The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Technical Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 95 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £444 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1724 1453 1177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.52% 95.72% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 786 611
Median daily rate £381 £351 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 66 63
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Technical Solutions 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware