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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 158 163 182
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 91 79 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.91% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.98% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 40
Average daily rate
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£540 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
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 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% -29.48%
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
8509 8083 9242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.89% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4734 4294 4302
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 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 507 606
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £39.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 September 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 September 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
Berkshire +4 35 £548 +21.66% 8
Hampshire -15 16 £475 +11.76% 4
Surrey +9 12 £425 -2.85% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 11 £550 +22.22% 3
Oxfordshire +1 9 £513 +7.89%
Middlesex +4 4 £475 -13.63% 2
West Sussex +2 1 £425 - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 49 (28.32%) SQL
2 46 (26.59%) Security Cleared
3 39 (22.54%) Oracle
4 38 (21.97%) SC Cleared
5 36 (20.81%) Active Directory
6 34 (19.65%) Technical Architecture
7 33 (19.08%) Hyper-V
8 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
9 26 (15.03%) .NET
9 26 (15.03%) Windows
10 25 (14.45%) CRM
11 24 (13.87%) SOA
12 23 (13.29%) SharePoint
12 23 (13.29%) Java
12 23 (13.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (12.72%) VMware
14 20 (11.56%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (10.98%) Lync
15 19 (10.98%) Linux
15 19 (10.98%) Clustering
16 18 (10.40%) SharePoint 2013
17 17 (9.83%) SharePoint 2010
17 17 (9.83%) Migration
17 17 (9.83%) Dynamics CRM
17 17 (9.83%) Dynamics AX
18 16 (9.25%) UNIX
18 16 (9.25%) Cloud Computing
19 15 (8.67%) Network Architecture
19 15 (8.67%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 23 (13.29%) SharePoint
2 20 (11.56%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (10.98%) Lync
4 18 (10.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (9.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (8.67%) WebSphere
7 8 (4.62%) Apache Pig
8 5 (2.89%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.73%) CMS
10 3 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.16%) IIS
11 2 (1.16%) Apache
11 2 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (9.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (9.83%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.58%) Maximo
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.73%) SaaS
3 2 (1.16%) Office 365
3 2 (1.16%) Force.com
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.67%) SAN
2 10 (5.78%) Firewall
3 9 (5.20%) Network Security
3 9 (5.20%) LDAP
3 9 (5.20%) HTTP
4 7 (4.05%) LAN
4 7 (4.05%) WAN
5 5 (2.89%) MPLS
6 4 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.73%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.16%) VoIP
9 1 (0.58%) WLAN
9 1 (0.58%) NAS
9 1 (0.58%) xDSL
9 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.58%) Frame Relay
9 1 (0.58%) VLAN
9 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.58%) BGP
9 1 (0.58%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.36%) DB2
3 10 (5.78%) Hadoop
3 10 (5.78%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.62%) Big Data
4 8 (4.62%) Couchbase
4 8 (4.62%) Apache Hive
4 8 (4.62%) HBase
4 8 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.05%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.05%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.89%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.16%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.73%) Maven
2 3 (1.73%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.58%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (7.51%) Finance
2 11 (6.36%) Retail
3 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.31%) Electronics
5 4 (2.31%) Marketing
6 3 (1.73%) Military
7 2 (1.16%) Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.03%) .NET
2 13 (7.51%) Application Packaging
3 11 (6.36%) Web Services
3 11 (6.36%) HTML
4 8 (4.62%) Middleware
5 7 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (4.05%) WebCenter
6 6 (3.47%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (3.47%) Dojo
7 5 (2.89%) SAP XI
7 5 (2.89%) SAP PI
8 4 (2.31%) Worklight
8 4 (2.31%) REST
9 3 (1.73%) OpenID
9 3 (1.73%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.73%) OAuth
9 3 (1.73%) Ajax
9 3 (1.73%) SAML
10 2 (1.16%) J2EE
10 2 (1.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Clustering
2 12 (6.94%) Open Source
3 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.47%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.31%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.31%) DTV
4 4 (2.31%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.31%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.73%) Human Factors
5 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.73%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.16%) iPad
6 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.16%) Replication
6 2 (1.16%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.58%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.03%) Windows
2 19 (10.98%) Linux
3 16 (9.25%) UNIX
4 8 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.47%) AIX
6 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.16%) Android
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.65%) Technical Architecture
2 25 (14.45%) CRM
3 24 (13.87%) SOA
4 23 (13.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (9.83%) Migration
6 15 (8.67%) Network Architecture
7 13 (7.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (7.51%) Data Migration
7 13 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (6.94%) Data Modelling
8 12 (6.94%) ITIL
8 12 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.36%) TOGAF
10 10 (5.78%) ETL
10 10 (5.78%) Project Management
10 10 (5.78%) Change Control
11 9 (5.20%) Load Balancing
12 8 (4.62%) Analytics
12 8 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.32%) SQL
2 23 (13.29%) Java
3 8 (4.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.62%) Python
4 7 (4.05%) Objective-C
5 6 (3.47%) Perl
5 6 (3.47%) R
6 5 (2.89%) C
7 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.16%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.16%) COBOL
8 2 (1.16%) C#
9 1 (0.58%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) AWK
9 1 (0.58%) Groovy
9 1 (0.58%) sed
9 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.58%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 46 (26.59%) Security Cleared
2 38 (21.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.47%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.47%) Degree
4 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.31%) MCSE
6 3 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.73%) MCP
7 1 (0.58%) CITP
7 1 (0.58%) CCIE
7 1 (0.58%) CCNP
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) QA
2 6 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (20.81%) Active Directory
2 33 (19.08%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.62%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (4.62%) UAG
4 8 (4.62%) ISA Server
5 5 (2.89%) XenApp
5 5 (2.89%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.31%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.73%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.73%) vSphere
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.58%) XenServer
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.58%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) SCCM
2 8 (4.62%) SCOM
3 4 (2.31%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.73%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.73%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.58%) MIIS
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (22.54%) Oracle
2 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.72%) VMware
4 15 (8.67%) IBM
5 14 (8.09%) SAP
6 13 (7.51%) Cisco
7 9 (5.20%) F5
8 8 (4.62%) SolarWinds
8 8 (4.62%) Citrix
9 7 (4.05%) Sybase
10 6 (3.47%) HP
10 6 (3.47%) Avaya
10 6 (3.47%) Tableau
10 6 (3.47%) RapidMiner
10 6 (3.47%) Cloudera
11 5 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.73%) Symantec
12 3 (1.73%) Dell
12 3 (1.73%) EMC
13 2 (1.16%) Primavera
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