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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 155 166 159
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 104 71 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.91% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 50
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£520 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-23.97% -10.00%
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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +32 57 £525 +5.00% 5
Hampshire -13 18 £563 +27.84%
Surrey -6 9 £473 -1.81% 2
Oxfordshire -17 8 £450 - 1
West Sussex -5 4 £494 +15.49%
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £500 +99.60%
Middlesex -3 2 £379 -31.13%
Sussex - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 52 (26.00%) SQL
3 45 (22.50%) Active Directory
4 42 (21.00%) Hyper-V
5 37 (18.50%) SOA
6 36 (18.00%) CRM
7 35 (17.50%) SharePoint
7 35 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
8 33 (16.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (16.00%) VMware
9 32 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 32 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 31 (15.50%) BizTalk Server
11 30 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (14.50%) Lync
12 29 (14.50%) Windows
12 29 (14.50%) Oracle
13 28 (14.00%) .NET
13 28 (14.00%) Clustering
13 28 (14.00%) Dynamics AX
13 28 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 28 (14.00%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (12.00%) Security Cleared
15 23 (11.50%) SAN
16 22 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (10.50%) SQL Server
17 21 (10.50%) UNIX
18 20 (10.00%) Application Packaging
18 20 (10.00%) Retail
19 19 (9.50%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 32 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 31 (15.50%) BizTalk Server
4 30 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 29 (14.50%) Lync
6 28 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (6.00%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.50%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.50%) IIS
10 3 (1.50%) JBoss
10 3 (1.50%) CMS
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.50%) Documentum
12 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (14.00%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (4.50%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.50%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.00%) SaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Force.com
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.50%) SAN
2 15 (7.50%) WAN
3 13 (6.50%) LAN
4 8 (4.00%) Firewall
5 5 (2.50%) VoIP
5 5 (2.50%) MPLS
6 3 (1.50%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.50%) xDSL
6 3 (1.50%) WLAN
6 3 (1.50%) VPN
6 3 (1.50%) DNS
6 3 (1.50%) BGP
6 3 (1.50%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.00%) VPLS
7 2 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.00%) IPsec
7 2 (1.00%) TACACS
7 2 (1.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.50%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.00%) Big Data
3 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.00%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.00%) DB2
5 2 (1.00%) MySQL
5 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.00%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.50%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 20 (10.00%) Retail
2 14 (7.00%) Finance
3 6 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.50%) Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.00%) Billing
6 2 (1.00%) Advertising
6 2 (1.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.00%) .NET
2 20 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 16 (8.00%) HTML
4 12 (6.00%) Middleware
5 7 (3.50%) WebCenter
5 7 (3.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (3.00%) Dojo
6 6 (3.00%) Web Services
6 6 (3.00%) HTML5
7 5 (2.50%) SAP PI
7 5 (2.50%) SAP XI
7 5 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.00%) Worklight
9 3 (1.50%) OpenID
9 3 (1.50%) OAuth
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.50%) SOAP
9 3 (1.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.00%) Clustering
2 9 (4.50%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.00%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.50%) Open Source
6 3 (1.50%) GIS
6 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.50%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.00%) Replication
7 2 (1.00%) DTV
7 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.00%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.50%) iPad
8 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.50%) Windows
2 21 (10.50%) UNIX
3 14 (7.00%) Linux
4 4 (2.00%) AIX
4 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.00%) VMS
6 2 (1.00%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.50%) SOA
2 36 (18.00%) CRM
3 35 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
4 33 (16.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (8.00%) ITIL
7 13 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.00%) Migration
8 12 (6.00%) Load Balancing
9 11 (5.50%) TOGAF
10 10 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.50%) Software Architecture
11 9 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (4.50%) ETL
12 8 (4.00%) Scrum
12 8 (4.00%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.00%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.50%) Network Architecture
13 7 (3.50%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.00%) SQL
2 19 (9.50%) Java
3 14 (7.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.00%) C#
5 6 (3.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.50%) C
8 2 (1.00%) VB
8 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.00%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.50%) Scala
9 1 (0.50%) ABAP
9 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.50%) C++
9 1 (0.50%) COBOL
9 1 (0.50%) Perl
9 1 (0.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.50%) MCSE
4 5 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.50%) CCIE
6 1 (0.50%) PMP
6 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.50%) CCNP
6 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 42 (21.00%) Hyper-V
3 22 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.50%) vSphere
4 9 (4.50%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (4.50%) UAG
4 9 (4.50%) ISA Server
5 5 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.00%) KVM
7 3 (1.50%) XenServer
7 3 (1.50%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (6.00%) SCCM
2 10 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.50%) MIIS
Vendors
1 57 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.00%) VMware
3 29 (14.50%) Oracle
4 17 (8.50%) Cisco
5 14 (7.00%) IBM
5 14 (7.00%) HP
6 13 (6.50%) SAP
7 10 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 9 (4.50%) F5
8 9 (4.50%) Dell
8 9 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.50%) EMC
10 4 (2.00%) Citrix
10 4 (2.00%) BMC
11 3 (1.50%) Avaya
11 3 (1.50%) NetApp
11 3 (1.50%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.00%) BT
12 2 (1.00%) Primavera
12 2 (1.00%) Sun
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