The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 28 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 195 105 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.85% 4.65% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 5.01% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 82 77
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£508 £473 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.51% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £452 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.55% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
3117 2096 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.44% 92.83% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2021 1336 1699
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 163 249
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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
Wiltshire -2 46 £520 +4.00% 11
Bristol -4 42 £488 +21.72% 12
Devon +9 27 £550 +22.90% 4
Somerset +7 26 £484 +24.96% 11
Gloucestershire -2 26 £463 - 10
Dorset +4 7 £425 +13.33% 1
Avon - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 94 (25.54%) Finance
2 84 (22.83%) Security Cleared
3 62 (16.85%) SOA
4 55 (14.95%) Java
5 50 (13.59%) SC Cleared
6 48 (13.04%) Oracle
7 47 (12.77%) SAP
8 46 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (12.23%) TOGAF
10 44 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (11.96%) Project Management
11 43 (11.68%) Web Services
12 42 (11.41%) Retail
13 41 (11.14%) Banking
13 41 (11.14%) Enterprise Architecture
14 40 (10.87%) Windows
15 37 (10.05%) Microsoft
16 34 (9.24%) ITIL
17 33 (8.97%) .NET
18 29 (7.88%) SQL
18 29 (7.88%) Data Architecture
19 28 (7.61%) Active Directory
20 27 (7.34%) Data Modelling
20 27 (7.34%) Retail Banking
21 26 (7.07%) Cisco
21 26 (7.07%) VMware
22 25 (6.79%) Firewall
22 25 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
22 25 (6.79%) SQL Server
22 25 (6.79%) IaaS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.72%) Apache
5 8 (2.17%) IIS
5 8 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.63%) Drupal
6 6 (1.63%) SAS
7 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.09%) Lync
8 4 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.82%) Magnolia
10 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.54%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.27%) Liferay
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.27%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 10 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.82%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.27%) Agresso
5 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.27%) Summit
5 1 (0.27%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.27%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.27%) Cordys
5 1 (0.27%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.79%) IaaS
2 16 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.72%) PaaS
5 9 (2.45%) SaaS
6 8 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.79%) Firewall
2 16 (4.35%) LAN
3 12 (3.26%) Network Security
4 11 (2.99%) Internet
5 7 (1.90%) DNS
5 7 (1.90%) SAN
6 6 (1.63%) WAN
6 6 (1.63%) LDAP
6 6 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.09%) NAS
8 4 (1.09%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.82%) VPN
9 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.82%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.82%) NetScreen
9 3 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.82%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.99%) CouchDB
5 10 (2.72%) Big Data
5 10 (2.72%) DB2
6 8 (2.17%) MySQL
6 8 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.36%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.09%) Xcelsius
9 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.36%) PHPUnit
2 3 (0.82%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.27%) Introscope
4 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
General
1 94 (25.54%) Finance
2 42 (11.41%) Retail
3 41 (11.14%) Banking
4 27 (7.34%) Retail Banking
5 24 (6.52%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.53%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.90%) Marketing
8 3 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.68%) Web Services
2 33 (8.97%) .NET
3 20 (5.43%) SOAP
4 17 (4.62%) XML
5 14 (3.80%) Middleware
6 13 (3.53%) HTML
7 12 (3.26%) JMS
8 11 (2.99%) SVG
8 11 (2.99%) Batik
8 11 (2.99%) REST
8 11 (2.99%) Akka
8 11 (2.99%) Play Framework
9 10 (2.72%) HTML5
10 8 (2.17%) JSON
11 7 (1.90%) J2EE
11 7 (1.90%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.63%) Zend Framework
13 5 (1.36%) Hibernate
14 4 (1.09%) Spring
14 4 (1.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.71%) Open Source
2 15 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.53%) Reference Data
3 13 (3.53%) Data Integration
3 13 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.45%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (2.45%) Digital Media
5 9 (2.45%) RMADS
6 6 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.36%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.09%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.09%) Clustering
8 4 (1.09%) CESG
8 4 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.82%) Replication
9 3 (0.82%) Mashup
9 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.87%) Windows
2 19 (5.16%) UNIX
3 16 (4.35%) Linux
4 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.90%) Android
5 7 (1.90%) zOS
6 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) CentOS
8 3 (0.82%) VMS
9 2 (0.54%) AIX
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) MVS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.85%) SOA
2 46 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (12.23%) TOGAF
4 44 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (11.96%) Project Management
5 41 (11.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 34 (9.24%) ITIL
7 29 (7.88%) Data Architecture
8 27 (7.34%) Data Modelling
9 25 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (5.16%) OO
11 18 (4.89%) Information Assurance
12 17 (4.62%) Data Security
12 17 (4.62%) Migration
13 16 (4.35%) Risk Management
13 16 (4.35%) Process Management
13 16 (4.35%) Security Architecture
13 16 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (4.08%) ETL
15 14 (3.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.95%) Java
2 29 (7.88%) SQL
3 19 (5.16%) Scala
4 13 (3.53%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.26%) PHP
6 8 (2.17%) C#
7 6 (1.63%) Delphi
7 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.09%) Perl
9 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.82%) Korn
9 3 (0.82%) PHP5
9 3 (0.82%) VBScript
10 2 (0.54%) ABAP
10 2 (0.54%) C
11 1 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 84 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 50 (13.59%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 19 (5.16%) Degree
5 11 (2.99%) CISSP
6 8 (2.17%) CEH
6 8 (2.17%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 4 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.09%) ISEB
8 3 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.82%) HND
9 2 (0.54%) HNC
9 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.54%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) CISM
10 1 (0.27%) CCSA
10 1 (0.27%) CCIE
10 1 (0.27%) CCSP
10 1 (0.27%) CCNP
10 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.45%) ISO 9000
3 8 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.17%) QA
4 3 (0.82%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) COREP
6 1 (0.27%) FINREP
6 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.63%) XenApp
4 4 (1.09%) NFS
5 3 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.82%) DFS Replication
5 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.82%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.54%) vSphere
6 2 (0.54%) UAG
7 1 (0.27%) Postfix
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.90%) SCCM
2 3 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.54%) Puppet
3 2 (0.54%) MIIS
4 1 (0.27%) OpenView
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.27%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 48 (13.04%) Oracle
2 47 (12.77%) SAP
3 37 (10.05%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.07%) Cisco
4 26 (7.07%) VMware
5 18 (4.89%) Citrix
6 16 (4.35%) IBM
7 15 (4.08%) Juniper
8 12 (3.26%) Business Objects
8 12 (3.26%) Sun
9 11 (2.99%) Unisys
10 9 (2.45%) EMC
10 9 (2.45%) McAfee
10 9 (2.45%) F5
11 8 (2.17%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.90%) ICL
12 7 (1.90%) Zend
13 6 (1.63%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.63%) Hyperion
13 6 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 580 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth
DP Connect
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 19 days ago