The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Middlesex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 25 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.29% 1.29% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.49% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£454 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £450 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
207 202 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.84% 87.07% 87.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 120 103
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.26 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
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Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Technical Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AWK
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) sed
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) AWK
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) VMware