The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 28 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.98% 0.98% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.32% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £550 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Technical Architecture
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 152 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 72.33% 74.51% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 91 94
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £27.13 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
1 4 (66.67%) SAP BW
1 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) SAP XI
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Implementation
1 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 4 (66.67%) SAP PI
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) Sophos
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Technical Architect
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Assistant Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
1 4 (66.67%) SAP XI
1 4 (66.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Implementation
1 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Sophos
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix