The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 68 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% 0.77% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.07% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£650 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Technical Architecture
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
704 466 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.73% 71.58% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 350 386
Average daily rate £380 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 38
Average hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) LAMP
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
1 3 (30.00%) AS400
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Security Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix