The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architecture
Rank 99 122 130
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 30 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £317 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2090 1808 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.83% 71.32% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 878 1078
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 82 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.80 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £72.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Data Architecture
England

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 10 July 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 10 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 +1 6 £450 +23.28% 3
Merseyside - - - -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 27 (71.05%) Data Modelling
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 18 (47.37%) Reference Data
3 18 (47.37%) Oracle
4 15 (39.47%) Finance
5 14 (36.84%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (34.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) CRM
8 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) Migration
8 9 (23.68%) Data Migration
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
9 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (21.05%) Workflow
9 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
9 8 (21.05%) UNIX
9 8 (21.05%) MVS
9 8 (21.05%) WAN
10 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (18.42%) PRINCE
10 7 (18.42%) Middleware
10 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.79%) MS Access
11 6 (15.79%) VBA
11 6 (15.79%) Toad
11 6 (15.79%) Sage

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) MS Access
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) OLAP
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Toad
2 4 (10.53%) ERwin
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Architect
2 15 (39.47%) Technical Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Data Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Data Modeller
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Data Modeller
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Middleware
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 18 (47.37%) Reference Data
3 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 6 (15.79%) Data Extraction
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
1 8 (21.05%) MVS
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Data Modelling
2 11 (28.95%) CRM
3 9 (23.68%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) Data Migration
4 8 (21.05%) Workflow
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.42%) PRINCE
6 6 (15.79%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (15.79%) Data Mapping
7 4 (10.53%) EAI
7 4 (10.53%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Information Security
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
9 2 (5.26%) Data Management
10 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
3 6 (15.79%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Sage
4 5 (13.16%) Business Objects
5 4 (10.53%) CA
5 4 (10.53%) Informatica