The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 58 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 3 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.45% 1.55% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.63% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 12
Median daily rate £538 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £415 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £624 £965
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 612 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.37% 94.74% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 306 353
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 57 51
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 2 £538 - 1
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Server Building
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) DataStage
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) OpenLink
4 1 (12.50%) Endur
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Endur
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DataStage
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) OpenLink
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto