The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 60 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% 1.41% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.51% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Average daily rate
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£488 £565 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.71% +56.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £580 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +66.82%
Technical Architect
North 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 Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
728 730 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.94% 93.83% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 370 296
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 69 47
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.77 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.68% +28.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £43.65 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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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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
Warrington -14 1 - - 5
Crewe - - - -
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) SAS
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) DB2
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) SCOM
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Replication

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) CESG
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) CISMP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau
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Rate: £480 - £700 per day
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