The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 91 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.20% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.21% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £506 £625 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £625 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1735 1453 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 95.59% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 802 631
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 70 70
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £38.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £413 -
Senior Architect
North West

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Senior Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.11%) SCCM
6 2 (11.11%) SIEM
6 2 (11.11%) Office 365
6 2 (11.11%) CITP
6 2 (11.11%) User Experience
6 2 (11.11%) Visualisation

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Extranet
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) AppScan
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) EJB
2 1 (5.56%) Flash
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) JNDI
2 1 (5.56%) JSTL
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
1 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (16.67%) Information Security
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) ISMS
2 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) SIEM
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) BDD
3 1 (5.56%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) OWASP
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CITP
2 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) IISP
2 1 (5.56%) MBCS
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) VMware