The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 114 102 119
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 33 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 0.98% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.05% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 11
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£475 £458 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +14.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - -
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2799 2290 2823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.08% 93.36% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1185 1418
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 257 269
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Essex -13 13 £463 -15.90% 2
Suffolk +12 6 £550 +29.41% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £475 -20.83% 1
Hertfordshire -19 5 £478 -4.50%
Bedfordshire - 2 £525 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 21 (36.21%) Technical Architecture
2 20 (34.48%) Finance
3 16 (27.59%) Oracle
4 15 (25.86%) ITIL
5 13 (22.41%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (18.97%) NHS
7 11 (18.97%) .NET
8 10 (17.24%) WebLogic
8 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.52%) J2EE
9 9 (15.52%) Java
10 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.79%) Web Services
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.79%) Teradata
10 8 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (12.07%) Data Security
11 7 (12.07%) SOA
11 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (12.07%) C#
11 7 (12.07%) Local Government
11 7 (12.07%) Resource Management
12 6 (10.34%) Windows
12 6 (10.34%) UML
12 6 (10.34%) CRM
13 5 (8.62%) Clustering
13 5 (8.62%) Subversion
13 5 (8.62%) Zachman Framework
13 5 (8.62%) SharePoint

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (22.41%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (17.24%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.17%) Apache
5 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.45%) SAS
7 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.72%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.72%) IIS
7 1 (1.72%) JBoss
7 1 (1.72%) CMS
7 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.72%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) SAN
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) 2G
3 1 (1.72%) NAS
3 1 (1.72%) 4G
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.62%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Subversion
2 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) Ant
4 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Local Government
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) J2EE
3 8 (13.79%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) REST
5 4 (6.90%) XML
6 3 (5.17%) XSLT
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.17%) SOAP
6 3 (5.17%) WCF
7 2 (3.45%) jQuery
7 2 (3.45%) J2SE
7 2 (3.45%) WSDL
7 2 (3.45%) CGI
7 2 (3.45%) HTML
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Sling
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Felix
8 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.72%) JAAS
8 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) NHS
2 5 (8.62%) Clustering
2 5 (8.62%) Open Source
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) FMCG
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Technical Architecture
2 15 (25.86%) ITIL
3 12 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.07%) SOA
5 7 (12.07%) Data Security
5 7 (12.07%) Resource Management
6 6 (10.34%) UML
6 6 (10.34%) CRM
7 5 (8.62%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (8.62%) Matrix Management
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.90%) OO
9 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (5.17%) MVC
9 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) Java
2 7 (12.07%) C#
3 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 2 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) MCSE
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.72%) MCITP
3 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCOM
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Teradata
3 5 (8.62%) Lagan
4 4 (6.90%) AccuRev
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.45%) CommVault
6 2 (3.45%) NetApp
6 2 (3.45%) Tripwire
6 2 (3.45%) Sybase
6 2 (3.45%) Sun
6 2 (3.45%) HP
6 2 (3.45%) Splunk
6 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.72%) Facebook
7 1 (1.72%) Twitter
7 1 (1.72%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
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