The table below looks at the statistics for Data Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architecture
Rank 117 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 19 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £494
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £82.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.75 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+113.39% -22.22%
Data Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2337 2053 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 74.04% 65.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1012 1025
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 112 86
Average hourly rate £28.00 £23.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.65 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Architecture
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 Architecture across the North West region.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture across the North West region.

Data Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 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 -14 6 £350 +75.00% 1
Cheshire - 5 £500 -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Architecture also 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 that cited Data Architecture.

1 29 (60.42%) Data Modelling
2 24 (50.00%) Oracle
3 23 (47.92%) Data Integration
4 22 (45.83%) Migration
5 21 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (39.58%) SQL
6 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.17%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
7 14 (29.17%) Data Migration
8 13 (27.08%) Reference Data
8 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
9 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (22.92%) ETL
11 10 (20.83%) Dimensional Modelling
11 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
11 10 (20.83%) Physical Data Model
12 9 (18.75%) PRINCE
12 9 (18.75%) ERwin
12 9 (18.75%) EAI
12 9 (18.75%) CA
12 9 (18.75%) Informatica
12 9 (18.75%) Web Services
13 8 (16.67%) PowerCenter
13 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
13 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (16.67%) Information Security
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Architecture also 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 that cited Data Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
4 8 (16.67%) PowerCenter
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (12.50%) Big Data
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.08%) QlikView
8 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (2.08%) EDRMS
8 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) ERwin
2 6 (12.50%) Toad
3 3 (6.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 4 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Data Architect
3 10 (20.83%) Technical Architect
4 8 (16.67%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Designer
8 1 (2.08%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Data Build Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Data Modeller
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Information Governance Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Data Integration
2 21 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (27.08%) Reference Data
4 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (14.58%) Data Extraction
6 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Data Modelling
2 22 (45.83%) Migration
3 21 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (29.17%) Data Migration
5 11 (22.92%) ETL
6 10 (20.83%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (20.83%) Physical Data Model
7 9 (18.75%) PRINCE
7 9 (18.75%) EAI
8 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (16.67%) Information Security
8 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (14.58%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) OOD
10 4 (8.33%) OO
10 4 (8.33%) Business Transformation
10 4 (8.33%) Analytics
10 4 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) CA
3 9 (18.75%) Informatica
4 6 (12.50%) Northgate
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) Cognos
6 3 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Tableau
7 1 (2.08%) Teradata
7 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.08%) Sage