The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 173 206 165
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 89 71 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 0.73% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.77% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 51
Median daily rate £494 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £428 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £571 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £510 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
Technical Architect
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8278 9272 8687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.04% 94.81% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 5586 4794
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 428 424
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +13 32 £525 +10.81%
Berkshire +10 27 £425 -17.47% 3
West Sussex +7 8 £539 -10.20% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £525 +16.66%
Surrey +9 6 £450 +1.40% 2
East Sussex - 5 £510 -
Kent +14 1 £800 +60.00%
Oxfordshire -10 1 - - 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 South East region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 72 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 58 (26.13%) SC Cleared
3 52 (23.42%) Migration
4 48 (21.62%) Oracle
5 41 (18.47%) Microsoft
6 40 (18.02%) Linux
7 39 (17.57%) Unix
7 39 (17.57%) Windows
8 36 (16.22%) Data Centre
9 32 (14.41%) IBM
10 31 (13.96%) Cisco
11 29 (13.06%) Technical Architecture
12 28 (12.61%) .NET
13 26 (11.71%) Java
14 25 (11.26%) HP
15 24 (10.81%) Windows Server
16 23 (10.36%) Service Management
16 23 (10.36%) VMware
17 22 (9.91%) Active Directory
18 21 (9.46%) Oracle Database
19 20 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (9.01%) ERP
19 20 (9.01%) SOA
19 20 (9.01%) Network Design
20 19 (8.56%) SQL
20 19 (8.56%) SAN
21 18 (8.11%) SAP
21 18 (8.11%) CRM
22 17 (7.66%) LAN
22 17 (7.66%) SCCM

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.31%) NetWeaver
3 13 (5.86%) SAP EP
4 12 (5.41%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.90%) CMS
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Mule
8 1 (0.45%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.86%) SAP CRM
1 13 (5.86%) SAP MDM
2 7 (3.15%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (3.15%) Remedy AR System
2 7 (3.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.35%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.45%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.45%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.50%) Office 365
4 4 (1.80%) SaaS
5 3 (1.35%) PaaS
6 2 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.56%) SAN
2 17 (7.66%) LAN
3 16 (7.21%) WAN
4 14 (6.31%) Firewall
5 9 (4.05%) Network Security
6 5 (2.25%) Internet
6 5 (2.25%) MPLS
7 4 (1.80%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.80%) VoIP
7 4 (1.80%) VPN
7 4 (1.80%) Wireless
8 3 (1.35%) 2G
8 3 (1.35%) 3G
8 3 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.35%) Frame Relay
8 3 (1.35%) LTE
8 3 (1.35%) SDH
8 3 (1.35%) UTRAN
8 3 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.46%) Oracle Database
2 13 (5.86%) Oracle Database 12c
2 13 (5.86%) SAP HANA
3 9 (4.05%) RDBMS
3 9 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.80%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.35%) MySQL
5 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.90%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) OLTP
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.35%) HP UFT
1 3 (1.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (4.95%) Finance
2 8 (3.60%) Back Office
2 8 (3.60%) Retail
3 5 (2.25%) Military
4 3 (1.35%) Publishing
4 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Local Government
6 1 (0.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.61%) .NET
2 16 (7.21%) Web Services
3 13 (5.86%) HTML
3 13 (5.86%) SAP Basis
3 13 (5.86%) SAP PI
4 8 (3.60%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (2.25%) XML
7 4 (1.80%) Ajax
7 4 (1.80%) CSS
7 4 (1.80%) JSON
7 4 (1.80%) Play Framework
7 4 (1.80%) REST
8 3 (1.35%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.35%) CSS3
8 3 (1.35%) Django
8 3 (1.35%) HTML5
8 3 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.31%) LPAR
2 14 (6.31%) User Experience
3 10 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.60%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.15%) CMDB
6 4 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.35%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.35%) VHDL
7 3 (1.35%) VLSI
8 2 (0.90%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.90%) Cryptocurrency
8 2 (0.90%) FMCG
8 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.90%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.02%) Linux
2 39 (17.57%) Unix
2 39 (17.57%) Windows
3 24 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.95%) Windows 10
6 8 (3.60%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.35%) AIX
10 2 (0.90%) HPUX
10 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.45%) VMS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.42%) Migration
2 29 (13.06%) Technical Architecture
3 23 (10.36%) Service Management
4 20 (9.01%) ERP
4 20 (9.01%) Network Design
4 20 (9.01%) SOA
5 18 (8.11%) CRM
6 14 (6.31%) Data Management
7 13 (5.86%) Data Protection
7 13 (5.86%) Master Data Management
8 12 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (5.41%) TOGAF
9 10 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.50%) Data Modelling
9 10 (4.50%) Project Management
9 10 (4.50%) Use Case
10 9 (4.05%) MVC
11 8 (3.60%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.71%) Java
2 19 (8.56%) SQL
3 11 (4.95%) C#
3 11 (4.95%) PHP
4 10 (4.50%) C++
5 6 (2.70%) Perl
6 5 (2.25%) C
7 4 (1.80%) Scala
8 3 (1.35%) Ruby
9 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.45%) ABAP
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.45%) Python
10 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 58 (26.13%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.76%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.31%) Degree
5 9 (4.05%) CCIE
6 6 (2.70%) MCSE
6 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.25%) CCNP
8 4 (1.80%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.90%) CCDE
9 2 (0.90%) MBA
10 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.45%) MCSA
10 1 (0.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.90%) Docker
6 1 (0.45%) GPFS
6 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (7.66%) SCCM
2 13 (5.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (5.41%) SCOM
3 12 (5.41%) Tivoli
4 10 (4.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.35%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.90%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (21.62%) Oracle
2 41 (18.47%) Microsoft
3 32 (14.41%) IBM
4 31 (13.96%) Cisco
5 25 (11.26%) HP
6 23 (10.36%) VMware
7 18 (8.11%) SAP
8 16 (7.21%) Citrix
9 15 (6.76%) Red Hat
10 14 (6.31%) CA
11 12 (5.41%) Juniper
12 11 (4.95%) Serena
13 8 (3.60%) NetApp
14 7 (3.15%) BMC
14 7 (3.15%) EMC
14 7 (3.15%) Remedy
15 6 (2.70%) Brocade
15 6 (2.70%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.70%) F5
16 5 (2.25%) Dell