The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 48 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 16 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.04% 0.53% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 0.58% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£500 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
737 688 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.13% 90.89% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 286 437
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 44 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.03 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.16% +42.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.17 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Technical Architect
North West

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
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 24 July 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
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Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) CRM
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (37.50%) Data Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Reference Data
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Apex Code
7 1 (6.25%) Visualforce
7 1 (6.25%) UNIX
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) CCIE
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (6.25%) MVS
7 1 (6.25%) Middleware
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) Finance
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Visualforce
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (37.50%) Reference Data
3 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) CRM
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
3 6 (37.50%) Data Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco