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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 30 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 151 198 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.35% 5.98% 6.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 6.29% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 128 127
Median daily rate £500 £500 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £729 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
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
2663 3150 3186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.37% 95.19% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1713 1992 2053
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 224 179
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +32.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +3 62 £525 -4.54% 4
Bristol -5 44 £500 - 10
Gloucestershire +9 22 £504 +30.00% 7
Somerset +9 8 £496 +10.27% 1
Devon -11 3 £475 -40.62%
Dorset -6 2 £338 -35.71% 3
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 102 (27.72%) Security Cleared
2 91 (24.73%) TOGAF
3 80 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 73 (19.84%) Finance
5 71 (19.29%) Windows
6 70 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (18.48%) Microsoft
8 66 (17.93%) SOA
9 47 (12.77%) VMware
9 47 (12.77%) Migration
10 44 (11.96%) Banking
11 43 (11.68%) Active Directory
12 41 (11.14%) REST
13 39 (10.60%) Web Services
13 39 (10.60%) XML
14 37 (10.05%) Enterprise Architecture
14 37 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (10.05%) Windows Server
15 35 (9.51%) Data Architecture
15 35 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
15 35 (9.51%) Information Security
16 33 (8.97%) MODAF
16 33 (8.97%) Data Modelling
17 32 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (8.42%) Linux
19 30 (8.15%) Microsoft Intune
20 29 (7.88%) Security Architecture
20 29 (7.88%) Zachman Framework
21 28 (7.61%) WSDL
21 28 (7.61%) XSD

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 (4.35%) Confluence
2 12 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.17%) CMS
5 8 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.63%) Mule
6 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.27%) Liferay
9 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.27%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.54%) HipChat
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.79%) SaaS
4 21 (5.71%) IaaS
5 20 (5.43%) PaaS
6 18 (4.89%) Office 365
7 14 (3.80%) GitHub
8 8 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.71%) Wireless
2 20 (5.43%) Firewall
3 17 (4.62%) LAN
4 14 (3.80%) WAN
5 11 (2.99%) Network Security
5 11 (2.99%) SAN
5 11 (2.99%) SSL
6 9 (2.45%) VPN
7 6 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.09%) WLAN
9 3 (0.82%) DHCP
9 3 (0.82%) DNS
9 3 (0.82%) Internet
9 3 (0.82%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.82%) MPLS
10 2 (0.54%) LDAP
10 2 (0.54%) TACACS
10 2 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.26%) Star Schema
4 9 (2.45%) Big Data
5 6 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.36%) MySQL
7 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.82%) HBase
8 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.27%) DB2
10 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (5.16%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.35%) JIRA
3 15 (4.08%) Maven
4 7 (1.90%) Hudson
5 6 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (1.36%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.54%) Subversion
10 1 (0.27%) Ant
10 1 (0.27%) ERwin
10 1 (0.27%) JUnit
10 1 (0.27%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (19.84%) Finance
2 44 (11.96%) Banking
3 26 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.43%) Retail
5 11 (2.99%) Marketing
6 8 (2.17%) Electronics
6 8 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) Local Government
8 2 (0.54%) Military
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.14%) REST
2 39 (10.60%) Web Services
2 39 (10.60%) XML
3 28 (7.61%) WSDL
3 28 (7.61%) XSD
4 26 (7.07%) Middleware
5 13 (3.53%) .NET
6 6 (1.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.09%) HTML
8 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.82%) CSS
8 3 (0.82%) JSON
8 3 (0.82%) SOAP
9 2 (0.54%) HTML5
9 2 (0.54%) jQuery
9 2 (0.54%) LINQ
9 2 (0.54%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (0.54%) RESTful
10 1 (0.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.07%) NHS
2 18 (4.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (4.62%) Private Cloud
4 14 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.45%) PKI
6 9 (2.45%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.17%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.90%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.63%) CESG
10 4 (1.09%) Blog
10 4 (1.09%) BYOD
10 4 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.82%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.82%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.82%) User Experience
12 2 (0.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.29%) Windows
2 37 (10.05%) Windows Server
3 31 (8.42%) Linux
4 23 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.63%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.36%) Solaris
7 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.54%) Android
9 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (24.73%) TOGAF
2 70 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (17.93%) SOA
4 47 (12.77%) Migration
5 37 (10.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 35 (9.51%) Data Architecture
6 35 (9.51%) Information Security
7 33 (8.97%) Data Modelling
7 33 (8.97%) MODAF
8 29 (7.88%) Security Architecture
8 29 (7.88%) Zachman Framework
9 25 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (6.79%) Data Migration
9 25 (6.79%) Use Case
10 24 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
12 22 (5.98%) PRINCE2
13 20 (5.43%) Identity Access Management
14 19 (5.16%) Project Management
14 19 (5.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.16%) SQL
2 12 (3.26%) Java
3 11 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.17%) C#
5 6 (1.63%) C++
6 5 (1.36%) C
7 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.82%) Python
8 3 (0.82%) Scala
9 2 (0.54%) ABAP
9 2 (0.54%) PHP
9 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.27%) Clojure
10 1 (0.27%) Groovy
10 1 (0.27%) Perl
10 1 (0.27%) Ruby
10 1 (0.27%) VB
10 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 102 (27.72%) Security Cleared
2 80 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.07%) CISSP
4 17 (4.62%) Degree
5 10 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.45%) MCSA
6 9 (2.45%) MCSE
6 9 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.17%) CCNP
7 8 (2.17%) MCSD
8 7 (1.90%) CCNA
9 6 (1.63%) ISSAP
10 5 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.36%) CISA
10 5 (1.36%) CISM
11 3 (0.82%) CISMP
12 2 (0.54%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.98%) HL7
2 18 (4.89%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.54%) COBIT
5 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.54%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.54%) SEPA
6 1 (0.27%) GxP
6 1 (0.27%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 37 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.25%) Xen
4 16 (4.35%) Docker
5 12 (3.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.82%) HDFS
6 3 (0.82%) vSphere
7 2 (0.54%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) XenApp
8 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (8.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 24 (6.52%) SCCM
3 9 (2.45%) Ansible
3 9 (2.45%) Puppet
4 5 (1.36%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.82%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.54%) WSUS
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 47 (12.77%) VMware
3 26 (7.07%) Cisco
4 25 (6.79%) Citrix
5 21 (5.71%) Oracle
6 11 (2.99%) SAP
7 10 (2.72%) IBM
8 7 (1.90%) Google
9 6 (1.63%) Nortel
9 6 (1.63%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.63%) Siebel
10 3 (0.82%) Adobe
10 3 (0.82%) EMC
10 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.82%) webMethods
11 2 (0.54%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (0.54%) F5
11 2 (0.54%) Juniper
11 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.54%) ServiceNow
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