The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 31 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.75% 3.37% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 3.49% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Median daily rate £463 £588 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% +17.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £503 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
244 315 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.39% 96.63% 97.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 214 292
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 39 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £45.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.88% +130.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Bedfordshire region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Bedfordshire region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Technical 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
1 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) HSRP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCDE
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VCAP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) Meru Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore