The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Preston 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 9 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 11.32% 7.20% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.63% 7.26% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £465 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +54.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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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
95 124 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 89.62% 99.20% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 22
Average daily rate £425 £394 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) OpenShift
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Middleware
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (23.53%) Ansible
5 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 4 (23.53%) Salt
5 4 (23.53%) PaaS
5 4 (23.53%) Puppet
5 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (17.65%) Scala
6 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 4 (23.53%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) OpenShift
2 4 (23.53%) PaaS
2 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 2 (11.76%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (11.76%) Boomi
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) MPLS
1 2 (11.76%) OSPF
1 2 (11.76%) BGP
1 2 (11.76%) ADSL
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) SSDT
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Batik
3 1 (5.88%) Akka
3 1 (5.88%) Struts
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSL
3 1 (5.88%) SVG
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) BDD
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Scala
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) Salt
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) webMethods
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) Software AG
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
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