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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 103 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £498 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £43.98
% change year-on-year
- -25.57%
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
1691 1781 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.31% 94.53% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1025 800
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 £271 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.99
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 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 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft