The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 90 77 85
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.075% 0.50% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.53% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £80.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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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
1259 1126 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.17% 93.83% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 573 670
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 89 109
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.26 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Systems Architect
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Taleo
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Taleo
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle