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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 13 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 119 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.71% 4.34% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.32% 4.63% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 26 32
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £538 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -19.54%
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
1431 1124 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.68% 93.90% 91.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 604 425
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 March 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 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 6 £409 - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Bolton - - - - 3
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 46 (24.34%) Migration
2 40 (21.16%) Finance
3 38 (20.11%) Microsoft
4 33 (17.46%) Windows
5 30 (15.87%) Oracle
6 28 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (13.76%) SQL Server
8 25 (13.23%) Citrix
9 24 (12.70%) Banking
10 22 (11.64%) Mainframe
10 22 (11.64%) SQL
11 21 (11.11%) UNIX
12 18 (9.52%) TOGAF
12 18 (9.52%) VMware
12 18 (9.52%) Local Government
12 18 (9.52%) Configuration Management
12 18 (9.52%) Data Protection
13 17 (8.99%) Active Directory
14 16 (8.47%) SOA
15 15 (7.94%) Data Modelling
15 15 (7.94%) CRM
15 15 (7.94%) Telecoms
16 14 (7.41%) Ruby
16 14 (7.41%) Linux
16 14 (7.41%) WAN
16 14 (7.41%) .NET
16 14 (7.41%) IBM
16 14 (7.41%) VCP4
17 13 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (6.88%) Hyper-V

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (5.29%) IIS
1 10 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.23%) CICS
3 6 (3.17%) SAS
3 6 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.12%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.59%) Liferay
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) JBoss
6 1 (0.53%) AquaLogic
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.06%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.35%) Office 365
2 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.53%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.41%) WAN
2 11 (5.82%) Firewall
3 8 (4.23%) NAS
3 8 (4.23%) SAN
4 7 (3.70%) DMZ
4 7 (3.70%) Internet
4 7 (3.70%) MPLS
4 7 (3.70%) OSPF
4 7 (3.70%) BGP
4 7 (3.70%) EIGRP
4 7 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (3.70%) Wireless
4 7 (3.70%) VPLS
4 7 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 7 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.12%) LAN
6 2 (1.06%) DSL
6 2 (1.06%) DVB
7 1 (0.53%) VoIP
7 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.88%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.17%) Big Data
5 6 (3.17%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.65%) MySQL
6 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.12%) Redis
7 4 (2.12%) Easytrieve
7 4 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.59%) QlikView
8 3 (1.59%) DataStage
8 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.06%) ERwin
1 2 (1.06%) Lombardi
General
1 40 (21.16%) Finance
2 24 (12.70%) Banking
3 18 (9.52%) Local Government
4 15 (7.94%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.76%) Retail
6 4 (2.12%) Publishing
7 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.41%) .NET
2 13 (6.88%) Web Services
3 11 (5.82%) HTML
4 10 (5.29%) CSS
5 9 (4.76%) Django
5 9 (4.76%) REST
6 8 (4.23%) JSON
6 8 (4.23%) XML
7 7 (3.70%) CSS3
7 7 (3.70%) HTML5
8 6 (3.17%) Ajax
9 5 (2.65%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.65%) Middleware
10 4 (2.12%) XSLT
10 4 (2.12%) Play Framework
11 3 (1.59%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.59%) SOAP
11 3 (1.59%) Spring
12 2 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (1.06%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Mainframe
2 12 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.82%) Open Source
4 10 (5.29%) Replication
5 9 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.23%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (4.23%) Clustering
6 8 (4.23%) VSAM
7 7 (3.70%) Celerra
8 6 (3.17%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.65%) Life Science
10 4 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.06%) User Experience
11 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.06%) Informatics
11 2 (1.06%) IPTV
11 2 (1.06%) NHS
11 2 (1.06%) STB
12 1 (0.53%) PMI
12 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.46%) Windows
2 21 (11.11%) UNIX
3 14 (7.41%) Linux
4 10 (5.29%) Solaris
5 7 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.65%) AIX
7 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.34%) Migration
2 28 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 18 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 18 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 16 (8.47%) SOA
5 15 (7.94%) Data Modelling
5 15 (7.94%) CRM
6 13 (6.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (6.35%) Data Migration
7 12 (6.35%) ITIL
7 12 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.29%) OO
9 9 (4.76%) Scrum
9 9 (4.76%) TDD
10 8 (4.23%) Kanban
10 8 (4.23%) Software Architecture
11 7 (3.70%) Business Continuity
11 7 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.64%) SQL
2 14 (7.41%) Ruby
3 11 (5.82%) Python
3 11 (5.82%) Java
4 8 (4.23%) COBOL
5 5 (2.65%) C++
5 5 (2.65%) Scala
6 4 (2.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.12%) Assembly Language
6 4 (2.12%) REXX
6 4 (2.12%) JCL
7 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
8 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.53%) C#
8 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (7.41%) VCP4
2 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) MCSE
3 2 (1.06%) CCNA
3 2 (1.06%) CCDA
3 2 (1.06%) CCDP
3 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.06%) Degree
4 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.53%) CISSP
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.53%) GMP
2 1 (0.53%) GxP
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.88%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.82%) XenApp
4 9 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (4.23%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (2.12%) Xen
8 2 (1.06%) UAG
9 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.70%) SCCM
2 3 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (20.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.87%) Oracle
3 25 (13.23%) Citrix
4 18 (9.52%) VMware
5 14 (7.41%) IBM
6 12 (6.35%) EMC
7 11 (5.82%) SAP
8 10 (5.29%) Cisco
9 9 (4.76%) Pega
10 7 (3.70%) Nortel
10 7 (3.70%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.12%) Lotus
11 4 (2.12%) HP
11 4 (2.12%) Avaya
12 3 (1.59%) CA
12 3 (1.59%) Cognos
13 2 (1.06%) Novell
13 2 (1.06%) hybris
14 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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