The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 103 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 28 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.12% 1.25% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.31% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 18
Median daily rate £475 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £41.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
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
2399 2984 2991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.58% 95.61% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1771 1779
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 260 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.56 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +15 12 £500 -4.76%
Cambridgeshire +16 6 £488 -4.87% 2
Bedfordshire -6 6 - - 2
Essex -4 4 £375 -2.59%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.81%) VMware
3 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
4 16 (25.00%) Oracle
5 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (20.31%) SDLC
6 13 (20.31%) Windows
6 13 (20.31%) Cisco
7 12 (18.75%) SAP
7 12 (18.75%) SOA
7 12 (18.75%) Migration
7 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 11 (17.19%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (17.19%) Finance
8 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
8 11 (17.19%) SOAP
9 10 (15.63%) HP
9 10 (15.63%) Mainframe
9 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
9 10 (15.63%) Oracle Identity Management
9 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (14.06%) REST
10 9 (14.06%) .NET
10 9 (14.06%) C#
11 8 (12.50%) Middleware
11 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (4.69%) JBoss
1 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
2 2 (3.13%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.56%) Mule
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Force.com
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.56%) Heroku
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) WAN
2 6 (9.38%) MPLS
2 6 (9.38%) NetScaler
2 6 (9.38%) SAN
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (7.81%) Firewall
3 5 (7.81%) iSCSI
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.25%) VLAN
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.69%) EIGRP
5 3 (4.69%) HTTP
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.13%) HSRP
6 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.13%) Intranet
6 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.13%) VPN
6 2 (3.13%) Wireless
7 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Ant
2 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.56%) FishEye
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Gradle
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) SOAP
2 9 (14.06%) .NET
2 9 (14.06%) REST
3 8 (12.50%) Middleware
4 6 (9.38%) WCF
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.69%) MSMQ
6 2 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.13%) COM
6 2 (3.13%) Java EE
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
6 2 (3.13%) Visualforce
6 2 (3.13%) Web Services
6 2 (3.13%) XML
7 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.56%) J2EE
7 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.63%) Mainframe
3 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) BYOD
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) iSeries
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.81%) Linux
4 5 (7.81%) Solaris
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Unix
7 1 (1.56%) Android
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) SDLC
2 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 12 (18.75%) Migration
2 12 (18.75%) SOA
3 11 (17.19%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.94%) Microservices
6 7 (10.94%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (9.38%) ITIL
7 6 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.81%) CRM
8 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.25%) Coaching
9 4 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.69%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) C#
2 5 (7.81%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) Apex Code
3 2 (3.13%) C
3 2 (3.13%) C++
3 2 (3.13%) SOQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) MCSE
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.25%) MCITP
4 3 (4.69%) CCIE
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) CCDE
5 2 (3.13%) VCAP
5 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) FISMA
2 1 (1.56%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.25%) vSphere
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.13%) Snort
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (6.25%) SCCM
3 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.13%) Simpana
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.81%) VMware
3 16 (25.00%) Oracle
4 13 (20.31%) Cisco
5 12 (18.75%) SAP
6 10 (15.63%) HP
7 7 (10.94%) 3PAR
7 7 (10.94%) Citrix
8 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.69%) Brocade
10 3 (4.69%) EMC
10 3 (4.69%) NetApp
10 3 (4.69%) Veeam
11 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
11 2 (3.13%) CommVault
11 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.13%) Meru Networks
11 2 (3.13%) Siebel