The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Uxbridge region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 5 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 12.62% 4.35% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.44% 5.41% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Average daily rate
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£494 £575 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% +22.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £455 £466
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+102.85% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90 74 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 87.38% 80.43% 85.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 47 63
Average daily rate £413 £410 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £14.04 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.90% +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
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Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 13 (61.90%) TOGAF
2 8 (38.10%) PaaS
3 7 (33.33%) SaaS
3 7 (33.33%) IaaS
4 6 (28.57%) CISSP
5 5 (23.81%) CISM
5 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security
7 3 (14.29%) IIS
8 2 (9.52%) SAP
8 2 (9.52%) C
8 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
8 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
8 2 (9.52%) SAP BI
8 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) ISSAP
8 2 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (9.52%) SABSA
8 2 (9.52%) COBIT
9 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Network Security
9 1 (4.76%) Time Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) PaaS
2 7 (33.33%) IaaS
2 7 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
1 2 (9.52%) SAP BI
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) TOGAF
2 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) SABSA
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 5 (23.81%) CISM
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy
2 1 (4.76%) VMware