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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 88 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.59% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.63% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
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£575 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £453 £475
% change year-on-year
+24.30% -4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
1282 1106 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.24% 93.02% 91.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 563 620
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 86 96
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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
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 20 October 2014. 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
Rochdale - - - -
Senior Architect
North West

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) CICS
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) BPR
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
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