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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 46 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 18 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.26% 0.44% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 0.50% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate
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£635 £388 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.87% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £358 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £418 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - -
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
725 805 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.97% 88.17% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 388 424
Average daily rate £388 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 67 34
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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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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
Macclesfield -2 1 - -
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Oracle
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) Information Security
4 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (38.24%) Data Modelling
5 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (35.29%) Data Architecture
6 11 (32.35%) Reference Data
6 11 (32.35%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (26.47%) Data Integration
8 9 (26.47%) CRM
9 8 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (20.59%) PRINCE
11 6 (17.65%) UNIX
11 6 (17.65%) Finance
12 5 (14.71%) IT Governance
12 5 (14.71%) Retail
12 5 (14.71%) DB2
12 5 (14.71%) SAS
12 5 (14.71%) WAN
12 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 3 (8.82%) .NET
13 3 (8.82%) MySQL
13 3 (8.82%) Linux
13 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
13 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
14 2 (5.88%) SCCM

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) DB2
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (32.35%) Reference Data
4 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 9 (26.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Information Security
2 13 (38.24%) Data Modelling
3 12 (35.29%) Data Architecture
4 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (26.47%) CRM
6 7 (20.59%) PRINCE
7 5 (14.71%) IT Governance
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.94%) Information Architecture
9 1 (2.94%) Change Control
9 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.94%) ITSM
9 1 (2.94%) Workflow
9 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) CCIE
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco