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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 17 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 115 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.01% 3.70% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.54% 4.03% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 28 31
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £536 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £37.80 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -18.27%
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
1526 1241 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.05% 91.93% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 650 389
Average daily rate £355 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 85
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.49 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 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 6 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 +1 6 £409 +5.48%
Altrincham - 2 £475 -
Cheadle 0 1 - -
Salford - 1 £500 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 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 44 (21.36%) Oracle
1 44 (21.36%) Finance
2 40 (19.42%) Migration
3 32 (15.53%) Banking
4 30 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 30 (14.56%) Windows
5 29 (14.08%) TOGAF
6 28 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (13.59%) SOA
7 25 (12.14%) Citrix
8 22 (10.68%) SQL Server
9 20 (9.71%) Java
9 20 (9.71%) UNIX
10 18 (8.74%) Data Modelling
10 18 (8.74%) SQL
10 18 (8.74%) VMware
11 16 (7.77%) Oracle Database
12 15 (7.28%) Web Services
12 15 (7.28%) Configuration Management
13 14 (6.80%) Process Management
13 14 (6.80%) Mainframe
13 14 (6.80%) Active Directory
13 14 (6.80%) .NET
13 14 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (6.80%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (6.80%) Data Migration
14 13 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (6.31%) Management Information System
14 13 (6.31%) CRM
14 13 (6.31%) WAN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 10 (4.85%) JBoss
2 9 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.37%) IIS
3 6 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.43%) Liferay
4 5 (2.43%) SAS
5 4 (1.94%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.46%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.46%) CICS
6 3 (1.46%) Documentum
7 2 (0.97%) Node.js
8 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.49%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.40%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.43%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.88%) Office 365
3 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.46%) PaaS
5 2 (0.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.97%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.31%) WAN
2 11 (5.34%) Firewall
3 8 (3.88%) Internet
3 8 (3.88%) SAN
4 7 (3.40%) DMZ
4 7 (3.40%) MPLS
4 7 (3.40%) OSPF
4 7 (3.40%) BGP
4 7 (3.40%) EIGRP
4 7 (3.40%) Wireless
4 7 (3.40%) VPLS
4 7 (3.40%) iSCSI
4 7 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (3.40%) NAS
4 7 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.46%) LAN
6 2 (0.97%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.49%) LDAP
7 1 (0.49%) VoIP
7 1 (0.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.77%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.88%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.88%) Big Data
5 6 (2.91%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.94%) Redis
6 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.46%) QlikView
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.49%) DataStage
9 1 (0.49%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 5 (2.43%) Lombardi
1 5 (2.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.97%) ERwin
2 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.97%) WiX
2 2 (0.97%) MSBuild
General
1 44 (21.36%) Finance
2 32 (15.53%) Banking
3 12 (5.83%) Retail
4 11 (5.34%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.37%) Local Government
6 8 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.28%) Web Services
2 14 (6.80%) .NET
3 12 (5.83%) J2EE
3 12 (5.83%) Middleware
4 10 (4.85%) Apache Camel
5 8 (3.88%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (3.88%) REST
5 8 (3.88%) XML
6 6 (2.91%) Hibernate
6 6 (2.91%) Spring
7 5 (2.43%) JSON
7 5 (2.43%) SOAP
7 5 (2.43%) XSLT
7 5 (2.43%) CSS
7 5 (2.43%) CSS3
8 4 (1.94%) HTML5
8 4 (1.94%) HTML
8 4 (1.94%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (1.94%) Ajax
9 3 (1.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Mainframe
2 13 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.85%) Informatics
4 9 (4.37%) PMI
5 8 (3.88%) Replication
5 8 (3.88%) Clustering
5 8 (3.88%) Private Cloud
6 7 (3.40%) Celerra
6 7 (3.40%) Open Source
7 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.43%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.94%) VSAM
10 3 (1.46%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.46%) Life Science
10 3 (1.46%) BYOD
11 2 (0.97%) NHS
12 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.49%) PKI
12 1 (0.49%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.56%) Windows
2 20 (9.71%) UNIX
3 12 (5.83%) Linux
4 9 (4.37%) Solaris
5 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.46%) AIX
6 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.97%) Android
7 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.42%) Migration
2 29 (14.08%) TOGAF
3 28 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (13.59%) SOA
4 18 (8.74%) Data Modelling
5 15 (7.28%) Configuration Management
6 14 (6.80%) Process Management
6 14 (6.80%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (6.80%) Data Migration
7 13 (6.31%) Project Management
7 13 (6.31%) CRM
8 12 (5.83%) OO
9 11 (5.34%) ITIL
10 10 (4.85%) Validation
11 9 (4.37%) Data Management
11 9 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.88%) ERP
12 8 (3.88%) TDD
12 8 (3.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.71%) Java
2 18 (8.74%) SQL
3 8 (3.88%) Ruby
4 6 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.43%) C++
5 5 (2.43%) Python
6 3 (1.46%) COBOL
6 3 (1.46%) Scala
7 2 (0.97%) R
8 1 (0.49%) C#
8 1 (0.49%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.49%) VBA
8 1 (0.49%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.49%) REXX
8 1 (0.49%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.37%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.49%) Degree
3 1 (0.49%) MCSE
3 1 (0.49%) CCNA
3 1 (0.49%) CCDA
3 1 (0.49%) CCDP
3 1 (0.49%) CISSP
3 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 8 (3.88%) GMP
1 8 (3.88%) GxP
2 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.31%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.34%) XenApp
4 8 (3.88%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.40%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.94%) Xen
8 3 (1.46%) Squid
9 2 (0.97%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.43%) SCCM
2 3 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.97%) SCOM
3 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.97%) StatsD
4 1 (0.49%) Icinga
4 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) Cacti
4 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.49%) Puppet
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 44 (21.36%) Oracle
2 30 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.14%) Citrix
4 18 (8.74%) VMware
5 13 (6.31%) EMC
6 9 (4.37%) SAP
6 9 (4.37%) Cisco
7 8 (3.88%) IBM
7 8 (3.88%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.40%) Pega
8 7 (3.40%) Nortel
8 7 (3.40%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.94%) Lotus
9 4 (1.94%) Avaya
10 3 (1.46%) HP
10 3 (1.46%) Teradata
10 3 (1.46%) hybris
11 2 (0.97%) Tableau
11 2 (0.97%) Apigee
11 2 (0.97%) Mashery
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