The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
England / North West
Rank 125 139 138
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 6 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.52% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 7
Median daily rate £538 £625 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.96% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £480 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £720 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £575 £588
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2508 3625 3153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.82% 94.92% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 2158 1727
Median daily rate £380 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 199 199
Median hourly rate £18.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.20% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Architect across the North West region.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect across the North West region.

Senior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +10 4 £501 -33.26%
Merseyside - 1 £575 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Senior Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Service Design
3 6 (20.69%) Service Management
3 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
4 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) SLA
4 5 (17.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
5 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (13.79%) User Experience
5 4 (13.79%) Office 365
5 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (13.79%) Windows
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
5 4 (13.79%) Biometrics
5 4 (13.79%) Smartcard
5 4 (13.79%) CMS
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
6 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
6 3 (10.34%) IT Governance
6 3 (10.34%) XenApp
6 3 (10.34%) Data Architecture

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Office 365
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.90%) PaaS
4 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) Broadband
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) IPsec
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) OSPF
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.90%) Aurelia
1 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) Durandal
1 2 (6.90%) EJS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) Jinja
1 2 (6.90%) jQuery
1 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (6.90%) LESS
1 2 (6.90%) Pug
1 2 (6.90%) React
1 2 (6.90%) Sass
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Smartcard
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.90%) RIA
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) CESG
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
1 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
1 7 (24.14%) Service Design
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (20.69%) Service Management
3 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.79%) Biometrics
4 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Data Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) IT Governance
5 3 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (10.34%) SFIA
5 3 (10.34%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C#
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) Ruby
1 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) CCIE
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) APMP
4 1 (3.45%) CCDP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.45%) CITP
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) IISP
4 1 (3.45%) MBCS
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) ISO20022
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) AppSense
1 3 (10.34%) Citrix
1 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) F5
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle