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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 176 202 140
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -62
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 80 47 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.50% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.69% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 48
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £326 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £710 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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
7510 6809 6094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.02% 71.99% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3803 3178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 261 265
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +15 29 £450 - 1
Hampshire 0 15 £463 +15.62% 3
West Sussex - 12 £410 - 1
Surrey +8 8 £325 - 8
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £400 -39.62% 1
Oxfordshire -19 5 £538 +156.56% 3
East Sussex -12 4 £438 +9.37% 1
Middlesex +4 1 £528 +0.57%
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (25.93%) Windows
2 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.52%) VMware
3 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.04%) Oracle
5 21 (15.56%) Finance
5 21 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (14.81%) Java
7 19 (14.07%) SQL
7 19 (14.07%) Migration
8 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 18 (13.33%) SAP
9 16 (11.85%) MS Excel
10 14 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (9.63%) TOGAF
11 13 (9.63%) People Management
12 12 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (8.89%) UNIX
13 11 (8.15%) Active Directory
13 11 (8.15%) GIS
13 11 (8.15%) Service Management
13 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
14 10 (7.41%) ITIL
14 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
14 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
14 10 (7.41%) Process Architecture
15 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (6.67%) ERP
15 9 (6.67%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (5.19%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.96%) IIS
3 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.22%) SAS
3 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.74%) Documentum
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.74%) SAP EP
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.74%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.74%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (0.74%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.74%) Endur
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.74%) Exstream
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) SaaS
3 2 (1.48%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.48%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) SAN
2 8 (5.93%) Firewall
3 7 (5.19%) WAN
4 4 (2.96%) Internet
4 4 (2.96%) LAN
4 4 (2.96%) FTP
5 3 (2.22%) VPN
5 3 (2.22%) MPLS
6 2 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.48%) VPLS
6 2 (1.48%) IPsec
6 2 (1.48%) BGP
6 2 (1.48%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.48%) TACACS
6 2 (1.48%) VRRP
6 2 (1.48%) Intranet
6 2 (1.48%) Extranet
6 2 (1.48%) DNS
6 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.19%) OLTP
4 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.22%) QlikView
5 3 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (2.22%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.22%) DB2
5 3 (2.22%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.74%) HBase
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) JIRA
1 2 (1.48%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.74%) NUnit
General
1 21 (15.56%) Finance
2 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Marketing
4 4 (2.96%) Legal
5 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Military
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) French Language
6 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (56.30%) Architect
2 32 (23.70%) Technical Architect
3 24 (17.78%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (8.89%) Designer
6 10 (7.41%) Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.70%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.70%) SAP Architect
10 4 (2.96%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Security Architect
10 4 (2.96%) Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Virtualisation Architect
11 3 (2.22%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.22%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 3 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) Web Services
2 6 (4.44%) XML
2 6 (4.44%) SOAP
3 5 (3.70%) .NET
3 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.96%) JSON
4 4 (2.96%) Middleware
4 4 (2.96%) WCF
4 4 (2.96%) SAP PI
5 3 (2.22%) RESTful
5 3 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (2.22%) Ember.js
5 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.48%) EJB
6 2 (1.48%) REST
6 2 (1.48%) Java EE
6 2 (1.48%) JSR 170
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.15%) GIS
2 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.19%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.96%) Clustering
4 4 (2.96%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.96%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Exalytics
5 3 (2.22%) HACMP
6 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.48%) AS400
6 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.48%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.93%) Windows
2 12 (8.89%) UNIX
3 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.93%) AIX
4 8 (5.93%) Linux
5 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.22%) Solaris
7 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.22%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.74%) VMS
9 1 (0.74%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.07%) Migration
3 14 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (9.63%) TOGAF
4 13 (9.63%) People Management
5 11 (8.15%) Service Management
6 10 (7.41%) ITIL
6 10 (7.41%) Process Architecture
7 9 (6.67%) ERP
7 9 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (5.93%) RUP
8 8 (5.93%) Data Migration
9 7 (5.19%) RAD
9 7 (5.19%) Change Management
9 7 (5.19%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.19%) Information Security
10 6 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.44%) Scrum
10 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.81%) Java
2 19 (14.07%) SQL
3 4 (2.96%) C#
4 3 (2.22%) R
4 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.22%) ABAP
5 2 (1.48%) VB
6 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.74%) C
6 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.74%) Perl
6 1 (0.74%) Python
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) Degree
4 3 (2.22%) CISSP
4 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.48%) ISEB
5 2 (1.48%) CCIE
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.48%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.74%) GIAC
6 1 (0.74%) CISM
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.74%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.48%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.22%) GPFS
5 2 (1.48%) vSphere
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.74%) HDFS
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.48%) SCCM
1 2 (1.48%) SCOM
2 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.74%) Nmap
2 1 (0.74%) Nessus
2 1 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (18.52%) VMware
1 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.04%) Oracle
3 18 (13.33%) SAP
4 7 (5.19%) HP
4 7 (5.19%) Intel
5 6 (4.44%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.70%) Adobe
6 5 (3.70%) IBM
7 4 (2.96%) NetApp
7 4 (2.96%) Citrix
8 3 (2.22%) Ceridian
8 3 (2.22%) Informatica
8 3 (2.22%) Cisco
8 3 (2.22%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.22%) Netezza
9 2 (1.48%) Dell
9 2 (1.48%) Sage
9 2 (1.48%) OpenLink
9 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
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