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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 47 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.88% 0.26% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.28% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £479 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.43% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-47.88% +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
422 356 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.16% 93.68% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 204 152
Average daily rate £413 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 24
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester +12 2 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Technical Architect
South West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Replication
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Eucalyptus
4 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
4 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (37.50%) Eucalyptus
1 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
2 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) MODAF
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) MOF
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle