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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 149 210 195
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -15
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 98 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 0.56% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.72% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 27
Average daily rate £485 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £520
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -1.13%
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
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +35 33 £550 - 4
Berkshire +4 22 £475 -5.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +25 19 £450 -7.69%
West Sussex +13 8 £550 +33.33% 2
Surrey -6 8 £450 +38.46% 4
East Sussex +13 3 £450 +20.00%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 £600 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (48.84%) Oracle
2 68 (31.63%) Security Cleared
3 59 (27.44%) Windows
4 55 (25.58%) SQL Server
5 54 (25.12%) VMware
6 52 (24.19%) SC Cleared
7 49 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (21.40%) TOGAF
9 45 (20.93%) Finance
10 44 (20.47%) Linux
11 43 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 40 (18.60%) Unix
13 34 (15.81%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (15.81%) Oracle Database
14 31 (14.42%) Migration
15 30 (13.95%) SQL
16 29 (13.49%) SAP
16 29 (13.49%) Windows Server
17 28 (13.02%) .NET
17 28 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (12.09%) Citrix
19 24 (11.16%) SOA
19 24 (11.16%) Military
19 24 (11.16%) DV Cleared
19 24 (11.16%) Information Architecture
20 23 (10.70%) Analytics
20 23 (10.70%) Oracle BI EE
20 23 (10.70%) Active Directory
21 20 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
21 20 (9.30%) E-business

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (8.37%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.26%) SAS
3 6 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.33%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.86%) CICS
5 4 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.86%) SAP EP
5 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.86%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.86%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.86%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.47%) Maximo
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.47%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.98%) PaaS
3 13 (6.05%) IaaS
4 11 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.26%) Office 365
6 5 (2.33%) SaaS
7 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.47%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.84%) Firewall
2 8 (3.72%) HTTP
2 8 (3.72%) NAS
2 8 (3.72%) SAN
3 6 (2.79%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (2.33%) VPN
5 4 (1.86%) Internet
5 4 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.86%) Network Security
5 4 (1.86%) WAN
6 3 (1.40%) DMZ
6 3 (1.40%) DNS
6 3 (1.40%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.93%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.93%) LAN
7 2 (0.93%) MPLS
7 2 (0.93%) SMTP
7 2 (0.93%) VoIP
7 2 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 34 (15.81%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (15.81%) Oracle Database
3 23 (10.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 20 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (7.91%) Oracle ODI
6 16 (7.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (7.44%) Oracle Discoverer
6 16 (7.44%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.58%) DB2
7 12 (5.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (3.26%) OLTP
9 7 (3.26%) SAS EBI
10 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.86%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.86%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.93%) DataStage
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (7.44%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.33%) JUnit
3 5 (2.33%) Subversion
4 4 (1.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.40%) ANTLR
5 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.40%) Maven
5 3 (1.40%) VisualVM
5 3 (1.40%) YourKit
6 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.93%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.47%) Bower
7 1 (0.47%) FxCop
7 1 (0.47%) JSHint
7 1 (0.47%) Moq
7 1 (0.47%) NDepend
7 1 (0.47%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (20.93%) Finance
2 24 (11.16%) Military
3 16 (7.44%) Retail
4 15 (6.98%) Banking
5 10 (4.65%) Billing
5 10 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.79%) Marketing
7 5 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.93%) Electronics
9 2 (0.93%) Front Office
9 2 (0.93%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 143 (66.51%) Architect
2 50 (23.26%) Technical Architect
3 41 (19.07%) Infrastructure Architect
3 41 (19.07%) Solutions Architect
4 27 (12.56%) Oracle Architect
5 26 (12.09%) Developer
6 20 (9.30%) Analyst
7 19 (8.84%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 17 (7.91%) Enterprise Architect
9 15 (6.98%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 15 (6.98%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (6.05%) Consultant
11 9 (4.19%) Designer
11 9 (4.19%) Network Architect
12 8 (3.72%) Data Architect
12 8 (3.72%) SAP Architect
13 7 (3.26%) SAS Architect
13 7 (3.26%) TOGAF Architect
14 6 (2.79%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
14 6 (2.79%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.02%) .NET
2 13 (6.05%) Middleware
2 13 (6.05%) REST
3 12 (5.58%) SOAP
4 11 (5.12%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.65%) HTML
5 10 (4.65%) HTML5
5 10 (4.65%) Web Services
5 10 (4.65%) XML
6 8 (3.72%) Apache Thrift
6 8 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (3.72%) XACML
7 7 (3.26%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.26%) CSS
8 6 (2.79%) JSON
8 6 (2.79%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (2.33%) DOM
9 5 (2.33%) JMS
9 5 (2.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.91%) Mainframe
3 13 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.12%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.72%) User Experience
6 7 (3.26%) Clustering
6 7 (3.26%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.33%) AS400
7 5 (2.33%) Blockchain
7 5 (2.33%) CMDB
7 5 (2.33%) Cryptocurrency
7 5 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.86%) HACMP
8 4 (1.86%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) Wiki
10 2 (0.93%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.44%) Windows
2 44 (20.47%) Linux
3 40 (18.60%) Unix
4 29 (13.49%) Windows Server
5 16 (7.44%) HPUX
6 15 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.72%) AIX
9 7 (3.26%) Solaris
10 6 (2.79%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.79%) MVS
11 3 (1.40%) zOS
12 2 (0.93%) SUSE
13 1 (0.47%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.40%) TOGAF
2 31 (14.42%) Migration
3 28 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (11.16%) Information Architecture
4 24 (11.16%) SOA
5 23 (10.70%) Analytics
6 20 (9.30%) E-business
7 19 (8.84%) CRM
8 17 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (7.91%) Zachman Framework
9 15 (6.98%) Information Security
10 14 (6.51%) Business Analysis
10 14 (6.51%) Data Modelling
10 14 (6.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (5.58%) Data Migration
11 12 (5.58%) Security Management
12 11 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.12%) Project Management
13 10 (4.65%) ERP
13 10 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.95%) SQL
2 16 (7.44%) Java
3 11 (5.12%) C#
4 10 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.72%) Python
6 7 (3.26%) COBOL
7 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.86%) ABAP
9 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.40%) VB
9 3 (1.40%) VB6
10 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.93%) JCL
10 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.93%) XPath
11 1 (0.47%) C
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (31.63%) Security Cleared
2 52 (24.19%) SC Cleared
3 24 (11.16%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.19%) CISSP
5 8 (3.72%) Degree
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.40%) ISEB
6 3 (1.40%) MCSE
6 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.93%) CCIE
7 2 (0.93%) CCNP
7 2 (0.93%) MCP
8 1 (0.47%) CCNA
8 1 (0.47%) CCSP
8 1 (0.47%) MBA
8 1 (0.47%) MCTS
8 1 (0.47%) PhD
8 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.19%) ISO27002
1 9 (4.19%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.79%) SLA
3 4 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.86%) QA
4 3 (1.40%) TickIT
5 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.47%) SEPA
System Software
1 49 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.70%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.33%) KVM
4 5 (2.33%) XenServer
5 4 (1.86%) GPFS
6 3 (1.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) vCloud
7 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 5 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (1.86%) SCCM
3 3 (1.40%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.93%) Ansible
4 2 (0.93%) Nagios
4 2 (0.93%) OpenView
4 2 (0.93%) Puppet
4 2 (0.93%) SCOM
4 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.47%) MOM
5 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 105 (48.84%) Oracle
2 54 (25.12%) VMware
3 43 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (13.49%) SAP
5 26 (12.09%) Citrix
6 19 (8.84%) HP
7 11 (5.12%) Cognos
7 11 (5.12%) IBM
8 9 (4.19%) Intel
9 8 (3.72%) NetApp
10 6 (2.79%) Cisco
10 6 (2.79%) Sitecore
11 5 (2.33%) ATG
11 5 (2.33%) EMC
11 5 (2.33%) Juniper
12 4 (1.86%) Fujitsu
12 4 (1.86%) Telerik
12 4 (1.86%) Teradata
12 4 (1.86%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.40%) ServiceNow