The median contractor rate for a Technical Solutions Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Solution Architect
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £473 £485
% change year-on-year +9.94% -2.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 508 909 815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.13% 92.66% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 584 482
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 60
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.92 £27.37 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Technical Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Solutions Architect in Cheshire

Technical Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Solutions Architect in Cheshire

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Technical Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle