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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 31 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 190 184 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.62% 5.68% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 6.08% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 116 71
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £373 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £578 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £46.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +29.57%
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
3175 3026 2090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.88% 93.37% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2014 1950 1285
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 169 167
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +8 58 £500 -0.39% 6
Bristol +10 54 £500 +2.56% 13
Somerset -3 23 £450 -6.92% 5
Gloucestershire -17 16 £475 +5.55% 3
Devon -1 14 £800 +45.45%
Dorset +2 10 £513 +20.58% 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 91 (24.40%) Security Cleared
2 82 (21.98%) Finance
3 66 (17.69%) Microsoft
4 64 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (15.82%) SOA
6 49 (13.14%) Retail
7 46 (12.33%) Data Centre
8 45 (12.06%) UML
9 43 (11.53%) SC Cleared
10 42 (11.26%) DV Cleared
11 40 (10.72%) CRM
11 40 (10.72%) Data Modelling
11 40 (10.72%) Enterprise Architecture
12 39 (10.46%) TOGAF
13 37 (9.92%) Banking
13 37 (9.92%) .NET
14 36 (9.65%) Migration
15 34 (9.12%) Windows
16 33 (8.85%) ITIL
16 33 (8.85%) Oracle
16 33 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 32 (8.58%) Technical Architecture
17 32 (8.58%) Web Services
17 32 (8.58%) Information Security
18 30 (8.04%) SAP
19 28 (7.51%) Management Information System
20 26 (6.97%) Linux
20 26 (6.97%) Java
20 26 (6.97%) C#
20 26 (6.97%) Cisco

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 20 (5.36%) IIS
2 18 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.02%) CMS
4 10 (2.68%) Apache Solr
4 10 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.41%) Apache
6 8 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.61%) JBoss
8 4 (1.07%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.07%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.07%) Lync
9 2 (0.54%) SAS
9 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.27%) Documentum
10 1 (0.27%) Mule
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.80%) Summit
3 1 (0.27%) Exstream
3 1 (0.27%) Tridion
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.54%) PaaS
2 2 (0.54%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.43%) LAN
2 23 (6.17%) Firewall
3 16 (4.29%) WAN
4 9 (2.41%) VoIP
4 9 (2.41%) VPN
4 9 (2.41%) OSPF
4 9 (2.41%) BGP
5 8 (2.14%) Wireless
5 8 (2.14%) IPsec
5 8 (2.14%) SSL
5 8 (2.14%) SAN
5 8 (2.14%) Ethernet
6 7 (1.88%) Internet
6 7 (1.88%) MPLS
6 7 (1.88%) Network Security
6 7 (1.88%) Junos
6 7 (1.88%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (1.61%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (1.61%) DHCP
7 6 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.02%) Hadoop
2 15 (4.02%) Big Data
3 14 (3.75%) NoSQL
3 14 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.49%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.95%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.80%) MySQL
10 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.14%) ERwin
1 8 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (1.88%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (1.61%) Rational Rose
4 5 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.54%) JIRA
5 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.27%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.27%) JBehave
6 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 82 (21.98%) Finance
2 49 (13.14%) Retail
3 37 (9.92%) Banking
4 22 (5.90%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.90%) Manufacturing
5 19 (5.09%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.41%) Military
7 4 (1.07%) Marketing
8 3 (0.80%) Billing
8 3 (0.80%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.92%) .NET
2 32 (8.58%) Web Services
3 16 (4.29%) REST
4 15 (4.02%) .NET Framework
4 15 (4.02%) Middleware
5 13 (3.49%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (3.49%) OAuth
6 10 (2.68%) PostGIS
6 10 (2.68%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.61%) J2EE
7 6 (1.61%) XML
7 6 (1.61%) SOAP
8 5 (1.34%) WCF
8 5 (1.34%) 802.1X
9 4 (1.07%) LAMP
9 4 (1.07%) XSD
10 3 (0.80%) XSLT
10 3 (0.80%) WSDL
10 3 (0.80%) WPF
10 3 (0.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.33%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.83%) GIS
4 14 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.95%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.68%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.88%) Reference Data
8 7 (1.88%) IVR
9 6 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.34%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.34%) Replication
11 4 (1.07%) Clustering
11 4 (1.07%) User Experience
12 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.80%) CESG
12 3 (0.80%) NHS
12 3 (0.80%) DTV
13 2 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.12%) Windows
2 26 (6.97%) Linux
3 11 (2.95%) UNIX
4 9 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.14%) AIX
6 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (15.82%) SOA
3 45 (12.06%) UML
4 40 (10.72%) CRM
4 40 (10.72%) Data Modelling
4 40 (10.72%) Enterprise Architecture
5 39 (10.46%) TOGAF
6 36 (9.65%) Migration
7 33 (8.85%) ITIL
8 32 (8.58%) Information Security
8 32 (8.58%) Technical Architecture
9 26 (6.97%) Data Architecture
9 26 (6.97%) MODAF
10 24 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (6.43%) Data Management
11 23 (6.17%) Information Management
12 19 (5.09%) Analytics
13 18 (4.83%) PRINCE2
14 17 (4.56%) Open Source
14 17 (4.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.97%) Java
1 26 (6.97%) C#
2 20 (5.36%) SQL
3 17 (4.56%) VB
4 14 (3.75%) Ruby
5 6 (1.61%) C++
6 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.34%) C
6 5 (1.34%) VB6
6 5 (1.34%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.07%) Python
7 4 (1.07%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.07%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.27%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.27%) Perl
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (24.40%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.53%) SC Cleared
3 42 (11.26%) DV Cleared
4 17 (4.56%) Degree
5 14 (3.75%) ISEB
6 12 (3.22%) CISSP
7 10 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.14%) CCIE
9 6 (1.61%) CCNP
10 4 (1.07%) JNCIE
11 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.54%) GWAPT
12 2 (0.54%) OSCP
12 2 (0.54%) OSCE
13 1 (0.27%) MCSE
13 1 (0.27%) CISM
13 1 (0.27%) CCDP
13 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.56%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.61%) QA
3 6 (1.61%) COREP
3 6 (1.61%) FINREP
4 5 (1.34%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.07%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.80%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.54%) HL7
7 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.54%) XenApp
5 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.54%) vSphere
5 2 (0.54%) GPFS
5 2 (0.54%) Ceph
6 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Puppet
1 4 (1.07%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (0.80%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Control-M
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 66 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.85%) Oracle
3 30 (8.04%) SAP
4 26 (6.97%) Cisco
5 22 (5.90%) IBM
5 22 (5.90%) VMware
6 10 (2.68%) Juniper
6 10 (2.68%) F5
7 9 (2.41%) HP
7 9 (2.41%) Citrix
8 8 (2.14%) Blue Coat
8 8 (2.14%) McAfee
9 7 (1.88%) IronPort
9 7 (1.88%) Intel
10 6 (1.61%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.34%) Teradata
11 5 (1.34%) ICL
11 5 (1.34%) Unisys
11 5 (1.34%) Hitachi
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