The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 111 109 124
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 26 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.54% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.65% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2842 2237 2866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.88% 94.07% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1125 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 231 362
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
England

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 1 August 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 1 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
Essex +2 13 £450 -
Hertfordshire +4 7 £425 -22.72% 1
Bedfordshire -19 4 £475 - 3
Cambridgeshire -8 2 £475 -
Suffolk - - - -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 28 (41.18%) Technical Architecture
2 17 (25.00%) Finance
3 15 (22.06%) Oracle
3 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
3 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.12%) TOGAF
5 12 (17.65%) .NET
5 12 (17.65%) WebLogic
5 12 (17.65%) XML
5 12 (17.65%) UNIX
5 12 (17.65%) Solaris
6 11 (16.18%) Web Services
6 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
7 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (14.71%) Java
8 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
8 9 (13.24%) Subversion
9 8 (11.76%) C#
9 8 (11.76%) J2EE
9 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (11.76%) WSDL
9 8 (11.76%) IBM
9 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
10 7 (10.29%) Tivoli
10 7 (10.29%) VMware
10 7 (10.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (10.29%) B2C
10 7 (10.29%) SOA
10 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.29%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.94%) Drupal
6 2 (2.94%) Node.js
6 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.94%) Apache
7 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Firewall
1 3 (4.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) 2G
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) 3G
2 1 (1.47%) 4G
2 1 (1.47%) NAS
2 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.88%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Subversion
2 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Local Government
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
1 12 (17.65%) XML
2 11 (16.18%) Web Services
3 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.76%) J2EE
4 8 (11.76%) WSDL
5 7 (10.29%) HTML
5 7 (10.29%) XSLT
5 7 (10.29%) WCF
6 4 (5.88%) XSD
6 4 (5.88%) J2SE
7 3 (4.41%) XML Schema
7 3 (4.41%) CGI
7 3 (4.41%) RESTful
8 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.94%) Akka
8 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.94%) SOAP
9 1 (1.47%) REST
9 1 (1.47%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Open Source
1 6 (8.82%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) NHS
2 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.35%) Taxonomies
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 4 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.94%) W3C
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) CESG
5 1 (1.47%) RMADS
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) UNIX
1 12 (17.65%) Solaris
2 6 (8.82%) Windows
3 5 (7.35%) Linux
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) AIX
6 1 (1.47%) HPUX
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Technical Architecture
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.12%) TOGAF
4 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
5 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (10.29%) B2C
6 7 (10.29%) SOA
6 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
7 6 (8.82%) Dependency Management
7 6 (8.82%) ITIL
7 6 (8.82%) UML
8 5 (7.35%) OO
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 5 (7.35%) Scrum
8 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.88%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) C#
3 5 (7.35%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) Python
5 3 (4.41%) Perl
6 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.94%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) MCSE
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) CCA
3 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) MBA
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CCAA
4 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) MCTS
4 1 (1.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.47%) XenServer
4 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Tivoli
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.41%) SCOM
3 2 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) IBM
2 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.29%) VMware
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.35%) Sybase
6 4 (5.88%) AccuRev
6 4 (5.88%) Teradata
6 4 (5.88%) Sun
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco
7 3 (4.41%) NetApp
7 3 (4.41%) HP
7 3 (4.41%) Splunk
7 3 (4.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.94%) Tripwire
8 2 (2.94%) Lagan
8 2 (2.94%) CommVault
8 2 (2.94%) Juniper
8 2 (2.94%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) Symantec