The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.83% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £540 £548
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead 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 Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
674 479 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.48% 96.18% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 243 227
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 48 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.70 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
1 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Contact Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) IIS

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) HPCC
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
1 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Contact Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle