The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 11 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 68 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.35% 10.57% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.95% 12.05% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 25
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£550 £501 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.83% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £596 £555
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 £44.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -6.84%
Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
621 448 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.52% 87.67% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 303 395
Average daily rate £425 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £518 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 37
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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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
Swindon +2 57 £550 +9.18% 5
Chippenham - 2 £500 - 1
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 77 (57.04%) Finance
2 49 (36.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 49 (36.30%) Banking
3 42 (31.11%) Retail
4 34 (25.19%) Retail Banking
5 25 (18.52%) Telecoms
6 24 (17.78%) TOGAF
7 21 (15.56%) SOA
8 20 (14.81%) Cisco
9 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (13.33%) ITIL
10 18 (13.33%) SAP
11 17 (12.59%) Mobile Banking
11 17 (12.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
12 16 (11.85%) Unisys
12 16 (11.85%) EMC
13 15 (11.11%) VMware
13 15 (11.11%) Data Architecture
13 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 13 (9.63%) Information Management
15 12 (8.89%) Internet
15 12 (8.89%) Data Modelling
15 12 (8.89%) SC Cleared
16 11 (8.15%) IBM
16 11 (8.15%) UML
16 11 (8.15%) Data Security
17 10 (7.41%) Firewall
17 10 (7.41%) Windows
17 10 (7.41%) Citrix

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 9 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (1.48%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.74%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.74%) Cordys
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) SaaS
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) Internet
2 10 (7.41%) Firewall
3 6 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (3.70%) Network Security
4 5 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.22%) LAN
6 3 (2.22%) WAN
7 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.48%) X.509
7 2 (1.48%) 3G
7 2 (1.48%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.74%) VPN
8 1 (0.74%) SAN
8 1 (0.74%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.48%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.48%) OLTP
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.74%) Big Data
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 77 (57.04%) Finance
2 49 (36.30%) Banking
3 42 (31.11%) Retail
4 34 (25.19%) Retail Banking
5 25 (18.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) Web Services
2 7 (5.19%) .NET
3 3 (2.22%) WSDL
3 3 (2.22%) HTML
3 3 (2.22%) XML
3 3 (2.22%) XSD
3 3 (2.22%) XSLT
3 3 (2.22%) CSS
3 3 (2.22%) SOAP
3 3 (2.22%) Ajax
4 2 (1.48%) Java EE
4 2 (1.48%) JSON
4 2 (1.48%) RESTful
4 2 (1.48%) REST
4 2 (1.48%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (1.48%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.48%) Middleware
5 1 (0.74%) XForms
5 1 (0.74%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.59%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Online Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.22%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.48%) PKI
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.74%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.74%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.41%) Windows
2 9 (6.67%) UNIX
3 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.48%) Android
4 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (17.78%) TOGAF
3 21 (15.56%) SOA
4 18 (13.33%) ITIL
5 17 (12.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 15 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 13 (9.63%) Information Management
8 12 (8.89%) Data Modelling
9 11 (8.15%) UML
9 11 (8.15%) Data Security
10 8 (5.93%) Data Management
10 8 (5.93%) Process Management
11 7 (5.19%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.44%) Business Transformation
12 6 (4.44%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.44%) Migration
12 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
13 5 (3.70%) Identity Management
13 5 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.44%) C#
3 4 (2.96%) Java
3 4 (2.96%) SQL
4 1 (0.74%) XQuery
4 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) Degree
4 1 (0.74%) CCIE
4 1 (0.74%) CCNP
4 1 (0.74%) CCA
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.22%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (0.74%) COREP
3 1 (0.74%) FINREP
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.48%) XenApp
3 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 20 (14.81%) Cisco
2 18 (13.33%) SAP
3 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.85%) Unisys
3 16 (11.85%) EMC
4 15 (11.11%) VMware
5 11 (8.15%) IBM
6 10 (7.41%) Citrix
7 8 (5.93%) ICL
8 6 (4.44%) F5
8 6 (4.44%) Oracle
8 6 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (4.44%) Juniper
9 5 (3.70%) Hyperion
9 5 (3.70%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.22%) McAfee
11 2 (1.48%) Sencha
11 2 (1.48%) CA
11 2 (1.48%) Nokia
12 1 (0.74%) Informatica
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