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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 199 169 168
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 59 60 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.70% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.99% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 52
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£500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £330 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £570 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.44 £42.75 -
% change year-on-year
-49.84% -
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
7191 6084 5762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.29% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3269 2871
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 229 355
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -6 26 £500 +5.26% 3
Hampshire -19 10 £550 +51.72% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 9 £320 -32.27%
Surrey -3 5 £300 -42.85% 1
Oxfordshire -17 3 £650 - 5
Kent - 2 £450 - 2
Middlesex -1 1 £500 -
East Sussex -5 1 £500 -9.09% 1
West Sussex -10 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (24.79%) Oracle
2 26 (22.22%) VMware
3 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
4 23 (19.66%) Security Cleared
5 22 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
6 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (17.09%) UNIX
8 16 (13.68%) Windows
8 16 (13.68%) Java
8 16 (13.68%) SOA
9 14 (11.97%) SQL
9 14 (11.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (11.97%) Migration
10 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 13 (11.11%) .NET
11 12 (10.26%) Finance
12 11 (9.40%) Degree
12 11 (9.40%) People Management
13 10 (8.55%) Data Migration
13 10 (8.55%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (8.55%) ITIL
14 9 (7.69%) Service Delivery
14 9 (7.69%) Middleware
14 9 (7.69%) SAN
15 8 (6.84%) Scrum
15 8 (6.84%) Military
15 8 (6.84%) Web Services
15 8 (6.84%) AIX
15 8 (6.84%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.85%) Lync
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.85%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.85%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) SAN
2 6 (5.13%) WAN
3 4 (3.42%) LAN
3 4 (3.42%) Internet
3 4 (3.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.56%) IPsec
4 3 (2.56%) VPLS
4 3 (2.56%) MPLS
4 3 (2.56%) NAS
4 3 (2.56%) xDSL
4 3 (2.56%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.56%) BGP
4 3 (2.56%) VoIP
4 3 (2.56%) VPN
5 2 (1.71%) DNS
5 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.71%) WLAN
5 2 (1.71%) DSL
5 2 (1.71%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.71%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) OLTP
2 5 (4.27%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.85%) HBase
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.26%) Finance
3 8 (6.84%) Military
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.71%) Billing
6 2 (1.71%) Banking
6 2 (1.71%) German Language
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.85%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 71 (60.68%) Architect
2 35 (29.91%) Technical Architect
3 22 (18.80%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (10.26%) Consultant
5 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Designer
7 7 (5.98%) Solutions Designer
7 7 (5.98%) Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.13%) SAP Architect
8 6 (5.13%) SAP Technical Architect
9 5 (4.27%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) .NET
2 9 (7.69%) Middleware
3 8 (6.84%) Web Services
3 8 (6.84%) WebCenter
4 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.27%) SOAP
5 5 (4.27%) SAP XI
5 5 (4.27%) WCF
5 5 (4.27%) SAP PI
6 4 (3.42%) RESTful
6 4 (3.42%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (3.42%) Ember.js
6 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.56%) SAML
7 3 (2.56%) REST
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) GIS
1 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.27%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (1.71%) HACMP
4 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.85%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.85%) RMADS
5 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.85%) DataPower
5 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.09%) UNIX
2 16 (13.68%) Windows
3 8 (6.84%) AIX
4 6 (5.13%) Linux
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.71%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.68%) SOA
3 14 (11.97%) Migration
3 14 (11.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.40%) People Management
5 10 (8.55%) ITIL
5 10 (8.55%) Data Migration
6 9 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.84%) Scrum
7 8 (6.84%) Process Architecture
8 7 (5.98%) TOGAF
9 6 (5.13%) MVC
9 6 (5.13%) CRM
9 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.13%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.13%) BDD
10 5 (4.27%) Test Strategy
10 5 (4.27%) Service Management
10 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) Java
2 14 (11.97%) SQL
3 7 (5.98%) C#
4 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.85%) C
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.85%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.40%) Degree
4 4 (3.42%) ISEB
5 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.56%) CCIE
6 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) PMP
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.85%) CCNP
7 1 (0.85%) CCIP
7 1 (0.85%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) CCDP
7 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.42%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.71%) GPFS
5 1 (0.85%) Nmap
5 1 (0.85%) vCloud
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) SCCM
1 2 (1.71%) SCOM
1 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.71%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.71%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.85%) Nessus
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 29 (24.79%) Oracle
2 26 (22.22%) VMware
3 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.84%) SAP
5 5 (4.27%) Cisco
5 5 (4.27%) HP
5 5 (4.27%) Intel
6 4 (3.42%) Citrix
6 4 (3.42%) IBM
7 3 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.56%) Symantec
8 2 (1.71%) Sophos
8 2 (1.71%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.71%) FatWire
8 2 (1.71%) NetApp
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.85%) webMethods
9 1 (0.85%) Mitel
9 1 (0.85%) Tandberg
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