The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 92 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 15 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate £538 £625 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
Senior 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
1717 1590 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.65% 95.15% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 834 673
Average daily rate £390 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 65
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.45 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport - 1 £413 - 1
Senior Architect
North West

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SCCM
6 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.76%) CITP
6 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) ISMS
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Extranet
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) AppScan
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) EJB
2 1 (5.88%) Flash
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) JNDI
2 1 (5.88%) JSTL
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
1 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) ISMS
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) BDD
3 1 (5.88%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) OWASP
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CITP
2 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) IISP
2 1 (5.88%) MBCS
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
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