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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 135 201 168
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 133 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.77% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 46 53
Median daily rate £500 £474 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £408 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £478
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - £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
8452 8952 8679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5032 5120 4704
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 429 449
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.47% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +35 50 £500 +17.64%
Berkshire +6 25 £500 - 5
Oxfordshire +25 22 £600 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 12 £525 +9.09% 1
West Sussex -16 9 £475 -13.63% 1
Surrey -1 7 £450 -14.69% 4
East Sussex +15 4 £540 +5.36%
Kent - 2 £800 -
Middlesex -7 1 £400 -14.89%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 77 (32.49%) Security Cleared
2 65 (27.43%) SC Cleared
3 58 (24.47%) Migration
4 56 (23.63%) Oracle
5 51 (21.52%) Microsoft
6 47 (19.83%) Linux
7 44 (18.57%) Windows
7 44 (18.57%) Data Centre
8 39 (16.46%) Unix
9 36 (15.19%) Cisco
10 33 (13.92%) .NET
11 32 (13.50%) IBM
12 29 (12.24%) Service Management
12 29 (12.24%) Technical Architecture
13 28 (11.81%) Java
14 27 (11.39%) Active Directory
15 26 (10.97%) Windows Server
16 25 (10.55%) HP
16 25 (10.55%) VMware
17 24 (10.13%) SAN
17 24 (10.13%) Oracle Database
18 23 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (9.28%) Citrix
19 22 (9.28%) LAN
20 21 (8.86%) SOA
21 20 (8.44%) SQL
21 20 (8.44%) Network Design
22 19 (8.02%) Red Hat
23 18 (7.59%) Web Services
24 17 (7.17%) E-Commerce

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 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.38%) NetWeaver
5 7 (2.95%) SAP EP
6 3 (1.27%) Apache
7 2 (0.84%) CMS
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.84%) SAS
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.42%) IIS
8 1 (0.42%) JBoss
8 1 (0.42%) Jetty
8 1 (0.42%) Mule
8 1 (0.42%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (2.95%) SAP CRM
1 7 (2.95%) SAP MDM
2 5 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.69%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.42%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.42%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.64%) Office 365
4 6 (2.53%) SaaS
5 3 (1.27%) PaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.13%) SAN
2 22 (9.28%) LAN
3 16 (6.75%) Firewall
3 16 (6.75%) WAN
4 14 (5.91%) Network Security
5 9 (3.80%) MPLS
6 7 (2.95%) DNS
6 7 (2.95%) NAS
7 6 (2.53%) Internet
7 6 (2.53%) Multicast
7 6 (2.53%) VLAN
8 4 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.69%) WLAN
9 3 (1.27%) ATM
9 3 (1.27%) DWDM
9 3 (1.27%) Frame Relay
9 3 (1.27%) SDH
9 3 (1.27%) VoIP
9 3 (1.27%) VPN
9 3 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.13%) Oracle Database
2 15 (6.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (4.64%) RDBMS
3 11 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.38%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.95%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.95%) SAP HANA
6 6 (2.53%) MySQL
6 6 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.84%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.42%) Big Data
9 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.42%) OLTP
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (1.69%) HP UFT
1 4 (1.69%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.27%) Maven
2 3 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (7.17%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Retail
3 8 (3.38%) Back Office
4 7 (2.95%) Military
5 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.27%) Publishing
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Local Government
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.92%) .NET
2 18 (7.59%) Web Services
3 13 (5.49%) HTML
4 10 (4.22%) REST
5 8 (3.38%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (3.38%) SAP Basis
6 7 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (2.95%) CSS
6 7 (2.95%) JSON
6 7 (2.95%) SAP PI
6 7 (2.95%) XML
7 6 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (2.53%) SOAP
8 5 (2.11%) Spring
9 4 (1.69%) Ajax
9 4 (1.69%) jQuery
9 4 (1.69%) Node.js
9 4 (1.69%) Play Framework
9 4 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.91%) LPAR
3 12 (5.06%) User Experience
4 10 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.38%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.11%) Blockchain
6 5 (2.11%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.69%) CMDB
7 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.69%) Cryptocurrency
7 4 (1.69%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.27%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.84%) FMCG
9 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.84%) Replication
10 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.83%) Linux
2 44 (18.57%) Windows
3 39 (16.46%) Unix
4 26 (10.97%) Windows Server
5 17 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.49%) Windows 10
7 9 (3.80%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.69%) AIX
8 4 (1.69%) HPUX
8 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) i5/OS
10 1 (0.42%) MVS
10 1 (0.42%) VMS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.47%) Migration
2 29 (12.24%) Service Management
2 29 (12.24%) Technical Architecture
3 21 (8.86%) SOA
4 20 (8.44%) Network Design
5 17 (7.17%) E-Commerce
6 15 (6.33%) CRM
6 15 (6.33%) ERP
7 13 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (5.49%) Data Protection
7 13 (5.49%) TOGAF
8 10 (4.22%) Use Case
9 9 (3.80%) Capacity Management
9 9 (3.80%) MVC
9 9 (3.80%) Server Virtualisation
9 9 (3.80%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.38%) Data Management
10 8 (3.38%) Network Architecture
10 8 (3.38%) Time Management
11 7 (2.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.81%) Java
2 20 (8.44%) SQL
3 14 (5.91%) C#
4 11 (4.64%) PHP
5 7 (2.95%) C++
6 6 (2.53%) Perl
6 6 (2.53%) Ruby
7 5 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.69%) Scala
9 3 (1.27%) C
10 1 (0.42%) ABAP
10 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.42%) Python
10 1 (0.42%) VBScript
10 1 (0.42%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 77 (32.49%) Security Cleared
2 65 (27.43%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.75%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (6.33%) Degree
5 14 (5.91%) DV Cleared
6 11 (4.64%) CCIE
7 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.53%) MCSE
9 5 (2.11%) CCNP
9 5 (2.11%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.84%) CCDE
10 2 (0.84%) MBA
10 2 (0.84%) MCITP
11 1 (0.42%) CISSP
11 1 (0.42%) MCSA
11 1 (0.42%) MCSD
11 1 (0.42%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.53%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.84%) Docker
6 2 (0.84%) XenApp
7 1 (0.42%) GPFS
7 1 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (7.17%) SCCM
2 13 (5.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (5.06%) SCOM
3 12 (5.06%) Tivoli
4 10 (4.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.27%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.84%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.42%) Nagios
7 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (23.63%) Oracle
2 51 (21.52%) Microsoft
3 36 (15.19%) Cisco
4 32 (13.50%) IBM
5 25 (10.55%) HP
5 25 (10.55%) VMware
6 22 (9.28%) Citrix
7 19 (8.02%) Red Hat
8 15 (6.33%) NetApp
9 14 (5.91%) CA
10 13 (5.49%) SAP
11 11 (4.64%) Juniper
11 11 (4.64%) Serena
12 7 (2.95%) EMC
13 6 (2.53%) Brocade
13 6 (2.53%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.53%) F5
14 5 (2.11%) Blue Coat
14 5 (2.11%) Dell
14 5 (2.11%) SolarWinds
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