 (21.43%) XenApp
4 3 (21.43%) XenServer
4 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
6 1 (7.14%) BYOD
6 1 (7.14%) API Development
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Wireless
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) TETRA
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) BYOD
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Presales
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) API Development
4 1 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
1 3 (21.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com