Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 65 104
Rank change year-on-year -18 +39 -14
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.24% 2.09% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 2.46% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 7
Cheshire median daily rate £700 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% -46.67%
10th Percentile £615 £360 £348
90th Percentile £750 £688 £560
North West median daily rate £600 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +31.87% -4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £21.05 -
North West median hourly rate - £21.05 -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,042 1,098 1,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.23% 85.05% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 796 1,133
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £406 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.56% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -5.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.30 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.86% -28.32% +75.15%

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 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 19 January 2018. 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 -3 3 £700 +7.69%
Technical Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Casewise
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Yourdon
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD

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 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
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%) Digital Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Domain Models
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) SSADM
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Yourdon
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Casewise
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware