The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 63 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 2.65% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 3.80% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £458 -
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
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 395 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.47% 69.66% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 237 113
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 42
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.92% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £44.13 £36.00
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 Essex

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex 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
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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
Brentwood - - - - 3
Technical Architecture
East of England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) NHS
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Local Government
4 6 (42.86%) Lagan
4 6 (42.86%) CRM
5 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) AccuRev
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Information Management
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Degree

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Architect
2 8 (57.14%) Technical Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Design Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Lagan
3 3 (21.43%) AccuRev
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) VMware