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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 180 162 145
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 66 107 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 1.12% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.19% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 83
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £430 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.70%
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
7155 9029 9373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.87% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4174 5219 5144
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 507 511
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Berkshire -6 21 £500 +4.16% 3
Hampshire +14 12 £575 +6.48% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 10 £513 -4.65%
Oxfordshire +3 8 £663 -
West Sussex +7 6 £525 -4.54%
Surrey -5 4 £550 +6.28% 1
Kent +5 1 £550 -
M4 Corridor -4 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £513 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 34 (22.82%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.81%) Windows
3 30 (20.13%) Oracle
4 28 (18.79%) Technical Architecture
5 27 (18.12%) SC Cleared
6 26 (17.45%) Migration
7 25 (16.78%) Unix
8 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
9 21 (14.09%) Active Directory
9 21 (14.09%) ERP
10 20 (13.42%) Linux
11 19 (12.75%) CRM
11 19 (12.75%) SQL
12 18 (12.08%) .NET
12 18 (12.08%) Data Centre
13 17 (11.41%) SAP
14 16 (10.74%) Java
14 16 (10.74%) Windows Server
15 15 (10.07%) IBM
16 14 (9.40%) NetWeaver
16 14 (9.40%) SAP CRM
16 14 (9.40%) SAP EP
16 14 (9.40%) SAP MDM
16 14 (9.40%) Data Management
16 14 (9.40%) SAP PI
16 14 (9.40%) SAP HANA
16 14 (9.40%) Master Data Management
17 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (8.72%) Enterprise Architecture
17 13 (8.72%) Agile Software Development

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 14 (9.40%) NetWeaver
1 14 (9.40%) SAP EP
2 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.36%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.34%) CMS
6 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
2 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (9.40%) SAP CRM
1 14 (9.40%) SAP MDM
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (4.70%) Remedy AR System
2 7 (4.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.34%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.67%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.37%) Office 365
3 5 (3.36%) SaaS
4 2 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.34%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) CallidusCloud
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.67%) Force.com
5 1 (0.67%) IaaS
5 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) SAN
2 8 (5.37%) LAN
3 7 (4.70%) WAN
4 5 (3.36%) Skype
5 3 (2.01%) 2G
5 3 (2.01%) 3G
5 3 (2.01%) Firewall
5 3 (2.01%) Internet
5 3 (2.01%) LDAP
5 3 (2.01%) LTE
5 3 (2.01%) UTRAN
6 2 (1.34%) DNS
6 2 (1.34%) MPLS
6 2 (1.34%) Network Security
6 2 (1.34%) SMTP
7 1 (0.67%) OSPF
7 1 (0.67%) SSL
7 1 (0.67%) VoIP
7 1 (0.67%) VPN
7 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) SAP HANA
2 9 (6.04%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.03%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.36%) Big Data
5 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.01%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.01%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.34%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.34%) HBase
7 2 (1.34%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.34%) NewSQL
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.34%) OrientDB
7 2 (1.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) webpack
General
1 10 (6.71%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Retail
3 5 (3.36%) Back Office
4 3 (2.01%) Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Military
4 3 (2.01%) Publishing
4 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.34%) Advertising
5 2 (1.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
6 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.67%) Local Government
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.08%) .NET
2 14 (9.40%) SAP PI
3 12 (8.05%) SAP Basis
4 10 (6.71%) Web Services
5 9 (6.04%) XML
6 6 (4.03%) HTML
7 4 (2.68%) CSS
7 4 (2.68%) J2EE
7 4 (2.68%) RESTful
8 3 (2.01%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.01%) OAuth
8 3 (2.01%) SAML
9 2 (1.34%) EJB
9 2 (1.34%) JSP
9 2 (1.34%) LAMP
9 2 (1.34%) REST
10 1 (0.67%) CSS3
10 1 (0.67%) HTML5
10 1 (0.67%) Node.js
10 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.70%) CMDB
2 7 (4.70%) LPAR
3 4 (2.68%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.01%) User Experience
4 3 (2.01%) VHDL
4 3 (2.01%) VLSI
5 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) PKI
6 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.81%) Windows
2 25 (16.78%) Unix
3 20 (13.42%) Linux
4 16 (10.74%) Windows Server
5 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.03%) Windows 10
6 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.34%) HPUX
9 1 (0.67%) AIX
9 1 (0.67%) Solaris
9 1 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.79%) Technical Architecture
2 26 (17.45%) Migration
3 21 (14.09%) ERP
4 19 (12.75%) CRM
5 14 (9.40%) Data Management
5 14 (9.40%) Master Data Management
6 13 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.72%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (8.72%) Service Management
7 12 (8.05%) Data Modelling
8 11 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.71%) SOA
10 9 (6.04%) Data Protection
11 8 (5.37%) Project Management
11 8 (5.37%) Workflow
12 7 (4.70%) ITSM
12 7 (4.70%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (4.70%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (4.70%) TOGAF
12 7 (4.70%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.75%) SQL
2 16 (10.74%) Java
3 6 (4.03%) C
3 6 (4.03%) C++
4 4 (2.68%) C#
4 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.68%) Perl
4 4 (2.68%) PHP
5 2 (1.34%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.67%) JSX
6 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (22.82%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.12%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.37%) Degree
3 8 (5.37%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.68%) CCIE
4 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.01%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.34%) CCDE
6 2 (1.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.68%) XenApp
4 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.01%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.34%) vSphere
6 1 (0.67%) Docker
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.03%) SCCM
3 4 (2.68%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.34%) SCOM
4 2 (1.34%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.67%) Kibana
5 1 (0.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 30 (20.13%) Oracle
2 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.41%) SAP
4 15 (10.07%) IBM
5 11 (7.38%) Cisco
5 11 (7.38%) Citrix
5 11 (7.38%) VMware
6 7 (4.70%) BMC
6 7 (4.70%) HP
6 7 (4.70%) Remedy
7 5 (3.36%) Dell
8 3 (2.01%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.01%) Anite
8 3 (2.01%) Juniper
8 3 (2.01%) NetApp
8 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.01%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.34%) CA
9 2 (1.34%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.34%) Serena