The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 83 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.61% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £380 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.04 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.56% -
Technical Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1069 1156 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.56% 71.45% 64.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 600 424
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the East Midlands region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +20 5 £450 +20.00%
Leicestershire +10 2 £350 -17.64% 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
1 5 (33.33%) Information Management
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Billing

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
1 5 (33.33%) Information Management
2 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) NetApp
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Verint