The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 174 166 159
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 86 88 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 0.93% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.99% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 42
Average daily rate £503 £523 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £413 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £636 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
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
8011 8890 7964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 93.80% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4827 4759 4142
Average daily rate £385 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 434 467
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -4 25 £463 -15.90% 15
Hampshire +13 21 £575 +4.54% 1
Surrey -4 13 £500 +17.64% 4
West Sussex +13 10 £550 +4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 10 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 1 £500 -9.09% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £600 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 61 (32.97%) Security Cleared
2 55 (29.73%) Oracle
3 52 (28.11%) Windows
4 51 (27.57%) Technical Architecture
5 48 (25.95%) SC Cleared
6 47 (25.41%) Microsoft
7 35 (18.92%) Linux
8 34 (18.38%) SQL Server
9 33 (17.84%) VMware
10 29 (15.68%) Citrix
10 29 (15.68%) Unix
10 29 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (13.51%) Windows Server
12 22 (11.89%) Active Directory
13 21 (11.35%) Java
13 21 (11.35%) Finance
14 19 (10.27%) SAN
14 19 (10.27%) Oracle Database
15 18 (9.73%) TOGAF
16 16 (8.65%) Retail
16 16 (8.65%) HPUX
16 16 (8.65%) Data Centre
17 15 (8.11%) SQL
17 15 (8.11%) .NET
17 15 (8.11%) LAN
17 15 (8.11%) DNS
17 15 (8.11%) Firewall
17 15 (8.11%) Migration
18 14 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.78%) SAS
3 4 (2.16%) Jetty
3 4 (2.16%) NetWeaver
3 4 (2.16%) SAP EP
4 3 (1.62%) Apache
4 3 (1.62%) Node.js
4 3 (1.62%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.08%) JBoss
5 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.54%) CICS
6 1 (0.54%) FileNet
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.16%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.16%) SAP MDM
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.54%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.41%) PaaS
3 8 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.32%) Office 365
4 6 (3.24%) SaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.27%) SAN
2 15 (8.11%) DNS
2 15 (8.11%) Firewall
2 15 (8.11%) LAN
3 11 (5.95%) NAS
3 11 (5.95%) Network Security
4 10 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (4.32%) WAN
6 7 (3.78%) MPLS
6 7 (3.78%) Multicast
6 7 (3.78%) VLAN
7 5 (2.70%) Intranet
8 4 (2.16%) DMZ
8 4 (2.16%) HTTP
8 4 (2.16%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.16%) VPN
9 3 (1.62%) Extranet
9 3 (1.62%) Internet
9 3 (1.62%) Skype
9 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.27%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.78%) SAS EBI
6 5 (2.70%) MySQL
7 4 (2.16%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.16%) SAP HANA
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.08%) DB2
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.54%) Big Data
10 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.78%) JUnit
2 6 (3.24%) JBehave
3 4 (2.16%) Maven
4 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.62%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.62%) Selenium
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (11.35%) Finance
2 16 (8.65%) Retail
3 7 (3.78%) Military
4 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Billing
5 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.11%) .NET
2 8 (4.32%) REST
2 8 (4.32%) Spring
3 7 (3.78%) Web Services
4 6 (3.24%) Java EE
4 6 (3.24%) SOAP
5 5 (2.70%) JSON
5 5 (2.70%) Middleware
5 5 (2.70%) XML
6 4 (2.16%) CSS
6 4 (2.16%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.16%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (2.16%) SAP Basis
6 4 (2.16%) SAP PI
6 4 (2.16%) WCF
7 3 (1.62%) Apache Commons
7 3 (1.62%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.62%) Grails
7 3 (1.62%) jQuery
7 3 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.24%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.70%) User Experience
6 4 (2.16%) Replication
6 4 (2.16%) SCADA
7 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.62%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.62%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.08%) CCTV
8 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.11%) Windows
2 35 (18.92%) Linux
3 29 (15.68%) Unix
4 25 (13.51%) Windows Server
5 16 (8.65%) HPUX
6 14 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.16%) AIX
8 4 (2.16%) MVS
9 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.08%) i5/OS
10 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.54%) CentOS
11 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.54%) SUSE
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.57%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (9.73%) TOGAF
3 15 (8.11%) Migration
4 14 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.49%) CRM
6 11 (5.95%) ERP
7 10 (5.41%) Business Transformation
7 10 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 10 (5.41%) SOA
8 9 (4.86%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (4.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (4.86%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.86%) OO
8 9 (4.86%) Re-Platforming
8 9 (4.86%) Service Management
8 9 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.32%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.32%) Security Architecture
10 7 (3.78%) Data Management
11 6 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.35%) Java
2 15 (8.11%) SQL
3 4 (2.16%) C
3 4 (2.16%) C#
3 4 (2.16%) C++
3 4 (2.16%) Ruby
4 3 (1.62%) Groovy
4 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.54%) COBOL
6 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.54%) Python
6 1 (0.54%) Scala
6 1 (0.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 61 (32.97%) Security Cleared
2 48 (25.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.49%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.78%) MCSE
6 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.70%) Degree
7 3 (1.62%) CCNA
7 3 (1.62%) MCSD
7 3 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.08%) CCIE
8 2 (1.08%) CISSP
8 2 (1.08%) ISEB
8 2 (1.08%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) COBIT
2 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.89%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.62%) vSphere
5 2 (1.08%) XenApp
5 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) AirWatch
1 3 (1.62%) SCCM
1 3 (1.62%) SCOM
2 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.54%) MOM
3 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 55 (29.73%) Oracle
2 47 (25.41%) Microsoft
3 33 (17.84%) VMware
4 29 (15.68%) Citrix
5 13 (7.03%) Cisco
6 12 (6.49%) SAP
7 11 (5.95%) NetApp
8 8 (4.32%) IBM
9 7 (3.78%) Cognos
9 7 (3.78%) HP
10 6 (3.24%) Sitecore
11 5 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.16%) Ab Initio
12 4 (2.16%) webMethods
13 3 (1.62%) ATG
13 3 (1.62%) hybris
13 3 (1.62%) Mercator
13 3 (1.62%) MobileIron
13 3 (1.62%) Polycom
13 3 (1.62%) Software AG
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