The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 65 54 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% -29.48%
Technical Architect
East of England

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
792 460 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.62% 94.46% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 225 442
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 41 64
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -16.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Watford - - - -
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (52.63%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (42.11%) Teradata
4 7 (36.84%) Resource Management
4 7 (36.84%) Data Security
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Solaris
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 7 (36.84%) IBM
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
5 6 (31.58%) Tivoli
6 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
7 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 2 (10.53%) ETL
9 2 (10.53%) SAS
9 2 (10.53%) SPSS
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) HP
9 2 (10.53%) EMC
9 2 (10.53%) VMware
9 2 (10.53%) Validation
9 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
1 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) 2G
1 1 (5.26%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) CESG
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
1 7 (36.84%) Solaris
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (36.84%) Resource Management
2 7 (36.84%) Data Security
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) BCP
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MBA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Teradata
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Tripwire
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk