The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 142 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% - 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% - 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£603 - £543
90% offered a daily rate of more than £601 - £541
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 - £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
2978 2575 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.93% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1290 1390
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 213
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect across the North West region.

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect across the North West region.

Technical Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion