The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.00
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1177 1027 1242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.46% 93.36% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 513 599
Average daily rate £338 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 77 102
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.40 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.97% -21.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Lead Architect
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Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Lead Architect
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Query Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Connection
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Event Studio
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Query Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Connection
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Event Studio
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica