The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 26 12 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.90% 10.59% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 10.89% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 1
Median daily rate £575 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £490
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-22.26% -2.45%
Architect
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
234 248 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.51% 97.25% 98.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 171 209
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% +18.18%
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 Suffolk

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Suffolk region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Suffolk region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Suffolk region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 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
Ipswich -14 9 £575 +15.00% 2
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 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 Suffolk region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 11 (42.31%) Windows
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
3 8 (30.77%) NAS
3 8 (30.77%) SAN
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 8 (30.77%) WAN
4 7 (26.92%) UML
4 7 (26.92%) Middleware
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Firewall
6 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
6 5 (19.23%) VMware
6 5 (19.23%) Clustering
6 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) Citrix
6 5 (19.23%) Network Optimisation
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (19.23%) Secure Coding
6 5 (19.23%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
6 5 (19.23%) High Availability
6 5 (19.23%) SIEM

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) Documentum
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
1 8 (30.77%) NAS
1 8 (30.77%) SAN
1 8 (30.77%) WAN
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 4 (15.38%) Kerberos
3 4 (15.38%) LDAP
3 4 (15.38%) SSL
3 4 (15.38%) X.509
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) SSDT
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Middleware
2 4 (15.38%) Java EE
2 4 (15.38%) OAuth
2 4 (15.38%) SAML
2 4 (15.38%) SPNEGO
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 4 (15.38%) PKI
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.69%) Reinsurance
5 2 (7.69%) Robotics
6 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) UML
2 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (19.23%) High Availability
2 5 (19.23%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Network Optimisation
2 5 (19.23%) Secure Coding
2 5 (19.23%) SIEM
2 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Benchmarking
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Test Management
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) ForgeRock
4 2 (7.69%) Blue Prism
4 2 (7.69%) Cognos
4 2 (7.69%) Kofax
5 1 (3.85%) FireEye
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau