The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 79 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.66% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£650 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.50% -4.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.65% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1188 1066 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 93.51% 90.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 532 625
Average daily rate £325 £333 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 87 103
Average hourly rate £15.13 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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
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 Technical Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) OpenView
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) OpenView
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) StorageTek
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Axway
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