The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 105 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 31 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 0.66% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.96% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 16
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£550 £465 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% +1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £402 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.44 £42.75 -
% change year-on-year
-49.84% -
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2126 1672 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 69.46% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 912 999
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 171
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the East of England region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the East of England region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire - 12 £600 - 2
Norfolk - 7 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -10 3 - - 1
Essex -22 1 - - 3
Technical Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 18 (29.03%) SOA
3 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.97%) .NET
5 11 (17.74%) ITIL
5 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.13%) CRM
6 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (12.90%) Web Services
7 8 (12.90%) Oracle
7 8 (12.90%) NHS
8 7 (11.29%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
8 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
8 7 (11.29%) Local Government
8 7 (11.29%) Retail
8 7 (11.29%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.68%) CMS
9 6 (9.68%) Lagan
9 6 (9.68%) SQL
9 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.68%) Resource Management
10 5 (8.06%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (8.06%) Sitecore
10 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (8.06%) Analytics
10 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (8.06%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (11.29%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.68%) CMS
3 5 (8.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Network Security
1 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) VPN
2 2 (3.23%) DPNSS
2 2 (3.23%) QSIG
2 2 (3.23%) LAN
2 2 (3.23%) PBX
2 2 (3.23%) VoIP
2 2 (3.23%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Extranet
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (1.61%) OSPF
3 1 (1.61%) BGP
3 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.61%) H.323
3 1 (1.61%) IPv4
3 1 (1.61%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
2 7 (11.29%) Local Government
3 3 (4.84%) Billing
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Architect
2 22 (35.48%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (27.42%) Technical Architect
4 9 (14.52%) Designer
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Design Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Storage Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Web Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (6.45%) Database Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Designer
7 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) Web Services
3 3 (4.84%) J2EE
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) NHS
2 5 (8.06%) Replication
3 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Open Source
5 2 (3.23%) IVR
5 2 (3.23%) Tandem
6 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.61%) FMCG
6 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) UNIX
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) SOA
3 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
4 11 (17.74%) ITIL
5 10 (16.13%) CRM
5 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.68%) Resource Management
7 5 (8.06%) Analytics
7 5 (8.06%) Data Security
8 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.45%) Product Management
9 3 (4.84%) Security Architecture
9 3 (4.84%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.84%) Database Security
9 3 (4.84%) Network Management
9 3 (4.84%) SABSA
9 3 (4.84%) Information Security
9 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.45%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) ISSAP
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) MCSE
3 2 (3.23%) CISSP
3 2 (3.23%) MCTS
3 2 (3.23%) MCITP
3 2 (3.23%) NCDA
3 2 (3.23%) NCIE
3 2 (3.23%) VCAP
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) PMP
4 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.84%) COBIT
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) Lagan
4 5 (8.06%) Teradata
4 5 (8.06%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.84%) AccuRev
5 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) NetApp
5 3 (4.84%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) Avaya
6 2 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (1.61%) BMC
7 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.61%) KANA
7 1 (1.61%) Unica
7 1 (1.61%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) EMC