The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 72 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -
Technical Architecture
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Edinburgh region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) SAS
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) NAS
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) iPad
2 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
3 1 (7.69%) ERP Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) iPad
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) HPUX
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
1 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Management
1 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM