The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 10 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 0.78% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.84% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £380 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £498
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 Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
568 594 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.11% 92.81% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 370 331
Median daily rate £380 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (21.43%) Escalation Management
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) 3PAR

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Informix
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) CLARiiON
3 2 (14.29%) HP Storage
3 2 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Escalation Management
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Product Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Basel II
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) SRDF
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) Docker
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) vCloud
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Dell
2 4 (28.57%) EMC
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
4 2 (14.29%) Brocade
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Informatica
5 1 (7.14%) Netezza
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (7.14%) Teradata