The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 126 142 132
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 44 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.59% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.62% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 5
Average daily rate £563 £668 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +35.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £576 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
Senior Architect
England

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
3793 3688 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 1963 1534
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 222 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 24 £563 -13.46%
Manchester +4 15 £538 -14.00% 5
Lancashire +5 3 £663 -5.35%
Merseyside +1 1 £450 -33.33% 1
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (22.95%) Finance
3 11 (18.03%) Citrix
3 11 (18.03%) Java
4 10 (16.39%) TOGAF
4 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
5 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.75%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (14.75%) User Experience
5 9 (14.75%) Visualisation
5 9 (14.75%) Windows 10
6 8 (13.11%) .NET
6 8 (13.11%) Migration
7 7 (11.48%) Internet
7 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.48%) Windows
8 6 (9.84%) Security Architecture
8 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
8 6 (9.84%) BPMN
8 6 (9.84%) Python
8 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
8 6 (9.84%) VMware
8 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.20%) CISSP
9 5 (8.20%) SCCM
9 5 (8.20%) Retail
9 5 (8.20%) Open Source
9 5 (8.20%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.92%) Node.js
3 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) IaaS
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.28%) PaaS
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (4.92%) Skype
2 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.92%) VLAN
3 2 (3.28%) HTTP
3 2 (3.28%) Intranet
3 2 (3.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) Extranet
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) AppScan
1 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Law
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Billing
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.92%) CAML
3 3 (4.92%) J2EE
3 3 (4.92%) SOAP
3 3 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.28%) CSS3
4 2 (3.28%) HTML5
4 2 (3.28%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.64%) Ajax
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.64%) JNDI
5 1 (1.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.64%) JSTL
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) User Experience
1 9 (14.75%) Visualisation
2 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Social Media
6 1 (1.64%) CESG
6 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.64%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows 10
2 7 (11.48%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (16.39%) TOGAF
4 9 (14.75%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (13.11%) Migration
6 6 (9.84%) BPMN
6 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.84%) Security Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) Open Source
8 4 (6.56%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.56%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (4.92%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.92%) Data Management
9 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.92%) Information Security
9 3 (4.92%) OWASP
10 2 (3.28%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (3.28%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) Java
2 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.84%) Python
4 3 (4.92%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) C++
4 3 (4.92%) FQL
4 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) VB
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) R
5 1 (1.64%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) CISSP
2 4 (6.56%) CLAS
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.92%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) CITP
5 1 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) IISP
5 1 (1.64%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.92%) SCOM
2 3 (4.92%) StatsD
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Citrix
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) VMware
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) Apigee
5 3 (4.92%) Mashery
5 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) BT
7 1 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Tableau
7 1 (1.64%) Teradata
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Merseyside
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago