The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 101 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 9 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 1.01% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.07% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 6
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £670 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.90%
Technical 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
1711 1774 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.43% 94.66% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1025 806
Median daily rate £400 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Cheadle - 1 £550 -
Rochdale - 1 £320 -
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
3 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (22.73%) SaaS
4 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 4 (18.18%) PaaS
5 4 (18.18%) IaaS
5 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) B2B
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) EMC
7 2 (9.09%) SAN
7 2 (9.09%) AIX
7 2 (9.09%) Solaris

Technical 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 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (22.73%) SaaS
3 4 (18.18%) IaaS
3 4 (18.18%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 4 (18.18%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) B2B
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Microservices
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Icinga
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Axway
3 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) AppSense