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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 193 175 153
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 76 84 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.90% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.98% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 61
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£470 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £378 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
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
9149 8591 8283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.22% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5540 4807 4386
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 417 429 502
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Berkshire +7 26 £515 -1.90% 5
Hampshire +2 23 £471 +3.57%
Buckinghamshire -17 11 £425 -24.61%
Surrey -12 6 £463 +37.03% 4
Middlesex +9 5 £450 +9.75% 1
Oxfordshire -23 5 £480 +1.05% 1
West Sussex -14 2 £600 +41.17%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Kent - 1 £500 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 53 (36.81%) Security Cleared
2 44 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 38 (26.39%) Windows
4 30 (20.83%) Oracle
5 29 (20.14%) Technical Architecture
5 29 (20.14%) VMware
6 25 (17.36%) Microsoft
7 24 (16.67%) UNIX
8 22 (15.28%) Migration
9 21 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (14.58%) Linux
10 20 (13.89%) Active Directory
11 18 (12.50%) Citrix
11 18 (12.50%) Cisco
11 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 15 (10.42%) .NET
13 14 (9.72%) Java
13 14 (9.72%) SharePoint
14 13 (9.03%) Finance
14 13 (9.03%) SQL
14 13 (9.03%) Firewall
15 12 (8.33%) SOA
15 12 (8.33%) TOGAF
15 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (8.33%) Data Centre
16 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (7.64%) Degree
17 10 (6.94%) Retail
17 10 (6.94%) HPUX
17 10 (6.94%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.47%) IIS
4 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.39%) Jetty
4 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.39%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.69%) Node.js
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.69%) Lync
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.69%) Documentum
5 1 (0.69%) SAP EP
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.78%) SAP FI-CA
2 4 (2.78%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.69%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Office 365
2 3 (2.08%) Boomi
3 2 (1.39%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.69%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.03%) Firewall
2 7 (4.86%) SAN
3 6 (4.17%) WAN
4 4 (2.78%) LAN
4 4 (2.78%) Internet
5 3 (2.08%) CTI
5 3 (2.08%) NAS
5 3 (2.08%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.39%) VoLTE
6 2 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.39%) LTE
6 2 (1.39%) SSL
6 2 (1.39%) VPN
7 1 (0.69%) DNS
7 1 (0.69%) DMZ
7 1 (0.69%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.69%) FTP
7 1 (0.69%) MPLS
7 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.69%) DataStage
7 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.69%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.69%) JBehave
2 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (0.69%) gulp
2 1 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 13 (9.03%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Retail
3 6 (4.17%) Marketing
4 4 (2.78%) Military
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.42%) .NET
2 7 (4.86%) Web Services
3 4 (2.78%) Spring
4 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.39%) XSLT
5 2 (1.39%) Middleware
5 2 (1.39%) REST
5 2 (1.39%) Ajax
5 2 (1.39%) XMPP
5 2 (1.39%) XML
5 2 (1.39%) JSP
6 1 (0.69%) SOAP
6 1 (0.69%) Struts
6 1 (0.69%) XSD
6 1 (0.69%) J2EE
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.69%) CSS
6 1 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.69%) Java EE
6 1 (0.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.86%) Taxonomies
3 6 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) User Experience
5 3 (2.08%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.08%) GIS
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.39%) PKI
6 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) Frameworx
7 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.39%) Windows
2 24 (16.67%) UNIX
3 21 (14.58%) Linux
4 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.94%) HPUX
7 7 (4.86%) Solaris
8 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.14%) Technical Architecture
2 22 (15.28%) Migration
3 12 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 12 (8.33%) SOA
4 8 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (5.56%) Information Architecture
5 7 (4.86%) Revenue Management
5 7 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (4.86%) Service Management
5 7 (4.86%) CRM
6 6 (4.17%) ITIL
6 6 (4.17%) UML
6 6 (4.17%) OO
6 6 (4.17%) Project Management
6 6 (4.17%) Data Management
7 5 (3.47%) ETL
7 5 (3.47%) Software Architecture
7 5 (3.47%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.72%) Java
2 13 (9.03%) SQL
3 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.08%) C++
5 2 (1.39%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.39%) Ruby
5 2 (1.39%) Groovy
5 2 (1.39%) Perl
5 2 (1.39%) PHP
5 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) Python
6 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.69%) C
6 1 (0.69%) C#
6 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (36.81%) Security Cleared
2 44 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.64%) Degree
4 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.08%) CCNA
6 3 (2.08%) ISEB
7 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.39%) CCIE
7 2 (1.39%) CCNP
8 1 (0.69%) CCSP
8 1 (0.69%) MCP
8 1 (0.69%) MCSE
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.69%) MCTS
8 1 (0.69%) MCITP
8 1 (0.69%) CISSP
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.47%) vSphere
4 5 (3.47%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.69%) UAG
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.69%) NFS
6 1 (0.69%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (3.47%) SCOM
3 2 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.39%) WMI
3 2 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.69%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (20.83%) Oracle
2 29 (20.14%) VMware
3 25 (17.36%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.50%) Citrix
4 18 (12.50%) Cisco
5 10 (6.94%) HP
5 10 (6.94%) NetApp
6 7 (4.86%) SAP
6 7 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.47%) IBM
8 4 (2.78%) Adobe
8 4 (2.78%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.08%) Juniper
9 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.08%) Sage
9 3 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.08%) Dell
9 3 (2.08%) EMC
9 3 (2.08%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.08%) F5
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