The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 17 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 105 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.20% 3.39% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.63% 3.64% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 27 26
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
1377 1181 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 93.07% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 608 416
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 65 82
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham +4 6 £409 +5.48%
Cheadle 0 1 - -
Salford - 1 £500 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 56 (25.81%) Finance
2 44 (20.28%) Oracle
3 39 (17.97%) Migration
4 34 (15.67%) Banking
5 30 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (13.82%) Windows
6 29 (13.36%) SOA
6 29 (13.36%) Microsoft
6 29 (13.36%) TOGAF
7 24 (11.06%) Java
7 24 (11.06%) Data Centre
8 22 (10.14%) UNIX
8 22 (10.14%) Citrix
9 21 (9.68%) SQL Server
10 18 (8.29%) Middleware
10 18 (8.29%) VMware
11 17 (7.83%) SQL
11 17 (7.83%) Data Modelling
11 17 (7.83%) Oracle Database
12 15 (6.91%) WAN
12 15 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (6.91%) Linux
12 15 (6.91%) Configuration Management
12 15 (6.91%) Project Management
13 14 (6.45%) Mainframe
13 14 (6.45%) Process Management
13 14 (6.45%) Web Services
13 14 (6.45%) CRM
13 14 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.53%) JBoss
2 9 (4.15%) IIS
3 6 (2.76%) SAS
3 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.76%) Liferay
4 4 (1.84%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.84%) CICS
4 4 (1.84%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.38%) Documentum
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.92%) Node.js
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.46%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.53%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.69%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.92%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.30%) Office 365
4 4 (1.84%) PaaS
5 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.46%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.91%) WAN
2 13 (5.99%) Firewall
3 9 (4.15%) SAN
4 8 (3.69%) Internet
4 8 (3.69%) NAS
5 7 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (3.23%) EIGRP
5 7 (3.23%) MPLS
5 7 (3.23%) OSPF
5 7 (3.23%) BGP
5 7 (3.23%) DMZ
5 7 (3.23%) Wireless
5 7 (3.23%) iSCSI
5 7 (3.23%) VPLS
6 5 (2.30%) LAN
7 2 (0.92%) Network Security
7 2 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.92%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.83%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.69%) Big Data
4 8 (3.69%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.84%) Redis
8 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.92%) QlikView
9 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.46%) Easytrieve
10 1 (0.46%) DataStage
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.46%) DB2
10 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Lombardi
2 5 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.92%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.92%) WiX
3 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.46%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (0.46%) Rational Robot
4 1 (0.46%) ERwin
General
1 56 (25.81%) Finance
2 34 (15.67%) Banking
3 11 (5.07%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.61%) Retail
5 9 (4.15%) Local Government
6 8 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.38%) Legal
8 2 (0.92%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.29%) Middleware
2 14 (6.45%) Web Services
3 13 (5.99%) J2EE
4 12 (5.53%) .NET
4 12 (5.53%) Apache Camel
5 9 (4.15%) REST
6 8 (3.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (3.23%) XML
7 7 (3.23%) Spring
7 7 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.76%) SOAP
9 5 (2.30%) CSS3
9 5 (2.30%) CSS
9 5 (2.30%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (2.30%) JSON
10 4 (1.84%) Ajax
10 4 (1.84%) HTML
10 4 (1.84%) XSLT
10 4 (1.84%) HTML5
10 4 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.06%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 13 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.61%) Informatics
5 9 (4.15%) PMI
5 9 (4.15%) Replication
6 8 (3.69%) Clustering
6 8 (3.69%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.23%) Celerra
8 5 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.30%) VSAM
9 4 (1.84%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.38%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.38%) BYOD
10 3 (1.38%) Life Science
11 2 (0.92%) NHS
12 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.82%) Windows
2 22 (10.14%) UNIX
3 15 (6.91%) Linux
4 9 (4.15%) Solaris
5 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.38%) AIX
7 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Android
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.97%) Migration
2 30 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.36%) SOA
3 29 (13.36%) TOGAF
4 17 (7.83%) Data Modelling
5 15 (6.91%) Configuration Management
5 15 (6.91%) Project Management
6 14 (6.45%) Process Management
6 14 (6.45%) CRM
6 14 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (5.99%) Data Migration
8 11 (5.07%) OO
8 11 (5.07%) Validation
9 10 (4.61%) ERP
9 10 (4.61%) ITIL
10 9 (4.15%) Data Management
10 9 (4.15%) TDD
10 9 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.69%) Data Protection
11 8 (3.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.06%) Java
2 17 (7.83%) SQL
3 8 (3.69%) Ruby
4 5 (2.30%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.30%) C++
4 5 (2.30%) Python
5 4 (1.84%) COBOL
6 3 (1.38%) Scala
7 2 (0.92%) JCL
7 2 (0.92%) R
8 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.46%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.46%) REXX
8 1 (0.46%) C#
8 1 (0.46%) VBA
8 1 (0.46%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (4.15%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.46%) CCIE
3 1 (0.46%) CISSP
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 8 (3.69%) GMP
1 8 (3.69%) GxP
2 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) FINREP
System Software
1 14 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.53%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.15%) XenApp
4 7 (3.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 7 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 7 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.84%) Xen
6 4 (1.84%) Squid
7 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.76%) SCCM
2 3 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.92%) SCOM
3 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.92%) StatsD
4 1 (0.46%) Cacti
4 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) Icinga
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) OpenView
Vendors
1 44 (20.28%) Oracle
2 29 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.14%) Citrix
4 18 (8.29%) VMware
5 13 (5.99%) EMC
6 9 (4.15%) SAP
6 9 (4.15%) Cisco
6 9 (4.15%) IBM
7 8 (3.69%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.23%) Pega
8 7 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.23%) Nortel
9 4 (1.84%) Teradata
9 4 (1.84%) HP
9 4 (1.84%) Lotus
9 4 (1.84%) Avaya
10 3 (1.38%) hybris
10 3 (1.38%) CA
11 2 (0.92%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.92%) Novell
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