The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 19 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.13% 4.26% 14.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.22% 4.65% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 0
Average daily rate £415 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £49.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +10.92%
Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire 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
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
138 129 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 86.25% 91.49% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 77 23
Average daily rate £389 £348 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £451 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +11 21 £415 +1.36%
Architect
Scotland

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 21 (70.00%) LAN
1 21 (70.00%) WAN
2 20 (66.67%) Network Design
2 20 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
4 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (43.33%) Private Cloud
6 12 (40.00%) Office Automation
6 12 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
8 7 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.33%) JSP 440
10 4 (13.33%) Degree
10 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
10 4 (13.33%) Project Management
11 3 (10.00%) Change Management
11 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
11 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
11 3 (10.00%) OpenStack
12 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
12 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
12 2 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
12 2 (6.67%) CA
12 2 (6.67%) Information Security
12 2 (6.67%) Service Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 3 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) LAN
1 21 (70.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Ajax
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Private Cloud
2 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Network Design
2 12 (40.00%) Office Automation
2 12 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
3 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Security Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) CA
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow