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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 159 166 156
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 96 67 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.80% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.87% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 46
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-24.43% -7.36%
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
8480 7678 7048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.45% 91.42% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4587 4007 3392
Average daily rate £375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 456 611
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Berkshire +22 44 £548 +9.50% 11
Hampshire -19 13 £575 +27.77% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 11 £431 -9.21% 3
Oxfordshire -9 10 £550 - 5
Surrey -7 9 £463 +13.84% 3
West Sussex -12 4 £494 +11.58%
Middlesex 0 1 £413 -17.50%
East Sussex -7 1 - -
Kent - 1 £450 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (30.81%) Microsoft
2 58 (29.29%) SQL
3 47 (23.74%) Active Directory
4 40 (20.20%) Hyper-V
5 38 (19.19%) VMware
6 37 (18.69%) SharePoint
7 35 (17.68%) CRM
8 34 (17.17%) SOA
8 34 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (17.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 33 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
9 33 (16.67%) Windows
10 32 (16.16%) BizTalk Server
10 32 (16.16%) Dynamics CRM
11 30 (15.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (14.65%) Lync
13 28 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 28 (14.14%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (14.14%) Dynamics AX
13 28 (14.14%) Clustering
13 28 (14.14%) Java
14 27 (13.64%) .NET
15 26 (13.13%) Oracle
16 24 (12.12%) UNIX
16 24 (12.12%) SAN
17 23 (11.62%) Security Cleared
18 22 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (10.61%) ITIL
19 21 (10.61%) Finance
20 20 (10.10%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 37 (18.69%) SharePoint
2 34 (17.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 32 (16.16%) BizTalk Server
4 30 (15.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 29 (14.65%) Lync
6 28 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (4.55%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.54%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (2.02%) IIS
10 4 (2.02%) JBoss
11 3 (1.52%) CMS
12 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
12 2 (1.01%) Documentum
12 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.51%) Liferay
13 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (16.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (14.14%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle BRM
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.51%) Endur
7 1 (0.51%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.14%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Force.com
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.12%) SAN
2 16 (8.08%) WAN
3 15 (7.58%) Firewall
4 14 (7.07%) LAN
5 4 (2.02%) DNS
5 4 (2.02%) MPLS
6 3 (1.52%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.52%) VoIP
7 2 (1.01%) IPsec
7 2 (1.01%) VPLS
7 2 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.01%) WLAN
7 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.01%) VPN
7 2 (1.01%) BGP
7 2 (1.01%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.01%) TACACS
7 2 (1.01%) VRRP
7 2 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.05%) SAP BW
3 9 (4.55%) DB2
4 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.53%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (2.53%) SAP HANA
5 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.02%) MySQL
6 4 (2.02%) Big Data
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.01%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (3.03%) JIRA
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.51%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (10.61%) Finance
2 14 (7.07%) Retail
3 8 (4.04%) Banking
4 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.02%) Marketing
7 3 (1.52%) Billing
7 3 (1.52%) Advertising
8 2 (1.01%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.64%) .NET
2 20 (10.10%) Application Packaging
3 15 (7.58%) Middleware
4 11 (5.56%) HTML
5 6 (3.03%) Web Services
5 6 (3.03%) HTML5
6 5 (2.53%) SAP PI
6 5 (2.53%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.53%) SAP XI
7 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.52%) OpenID
8 3 (1.52%) OAuth
8 3 (1.52%) SAML
8 3 (1.52%) SOAP
8 3 (1.52%) Ajax
9 2 (1.01%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.01%) Spring
9 2 (1.01%) XML
9 2 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.14%) Clustering
2 9 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (2.53%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.02%) GIS
6 4 (2.02%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.02%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.52%) Open Source
7 3 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.52%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.01%) Replication
8 2 (1.01%) DTV
8 2 (1.01%) User Experience
8 2 (1.01%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.51%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.51%) iPad
9 1 (0.51%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.67%) Windows
2 24 (12.12%) UNIX
3 16 (8.08%) Linux
4 9 (4.55%) AIX
5 2 (1.01%) VMS
5 2 (1.01%) Solaris
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.68%) CRM
2 34 (17.17%) SOA
2 34 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 21 (10.61%) ITIL
5 20 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 14 (7.07%) ETL
7 14 (7.07%) Migration
8 13 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 9 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.04%) Scrum
11 8 (4.04%) Data Modelling
11 8 (4.04%) Project Management
12 7 (3.54%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.54%) Analytics
13 6 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.29%) SQL
2 28 (14.14%) Java
3 9 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.54%) C#
5 5 (2.53%) ABAP
6 4 (2.02%) C
6 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.01%) VB
8 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.01%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.51%) Scala
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) COBOL
9 1 (0.51%) Perl
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (11.62%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.02%) MCITP
5 4 (2.02%) MCSE
5 4 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.52%) CISSP
6 3 (1.52%) Degree
6 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.01%) CCIE
8 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) PMP
8 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (23.74%) Active Directory
2 40 (20.20%) Hyper-V
3 22 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.04%) ISA Server
4 8 (4.04%) UAG
4 8 (4.04%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (4.04%) vSphere
4 8 (4.04%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.02%) KVM
6 3 (1.52%) XenApp
6 3 (1.52%) XenServer
6 3 (1.52%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (6.06%) SCCM
2 10 (5.05%) SCOM
3 2 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.51%) MIIS
4 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (30.81%) Microsoft
2 38 (19.19%) VMware
3 26 (13.13%) Oracle
4 20 (10.10%) IBM
5 19 (9.60%) HP
6 18 (9.09%) Cisco
7 17 (8.59%) SAP
8 12 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (4.55%) SolarWinds
9 9 (4.55%) Citrix
10 8 (4.04%) Dell
10 8 (4.04%) F5
11 6 (3.03%) Business Objects
11 6 (3.03%) NetApp
12 4 (2.02%) BMC
12 4 (2.02%) EMC
13 3 (1.52%) Tufin
13 3 (1.52%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.52%) Juniper
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