The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Preston region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 5 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 20.65% 3.66% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.17% 3.75% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
Median daily rate £528 £450 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +6.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston 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
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
82 80 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 89.13% 97.56% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 40
Median daily rate £420 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £115 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 11
Median hourly rate £42.75 £39.00 £25.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +53.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £33.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £55.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Preston region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Preston region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) Migration
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.83%) F5
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (12.50%) Forum Sentry
7 3 (12.50%) AIX
7 3 (12.50%) HPUX
7 3 (12.50%) Solaris
7 3 (12.50%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (12.50%) Middleware
7 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
7 3 (12.50%) Change Control
7 3 (12.50%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.33%) Network Design
8 2 (8.33%) PKI
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) Intranet
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.33%) TKPROF
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) AIX
2 3 (12.50%) HPUX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) E-business
4 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) F5
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.17%) Brocade
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper