The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 96 99 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 62 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 1.10% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.17% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 9
Average daily rate
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£600 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £440
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
Technical Architect
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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
3562 2812 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.05% 93.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 1521 1204
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 193 193
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.08 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Architect across the North West region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Architect across the North West region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Cheshire +3 28 £650 +30.00%
Manchester +8 18 £500 -23.07% 1
Lancashire +7 6 £575 +4.54%
Cumbria - 2 £413 -
Merseyside - 1 £413 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 64 (36.36%) UNIX
2 59 (33.52%) Oracle
3 54 (30.68%) Java
4 50 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (26.70%) Microsoft
6 44 (25.00%) Citrix
7 41 (23.30%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (21.59%) JavaScript
9 37 (21.02%) Big Data
10 35 (19.89%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
11 34 (19.32%) MongoDB
12 33 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (18.18%) IaaS
13 32 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
13 32 (18.18%) StatsD
14 31 (17.61%) R
14 31 (17.61%) Tableau
14 31 (17.61%) Hadoop
14 31 (17.61%) Visualisation
14 31 (17.61%) Teradata
15 30 (17.05%) Security Cleared
15 30 (17.05%) Finance
15 30 (17.05%) Node.js
15 30 (17.05%) Machine Learning
16 29 (16.48%) AngularJS
16 29 (16.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (16.48%) Apigee
16 29 (16.48%) Mashery
16 29 (16.48%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (17.05%) Node.js
2 10 (5.68%) IIS
3 7 (3.98%) IBM Notes
3 7 (3.98%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.41%) JBoss
5 5 (2.84%) Liferay
6 4 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (2.27%) Documentum
6 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.27%) NetWeaver
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.70%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.70%) CMS
8 2 (1.14%) SAS
9 1 (0.57%) CICS
9 1 (0.57%) Apache
9 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.84%) MS Visio
1 5 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.89%) Cloud Computing
2 34 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (18.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.09%) Internet
1 16 (9.09%) MPLS
2 15 (8.52%) WAN
3 10 (5.68%) Firewall
4 9 (5.11%) OSPF
4 9 (5.11%) BGP
4 9 (5.11%) SAN
5 7 (3.98%) DMZ
5 7 (3.98%) Wireless
5 7 (3.98%) EIGRP
5 7 (3.98%) iSCSI
5 7 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (3.98%) NAS
5 7 (3.98%) VPLS
5 7 (3.98%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.70%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.70%) Converged Networks
6 3 (1.70%) SSL
6 3 (1.70%) VLAN
6 3 (1.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.30%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (21.02%) Big Data
3 34 (19.32%) MongoDB
4 33 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 31 (17.61%) Hadoop
6 11 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.68%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.27%) SAP HANA
9 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.14%) MySQL
11 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.57%) VLDB
11 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.57%) Easytrieve
11 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 30 (17.05%) Finance
2 4 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.14%) Banking
3 2 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Electronics
4 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.48%) .NET
1 29 (16.48%) AngularJS
1 29 (16.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 28 (15.91%) Middleware
3 11 (6.25%) Web Services
4 10 (5.68%) RESTful
5 9 (5.11%) SOAP
6 8 (4.55%) REST
7 5 (2.84%) Apache Camel
7 5 (2.84%) Spring
7 5 (2.84%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.84%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.84%) JSON
8 4 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (2.27%) XML
8 4 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.27%) Play Framework
9 2 (1.14%) J2EE
9 2 (1.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.61%) Visualisation
2 21 (11.93%) Reference Data
3 17 (9.66%) Data Integration
3 17 (9.66%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.39%) EMC VNX
5 11 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 9 (5.11%) User Experience
7 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.55%) Replication
8 7 (3.98%) Clustering
8 7 (3.98%) Celerra
9 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.41%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.57%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.57%) Life Science
11 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.36%) UNIX
2 27 (15.34%) Windows
2 27 (15.34%) Linux
3 11 (6.25%) MVS
3 11 (6.25%) Solaris
4 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.98%) VME
4 7 (3.98%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.70%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.05%) Machine Learning
3 28 (15.91%) Technical Architecture
4 26 (14.77%) Migration
5 24 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 22 (12.50%) Data Architecture
7 17 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.39%) TOGAF
8 13 (7.39%) Open Source
8 13 (7.39%) Workflow
9 12 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 12 (6.82%) CRM
10 11 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.68%) SOA
12 8 (4.55%) Service Management
12 8 (4.55%) UML
12 8 (4.55%) Scrum
12 8 (4.55%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.68%) Java
2 38 (21.59%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.61%) R
4 22 (12.50%) Python
5 15 (8.52%) Scala
6 11 (6.25%) SQL
7 6 (3.41%) Ruby
8 4 (2.27%) PHP
9 2 (1.14%) C
10 1 (0.57%) COBOL
10 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.57%) REXX
10 1 (0.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 30 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.98%) CCIE
4 6 (3.41%) CCNP
5 5 (2.84%) Degree
6 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.70%) MCSD
6 3 (1.70%) MCSE
6 3 (1.70%) CCA
6 3 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.70%) CCEA
7 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.57%) CISMP
8 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.57%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.57%) CISSP
8 1 (0.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.98%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.98%) XenApp
3 7 (3.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (3.98%) Terminal Services
3 7 (3.98%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.84%) Squid
Systems Management
1 32 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 32 (18.18%) StatsD
2 4 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 59 (33.52%) Oracle
2 47 (26.70%) Microsoft
3 44 (25.00%) Citrix
4 31 (17.61%) Teradata
4 31 (17.61%) Tableau
5 29 (16.48%) Apigee
5 29 (16.48%) Mashery
6 18 (10.23%) Cisco
7 13 (7.39%) EMC
8 12 (6.82%) VMware
9 7 (3.98%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.98%) Nortel
9 7 (3.98%) Juniper
9 7 (3.98%) Lotus
9 7 (3.98%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.41%) NetApp
11 5 (2.84%) SAP
12 4 (2.27%) Avaya
13 3 (1.70%) Websense
13 3 (1.70%) hybris
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