The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 87 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.52% 0.14% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.14% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £429 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% -18.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £426 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £432 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.17%
Technical Architect
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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1455 1383 1426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.66% 96.38% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 759 760
Average daily rate £375 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 85 112
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £22.50 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +10 4 £500 +17.64% 2
Derbyshire - 3 £475 -
Leicestershire - 1 £575 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) CMS
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) Office 365
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Converged Networks
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) REST
1 2 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) SOLID
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Microservices
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Clojure
3 1 (5.56%) Haskell
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) CCDA
5 1 (5.56%) CCIE
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) JDA
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
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