The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 31 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 147 102 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.81% 4.79% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 5.09% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 75 80
Average daily rate
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£498 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £361 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £519 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+102.85% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 2002 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.06% 93.95% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1237 1705
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 136 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.10 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
England

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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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
Wiltshire -4 35 £519 +9.22% 4
Bristol -19 34 £500 +17.64% 15
Gloucestershire +6 31 £453 +3.42% 3
Somerset -8 21 £400 -7.24% 7
Dorset +12 8 £500 +25.00% 4
Devon - - - - 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 82 (23.98%) Finance
2 78 (22.81%) Security Cleared
3 54 (15.79%) SOA
4 47 (13.74%) Java
4 47 (13.74%) Project Management
5 45 (13.16%) .NET
6 44 (12.87%) Retail
7 40 (11.70%) Banking
8 39 (11.40%) SC Cleared
9 38 (11.11%) Web Services
10 37 (10.82%) Oracle
11 36 (10.53%) SAP
11 36 (10.53%) Telecoms
12 35 (10.23%) Enterprise Architecture
13 34 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (9.94%) SQL Server
14 32 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (9.06%) DV Cleared
16 28 (8.19%) Retail Banking
16 28 (8.19%) Windows
17 26 (7.60%) Microsoft
18 24 (7.02%) SharePoint
18 24 (7.02%) TOGAF
19 23 (6.73%) ITIL
19 23 (6.73%) Degree
19 23 (6.73%) Data Architecture
19 23 (6.73%) REST
20 22 (6.43%) Scala
20 22 (6.43%) Data Modelling
21 21 (6.14%) UML

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 24 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.39%) IIS
3 12 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.92%) Alfresco
5 9 (2.63%) Drupal
6 8 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.46%) Apache
8 5 (1.46%) CMS
8 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.17%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.17%) Lync
9 4 (1.17%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.88%) SAS
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (2.05%) MS Project
2 6 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.88%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.58%) MoSes
5 1 (0.29%) Cordys
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.29%) Summit
5 1 (0.29%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.63%) IaaS
4 8 (2.34%) Office 365
5 4 (1.17%) PaaS
6 3 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.97%) LAN
2 16 (4.68%) Firewall
3 13 (3.80%) WAN
4 12 (3.51%) Internet
5 11 (3.22%) Network Security
6 10 (2.92%) Intranet
7 6 (1.75%) LDAP
8 5 (1.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (1.17%) SAN
9 4 (1.17%) VPN
10 2 (0.58%) DNS
10 2 (0.58%) NetScreen
10 2 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.58%) NAS
10 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.29%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.51%) CouchDB
5 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.63%) Big Data
7 8 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.05%) MySQL
8 7 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.75%) Star Schema
10 5 (1.46%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.17%) OLAP
11 4 (1.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (1.17%) Xcelsius
11 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.88%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.88%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 82 (23.98%) Finance
2 44 (12.87%) Retail
3 40 (11.70%) Banking
4 36 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 28 (8.19%) Retail Banking
6 20 (5.85%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.34%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.16%) .NET
2 38 (11.11%) Web Services
3 23 (6.73%) REST
4 18 (5.26%) SOAP
5 16 (4.68%) HTML
6 15 (4.39%) Akka
6 15 (4.39%) Play Framework
7 13 (3.80%) HTML5
8 12 (3.51%) SVG
8 12 (3.51%) Batik
9 11 (3.22%) JMS
10 10 (2.92%) XML
10 10 (2.92%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.63%) J2EE
12 8 (2.34%) Spring
12 8 (2.34%) JSON
13 7 (2.05%) CSS
13 7 (2.05%) Middleware
13 7 (2.05%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.75%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.80%) Mobile App
1 13 (3.80%) Open Source
2 10 (2.92%) Reference Data
3 9 (2.63%) Data Integration
3 9 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.34%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.34%) Online Banking
4 8 (2.34%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (2.05%) RMADS
6 5 (1.46%) PKI
6 5 (1.46%) iPhone
7 4 (1.17%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.17%) CESG
7 4 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.58%) DTV
8 2 (0.58%) Replication
8 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.19%) Windows
2 14 (4.09%) Android
3 12 (3.51%) Linux
4 8 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.05%) UNIX
5 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.88%) CentOS
7 3 (0.88%) AIX
8 2 (0.58%) HPUX
8 2 (0.58%) Solaris
8 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.79%) SOA
2 47 (13.74%) Project Management
3 35 (10.23%) Enterprise Architecture
4 34 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (7.02%) TOGAF
7 23 (6.73%) ITIL
7 23 (6.73%) Data Architecture
8 22 (6.43%) Data Modelling
9 21 (6.14%) UML
9 21 (6.14%) OO
10 19 (5.56%) TDD
10 19 (5.56%) Change Control
11 17 (4.97%) Scrum
11 17 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (4.39%) MVC
12 15 (4.39%) BDD
13 14 (4.09%) Risk Management
13 14 (4.09%) Service Management
14 13 (3.80%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.74%) Java
2 22 (6.43%) Scala
3 17 (4.97%) SQL
4 13 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.22%) PHP
6 10 (2.92%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.46%) PHP5
7 5 (1.46%) C#
7 5 (1.46%) C++
8 4 (1.17%) C
9 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.88%) VBScript
10 2 (0.58%) ABAP
10 2 (0.58%) Python
10 2 (0.58%) Ruby
11 1 (0.29%) Perl
11 1 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 78 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 39 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 31 (9.06%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.73%) Degree
5 9 (2.63%) CISSP
6 8 (2.34%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 6 (1.75%) CEH
8 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.17%) MCTS
9 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.58%) HNC
10 2 (0.58%) HND
11 1 (0.29%) CCIE
11 1 (0.29%) CCSP
11 1 (0.29%) CCNP
11 1 (0.29%) CCNA
11 1 (0.29%) ISEB
11 1 (0.29%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.05%) QA
2 7 (2.05%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.88%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) COREP
6 1 (0.29%) FINREP
6 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.17%) XenApp
4 3 (0.88%) DFS Replication
4 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.58%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.58%) vSphere
5 2 (0.58%) UAG
6 1 (0.29%) vCloud
6 1 (0.29%) NFS
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (2.34%) SCCM
2 3 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.58%) MIIS
4 1 (0.29%) OpenView
4 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (10.82%) Oracle
2 36 (10.53%) SAP
3 26 (7.60%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.68%) Cisco
4 16 (4.68%) VMware
5 13 (3.80%) Juniper
6 12 (3.51%) Citrix
7 10 (2.92%) IBM
7 10 (2.92%) Business Objects
7 10 (2.92%) Zend
8 9 (2.63%) ICL
8 9 (2.63%) Sitecore
8 9 (2.63%) Unisys
8 9 (2.63%) TIBCO
9 8 (2.34%) McAfee
9 8 (2.34%) JBoss
10 7 (2.05%) Open Text
10 7 (2.05%) F5
11 6 (1.75%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.46%) Blue Coat
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