The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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 North West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 114 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 17 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.12% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 7
Average daily rate
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£531 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £450 £519
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2819 2504 2951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.53% 92.40% 91.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1193 1497
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 192 230
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Data Architect
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Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 6 £550 -
Cheshire - 5 £480 -
Data Architect
England

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Data 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 Data Architect in their job title.

1 12 (42.86%) SQL
1 12 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (35.71%) Migration
4 9 (32.14%) ETL
5 7 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) Data Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (10.71%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (10.71%) Data Governance
9 3 (10.71%) SaaS
9 3 (10.71%) Data Management
9 3 (10.71%) Reference Data
9 3 (10.71%) ResourceLink
9 3 (10.71%) SAP
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.14%) IBM
10 2 (7.14%) CA
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (7.14%) Teradata
10 2 (7.14%) OLAP
10 2 (7.14%) Java
10 2 (7.14%) Data Mining

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Data 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 Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
1 3 (10.71%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.14%) OLAP
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mart
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) ERwin
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Reference Data
2 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 10 (35.71%) Migration
3 9 (32.14%) ETL
4 7 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 6 (21.43%) Data Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.71%) Data Governance
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Data Management
8 2 (7.14%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (7.14%) BPMN
8 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
9 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
9 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning
9 1 (3.57%) Master Data Management
9 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) CA
3 2 (7.14%) Teradata
3 2 (7.14%) Siebel
3 2 (7.14%) IBM