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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 6 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 15 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 17.05% 3.85% 6.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.75% 4.23% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Median daily rate £528 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £450 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
80 71 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 90.91% 91.03% 89.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 58
Median daily rate £420 £300 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £115 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £25.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +57.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £35.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £69.07 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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 January 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 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) Migration
3 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) F5
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 3 (13.64%) Middleware
7 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
7 2 (9.09%) Network Design
7 2 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) Windows
7 2 (9.09%) AIX
7 2 (9.09%) HPUX
7 2 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) 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 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) AIX
1 2 (9.09%) HPUX
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Solaris
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) E-business
4 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.55%) Brocade
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper