The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 30 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.43% 4.53% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 4.65% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 13
Average daily rate
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£588 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £600 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.04% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
327 387 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.43% 97.48% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 232 378
Average daily rate £330 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 16
Average hourly rate £15.25 £23.21 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.29% +16.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.36 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +6 3 £700 +64.70% 1
Worthing -6 2 £481 +20.31%
Gatwick -2 1 £350 -20.00%
Horsham - - - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) Data Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (19.23%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Clustering
4 4 (15.38%) SOA
4 4 (15.38%) ETL
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX
4 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (15.38%) Replication
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.54%) SCCM
5 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) FileNet
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) WLAN
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) DMZ
4 1 (3.85%) OSPF
4 1 (3.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) DB2
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) QlikView
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Redis
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) ERwin
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.85%) Grails
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Social Network
4 1 (3.85%) Psychology
4 1 (3.85%) DataPower
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Data Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) SOA
3 4 (15.38%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Process Management
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
1 3 (11.54%) C
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.85%) Groovy
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) IBM
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint