Period
to 25 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Data Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Architecture over the 6 months to 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 160 168
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 58 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.96% 0.73% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.87% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 22
South West median daily rate £600 £525 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -1.87% +7.00%
10th Percentile £300 £461 £390
90th Percentile £798 £588 £771
England median daily rate £575 £563 £550
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £75.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -43.33% +316.67% +2.86%

Data Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,139 4,245 4,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.89% 83.63% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,260 2,552 2,863
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 215 203
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £13.15 £11.59 £14.15
90th Percentile £52.30 £48.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.43 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.57% -12.00% -

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in the South West

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Architecture in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in the South West

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in the South West over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in the South West

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architecture in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architecture in the South West

Data Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architecture within the South West region over the 6 months to 25 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +7 21 £580 +5.45%
Devon +13 16 £713 +9.62% 1
Wiltshire -48 10 £600 +14.29% 1
Dorset - 5 £300 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Gloucestershire -25 1 £625 +16.82%
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
3 17 (29.31%) Service Design
4 16 (27.59%) Creative Thinking
4 16 (27.59%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (20.69%) Data Modelling
6 11 (18.97%) Finance
6 11 (18.97%) Migration
6 11 (18.97%) Data Integration
7 10 (17.24%) Data Quality
8 9 (15.52%) Big Data
8 9 (15.52%) Analytics
8 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
8 9 (15.52%) ITIL
8 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
9 8 (13.79%) Reference Data
10 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
11 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
12 5 (8.62%) Blue Coat
12 5 (8.62%) BIG-IP
12 5 (8.62%) Data Management
12 5 (8.62%) SCCM
12 5 (8.62%) SCOM
12 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
12 5 (8.62%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (8.62%) Fortinet
12 5 (8.62%) Wireless
12 5 (8.62%) Firewall

Data Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (8.62%) IIS
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) BIG-IP
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (8.62%) DHCP
1 5 (8.62%) DNS
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
1 5 (8.62%) NAS
1 5 (8.62%) SAN
1 5 (8.62%) Wireless
2 2 (3.45%) MQTT
3 1 (1.72%) FTP
3 1 (1.72%) LTE
3 1 (1.72%) SMS
3 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Big Data
2 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.72%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.72%) Bigtable
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) QlikView
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.72%) Ant
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.72%) Gradle
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Law
3 4 (6.90%) Military
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Automotive
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (75.86%) Architect
2 16 (27.59%) Technical Architect
3 14 (24.14%) Business Architect
4 11 (18.97%) Data Architect
4 11 (18.97%) Lead Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Information Architect
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Digital Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Digital Technical Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Security Officer
6 3 (5.17%) Security Officer
7 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Integration Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Kafka
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Avro
2 2 (3.45%) Node.js
2 2 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) Java EE
3 1 (1.72%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Reference Data
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.90%) Taxonomies
5 4 (6.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Clustering
6 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
1 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) Service Design
3 16 (27.59%) Creative Thinking
3 16 (27.59%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (20.69%) Data Modelling
5 11 (18.97%) Data Integration
5 11 (18.97%) Migration
6 9 (15.52%) Analytics
6 9 (15.52%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.62%) Data Engineering
8 5 (8.62%) Data Governance
8 5 (8.62%) Data Management
8 5 (8.62%) Network Management
8 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.62%) Project Management
8 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.62%) Service Management
9 4 (6.90%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.62%) CCNA
3 5 (8.62%) CCNP
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.62%) CISM
4 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) CISSP
5 3 (5.17%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) BC Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) CISA
7 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.72%) MBCS
7 1 (1.72%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.90%) Def Stans
3 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (3.45%) GDPR
5 1 (1.72%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
1 5 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.45%) HDFS
2 2 (3.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) SCCM
1 5 (8.62%) SCOM
2 4 (6.90%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (1.72%) Iperf
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Blue Coat
1 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco
1 5 (8.62%) Dell
1 5 (8.62%) F5
1 5 (8.62%) Fortinet
1 5 (8.62%) HP
1 5 (8.62%) NetApp
1 5 (8.62%) Palo Alto
1 5 (8.62%) VMware
2 4 (6.90%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) Google
3 3 (5.17%) Teradata
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Tableau
5 1 (1.72%) Talend