Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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.

Data Architect
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 113 126
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 22 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.75% 1.13% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.18% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 15
Manchester median daily rate £450 £577 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.01% +21.47% -
10th Percentile £435 £463 £418
90th Percentile £560 £750 £690
North West median daily rate £650 £610 £588
% change year-on-year +6.56% +3.83% +14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £53.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,787 2,707 2,994
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 95.79% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,780 1,745 1,911
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £235 £227 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 122 58
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £17.43 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.14% +17.18% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.26 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.23 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.74% +1.37% -18.60%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Data Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Manchester

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Architect in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Manchester

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Manchester

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Salford - 4 £463 -
Bolton - 2 £538 -
Data Architect
North West

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (36.36%) F5
2 8 (36.36%) CCIE Data Center
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) CCIE
2 8 (36.36%) Riverbed
3 7 (31.82%) TOGAF
4 6 (27.27%) TOGAF Certification
4 6 (27.27%) High Availability
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Data Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) CCNP
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Data Governance
8 2 (9.09%) Big Data
8 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
8 2 (9.09%) Data Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) TOGAF
2 6 (27.27%) High Availability
3 5 (22.73%) Data Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Data Governance
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Data Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Conceptual Models
6 1 (4.55%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCIE
1 8 (36.36%) CCIE Data Center
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
1 8 (36.36%) F5
1 8 (36.36%) Juniper
1 8 (36.36%) Riverbed
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft