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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architecture
Rank 103 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 32 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 3
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£475 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £319 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2130 1940 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.34% 70.91% 64.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 973 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 94 109
Average hourly rate £27.17 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 4 £430 +14.66% 1
Merseyside - - - -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (76.32%) Data Modelling
2 22 (57.89%) Oracle
2 22 (57.89%) Data Integration
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (44.74%) Reference Data
5 16 (42.11%) SQL
6 15 (39.47%) Finance
7 14 (36.84%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (34.21%) PL/SQL
8 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
9 11 (28.95%) CRM
9 11 (28.95%) Migration
10 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (21.05%) MVS
12 8 (21.05%) CA
12 8 (21.05%) Informatica
12 8 (21.05%) ERwin
12 8 (21.05%) EAI
12 8 (21.05%) ETL
12 8 (21.05%) WAN
12 8 (21.05%) Web Services
12 8 (21.05%) UNIX
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
12 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (21.05%) Workflow
12 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
13 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
13 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
13 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11i
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
2 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (15.79%) MS Access
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.53%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.63%) Big Data
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) OLAP
7 1 (2.63%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) ERwin
2 6 (15.79%) Toad
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Technical Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Data Modeller
5 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Data Modeller
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Data Build Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Business Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Data Integration
2 17 (44.74%) 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%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) MVS
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Data Modelling
2 11 (28.95%) CRM
2 11 (28.95%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.05%) EAI
4 8 (21.05%) ETL
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.05%) Workflow
5 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
5 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) PRINCE
6 6 (15.79%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (15.79%) Data Mapping
7 5 (13.16%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) Information Security
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 1 (2.63%) Change Management
10 1 (2.63%) Data Management
10 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) PL/SQL
3 6 (15.79%) VBA
4 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) CA
3 8 (21.05%) Informatica
4 6 (15.79%) Sage
5 4 (10.53%) Business Objects