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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 136 173 179
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 134 85 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 0.91% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.96% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 48
Median daily rate £509 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £550 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% +23.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £37.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -47.88%
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
8708 8818 8401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.07% 94.72% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5248 4918 4604
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 431 461
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +28 50 £525 +23.52% 2
Oxfordshire +21 23 £600 +19.40% 1
Berkshire -5 21 £450 -5.26% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 18 £575 +6.97% 1
West Sussex -16 14 £495 -10.00% 1
Surrey -11 6 £481 -5.17% 6
Kent - 2 £425 -
Middlesex -3 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 26 May 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 60 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 57 (26.89%) Oracle
3 53 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 50 (23.58%) Migration
4 50 (23.58%) SC Cleared
5 43 (20.28%) Linux
6 39 (18.40%) Data Centre
7 37 (17.45%) Windows
8 31 (14.62%) Cisco
9 30 (14.15%) Technical Architecture
10 29 (13.68%) Unix
11 28 (13.21%) Java
11 28 (13.21%) Oracle Database
12 27 (12.74%) VMware
13 25 (11.79%) .NET
13 25 (11.79%) LAN
13 25 (11.79%) Active Directory
13 25 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (11.32%) Citrix
15 23 (10.85%) HP
15 23 (10.85%) SOA
16 22 (10.38%) Windows Server
17 21 (9.91%) IBM
18 20 (9.43%) SAN
18 20 (9.43%) Network Design
19 19 (8.96%) Red Hat
20 18 (8.49%) Service Management
20 18 (8.49%) WAN
21 17 (8.02%) Firewall
21 17 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure

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 13 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (3.30%) NetWeaver
3 7 (3.30%) SAP EP
4 4 (1.89%) Node.js
5 3 (1.42%) Apache
5 3 (1.42%) SAS
6 2 (0.94%) IIS
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) Jetty
7 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (3.30%) SAP CRM
1 7 (3.30%) SAP MDM
2 6 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.47%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.66%) Office 365
4 7 (3.30%) PaaS
4 7 (3.30%) SaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.79%) LAN
2 20 (9.43%) SAN
3 18 (8.49%) WAN
4 17 (8.02%) Firewall
5 14 (6.60%) Network Security
6 10 (4.72%) MPLS
7 9 (4.25%) DNS
7 9 (4.25%) NAS
8 7 (3.30%) Multicast
8 7 (3.30%) VLAN
9 4 (1.89%) Internet
9 4 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.89%) VPN
9 4 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.89%) Wireless
9 4 (1.89%) WLAN
10 3 (1.42%) ATM
10 3 (1.42%) Frame Relay
10 3 (1.42%) SDH
10 3 (1.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.21%) Oracle Database
2 14 (6.60%) Oracle Database 12c
3 13 (6.13%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.13%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.19%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.30%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.30%) SAP HANA
6 6 (2.83%) MySQL
6 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.42%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.47%) Big Data
8 1 (0.47%) OLTP
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) HP UFT
1 4 (1.89%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.89%) Maven
2 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.42%) Selenium
3 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.47%) JUnit
3 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (6.13%) Retail
2 12 (5.66%) Finance
3 8 (3.77%) Back Office
4 7 (3.30%) Military
5 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.42%) Publishing
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.79%) .NET
2 15 (7.08%) Web Services
3 12 (5.66%) HTML
4 11 (5.19%) REST
5 8 (3.77%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (3.77%) JSON
5 8 (3.77%) SAP Basis
6 7 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (3.30%) CSS
6 7 (3.30%) SAP PI
6 7 (3.30%) SOAP
7 6 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (2.83%) Spring
8 5 (2.36%) XML
9 4 (1.89%) Ajax
9 4 (1.89%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.89%) jQuery
9 4 (1.89%) Play Framework
9 4 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.40%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.19%) User Experience
3 10 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.77%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.30%) LPAR
6 5 (2.36%) Blockchain
6 5 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.89%) Cryptocurrency
7 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.89%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.42%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.42%) SCADA
8 3 (1.42%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.94%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.94%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.28%) Linux
2 37 (17.45%) Windows
3 29 (13.68%) Unix
4 22 (10.38%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.25%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (4.25%) Windows 10
5 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.30%) HPUX
7 4 (1.89%) AIX
7 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.94%) MVS
8 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.47%) i5/OS
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.58%) Migration
2 30 (14.15%) Technical Architecture
3 23 (10.85%) SOA
4 20 (9.43%) Network Design
5 18 (8.49%) Service Management
6 16 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 14 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (6.60%) CRM
7 14 (6.60%) TOGAF
8 11 (5.19%) ERP
9 10 (4.72%) Server Virtualisation
10 9 (4.25%) Data Management
10 9 (4.25%) MVC
11 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (3.77%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.77%) Use Case
12 7 (3.30%) Load Testing
12 7 (3.30%) Project Management
12 7 (3.30%) Security Architecture
12 7 (3.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.21%) Java
2 14 (6.60%) C#
3 12 (5.66%) SQL
4 11 (5.19%) PHP
5 9 (4.25%) C++
6 6 (2.83%) Perl
6 6 (2.83%) Ruby
7 5 (2.36%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.89%) Scala
9 3 (1.42%) C
10 2 (0.94%) Python
11 1 (0.47%) ABAP
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.47%) VBScript
11 1 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 60 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 50 (23.58%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.72%) Degree
4 10 (4.72%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.30%) CCIE
7 6 (2.83%) MCSE
8 5 (2.36%) CCNP
9 2 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.94%) MCITP
10 1 (0.47%) CISSP
10 1 (0.47%) MCSA
10 1 (0.47%) MCSD
10 1 (0.47%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.42%) QA
1 3 (1.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (11.79%) Active Directory
1 25 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.36%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.94%) Docker
4 2 (0.94%) vSphere
4 2 (0.94%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.47%) GPFS
5 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (5.66%) SCCM
2 10 (4.72%) SCOM
2 10 (4.72%) Tivoli
3 8 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.94%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.47%) MOM
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (26.89%) Oracle
2 53 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (14.62%) Cisco
4 27 (12.74%) VMware
5 24 (11.32%) Citrix
6 23 (10.85%) HP
7 21 (9.91%) IBM
8 19 (8.96%) Red Hat
9 15 (7.08%) NetApp
10 13 (6.13%) SAP
11 10 (4.72%) CA
12 9 (4.25%) Juniper
12 9 (4.25%) Serena
13 6 (2.83%) Brocade
13 6 (2.83%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.83%) F5
14 5 (2.36%) Blue Coat
15 4 (1.89%) EMC
15 4 (1.89%) Riverbed
16 3 (1.42%) SolarWinds
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