The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Solution Architect
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+9.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -
Technical Solutions 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
1431 1124 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.68% 93.90% 91.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 604 425
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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Job
Vacancies
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Technical Solutions Architect
North West

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion