The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 202 184 165
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 63 51 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.56% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.78% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 39
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £351 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £549 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £469 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Technical Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7415 6578 5721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.33% 72.71% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4123 3588 2901
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 272 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the South East region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the South East region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +10 27 £490 +3.15% 2
Hampshire -8 10 £475 +6.74% 4
Surrey +10 8 £325 -20.00% 2
West Sussex -17 5 £400 -13.51% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £400 -16.88% 6
Oxfordshire -14 4 £538 - 4
East Sussex -7 3 £375 -6.25% 1
Kent - 1 £450 - 1
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 28 (23.33%) VMware
2 27 (22.50%) Windows
3 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (15.83%) Finance
7 18 (15.00%) Java
8 17 (14.17%) SQL
9 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 15 (12.50%) Oracle
10 15 (12.50%) Migration
11 14 (11.67%) Telecoms
12 13 (10.83%) TOGAF
12 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
12 13 (10.83%) People Management
13 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared
13 12 (10.00%) UNIX
14 11 (9.17%) GIS
14 11 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (9.17%) Management Information System
15 10 (8.33%) SAN
15 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
15 10 (8.33%) SAP
15 10 (8.33%) ITIL
15 10 (8.33%) Process Architecture
16 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (7.50%) Web Services
17 8 (6.67%) HP
17 8 (6.67%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.50%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.83%) Documentum
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.67%) Exstream
3 1 (0.83%) Endur
3 1 (0.83%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) SAN
2 8 (6.67%) Firewall
3 6 (5.00%) WAN
4 4 (3.33%) LAN
5 3 (2.50%) Internet
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.67%) xDSL
6 2 (1.67%) HSRP
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.67%) TACACS
6 2 (1.67%) VRRP
6 2 (1.67%) Intranet
6 2 (1.67%) Extranet
6 2 (1.67%) MPLS
6 2 (1.67%) BGP
6 2 (1.67%) FTP
6 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.67%) VPN
6 2 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.17%) OLTP
4 3 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.50%) DB2
4 3 (2.50%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.50%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Axure RP
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) NUnit
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (15.83%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Military
4 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 70 (58.33%) Architect
2 30 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 21 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (9.17%) Consultant
4 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (8.33%) Designer
6 9 (7.50%) Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (5.00%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.17%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.33%) Developer
10 4 (3.33%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.50%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Senior Technical Architect
11 3 (2.50%) Relationships Manager
11 3 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) Web Services
2 5 (4.17%) .NET
2 5 (4.17%) SOAP
2 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.33%) Middleware
3 4 (3.33%) XML
3 4 (3.33%) WCF
4 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.50%) Ember.js
4 3 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.50%) REST
4 3 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (2.50%) RESTful
5 2 (1.67%) SAML
5 2 (1.67%) EJB
5 2 (1.67%) JSON
5 2 (1.67%) JSR 170
6 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) GIS
1 11 (9.17%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.50%) Clustering
5 3 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.67%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.67%) HACMP
6 2 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.67%) AS400
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) RMADS
7 1 (0.83%) Wiki
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.50%) Windows
2 12 (10.00%) UNIX
3 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.83%) AIX
5 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.17%) Linux
7 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.67%) Solaris
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.83%) VMS
10 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.50%) Migration
3 13 (10.83%) TOGAF
3 13 (10.83%) People Management
4 11 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.33%) ITIL
5 10 (8.33%) Process Architecture
6 8 (6.67%) Information Security
6 8 (6.67%) Service Management
7 7 (5.83%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.83%) Change Management
7 7 (5.83%) Security Architecture
8 6 (5.00%) RUP
8 6 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.00%) Scrum
9 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.17%) Time Management
9 5 (4.17%) SOA
9 5 (4.17%) RAD
9 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.00%) Java
2 17 (14.17%) SQL
3 4 (3.33%) C#
4 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.50%) ABAP
5 1 (0.83%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.83%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) Degree
4 3 (2.50%) CISSP
4 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.67%) MCSE
5 2 (1.67%) ISEB
5 2 (1.67%) CCIE
6 1 (0.83%) CISM
6 1 (0.83%) GIAC
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.83%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.67%) vSphere
4 2 (1.67%) GPFS
4 2 (1.67%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.67%) SCCM
1 2 (1.67%) SCOM
1 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.83%) Nmap
2 1 (0.83%) Nessus
2 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.83%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (23.33%) VMware
2 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.50%) Oracle
4 10 (8.33%) SAP
5 8 (6.67%) HP
6 5 (4.17%) Intel
6 5 (4.17%) IBM
7 4 (3.33%) Citrix
8 3 (2.50%) Ceridian
8 3 (2.50%) Cisco
8 3 (2.50%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.67%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.67%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.67%) NetApp
9 2 (1.67%) Sage
9 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.67%) Symantec
9 2 (1.67%) OpenLink
9 2 (1.67%) Dell
10 1 (0.83%) BT
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