The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 26 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 174 188 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.02% 5.62% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 5.88% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 128 111
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £417 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £683 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £499
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £59.50 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +10.18%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2733 3198 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.50% 95.52% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 2032 1934
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 228 173
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +9 71 £550 +10.00% 2
Bristol -1 54 £575 +15.00% 11
Gloucestershire +9 24 £450 -8.62% 9
Somerset -3 7 £525 +20.00% 1
Devon -3 4 £438 -45.31%
Dorset -10 2 £338 -34.14% 4
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 South West region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 123 (31.78%) Security Cleared
2 97 (25.06%) TOGAF
3 92 (23.77%) SC Cleared
4 76 (19.64%) Windows
5 75 (19.38%) Finance
6 71 (18.35%) Microsoft
7 69 (17.83%) SOA
8 68 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (13.95%) VMware
10 53 (13.70%) Active Directory
11 48 (12.40%) Migration
12 44 (11.37%) Banking
13 42 (10.85%) XML
14 41 (10.59%) REST
15 40 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
16 39 (10.08%) Windows Server
17 38 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
18 37 (9.56%) Web Services
19 36 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
20 34 (8.79%) Data Modelling
20 34 (8.79%) MODAF
21 32 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
22 31 (8.01%) Linux
22 31 (8.01%) Middleware
23 30 (7.75%) Cisco
23 30 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
23 30 (7.75%) Zachman Framework
23 30 (7.75%) Microsoft Intune
24 29 (7.49%) Information Security
24 29 (7.49%) PRINCE2

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (4.13%) Confluence
2 12 (3.10%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.07%) CMS
4 8 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.55%) Mule
5 6 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.52%) IIS
9 1 (0.26%) Apache
9 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.26%) Liferay
9 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.52%) HipChat
3 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.26%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.46%) SaaS
4 21 (5.43%) IaaS
5 20 (5.17%) PaaS
6 18 (4.65%) Office 365
7 14 (3.62%) GitHub
8 8 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.68%) LAN
2 21 (5.43%) Wireless
3 20 (5.17%) Firewall
4 18 (4.65%) WAN
5 13 (3.36%) Network Security
6 12 (3.10%) SAN
7 11 (2.84%) SSL
8 8 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (2.07%) VPN
9 6 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.29%) WLAN
11 4 (1.03%) VoIP
12 3 (0.78%) DHCP
12 3 (0.78%) DNS
12 3 (0.78%) Internet
12 3 (0.78%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.78%) VLAN
13 2 (0.52%) MPLS
13 2 (0.52%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.10%) Star Schema
4 9 (2.33%) Big Data
4 9 (2.33%) MySQL
5 6 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.78%) HBase
8 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 18 (4.65%) JIRA
2 15 (3.88%) Maven
3 7 (1.81%) Hudson
4 6 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.03%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.52%) Subversion
9 1 (0.26%) Ant
9 1 (0.26%) ERwin
9 1 (0.26%) JUnit
9 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (19.38%) Finance
2 44 (11.37%) Banking
3 27 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.39%) Retail
5 11 (2.84%) Marketing
6 8 (2.07%) Electronics
6 8 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.03%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.52%) Local Government
8 2 (0.52%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.85%) XML
2 41 (10.59%) REST
3 37 (9.56%) Web Services
4 31 (8.01%) Middleware
5 28 (7.24%) WSDL
5 28 (7.24%) XSD
6 17 (4.39%) .NET
7 6 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.29%) CSS
8 5 (1.29%) HTML
9 3 (0.78%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.78%) jQuery
9 3 (0.78%) JSON
10 2 (0.52%) SOAP
11 1 (0.26%) J2EE
11 1 (0.26%) LAMP
11 1 (0.26%) SAML
11 1 (0.26%) XML Messaging
11 1 (0.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.72%) NHS
2 18 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
2 18 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.39%) Private Cloud
4 14 (3.62%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.33%) PKI
5 9 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.55%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.29%) CESG
9 4 (1.03%) Blog
9 4 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.78%) BYOD
10 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.78%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.78%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 76 (19.64%) Windows
2 39 (10.08%) Windows Server
3 31 (8.01%) Linux
4 25 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.55%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.29%) Solaris
7 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.52%) Android
9 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (25.06%) TOGAF
2 69 (17.83%) SOA
3 68 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (12.40%) Migration
5 36 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
6 34 (8.79%) Data Modelling
6 34 (8.79%) MODAF
7 30 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (7.75%) Zachman Framework
8 29 (7.49%) Information Security
8 29 (7.49%) PRINCE2
9 28 (7.24%) Data Architecture
10 26 (6.72%) Use Case
11 25 (6.46%) Data Migration
11 25 (6.46%) ITIL
11 25 (6.46%) Scrum
11 25 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (5.94%) Security Architecture
12 23 (5.94%) UML
12 23 (5.94%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.43%) SQL
2 12 (3.10%) Java
3 11 (2.84%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.58%) C#
5 7 (1.81%) C
6 6 (1.55%) C++
6 6 (1.55%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.03%) Python
8 3 (0.78%) PHP
8 3 (0.78%) Scala
9 2 (0.52%) Perl
9 2 (0.52%) VBScript
10 1 (0.26%) ABAP
10 1 (0.26%) Clojure
10 1 (0.26%) ES6
10 1 (0.26%) Groovy
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 123 (31.78%) Security Cleared
2 92 (23.77%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.68%) CISSP
4 17 (4.39%) Degree
5 14 (3.62%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.58%) MCSD
8 9 (2.33%) CCNP
8 9 (2.33%) MCSA
8 9 (2.33%) MCSE
9 8 (2.07%) CCNA
10 6 (1.55%) ISSAP
11 4 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.03%) CISA
11 4 (1.03%) CISM
12 3 (0.78%) CISMP
13 2 (0.52%) MCITP
13 2 (0.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.68%) HL7
2 12 (3.10%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.78%) SEPA
6 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.26%) GxP
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.26%) QA
7 1 (0.26%) SLA
7 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 53 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.20%) Xen
4 16 (4.13%) Docker
5 11 (2.84%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.03%) vSphere
7 3 (0.78%) HDFS
8 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.26%) Samba
9 1 (0.26%) XenApp
9 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (7.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 26 (6.72%) SCCM
3 10 (2.58%) Puppet
4 9 (2.33%) Ansible
5 8 (2.07%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.78%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.52%) WSUS
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.26%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 54 (13.95%) VMware
3 30 (7.75%) Cisco
4 26 (6.72%) Citrix
5 25 (6.46%) Oracle
6 11 (2.84%) IBM
7 10 (2.58%) SAP
8 7 (1.81%) Google
8 7 (1.81%) Nortel
8 7 (1.81%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.55%) Siebel
10 3 (0.78%) Adobe
10 3 (0.78%) EMC
10 3 (0.78%) Juniper
10 3 (0.78%) webMethods
11 2 (0.52%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.52%) Infoblox
11 2 (0.52%) NETGEAR
11 2 (0.52%) Polycom
11 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
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