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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 166 167 155
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 80 78 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.88% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.95% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 55 41
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £360 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
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
8553 8234 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.81% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4342 4208
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 512 624
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -11.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Hampshire -6 23 £425 -1.44%
Buckinghamshire +2 14 £553 +47.33%
Surrey +10 13 £338 -20.58% 5
Berkshire -12 12 £525 +16.66% 5
Oxfordshire +9 7 £475 +5.55% 2
Middlesex -1 4 £475 +5.55%
West Sussex +1 1 £425 - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 46 (31.29%) Security Cleared
2 40 (27.21%) SC Cleared
3 35 (23.81%) Oracle
4 30 (20.41%) SQL
5 28 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
6 27 (18.37%) Windows
7 23 (15.65%) Java
8 21 (14.29%) VMware
9 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
10 19 (12.93%) .NET
11 18 (12.24%) Linux
11 18 (12.24%) TOGAF
12 17 (11.56%) SOA
12 17 (11.56%) Hyper-V
13 15 (10.20%) Network Architecture
13 15 (10.20%) UNIX
14 14 (9.52%) ITIL
14 14 (9.52%) IBM
15 13 (8.84%) Cisco
15 13 (8.84%) Active Directory
15 13 (8.84%) Finance
15 13 (8.84%) WebSphere
15 13 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (8.84%) Open Source
16 12 (8.16%) SharePoint
17 11 (7.48%) Data Modelling
17 11 (7.48%) Web Services
17 11 (7.48%) SAN
17 11 (7.48%) Network Security
17 11 (7.48%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (8.84%) WebSphere
2 12 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.44%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.44%) Apache Pig
4 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.40%) IIS
6 3 (2.04%) Lync
6 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.04%) Apache
6 3 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.36%) SAS
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.68%) Maximo
5 1 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) SaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) Force.com
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.48%) SAN
1 11 (7.48%) Network Security
2 10 (6.80%) Firewall
2 10 (6.80%) LAN
2 10 (6.80%) WAN
3 9 (6.12%) HTTP
4 8 (5.44%) LDAP
5 5 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (3.40%) MPLS
6 3 (2.04%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.36%) VoIP
8 1 (0.68%) xDSL
8 1 (0.68%) MVNO
8 1 (0.68%) WLAN
8 1 (0.68%) SDH
8 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.68%) VPN
8 1 (0.68%) ATM
8 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.68%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.80%) Hadoop
1 10 (6.80%) Oracle Database
1 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
1 10 (6.80%) DB2
1 10 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.44%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.44%) HBase
2 8 (5.44%) Big Data
2 8 (5.44%) Apache Hive
2 8 (5.44%) Couchbase
2 8 (5.44%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.08%) RapidMiner
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.36%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (2.04%) Maven
2 3 (2.04%) JIRA
3 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.68%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (8.84%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Retail
2 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.72%) Marketing
4 4 (2.72%) Military
4 4 (2.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.93%) .NET
2 11 (7.48%) Web Services
3 7 (4.76%) WebCenter
3 7 (4.76%) HTML
4 6 (4.08%) Dojo
4 6 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (4.08%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (3.40%) REST
5 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.72%) Worklight
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.04%) Middleware
8 2 (1.36%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.36%) WCF
8 2 (1.36%) Spring
8 2 (1.36%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.36%) XML
8 2 (1.36%) JSP
8 2 (1.36%) J2EE
8 2 (1.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) Open Source
2 7 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.72%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.72%) Clustering
4 4 (2.72%) DTV
4 4 (2.72%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.04%) Human Factors
5 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.36%) PKI
6 2 (1.36%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.68%) W3C
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.37%) Windows
2 18 (12.24%) Linux
3 15 (10.20%) UNIX
4 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.40%) AIX
5 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.04%) Android
7 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (12.24%) TOGAF
3 17 (11.56%) SOA
4 15 (10.20%) Network Architecture
5 14 (9.52%) ITIL
6 11 (7.48%) Data Modelling
6 11 (7.48%) Migration
7 10 (6.80%) Change Control
7 10 (6.80%) Project Management
7 10 (6.80%) CRM
8 9 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.12%) Data Migration
9 8 (5.44%) Scrum
9 8 (5.44%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.44%) Analytics
9 8 (5.44%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.76%) OOP
10 7 (4.76%) OO
10 7 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.41%) SQL
2 23 (15.65%) Java
3 9 (6.12%) Python
4 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.76%) Objective-C
6 6 (4.08%) Perl
6 6 (4.08%) R
7 4 (2.72%) C
8 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.36%) C#
9 2 (1.36%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) sed
10 1 (0.68%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) COBOL
10 1 (0.68%) VB
10 1 (0.68%) ABAP
10 1 (0.68%) AWK
10 1 (0.68%) VB6
10 1 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (31.29%) Security Cleared
2 40 (27.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.08%) Degree
5 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.72%) MCSE
7 3 (2.04%) MCP
7 3 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.36%) CITP
9 1 (0.68%) CCIE
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.72%) QA
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.56%) Hyper-V
2 13 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.40%) XenApp
4 4 (2.72%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.72%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.72%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (2.72%) UAG
5 3 (2.04%) vSphere
5 3 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.68%) XenServer
7 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Tivoli
1 5 (3.40%) SCCM
2 4 (2.72%) SCOM
3 3 (2.04%) ARCserve
3 3 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.04%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (23.81%) Oracle
2 21 (14.29%) VMware
3 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.52%) IBM
5 13 (8.84%) Cisco
6 9 (6.12%) Citrix
7 7 (4.76%) Sybase
7 7 (4.76%) SAP
8 6 (4.08%) Avaya
8 6 (4.08%) Cloudera
8 6 (4.08%) Tableau
9 5 (3.40%) F5
9 5 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.72%) Symantec
10 4 (2.72%) HP
10 4 (2.72%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.36%) FatWire
11 2 (1.36%) Primavera
11 2 (1.36%) EMC
11 2 (1.36%) Juniper
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