The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 13 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 43 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.83% 8.39% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.53% 8.87% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 10
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£522 £502 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -6.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
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Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
451 406 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.61% 94.64% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 305 224
Average daily rate £413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.48 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 33 (47.14%) Finance
2 26 (37.14%) Banking
3 21 (30.00%) Retail
4 18 (25.71%) Retail Banking
5 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 13 (18.57%) SOA
8 11 (15.71%) Firewall
8 11 (15.71%) Cisco
9 10 (14.29%) TOGAF
10 9 (12.86%) Juniper
10 9 (12.86%) SAP
10 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
10 9 (12.86%) Target Operating Model
11 8 (11.43%) Degree
11 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
11 8 (11.43%) F5
11 8 (11.43%) IBM
11 8 (11.43%) Information Management
12 7 (10.00%) McAfee
12 7 (10.00%) Wireless
12 7 (10.00%) Blue Coat
12 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.00%) UML
12 7 (10.00%) LAN
12 7 (10.00%) Data Architecture
12 7 (10.00%) Information Architecture
12 7 (10.00%) Reference Data
13 6 (8.57%) IronPort
13 6 (8.57%) Network Security

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) Lync
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) PaaS
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) Wireless
2 7 (10.00%) LAN
3 6 (8.57%) DHCP
3 6 (8.57%) Ethernet
3 6 (8.57%) SSH
3 6 (8.57%) Junos
3 6 (8.57%) Network Security
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (8.57%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (7.14%) HSRP
4 5 (7.14%) GLBP
4 5 (7.14%) RIP
4 5 (7.14%) SNMP
4 5 (7.14%) VPN
4 5 (7.14%) Internet
4 5 (7.14%) MPLS
4 5 (7.14%) OSPF
4 5 (7.14%) BGP
4 5 (7.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.43%) QlikView
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) ERwin
General
1 33 (47.14%) Finance
2 26 (37.14%) Banking
3 21 (30.00%) Retail
4 18 (25.71%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.71%) XML
3 3 (4.29%) XSD
3 3 (4.29%) SOAP
3 3 (4.29%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) WSDL
4 2 (2.86%) REST
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (1.43%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) XSLT
5 1 (1.43%) JMS
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 6 (8.57%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Online Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.86%) DataPower
6 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) CESG
6 2 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.43%) CentOS
3 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 13 (18.57%) SOA
4 10 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 9 (12.86%) Target Operating Model
6 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
6 8 (11.43%) Information Management
7 7 (10.00%) UML
7 7 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 7 (10.00%) Information Architecture
8 6 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (8.57%) RDF
8 6 (8.57%) MOF
9 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.14%) Data Management
9 5 (7.14%) Data Governance
10 4 (5.71%) Capacity Management
10 4 (5.71%) Time Management
10 4 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (5.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C#
2 1 (1.43%) Java
2 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.14%) CCIE
3 5 (7.14%) CISSP
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) JNCIE
5 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) CCNP
7 1 (1.43%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) COREP
1 6 (8.57%) FINREP
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.43%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Control-M
1 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
1 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Cisco
2 9 (12.86%) SAP
2 9 (12.86%) Juniper
3 8 (11.43%) IBM
3 8 (11.43%) F5
4 7 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.00%) McAfee
5 6 (8.57%) Intel
5 6 (8.57%) IronPort
6 5 (7.14%) ICL
6 5 (7.14%) Teradata
6 5 (7.14%) Unisys
7 4 (5.71%) Remedy
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle
8 3 (4.29%) VMware
8 3 (4.29%) Informatica
9 1 (1.43%) Veritas
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
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