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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
England / North West
Rank 131 135 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 5 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.47% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.49% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 11
Median daily rate £544 £645 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £465 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £735 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £570 £565 £565
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2500 3644 2924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.72% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 2167 1690
Median daily rate £375 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 168 187
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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
Manchester +15 2 £506 - 2
Lancashire +5 1 £575 -23.33% 1
Merseyside +1 1 £575 -13.71%
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
2 8 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.00%) Office 365
3 7 (21.88%) Service Design
3 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) XenApp
3 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 5 (15.63%) SLA
5 5 (15.63%) SCCM
5 5 (15.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (15.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (15.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 4 (12.50%) Application Discovery
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (12.50%) User Experience
6 4 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.50%) Windows
6 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Biometrics
6 4 (12.50%) Smartcard

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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (12.50%) CMS
1 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.25%) PaaS
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Broadband
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) IPsec
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) OSPF
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.25%) Aurelia
1 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) Durandal
1 2 (6.25%) EJS
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) Jinja
1 2 (6.25%) jQuery
1 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (6.25%) LESS
1 2 (6.25%) Pug
1 2 (6.25%) React
1 2 (6.25%) Sass
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Biometrics
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.50%) Smartcard
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Migration
1 8 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (21.88%) Service Design
3 6 (18.75%) Service Management
4 5 (15.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (15.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Application Discovery
5 4 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.25%) PHP
1 2 (6.25%) Python
1 2 (6.25%) Ruby
1 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CCIE
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) APMP
5 1 (3.13%) CCDP
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO20022
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) XenApp
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) AppSense
2 3 (9.38%) Citrix
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) F5
3 2 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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