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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 122 127 115
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 32 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £486 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.80 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% -38.03%
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
2963 2258 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.33% 72.77% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1187 865
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 124 86
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.49% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +3 13 £475 +13.43% 1
Lancashire - 10 £595 - 3
Manchester -9 8 £550 +22.22% 3
Merseyside - 1 - -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 18 (36.73%) Finance
3 14 (28.57%) Reference Data
3 14 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 13 (26.53%) Data Management
4 13 (26.53%) Oracle
4 13 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
6 11 (22.45%) PRINCE
7 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.37%) SQL
8 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (18.37%) Data Governance
9 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
10 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
10 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.29%) Windows
10 7 (14.29%) Banking
10 7 (14.29%) Information Management
10 7 (14.29%) Validation
10 7 (14.29%) Migration
11 6 (12.24%) ETL
11 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
11 6 (12.24%) Information Architecture
11 6 (12.24%) Informatics

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.12%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) Big Data
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) SSDT
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) QlikView
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) EDMS
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) ERwin
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Architect
2 19 (38.78%) Data Architect
3 11 (22.45%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Information Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Perl Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Data Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Tableau Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) QlikView Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Tableau Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) SOAP
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
1 2 (4.08%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Reference Data
1 14 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
4 6 (12.24%) Informatics
5 5 (10.20%) Visualisation
5 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (8.16%) NHS
7 2 (4.08%) FMCG
8 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) VME
4 1 (2.04%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 13 (26.53%) Data Management
3 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.45%) PRINCE
5 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (18.37%) Data Governance
7 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
8 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 7 (14.29%) Information Management
8 7 (14.29%) Validation
8 7 (14.29%) Migration
9 6 (12.24%) ETL
9 6 (12.24%) Information Architecture
10 5 (10.20%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (10.20%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (8.16%) Change Management
11 4 (8.16%) Information Security
11 4 (8.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Cognos
3 3 (6.12%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Perforce
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Blackpool
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago