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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 115 102 117
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 34 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.98% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 11
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£480 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £434
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £39.00
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
2881 2242 2905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.21% 93.18% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1161 1457
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £187 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 230 291
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 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 20 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 -15 15 £469 -14.77% 1
Hertfordshire -20 9 £478 -2.05% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £475 -20.83%
Suffolk +5 3 £550 +29.41% 1
Bedfordshire -17 2 £525 - 1
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 20 (37.04%) Finance
1 20 (37.04%) Technical Architecture
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle
3 14 (25.93%) ITIL
4 12 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (20.37%) NHS
5 11 (20.37%) .NET
6 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
6 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (14.81%) J2EE
8 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.81%) Teradata
8 8 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (12.96%) Data Security
9 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (12.96%) C#
9 7 (12.96%) Windows
9 7 (12.96%) Local Government
9 7 (12.96%) Resource Management
10 6 (11.11%) CRM
10 6 (11.11%) SOA
11 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
11 5 (9.26%) Web Services
11 5 (9.26%) UML
11 5 (9.26%) Java
11 5 (9.26%) Subversion
11 5 (9.26%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (9.26%) Matrix Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 12 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.56%) Apache
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.70%) SAS
7 1 (1.85%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (1.85%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.85%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) JBoss
7 1 (1.85%) CMS
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.85%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) 2G
3 1 (1.85%) NAS
3 1 (1.85%) 4G
3 1 (1.85%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Local Government
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) J2EE
3 5 (9.26%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) XML
4 3 (5.56%) XSLT
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.70%) WCF
5 2 (3.70%) J2SE
5 2 (3.70%) WSDL
5 2 (3.70%) CGI
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) JAAS
6 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.85%) Spring
6 1 (1.85%) JSF
6 1 (1.85%) Ajax
6 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.85%) JSR 170
6 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) NHS
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Open Source
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) RMADS
3 1 (1.85%) FMCG
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) CESG
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Solaris
4 2 (3.70%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Technical Architecture
2 14 (25.93%) ITIL
3 12 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Data Security
5 7 (12.96%) Resource Management
6 6 (11.11%) CRM
6 6 (11.11%) SOA
7 5 (9.26%) UML
7 5 (9.26%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (9.26%) Matrix Management
8 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) OO
9 3 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) MVC
9 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) C#
2 5 (9.26%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) MCSE
2 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.85%) MCITP
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) CCA
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
3 1 (1.85%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.85%) XenServer
2 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Teradata
3 5 (9.26%) Lagan
4 4 (7.41%) AccuRev
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.70%) Splunk
5 2 (3.70%) Tripwire
5 2 (3.70%) CommVault
5 2 (3.70%) NetApp
5 2 (3.70%) Sybase
5 2 (3.70%) Sun
5 2 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas