The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 67 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.98% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £465 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.58 - £41.58
Technical Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 767 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.31% 83.64% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 458 310
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 24
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +1 2 - -
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 6 (40.00%) FQL
1 6 (40.00%) Open Source
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (40.00%) ServiceNow
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) CAML
1 6 (40.00%) VB
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (33.33%) Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) Law
2 5 (33.33%) OWASP
3 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) BPMN
3 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Science

Technical Architecture
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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (33.33%) Law
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Technical Architect
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Digital Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Digital Technical Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (40.00%) CAML
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
4 1 (6.67%) Informatics
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (33.33%) OWASP
3 4 (26.67%) BPMN
3 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) FQL
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCSP
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint