The first table below looks at the demand for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 64 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 1.33% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.84% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £363 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -32.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
586 381 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.01% 72.57% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 255 379
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Technical Architecture
South West

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Technical Architecture.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) AS400
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
3 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) vCloud
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Database Security

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Assurance Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 3 (33.33%) AS400
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (33.33%) Security Management
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Content Management
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Database Security
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix