The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 21 14 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 135 132 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.25% 8.14% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.62% 8.54% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 88 29
Median daily rate £485 £473 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £393 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £683 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £488
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +16.01%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1771 1545 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 95.25% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 927 668
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 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
Stockport 0 14 £488 - 1
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Manchester region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 72 (26.87%) TOGAF
2 54 (20.15%) Microsoft
3 52 (19.40%) Data Centre
4 50 (18.66%) Finance
5 45 (16.79%) Migration
6 41 (15.30%) Enterprise Architecture
7 38 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (13.81%) Banking
9 34 (12.69%) Active Directory
10 30 (11.19%) SOA
11 28 (10.45%) CRM
11 28 (10.45%) Java
12 25 (9.33%) MS Excel
13 24 (8.96%) Project Management
14 23 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (7.84%) Retail
16 20 (7.46%) ERP
16 20 (7.46%) Oracle
16 20 (7.46%) AIX
17 18 (6.72%) VMware
18 17 (6.34%) Middleware
18 17 (6.34%) Windows
18 17 (6.34%) Information Architecture
19 15 (5.60%) Data Management
19 15 (5.60%) SAP
20 14 (5.22%) GIS
20 14 (5.22%) ESRI
20 14 (5.22%) Business Analysis
20 14 (5.22%) Domain-Driven Design
20 14 (5.22%) Spatial Data

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (3.36%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.36%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle UPK
4 4 (1.49%) JBoss
4 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.12%) CICS
5 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.75%) Mule
6 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.49%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.12%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.37%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.37%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.36%) IaaS
2 9 (3.36%) SaaS
3 8 (2.99%) Office 365
4 7 (2.61%) PaaS
5 6 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.12%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.36%) Firewall
1 9 (3.36%) LAN
2 7 (2.61%) SAN
2 7 (2.61%) WAN
3 6 (2.24%) Network Security
4 5 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.12%) VoIP
6 2 (0.75%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) Internet
6 2 (0.75%) Intranet
6 2 (0.75%) LDAP
6 2 (0.75%) MPLS
6 2 (0.75%) NAS
6 2 (0.75%) Skype
6 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.75%) VLAN
6 2 (0.75%) VPN
7 1 (0.37%) Extranet
7 1 (0.37%) PBX
7 1 (0.37%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.22%) GIS
1 14 (5.22%) Spatial Data
2 11 (4.10%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.87%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.75%) DB2
5 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.75%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.75%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.37%) HBase
6 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.37%) Ant
3 1 (0.37%) AppScan
3 1 (0.37%) JUnit
3 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.37%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (18.66%) Finance
2 37 (13.81%) Banking
3 21 (7.84%) Retail
4 10 (3.73%) Billing
5 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.34%) Middleware
2 14 (5.22%) PostGIS
3 8 (2.99%) .NET
4 4 (1.49%) Web Services
4 4 (1.49%) XML
5 3 (1.12%) CSS
5 3 (1.12%) EDI
5 3 (1.12%) HTML
5 3 (1.12%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.75%) Django
6 2 (0.75%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.75%) J2EE
6 2 (0.75%) SOAP
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.37%) jQuery
7 1 (0.37%) Node.js
7 1 (0.37%) RESTful
7 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.37%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.99%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.49%) User Experience
7 3 (1.12%) Life Science
7 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.12%) PKI
7 3 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.75%) CESG
8 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.75%) FMCG
8 2 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) CMDB
9 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.46%) AIX
2 17 (6.34%) Windows
3 9 (3.36%) Unix
4 8 (2.99%) Linux
4 8 (2.99%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.24%) Solaris
6 5 (1.87%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.12%) HPUX
9 2 (0.75%) MVS
9 2 (0.75%) zOS
10 1 (0.37%) OS/400
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (26.87%) TOGAF
2 45 (16.79%) Migration
3 41 (15.30%) Enterprise Architecture
4 38 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.19%) SOA
6 28 (10.45%) CRM
7 24 (8.96%) Project Management
8 23 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (7.46%) ERP
10 17 (6.34%) Information Architecture
11 15 (5.60%) Data Management
12 14 (5.22%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.22%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (4.85%) PRINCE2
14 12 (4.48%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.48%) Information Security
14 12 (4.48%) Security Architecture
15 11 (4.10%) Business Process Mapping
15 11 (4.10%) Strategic Planning
15 11 (4.10%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.45%) Java
2 10 (3.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.99%) Python
4 6 (2.24%) PHP
4 6 (2.24%) Ruby
5 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.12%) SQL
6 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.37%) JCL
7 1 (0.37%) Scala
7 1 (0.37%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 13 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.99%) CISSP
3 8 (2.99%) Degree
4 5 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.49%) CISM
6 2 (0.75%) CISA
6 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.37%) CCIE
7 1 (0.37%) CCNA
7 1 (0.37%) CCNP
7 1 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.37%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.37%) GIAC
7 1 (0.37%) MCSE
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.49%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 34 (12.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.75%) Docker
3 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.75%) vCloud
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.73%) SCCM
2 4 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (1.49%) Puppet
3 3 (1.12%) Nagios
3 3 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.46%) Oracle
3 18 (6.72%) VMware
4 15 (5.60%) SAP
5 14 (5.22%) ESRI
6 12 (4.48%) Citrix
7 11 (4.10%) Cisco
8 9 (3.36%) IBM
9 7 (2.61%) hybris
9 7 (2.61%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.24%) Splunk
11 5 (1.87%) Symantec
12 4 (1.49%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.49%) HP
13 3 (1.12%) EMC
13 3 (1.12%) ForgeRock
13 3 (1.12%) Sitecore
13 3 (1.12%) Tableau
14 2 (0.75%) Riverbed
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