Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Architecture
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 100 100
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.24% 0.80% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.94% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Cheshire median daily rate £715 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.00% +2.56% -1.52%
10th Percentile £708 £278 £454
90th Percentile £895 £675 £546
North West median daily rate £600 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £49.50

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1040 1591 1638
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.74% 85.17% 85.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 1087 1002
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £281
90th Percentile £525 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 69
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% - -40.68%
10th Percentile £12.13 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £44.95 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £29.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +23.08% +6.36% +23.94%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Architecture in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +31 3 £715 +30.00% 1
Technical Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SFIA
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Domain Models
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Social Media
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Behavioural Change
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Digital
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (66.67%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Domain Models
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) SFIA
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Behavioural Change
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware