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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 113 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 19 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £565 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £470 £525
% change year-on-year
-0.26% -10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -7.63%
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
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Cheshire +9 11 £456 -19.24% 2
Manchester -2 4 £475 +5.55% 3
Lancashire - 2 £385 -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (55.77%) Data Modelling
2 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) Migration
3 20 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (36.54%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (32.69%) Data Migration
5 17 (32.69%) Data Integration
6 16 (30.77%) Oracle
7 15 (28.85%) SQL
8 13 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 12 (23.08%) Reference Data
10 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (21.15%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (19.23%) Information Security
11 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
12 9 (17.31%) Data Management
12 9 (17.31%) Data Analysis
12 9 (17.31%) Finance
12 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
12 9 (17.31%) Windows
12 9 (17.31%) ETL
13 8 (15.38%) Project Management
13 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
13 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (13.46%) Big Data
14 7 (13.46%) PRINCE
15 6 (11.54%) XML
15 6 (11.54%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (5.77%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.46%) Big Data
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) PowerCenter
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.85%) QlikView
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.92%) SSDT
8 1 (1.92%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Toad
2 4 (7.69%) ERwin
3 3 (5.77%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Architect
2 18 (34.62%) Data Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Information Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Data Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Perl Developer
8 1 (1.92%) QlikView Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Data Modeller
8 1 (1.92%) SAS Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) XML
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (32.69%) Data Integration
3 12 (23.08%) Reference Data
4 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
5 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (11.54%) Data Extraction
7 3 (5.77%) Informatics
8 2 (3.85%) NHS
9 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Data Modelling
2 21 (40.38%) Migration
3 19 (36.54%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (32.69%) Data Migration
5 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (19.23%) Information Security
7 9 (17.31%) Data Management
7 9 (17.31%) Data Analysis
7 9 (17.31%) ETL
8 8 (15.38%) Project Management
9 7 (13.46%) PRINCE
10 6 (11.54%) OO
10 6 (11.54%) Analytics
10 6 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (11.54%) Physical Data Model
11 5 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
11 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) Northgate
4 4 (7.69%) Cognos
4 4 (7.69%) CA
4 4 (7.69%) Informatica
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.85%) Perforce
7 1 (1.92%) Tableau
7 1 (1.92%) Teradata