The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 37 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.36% 0.77% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.80% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £500 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.43%
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 Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
263 375 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 93.59% 96.15% 99.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 287 239
Median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 18
Median hourly rate £12.44 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.00 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cardiff region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SAP
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Nintex

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Nintex