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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 202 159 165
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 61 81 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.89% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.96% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 38
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£475 £455 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £338 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £476 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.98% +12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
8702 8440 7744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.50% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4626 3966
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £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 421 419 592
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -11 24 £425 -3.95% 5
Berkshire -2 15 £503 +5.78% 6
West Sussex -10 6 £550 - 1
Oxfordshire -20 6 £475 +2.70% 1
Surrey -15 3 £528 +25.97% 3
Middlesex +5 2 £470 -16.44%
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £475 -17.39%
East Sussex -10 1 £513 +13.88%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 40 (26.49%) Security Cleared
2 35 (23.18%) Microsoft
3 34 (22.52%) Windows
4 27 (17.88%) VMware
5 26 (17.22%) Migration
5 26 (17.22%) SC Cleared
6 25 (16.56%) SQL
7 23 (15.23%) Technical Architecture
8 22 (14.57%) TOGAF
9 21 (13.91%) Cisco
10 20 (13.25%) Oracle
10 20 (13.25%) Finance
11 19 (12.58%) Firewall
11 19 (12.58%) Active Directory
12 17 (11.26%) IBM
12 17 (11.26%) Java
13 16 (10.60%) UNIX
13 16 (10.60%) Linux
13 16 (10.60%) MS Excel
14 15 (9.93%) HP
15 14 (9.27%) ETL
15 14 (9.27%) SharePoint
16 13 (8.61%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (8.61%) Data Centre
17 12 (7.95%) SOA
17 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
17 12 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (7.28%) ITIL
18 11 (7.28%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (9.27%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.61%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (5.96%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.64%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.97%) IIS
5 6 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.31%) Lync
6 5 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.32%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.32%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.66%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.66%) Documentum
8 1 (0.66%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.99%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.99%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle BRM
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.66%) Endur
4 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) Office 365
2 4 (2.65%) SaaS
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.99%) Boomi
4 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.66%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.66%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.58%) Firewall
2 7 (4.64%) WAN
3 6 (3.97%) SAN
4 5 (3.31%) LAN
4 5 (3.31%) Internet
5 4 (2.65%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.99%) CTI
7 2 (1.32%) VoLTE
7 2 (1.32%) LTE
7 2 (1.32%) VPN
7 2 (1.32%) DNS
7 2 (1.32%) SSL
8 1 (0.66%) DMZ
8 1 (0.66%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.66%) DHCP
8 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.66%) NAS
8 1 (0.66%) MPLS
8 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.96%) DB2
3 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.31%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (3.31%) SAP HANA
4 5 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.31%) SAP BW
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.99%) MySQL
6 3 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.66%) DataStage
8 1 (0.66%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.66%) gulp
3 1 (0.66%) XMLSpy
General
1 20 (13.25%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Retail
3 5 (3.31%) Marketing
3 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.62%) .NET
2 7 (4.64%) Web Services
3 6 (3.97%) Middleware
4 3 (1.99%) REST
4 3 (1.99%) XMPP
4 3 (1.99%) XML
4 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.32%) Visualforce
5 2 (1.32%) JSP
5 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.66%) Spring
6 1 (0.66%) Ajax
6 1 (0.66%) JSR 170
6 1 (0.66%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.66%) RESTful
6 1 (0.66%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) Struts
6 1 (0.66%) J2EE
6 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.61%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.30%) GIS
4 7 (4.64%) Mainframe
4 7 (4.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (3.97%) HP Storage
5 6 (3.97%) Taxonomies
6 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.99%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.99%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.99%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 2 (1.32%) PKI
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.66%) CMDB
9 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.66%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.52%) Windows
2 16 (10.60%) UNIX
2 16 (10.60%) Linux
3 8 (5.30%) AIX
4 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.31%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.65%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.65%) Solaris
8 3 (1.99%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.22%) Migration
2 23 (15.23%) Technical Architecture
3 22 (14.57%) TOGAF
4 14 (9.27%) ETL
5 12 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.95%) SOA
6 11 (7.28%) Project Management
6 11 (7.28%) ITIL
6 11 (7.28%) Information Architecture
7 8 (5.30%) CRM
7 8 (5.30%) Analytics
8 7 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.64%) Data Management
8 7 (4.64%) Business Analytics
8 7 (4.64%) BPEL
9 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (3.97%) Revenue Management
9 6 (3.97%) ERP
10 5 (3.31%) UML
10 5 (3.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.56%) SQL
2 17 (11.26%) Java
3 5 (3.31%) ABAP
4 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.65%) Apex Code
4 4 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.99%) C
5 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.32%) C#
6 2 (1.32%) C++
6 2 (1.32%) VB
6 2 (1.32%) Perl
6 2 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (0.66%) Python
7 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (26.49%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.62%) Degree
4 7 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.64%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.97%) MCITP
6 5 (3.31%) CISSP
6 5 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.99%) CCNP
8 3 (1.99%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.32%) CCNA
9 2 (1.32%) ISEB
9 2 (1.32%) CCIE
10 1 (0.66%) CCSP
10 1 (0.66%) MCP
10 1 (0.66%) MCSE
10 1 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (12.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.31%) XenApp
5 4 (2.65%) vSphere
6 3 (1.99%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.99%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.66%) NFS
7 1 (0.66%) NDS
7 1 (0.66%) XenServer
7 1 (0.66%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (3.97%) SCCM
3 3 (1.99%) SCOM
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.32%) WMI
5 1 (0.66%) WSUS
5 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.66%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 35 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.88%) VMware
3 21 (13.91%) Cisco
4 20 (13.25%) Oracle
5 17 (11.26%) IBM
6 15 (9.93%) HP
7 11 (7.28%) Citrix
7 11 (7.28%) SAP
7 11 (7.28%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (4.64%) Business Objects
9 6 (3.97%) Juniper
9 6 (3.97%) NetApp
10 4 (2.65%) Dell
10 4 (2.65%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.99%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.99%) EMC
11 3 (1.99%) Adobe
11 3 (1.99%) F5
11 3 (1.99%) Lumension
11 3 (1.99%) Tufin
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
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Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £550 - £690 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hospira UK Ltd
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