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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 6 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 57 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.61% 12.07% 8.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.80% 13.78% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 25
Average daily rate
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£548 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £400 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -4.34%
Architect
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
413 283 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.37% 87.62% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 211 285
Average daily rate £430 £377 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.14% -6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £518 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 56 (62.92%) Finance
2 41 (46.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (43.82%) Banking
4 26 (29.21%) Retail
4 26 (29.21%) Retail Banking
5 19 (21.35%) Cisco
6 16 (17.98%) SAP
6 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (16.85%) Mobile Banking
8 14 (15.73%) Unisys
8 14 (15.73%) EMC
9 13 (14.61%) VMware
9 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
10 12 (13.48%) Firewall
10 12 (13.48%) SOA
11 11 (12.36%) Internet
11 11 (12.36%) TOGAF
12 10 (11.24%) Data Architecture
12 10 (11.24%) Juniper
13 9 (10.11%) Information Management
13 9 (10.11%) F5
13 9 (10.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (10.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (8.99%) ICL
14 8 (8.99%) Network Security
14 8 (8.99%) Citrix
14 8 (8.99%) Data Security
14 8 (8.99%) ITIL
15 7 (7.87%) Data Modelling

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.12%) Cordys
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) Internet
3 9 (10.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (10.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (8.99%) Network Security
5 7 (7.87%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.25%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.25%) 3G
7 2 (2.25%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.12%) LDAP
8 1 (1.12%) SAN
8 1 (1.12%) NAS
8 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.12%) Big Data
1 1 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
General
1 56 (62.92%) Finance
2 39 (43.82%) Banking
3 26 (29.21%) Retail
3 26 (29.21%) Retail Banking
4 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) Web Services
2 3 (3.37%) .NET
3 2 (2.25%) SOAP
3 2 (2.25%) RESTful
3 2 (2.25%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (2.25%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (2.25%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) XSD
4 1 (1.12%) XSL
4 1 (1.12%) XSLT
4 1 (1.12%) WSDL
4 1 (1.12%) XForms
4 1 (1.12%) SAML
4 1 (1.12%) Ajax
4 1 (1.12%) WCF
4 1 (1.12%) OAuth
4 1 (1.12%) XACML
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (1.12%) HTML
4 1 (1.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.85%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (7.87%) Online Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.37%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.12%) PKI
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.12%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 12 (13.48%) SOA
4 11 (12.36%) TOGAF
5 10 (11.24%) Data Architecture
6 9 (10.11%) Information Management
7 8 (8.99%) ITIL
7 8 (8.99%) Data Security
8 7 (7.87%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.74%) Data Management
9 6 (6.74%) Process Management
10 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.62%) Change Control
10 5 (5.62%) Business Transformation
11 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.49%) Information Architecture
11 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.49%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (3.37%) UML
12 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.25%) C#
2 2 (2.25%) Java
3 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.12%) SQL
3 1 (1.12%) XQuery
3 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) COREP
2 1 (1.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) XenApp
2 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (2.25%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) MIIS
1 1 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Cisco
2 16 (17.98%) SAP
3 14 (15.73%) Unisys
3 14 (15.73%) EMC
4 13 (14.61%) VMware
5 10 (11.24%) Juniper
6 9 (10.11%) F5
7 8 (8.99%) ICL
7 8 (8.99%) Citrix
8 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
9 6 (6.74%) IBM
9 6 (6.74%) McAfee
10 4 (4.49%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.49%) Oracle
10 4 (4.49%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (3.37%) Hyperion
11 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.25%) IronPort
12 2 (2.25%) Sencha
13 1 (1.12%) BT
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