The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 47 48 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.47% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.70% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £350 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £350 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £485 £445
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +8.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
Technical Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
447 427 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.11% 93.85% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 214 124
Average daily rate £400 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 19
Average hourly rate £17.25 £25.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.10 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +7 4 £488 -
Technical Architect
South West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) ActiveX
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Itk
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) HL7
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) MODAF
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (8.33%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ActiveX
1 2 (16.67%) Itk
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) MODAF
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) MOF
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco