The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Technical Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Solution Architect
Rank - 67 66
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £675 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £500 £483
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £41.58
Technical Solutions 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
735 929 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.11% 94.70% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 562 407
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 49 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) BYOD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Technical Solutions 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) BYOD
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware