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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 198 164 182
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +18
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 57 77 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.89% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.24% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 41
Average daily rate
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£450 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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
7009 6206 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.42% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3989 3480 3291
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 245 340
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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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 18 £425 +6.25% 6
Hampshire -30 11 £550 +36.64% 4
Oxfordshire -10 8 - -
Surrey 0 6 £425 -22.72% 8
Kent +1 4 £380 -
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £520 -38.82%
Middlesex +2 2 £488 -
West Sussex -7 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 37 (34.58%) Oracle
2 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
3 27 (25.23%) SC Cleared
4 23 (21.50%) Migration
4 23 (21.50%) VMware
5 22 (20.56%) .NET
5 22 (20.56%) Java
5 22 (20.56%) Web Services
6 21 (19.63%) SQL
6 21 (19.63%) Data Migration
7 20 (18.69%) UNIX
7 20 (18.69%) SOA
8 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
8 19 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (14.02%) Degree
11 13 (12.15%) CRM
11 13 (12.15%) Network Architecture
12 11 (10.28%) Firewall
12 11 (10.28%) Military
13 10 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (9.35%) Middleware
13 10 (9.35%) SAP
13 10 (9.35%) SOAP
13 10 (9.35%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (8.41%) WebCenter
14 9 (8.41%) Windows
14 9 (8.41%) LDAP
14 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
14 9 (8.41%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.74%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.93%) Lync
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS Project
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.93%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.93%) Exstream
6 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.93%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Force.com
1 6 (5.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) Firewall
2 9 (8.41%) LDAP
3 8 (7.48%) HTTP
3 8 (7.48%) SAN
4 5 (4.67%) Network Security
5 4 (3.74%) Internet
6 3 (2.80%) WAN
6 3 (2.80%) NAS
7 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.87%) BGP
7 2 (1.87%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.87%) LAN
7 2 (1.87%) VPN
7 2 (1.87%) DNS
7 2 (1.87%) IPsec
8 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.93%) VLAN
8 1 (0.93%) VPLS
8 1 (0.93%) MPLS
8 1 (0.93%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.67%) SAP BW
4 4 (3.74%) HBase
4 4 (3.74%) Big Data
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.74%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.74%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.87%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.87%) DB2
6 2 (1.87%) OLTP
6 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.80%) Ant
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (10.28%) Military
2 9 (8.41%) Finance
3 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.54%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) German Language
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
Job Titles
1 69 (64.49%) Architect
2 35 (32.71%) Technical Architect
3 24 (22.43%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (10.28%) Developer
5 9 (8.41%) Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) SAP Technical Architect
6 6 (5.61%) SAP Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Designer
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (3.74%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 3 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Senior Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Applications Architect
9 3 (2.80%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.56%) .NET
1 22 (20.56%) Web Services
2 10 (9.35%) SOAP
2 10 (9.35%) Middleware
3 9 (8.41%) WebCenter
4 7 (6.54%) REST
5 6 (5.61%) RESTful
6 5 (4.67%) Visualforce
6 5 (4.67%) SAP PI
6 5 (4.67%) SAP XI
6 5 (4.67%) XML
6 5 (4.67%) J2EE
7 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.80%) WCF
8 3 (2.80%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (1.87%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.87%) Ember.js
9 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Mathematics
1 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.74%) Open Source
2 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.87%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) RMADS
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) DataPower
5 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.69%) UNIX
2 9 (8.41%) Windows
3 8 (7.48%) Linux
4 5 (4.67%) AIX
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.50%) Migration
2 21 (19.63%) Data Migration
3 20 (18.69%) SOA
4 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.15%) CRM
5 13 (12.15%) Network Architecture
6 10 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.35%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (7.48%) Analytics
7 8 (7.48%) ITIL
8 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.54%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.54%) Change Control
9 6 (5.61%) ETL
10 5 (4.67%) Scrum
10 5 (4.67%) Software Architecture
10 5 (4.67%) Data Management
11 4 (3.74%) Validation
11 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (3.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.56%) Java
2 21 (19.63%) SQL
3 6 (5.61%) Apex Code
4 5 (4.67%) C#
5 4 (3.74%) SOQL
5 4 (3.74%) SOSL
6 3 (2.80%) C
6 3 (2.80%) Python
7 2 (1.87%) R
7 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.87%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
2 27 (25.23%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.02%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) CCNP
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.93%) CCIP
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) CCDP
5 1 (0.93%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.80%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.93%) vCloud
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.93%) HDFS
6 1 (0.93%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.87%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 37 (34.58%) Oracle
2 23 (21.50%) VMware
3 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.35%) SAP
5 7 (6.54%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.74%) Cisco
6 4 (3.74%) IBM
7 3 (2.80%) Siebel
7 3 (2.80%) Citrix
7 3 (2.80%) Symantec
8 2 (1.87%) Sophos
8 2 (1.87%) Tableau
8 2 (1.87%) RapidMiner
8 2 (1.87%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.87%) FatWire
8 2 (1.87%) HP
8 2 (1.87%) Intel
8 2 (1.87%) NetApp
8 2 (1.87%) Sybase
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe
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