The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Architect role 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 Lead Architect in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised 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
Lead Architect
Rank 134 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £538 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £494
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.00
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2829 2530 2947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.43% 92.47% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1210 1497
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 196 226
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.10 £41.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Architect across the North West region.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Lead Architect
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 Lead Architect 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 - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
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 that cited Lead Architect in their job title 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 with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Connection
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Event Studio
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) MODAF
3 1 (20.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) webMethods
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

Lead Architect
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 that cited Lead Architect in their job title 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 with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Connection
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Event Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) MODAF
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (20.00%) Information Management
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Software AG
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica