The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 201 141 192
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +51
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 49 98 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 1.17% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.66% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 28
Average daily rate £450 £450 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £270 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Technical Architecture
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -26 9 £450 -12.19% 6
East Sussex -2 7 £400 -23.80%
Buckinghamshire -38 7 £663 +128.44% 2
Hampshire -7 6 £445 +4.70%
Oxfordshire +1 4 £210 -55.89% 1
Middlesex -2 3 £525 -8.69%
Surrey -13 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.80%) ITIL
3 15 (14.85%) CRM
4 14 (13.86%) SOA
4 14 (13.86%) XML
4 14 (13.86%) Service Management
4 14 (13.86%) ITSM
4 14 (13.86%) Finance
5 13 (12.87%) Web Services
5 13 (12.87%) Oracle
5 13 (12.87%) Degree
5 13 (12.87%) SaaS
6 12 (11.88%) VPN
7 11 (10.89%) HP
7 11 (10.89%) HTML
7 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.89%) CSS
7 11 (10.89%) SOAP
8 10 (9.90%) Remedy
8 10 (9.90%) BMC
8 10 (9.90%) COM
8 10 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (9.90%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (9.90%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (9.90%) Ajax
9 9 (8.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (8.91%) CMDB
9 9 (8.91%) ITIL V2
9 9 (8.91%) SSL
9 9 (8.91%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
1 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) SaaS
2 2 (1.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) VPN
2 9 (8.91%) SSL
2 9 (8.91%) LDAP
3 3 (2.97%) Intranet
3 3 (2.97%) Internet
3 3 (2.97%) WAN
3 3 (2.97%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.98%) DMVPN
4 2 (1.98%) DMZ
4 2 (1.98%) BGP
4 2 (1.98%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.98%) Firewall
4 2 (1.98%) Wireless
4 2 (1.98%) IPsec
4 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.99%) HTTP
5 1 (0.99%) LAN
5 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.99%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) DB2
2 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) QlikView
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.99%) DTS
3 1 (0.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.99%) Ant
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.93%) Retail
3 7 (6.93%) Billing
4 4 (3.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Automotive
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (59.41%) Architect
2 20 (19.80%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (16.83%) Technical Architect
4 16 (15.84%) Consultant
5 11 (10.89%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (8.91%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 9 (8.91%) ITSM Consultant
6 9 (8.91%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (5.94%) Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Business Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Developer
8 5 (4.95%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Integration Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (3.96%) CRM Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) XML
2 13 (12.87%) Web Services
3 11 (10.89%) HTML
3 11 (10.89%) CSS
3 11 (10.89%) SOAP
4 10 (9.90%) COM
4 10 (9.90%) Ajax
5 7 (6.93%) .NET
6 6 (5.94%) Middleware
7 5 (4.95%) WebCenter
8 4 (3.96%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (2.97%) WCF
9 3 (2.97%) WPF
9 3 (2.97%) JSON
9 3 (2.97%) REST
10 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.98%) BAPI
10 2 (1.98%) jQuery
10 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.98%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) CMDB
2 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.98%) Open Source
3 2 (1.98%) Telematics
3 2 (1.98%) FMCG
4 1 (0.99%) CESG
4 1 (0.99%) Statistics
4 1 (0.99%) PKI
4 1 (0.99%) IPTV
4 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.99%) Replication
4 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.99%) DTV
4 1 (0.99%) NHS
4 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) AIX
2 3 (2.97%) UNIX
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) ITIL
2 15 (14.85%) CRM
3 14 (13.86%) SOA
3 14 (13.86%) Service Management
3 14 (13.86%) ITSM
4 10 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (9.90%) Customer Engagement
5 9 (8.91%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (8.91%) ITIL V2
5 9 (8.91%) Migration
6 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.92%) TOGAF
7 7 (6.93%) Validation
7 7 (6.93%) Change Management
7 7 (6.93%) Project Management
8 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.94%) Information Security
8 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.95%) Security Architecture
9 5 (4.95%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.93%) Java
3 5 (4.95%) C#
4 4 (3.96%) SQL
5 1 (0.99%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.99%) C
5 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.99%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) ISSAP
3 3 (2.97%) CISSP
4 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.98%) ISEB
4 2 (1.98%) CCNP
4 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.98%) CISM
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) COBIT
2 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (3.96%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) Oracle
3 11 (10.89%) HP
4 10 (9.90%) Remedy
4 10 (9.90%) BMC
5 9 (8.91%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.94%) SAP
6 6 (5.94%) Siebel
6 6 (5.94%) IBM
7 5 (4.95%) VMware
7 5 (4.95%) Cisco
8 4 (3.96%) EMC
9 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.98%) Citrix
10 2 (1.98%) Cognos
10 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.98%) Informatica
10 2 (1.98%) ATG
10 2 (1.98%) BT
10 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
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