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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 83 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.59% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £525 £415 £598
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% -30.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.77 - £32.04
Technical Architecture
Scotland

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
956 1365 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.27% 81.20% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 732 520
Median daily rate £376 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) VCAP
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
3 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Java Technical Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Services Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) VCAP
1 2 (28.57%) VCP6
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) VMware