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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 22 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 215 170 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.05% 5.31% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.44% 5.56% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 119 100
Median daily rate £550 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £418 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £602 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £493 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
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
2890 3056 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.79% 95.50% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1868 1952 1859
Median daily rate £368 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 203 170
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.50% -4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.19 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +12 92 £550 +13.98% 14
Bristol +12 62 £600 +16.50% 8
Gloucestershire -7 19 £475 -9.09% 9
Somerset -7 8 £875 +94.44% 5
Devon +12 5 £400 -21.76%
Dorset -6 2 £475 +5.55% 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 133 (32.36%) Security Cleared
2 95 (23.11%) SC Cleared
3 93 (22.63%) TOGAF
4 84 (20.44%) Microsoft
5 83 (20.19%) Windows
6 82 (19.95%) Finance
7 67 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (16.30%) SOA
8 60 (14.60%) VMware
9 58 (14.11%) Migration
10 54 (13.14%) Active Directory
11 48 (11.68%) XML
12 44 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 43 (10.46%) REST
13 43 (10.46%) Web Services
14 40 (9.73%) Banking
14 40 (9.73%) Windows Server
15 39 (9.49%) Enterprise Architecture
16 38 (9.25%) Oracle
17 37 (9.00%) SQL Server
17 37 (9.00%) Linux
17 37 (9.00%) Technical Architecture
17 37 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (8.03%) Telecoms
18 33 (8.03%) Data Modelling
19 32 (7.79%) Data Architecture
19 32 (7.79%) Zachman Framework
20 31 (7.54%) MODAF
20 31 (7.54%) ITIL
20 31 (7.54%) Cisco

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 14 (3.41%) Confluence
2 12 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.95%) CMS
7 7 (1.70%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.22%) Mule
9 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.73%) IIS
10 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.49%) Apache
11 2 (0.49%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.24%) SAS
12 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.49%) Magento
4 2 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.49%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.24%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.24%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.24%) Primavera
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.24%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.30%) SaaS
3 29 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (5.35%) IaaS
5 19 (4.62%) Office 365
5 19 (4.62%) PaaS
6 15 (3.65%) GitHub
7 8 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.60%) Firewall
1 23 (5.60%) LAN
2 21 (5.11%) Wireless
3 18 (4.38%) WAN
4 12 (2.92%) Network Security
4 12 (2.92%) SAN
5 11 (2.68%) SSL
6 8 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (1.95%) VPN
7 6 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.46%) WLAN
8 5 (1.22%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.97%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.97%) VoIP
10 3 (0.73%) DNS
10 3 (0.73%) VLAN
11 2 (0.49%) DHCP
11 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.49%) Internet
11 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.92%) Star Schema
4 10 (2.43%) MySQL
5 8 (1.95%) Big Data
6 7 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.73%) HBase
9 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.49%) DataStage
10 2 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.24%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 17 (4.14%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.89%) JIRA
3 14 (3.41%) Maven
4 7 (1.70%) Hudson
5 6 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.73%) Subversion
8 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.24%) ERwin
9 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 82 (19.95%) Finance
2 40 (9.73%) Banking
3 33 (8.03%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.43%) Marketing
6 8 (1.95%) Electronics
7 7 (1.70%) Retail
8 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.73%) Back Office
9 3 (0.73%) Billing
9 3 (0.73%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.49%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.68%) XML
2 43 (10.46%) REST
2 43 (10.46%) Web Services
3 28 (6.81%) WSDL
3 28 (6.81%) XSD
4 26 (6.33%) Middleware
5 25 (6.08%) .NET
6 12 (2.92%) HTML
7 8 (1.95%) CSS
8 7 (1.70%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.70%) jQuery
8 7 (1.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.22%) J2EE
9 5 (1.22%) XSLT
10 4 (0.97%) LINQ
11 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.73%) JSON
11 3 (0.73%) LINQ to SQL
12 2 (0.49%) JSP
12 2 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.33%) NHS
2 19 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.14%) Private Cloud
4 16 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.43%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.19%) PKI
8 9 (2.19%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.70%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.46%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.46%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.97%) Blog
11 4 (0.97%) Economics
11 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 83 (20.19%) Windows
2 40 (9.73%) Windows Server
3 37 (9.00%) Linux
4 25 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.22%) Solaris
8 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.73%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.49%) Android
10 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.49%) Unix
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (22.63%) TOGAF
2 67 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (16.30%) SOA
3 58 (14.11%) Migration
4 39 (9.49%) Enterprise Architecture
5 37 (9.00%) Technical Architecture
6 33 (8.03%) Data Modelling
7 32 (7.79%) Data Architecture
7 32 (7.79%) Zachman Framework
8 31 (7.54%) ITIL
8 31 (7.54%) MODAF
9 30 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (7.30%) Scrum
10 29 (7.06%) Data Migration
10 29 (7.06%) PRINCE2
10 29 (7.06%) Project Management
10 29 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (6.08%) UML
12 24 (5.84%) Use Case
13 23 (5.60%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.30%) SQL
2 17 (4.14%) Java
3 16 (3.89%) C#
4 12 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.19%) C
6 7 (1.70%) PHP
6 7 (1.70%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.46%) C++
8 3 (0.73%) Python
9 2 (0.49%) Scala
9 2 (0.49%) VBScript
10 1 (0.24%) ABAP
10 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
10 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 133 (32.36%) Security Cleared
2 95 (23.11%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.60%) Degree
4 18 (4.38%) DV Cleared
5 16 (3.89%) CISSP
6 12 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.43%) CCNP
8 10 (2.43%) MCSD
9 9 (2.19%) CCNA
9 9 (2.19%) MCSA
9 9 (2.19%) MCSE
10 6 (1.46%) ISSAP
11 4 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.73%) CISMP
12 3 (0.73%) ISEB
13 2 (0.49%) CCIE
13 2 (0.49%) MCAD
13 2 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.35%) HL7
2 8 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.46%) SEPA
4 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.73%) GMP
5 3 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.73%) QA
6 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.49%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.24%) GxP
7 1 (0.24%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.24%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 54 (13.14%) Active Directory
2 44 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.84%) Xen
4 15 (3.65%) Docker
5 11 (2.68%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.22%) vSphere
7 3 (0.73%) HDFS
8 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.24%) Samba
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (7.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 27 (6.57%) SCCM
3 10 (2.43%) Puppet
4 9 (2.19%) Ansible
5 8 (1.95%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.97%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.73%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.73%) WSUS
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.24%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 60 (14.60%) VMware
3 38 (9.25%) Oracle
4 31 (7.54%) Cisco
5 27 (6.57%) Citrix
6 12 (2.92%) SAP
7 8 (1.95%) Google
7 8 (1.95%) Nortel
8 7 (1.70%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.46%) IBM
9 6 (1.46%) Siebel
10 4 (0.97%) BMC
10 4 (0.97%) NetApp
10 4 (0.97%) Siemens
11 3 (0.73%) Adobe
11 3 (0.73%) EMC
11 3 (0.73%) Polycom
11 3 (0.73%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.49%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (0.49%) Meraki
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