The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 52 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 7 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 2.76% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.99% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 3
Median daily rate £438 £600 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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
482 870 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.88% 92.45% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 549 420
Median daily rate £380 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 5 £438 - 1
Warrington +16 2 £375 -40.00%
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 6 (37.50%) Microservices
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) J2EE
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 4 (25.00%) Office 365
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (25.00%) SCCM
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (25.00%) Biometrics
3 4 (25.00%) Smartcard
3 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (25.00%) CMS
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) User Experience
5 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Smartcard
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Microservices
2 5 (31.25%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Biometrics
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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