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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 170 207 151
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -56
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 92 66 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.69% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.73% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 61
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £408 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
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
8322 9076 8678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.26% 94.77% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4961 5328 4688
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 429 434
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.46 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Hampshire +17 33 £530 +15.21% 2
Berkshire +2 26 £450 -12.62% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 10 £463 +8.82%
Surrey +5 10 £450 -10.00%
West Sussex -8 4 £481 -7.89% 1
East Sussex - 4 £540 -
Oxfordshire +9 2 £500 - 1
Kent - 2 £800 -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 75 (31.78%) Security Cleared
2 61 (25.85%) SC Cleared
3 55 (23.31%) Migration
4 54 (22.88%) Oracle
5 46 (19.49%) Linux
6 45 (19.07%) Microsoft
7 42 (17.80%) Unix
7 42 (17.80%) Windows
8 41 (17.37%) Data Centre
9 35 (14.83%) Cisco
10 33 (13.98%) IBM
11 30 (12.71%) .NET
12 28 (11.86%) Service Management
13 26 (11.02%) Active Directory
13 26 (11.02%) HP
13 26 (11.02%) Java
13 26 (11.02%) Technical Architecture
14 25 (10.59%) VMware
14 25 (10.59%) Windows Server
15 22 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (9.32%) Oracle Database
15 22 (9.32%) SAN
16 20 (8.47%) Citrix
16 20 (8.47%) SQL
16 20 (8.47%) LAN
16 20 (8.47%) SOA
16 20 (8.47%) Network Design
17 18 (7.63%) Web Services
17 18 (7.63%) Red Hat
18 17 (7.20%) SCCM

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 15 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.81%) NetWeaver
4 8 (3.39%) SAP EP
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.85%) CMS
6 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) Jetty
7 1 (0.42%) Mule
7 1 (0.42%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.39%) SAP CRM
1 8 (3.39%) SAP MDM
2 7 (2.97%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (2.97%) Remedy AR System
2 7 (2.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.27%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.42%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.24%) Office 365
3 4 (1.69%) SaaS
4 3 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.32%) SAN
2 20 (8.47%) LAN
3 16 (6.78%) Firewall
3 16 (6.78%) WAN
4 12 (5.08%) Network Security
5 8 (3.39%) MPLS
6 6 (2.54%) Internet
7 5 (2.12%) VLAN
8 4 (1.69%) DNS
8 4 (1.69%) Multicast
8 4 (1.69%) NAS
8 4 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.69%) VoIP
8 4 (1.69%) VPN
8 4 (1.69%) Wireless
9 3 (1.27%) ATM
9 3 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.27%) SDH
9 3 (1.27%) WLAN
9 3 (1.27%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.32%) Oracle Database
2 14 (5.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (4.24%) RDBMS
3 10 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.39%) SAP HANA
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.12%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.27%) MySQL
7 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.42%) Big Data
8 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.42%) OLTP
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.69%) HP UFT
1 4 (1.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (5.93%) Finance
2 12 (5.08%) Retail
3 8 (3.39%) Back Office
4 6 (2.54%) Military
5 3 (1.27%) Publishing
5 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.71%) .NET
2 18 (7.63%) Web Services
3 13 (5.51%) HTML
4 9 (3.81%) SAP Basis
5 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (3.39%) SAP PI
6 7 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (2.12%) REST
7 5 (2.12%) XML
8 4 (1.69%) Ajax
8 4 (1.69%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.69%) CSS
8 4 (1.69%) JSON
8 4 (1.69%) Play Framework
9 3 (1.27%) CSS3
9 3 (1.27%) Django
9 3 (1.27%) HTML5
9 3 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.37%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.93%) LPAR
3 13 (5.51%) User Experience
4 10 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.39%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.97%) CMDB
7 5 (2.12%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.69%) Cryptocurrency
9 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.27%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.85%) FMCG
10 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.49%) Linux
2 42 (17.80%) Unix
2 42 (17.80%) Windows
3 25 (10.59%) Windows Server
4 16 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.08%) Windows 10
6 9 (3.81%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.69%) AIX
8 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.27%) HPUX
9 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) i5/OS
10 1 (0.42%) VMS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.31%) Migration
2 28 (11.86%) Service Management
3 26 (11.02%) Technical Architecture
4 20 (8.47%) Network Design
4 20 (8.47%) SOA
5 15 (6.36%) ERP
6 14 (5.93%) CRM
6 14 (5.93%) E-Commerce
7 13 (5.51%) Data Protection
7 13 (5.51%) TOGAF
8 11 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.24%) Use Case
10 9 (3.81%) Capacity Management
10 9 (3.81%) Data Management
10 9 (3.81%) Data Modelling
10 9 (3.81%) MVC
10 9 (3.81%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.39%) Master Data Management
11 8 (3.39%) Network Architecture
11 8 (3.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.02%) Java
2 20 (8.47%) SQL
3 12 (5.08%) C#
4 11 (4.66%) PHP
5 7 (2.97%) C++
6 6 (2.54%) Perl
7 4 (1.69%) C
7 4 (1.69%) Scala
8 3 (1.27%) Ruby
9 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.42%) ABAP
10 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.42%) Python
10 1 (0.42%) VBScript
10 1 (0.42%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 75 (31.78%) Security Cleared
2 61 (25.85%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (6.36%) Degree
5 14 (5.93%) DV Cleared
6 11 (4.66%) CCIE
7 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.54%) MCSE
9 5 (2.12%) CCNP
9 5 (2.12%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.85%) CCDE
10 2 (0.85%) MBA
10 2 (0.85%) MCITP
11 1 (0.42%) CISSP
11 1 (0.42%) MCSA
11 1 (0.42%) MCSD
11 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.54%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.85%) Docker
6 2 (0.85%) XenApp
7 1 (0.42%) GPFS
7 1 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (7.20%) SCCM
2 13 (5.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (5.08%) SCOM
3 12 (5.08%) Tivoli
4 10 (4.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.27%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.85%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.42%) Nagios
7 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (22.88%) Oracle
2 45 (19.07%) Microsoft
3 35 (14.83%) Cisco
4 33 (13.98%) IBM
5 26 (11.02%) HP
6 25 (10.59%) VMware
7 20 (8.47%) Citrix
8 18 (7.63%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.93%) CA
9 14 (5.93%) SAP
10 13 (5.51%) NetApp
11 11 (4.66%) Juniper
11 11 (4.66%) Serena
12 7 (2.97%) BMC
12 7 (2.97%) EMC
12 7 (2.97%) Remedy
13 6 (2.54%) Brocade
13 6 (2.54%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.54%) F5
14 5 (2.12%) SolarWinds