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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 178 180 153
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 77 68 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.76% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.83% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 45
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£500 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £356 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-47.88% +158.18%
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
8550 8239 7414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.81% 91.87% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4827 4558 3777
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 438 575
Average hourly rate £16.66 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Hampshire +7 21 £425 -1.16% 4
Berkshire +1 20 £488 +8.33% 2
Oxfordshire -10 12 £503 -
Surrey +3 10 £505 +1.00% 9
West Sussex -16 5 £550 +9.45% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 3 - - 1
Middlesex +7 1 £470 -7.38%
East Sussex -15 1 £513 +33.11%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 36 (22.78%) Windows
2 35 (22.15%) Microsoft
3 34 (21.52%) Security Cleared
4 26 (16.46%) SQL
5 25 (15.82%) Migration
5 25 (15.82%) VMware
6 24 (15.19%) Technical Architecture
7 22 (13.92%) Java
8 21 (13.29%) Cisco
8 21 (13.29%) SC Cleared
9 20 (12.66%) Finance
9 20 (12.66%) Firewall
10 19 (12.03%) TOGAF
10 19 (12.03%) Oracle
11 18 (11.39%) HP
12 17 (10.76%) Active Directory
13 16 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (10.13%) MS Excel
14 14 (8.86%) Linux
14 14 (8.86%) ETL
14 14 (8.86%) IBM
14 14 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (8.23%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (8.23%) WAN
15 13 (8.23%) SharePoint
15 13 (8.23%) UNIX
16 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
16 12 (7.59%) .NET
16 12 (7.59%) ITIL
16 12 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 13 (8.23%) SharePoint
1 13 (8.23%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.06%) IIS
4 7 (4.43%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.53%) Lync
7 4 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.90%) Documentum
9 2 (1.27%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.63%) Apache
10 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.63%) SAP EP
10 1 (0.63%) Liferay
10 1 (0.63%) JBoss
10 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.27%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (1.27%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.63%) Endur
4 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.80%) SaaS
2 5 (3.16%) Office 365
3 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.90%) Boomi
4 2 (1.27%) Force.com
5 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.63%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.66%) Firewall
2 13 (8.23%) WAN
3 9 (5.70%) LAN
4 8 (5.06%) SAN
5 6 (3.80%) Internet
6 5 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.53%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.53%) VPN
8 3 (1.90%) DNS
8 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.90%) MPLS
8 3 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.27%) LTE
9 2 (1.27%) xDSL
9 2 (1.27%) HSRP
9 2 (1.27%) VoLTE
9 2 (1.27%) IPsec
9 2 (1.27%) VPLS
9 2 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.70%) DB2
3 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.16%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (3.16%) SAP HANA
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.16%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.53%) MySQL
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.63%) DataStage
7 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 20 (12.66%) Finance
2 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.53%) Banking
3 4 (2.53%) Retail
4 3 (1.90%) Billing
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.59%) .NET
2 7 (4.43%) Middleware
3 6 (3.80%) Web Services
4 4 (2.53%) Visualforce
5 3 (1.90%) XMPP
5 3 (1.90%) REST
5 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.27%) HTML
6 2 (1.27%) HTML5
6 2 (1.27%) Mason
6 2 (1.27%) XML
6 2 (1.27%) JSP
6 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.63%) EJB
7 1 (0.63%) J2EE
7 1 (0.63%) Servlets
7 1 (0.63%) SOAP
7 1 (0.63%) Flash
7 1 (0.63%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.70%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.43%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.43%) GIS
3 7 (4.43%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.16%) Taxonomies
5 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.27%) User Experience
7 2 (1.27%) PKI
7 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.63%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.63%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.63%) Frameworx
8 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.78%) Windows
2 14 (8.86%) Linux
3 13 (8.23%) UNIX
4 7 (4.43%) AIX
5 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.16%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.53%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.90%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.82%) Migration
2 24 (15.19%) Technical Architecture
3 19 (12.03%) TOGAF
4 16 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (8.86%) ETL
6 12 (7.59%) ITIL
7 11 (6.96%) Project Management
8 9 (5.70%) SOA
8 9 (5.70%) Information Architecture
9 8 (5.06%) Analytics
9 8 (5.06%) CRM
9 8 (5.06%) Scrum
10 7 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.43%) Business Analytics
10 7 (4.43%) BPEL
11 6 (3.80%) Workflow
11 6 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.80%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (3.16%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.16%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.46%) SQL
2 22 (13.92%) Java
3 6 (3.80%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.80%) Apex Code
4 5 (3.16%) ABAP
5 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.53%) C
5 4 (2.53%) C#
5 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.90%) PHP
7 2 (1.27%) VB
7 2 (1.27%) C++
7 2 (1.27%) Perl
7 2 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (0.63%) Python
8 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.70%) Degree
5 8 (5.06%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.80%) MCITP
6 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.16%) CISSP
7 5 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.53%) CCIE
9 3 (1.90%) CCNP
9 3 (1.90%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) APMP
10 1 (0.63%) CCNA
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (10.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.53%) XenApp
5 3 (1.90%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.63%) XenServer
7 1 (0.63%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.43%) SCCM
2 4 (2.53%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.90%) SCOM
4 2 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.27%) WMI
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.82%) VMware
3 21 (13.29%) Cisco
4 19 (12.03%) Oracle
5 18 (11.39%) HP
6 14 (8.86%) IBM
6 14 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (6.33%) SAP
8 9 (5.70%) Citrix
9 7 (4.43%) Business Objects
10 6 (3.80%) NetApp
11 5 (3.16%) Juniper
12 4 (2.53%) Dell
12 4 (2.53%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.90%) Siebel
13 3 (1.90%) Tufin
13 3 (1.90%) Lumension
13 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.27%) F5
14 2 (1.27%) Riverbed
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