The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 68 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.64% 0.66% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.71% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
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£525 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
Technical Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
732 705 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.85% 92.64% 92.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 376 268
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 63 74
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Cambridge -4 3 £525 +31.25% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £488 -
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) BPEL
3 1 (14.29%) Google

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) BPEL
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago