The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 237 246 228
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 441 359 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.80% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 242 267
Average daily rate
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£500 £494 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £40.79 £27.50 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.31% -39.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.26 £27.50 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% -29.48%
Technical Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the England region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
London +25 205 £500 -4.76% 43
South East +5 91 £540 +20.00% 27
West Midlands +2 33 £438 -1.68% 8
East of England -16 33 £480 +6.66% 7
North West +3 31 £500 +21.21% 8
South West -29 23 £550 +16.40% 10
East Midlands +8 13 £500 +13.31%
Yorkshire +1 9 £475 +2.70% 5
North East -33 2 £560 +31.76%
Midlands - - - -
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 178 (21.32%) Oracle
2 146 (17.49%) Microsoft
3 145 (17.37%) Windows
4 141 (16.89%) Finance
5 137 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (16.41%) Java
6 135 (16.17%) Technical Architecture
7 127 (15.21%) .NET
8 123 (14.73%) SQL
9 122 (14.61%) Security Cleared
10 94 (11.26%) UNIX
11 93 (11.14%) VMware
12 89 (10.66%) Migration
13 88 (10.54%) Data Modelling
14 87 (10.42%) SC Cleared
15 81 (9.70%) Open Source
16 80 (9.58%) Active Directory
17 76 (9.10%) SQL Server
18 75 (8.98%) TOGAF
19 74 (8.86%) CRM
19 74 (8.86%) Data Architecture
20 71 (8.50%) Linux
21 70 (8.38%) Scrum
22 62 (7.43%) SOA
23 61 (7.31%) Enterprise Architecture
24 60 (7.19%) C#
25 58 (6.95%) SharePoint
26 57 (6.83%) TDD
27 55 (6.59%) Data Integration
28 54 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 58 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 36 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
3 31 (3.71%) WebSphere
4 26 (3.11%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.99%) Apache
5 25 (2.99%) Lync
6 24 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (2.04%) MS Exchange
9 17 (2.04%) CMS
10 16 (1.92%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.44%) IIS
11 12 (1.44%) SAS
12 11 (1.32%) nginx
12 11 (1.32%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (0.60%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.60%) Stata
5 4 (0.48%) MS Project
5 4 (0.48%) MS Office
6 2 (0.24%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (3.59%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (2.51%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.60%) TRIRIGA
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.24%) Maximo
9 2 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.24%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.12%) SAP GTS
10 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
1 23 (2.75%) SaaS
2 16 (1.92%) Office 365
3 15 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.44%) Force.com
5 7 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.72%) Heroku
6 6 (0.72%) IaaS
7 3 (0.36%) PaaS
8 2 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.87%) WAN
2 41 (4.91%) SAN
3 39 (4.67%) Firewall
4 36 (4.31%) LAN
5 18 (2.16%) Internet
6 17 (2.04%) Network Security
7 16 (1.92%) Intranet
7 16 (1.92%) HTTP
8 15 (1.80%) OpenLDAP
8 15 (1.80%) NAS
9 13 (1.56%) VPN
10 12 (1.44%) MPLS
11 11 (1.32%) VoIP
12 10 (1.20%) LDAP
12 10 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (1.20%) DNS
13 9 (1.08%) TCP/IP
14 7 (0.84%) SSL
14 7 (0.84%) 4G
14 7 (0.84%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (5.03%) NoSQL
3 39 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
4 37 (4.43%) MySQL
5 29 (3.47%) DB2
5 29 (3.47%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.11%) Oracle Database
7 25 (2.99%) Redis
8 19 (2.28%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (1.92%) Big Data
10 16 (1.92%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.68%) Apache Hive
12 13 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.32%) Couchbase
14 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.20%) Riak
14 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (1.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (1.80%) JMeter
2 12 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.32%) Subversion
4 9 (1.08%) Maven
4 9 (1.08%) JIRA
5 8 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.84%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.72%) JUnit
8 5 (0.60%) NUnit
8 5 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (0.60%) Moq
8 5 (0.60%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.24%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.24%) Grunt
12 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 141 (16.89%) Finance
2 42 (5.03%) Retail
3 28 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.35%) Banking
4 14 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.44%) Marketing
6 10 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.96%) Local Government
8 7 (0.84%) Advertising
9 6 (0.72%) Electronics
10 5 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.60%) Legal
11 4 (0.48%) Back Office
12 3 (0.36%) Military
12 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.36%) German Language
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
13 2 (0.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (15.21%) .NET
2 50 (5.99%) HTML
2 50 (5.99%) Web Services
3 47 (5.63%) REST
4 36 (4.31%) Middleware
5 32 (3.83%) CSS
5 32 (3.83%) J2EE
6 31 (3.71%) SOAP
7 27 (3.23%) XML
8 26 (3.11%) JSON
8 26 (3.11%) HTML5
9 25 (2.99%) Ajax
10 21 (2.51%) Visualforce
10 21 (2.51%) CSS3
11 19 (2.28%) RESTful
11 19 (2.28%) Django
12 18 (2.16%) ASP.NET
12 18 (2.16%) Play Framework
13 17 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
14 14 (1.68%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.70%) Open Source
2 55 (6.59%) Data Integration
3 52 (6.23%) Reference Data
4 46 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (5.03%) Management Information System
6 40 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (3.59%) Clustering
8 17 (2.04%) User Experience
9 16 (1.92%) Mainframe
9 16 (1.92%) NHS
10 12 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.08%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.08%) Replication
12 9 (1.08%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.08%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.84%) CESG
14 6 (0.72%) DTV
14 6 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 145 (17.37%) Windows
2 94 (11.26%) UNIX
3 71 (8.50%) Linux
4 25 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.04%) AIX
6 16 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.80%) Solaris
8 14 (1.68%) MVS
9 12 (1.44%) Android
9 12 (1.44%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.48%) zOS
13 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.48%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.24%) HPUX
15 1 (0.12%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (16.17%) Technical Architecture
3 89 (10.66%) Migration
4 88 (10.54%) Data Modelling
5 75 (8.98%) TOGAF
6 74 (8.86%) CRM
6 74 (8.86%) Data Architecture
7 70 (8.38%) Scrum
8 62 (7.43%) SOA
9 61 (7.31%) Enterprise Architecture
10 57 (6.83%) TDD
11 54 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 48 (5.75%) Data Migration
13 45 (5.39%) Project Management
14 43 (5.15%) ITIL
15 41 (4.91%) E-Commerce
16 37 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (4.19%) UML
18 33 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
19 31 (3.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 137 (16.41%) Java
2 123 (14.73%) SQL
3 60 (7.19%) C#
4 28 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 27 (3.23%) PHP
6 25 (2.99%) Python
7 24 (2.87%) Scala
7 24 (2.87%) Apex Code
8 20 (2.40%) Ruby
9 14 (1.68%) Perl
10 12 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.32%) C++
12 10 (1.20%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.20%) R
13 9 (1.08%) C
13 9 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.96%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.72%) SOQL
16 5 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 122 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 87 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 25 (2.99%) Degree
4 14 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (1.32%) MCSE
8 8 (0.96%) ISSAP
9 7 (0.84%) CCIE
10 6 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.60%) CISSP
11 5 (0.60%) CCNA
11 5 (0.60%) CCA
11 5 (0.60%) VCP5
12 4 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.48%) VCP4
13 3 (0.36%) CITP
13 3 (0.36%) MCP
13 3 (0.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.04%) QA
2 9 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.60%) SLA
5 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) PAS 55
System Software
1 80 (9.58%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (6.11%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.28%) XenApp
5 13 (1.56%) vSphere
6 11 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.96%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.96%) ISA Server
7 8 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (0.96%) UAG
8 6 (0.72%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.60%) XenServer
10 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.36%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.24%) vCloud
11 2 (0.24%) HDFS
11 2 (0.24%) NFS
11 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (2.87%) SCCM
2 15 (1.80%) SCOM
3 13 (1.56%) Puppet
4 8 (0.96%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.84%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.36%) OpenView
7 3 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.36%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.36%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.24%) Oozie
8 2 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.12%) Ambari
9 1 (0.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 178 (21.32%) Oracle
2 146 (17.49%) Microsoft
3 93 (11.14%) VMware
4 54 (6.47%) Cisco
5 51 (6.11%) IBM
6 44 (5.27%) Citrix
7 42 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (4.79%) SAP
9 32 (3.83%) Sybase
9 32 (3.83%) HP
10 25 (2.99%) Red Hat
11 19 (2.28%) Juniper
12 17 (2.04%) Sun
13 16 (1.92%) EMC
14 15 (1.80%) F5
15 14 (1.68%) Business Objects
15 14 (1.68%) Informatica
16 13 (1.56%) NetApp
17 12 (1.44%) Avaya
17 12 (1.44%) Teradata
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