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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 23 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 44 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.13% 5.85% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.44% 6.26% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 27
Average daily rate
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£520 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £256 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £577 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
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
683 511 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.13% 93.42% 92.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 328 400
Average daily rate £365 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £236 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.90 £40.00
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 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 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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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 +8 29 £518 -5.90% 10
Corsham -4 1 - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Trowbridge - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 45 (56.25%) Finance
2 30 (37.50%) Banking
3 24 (30.00%) Retail
4 21 (26.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (25.00%) Retail Banking
6 15 (18.75%) Cisco
7 14 (17.50%) SAP
8 12 (15.00%) Firewall
8 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (13.75%) Juniper
10 10 (12.50%) Unisys
10 10 (12.50%) Network Security
11 9 (11.25%) Data Architecture
12 8 (10.00%) Windows
12 8 (10.00%) Web Services
12 8 (10.00%) .NET
12 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
12 8 (10.00%) Data Security
12 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
12 8 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
13 7 (8.75%) F5
13 7 (8.75%) ICL
13 7 (8.75%) Information Management
13 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
14 6 (7.50%) Citrix
14 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
14 6 (7.50%) McAfee
14 6 (7.50%) Oracle
14 6 (7.50%) VMware
14 6 (7.50%) Blue Coat

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.50%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Firewall
2 10 (12.50%) Network Security
3 6 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (6.25%) Internet
5 3 (3.75%) NetScreen
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.50%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.50%) SAN
6 2 (2.50%) LDAP
7 1 (1.25%) DHCP
7 1 (1.25%) DNS
7 1 (1.25%) OSPF
7 1 (1.25%) BGP
7 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 45 (56.25%) Finance
2 30 (37.50%) Banking
3 24 (30.00%) Retail
4 20 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) .NET
1 8 (10.00%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) XSLT
3 2 (2.50%) SAML
3 2 (2.50%) WCF
3 2 (2.50%) OAuth
3 2 (2.50%) CSS
3 2 (2.50%) SOAP
3 2 (2.50%) XACML
3 2 (2.50%) HTML5
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (1.25%) J2EE
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.50%) PKI
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (11.25%) Data Architecture
3 8 (10.00%) Data Security
4 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
4 7 (8.75%) Information Management
5 6 (7.50%) Change Control
6 4 (5.00%) Line Management
6 4 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.00%) SOA
6 4 (5.00%) ITIL
6 4 (5.00%) Process Management
7 3 (3.75%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.75%) Network Design
7 3 (3.75%) Use Case
7 3 (3.75%) Metadata Management
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.50%) Information Governance
8 2 (2.50%) Data Management
8 2 (2.50%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.75%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) C
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) COREP
2 1 (1.25%) FINREP
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.75%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) XenApp
2 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) MIIS
1 2 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Cisco
2 14 (17.50%) SAP
3 11 (13.75%) Juniper
4 10 (12.50%) Unisys
5 7 (8.75%) ICL
5 7 (8.75%) F5
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle
6 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.50%) Citrix
6 6 (7.50%) McAfee
6 6 (7.50%) VMware
6 6 (7.50%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.25%) EMC
7 5 (6.25%) IBM
8 4 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (5.00%) Hyperion
9 2 (2.50%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.50%) IronPort
10 1 (1.25%) Brocade
10 1 (1.25%) BT
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