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 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 8 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 10.71% 6.90% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.32% 7.41% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Median daily rate £434 £500 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £470 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.15 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -28.08%
Architect
Lancashire

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
106 81 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 94.64% 93.10% 99.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 34
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 19
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +4.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 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 Preston region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MagicDraw
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) AIX
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Business Development
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (7.14%) DoDAF
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) MODAF
2 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Design
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCIE
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) IBM