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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 184 188 156
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -32
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 54 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.56% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.78% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 47
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£475 £490 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £355 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -
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
6992 6009 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.90% 72.21% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3151 2609
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 255 331
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +14 27 £500 +2.56% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 10 £398 -20.50% 1
Surrey -2 5 £338 -32.50% 2
West Sussex -16 3 £413 -2.94% 2
Oxfordshire -15 2 £650 - 3
Hampshire -29 2 - - 3
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (23.89%) VMware
2 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
3 21 (18.58%) Windows
3 21 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
5 19 (16.81%) SC Cleared
6 18 (15.93%) Java
6 18 (15.93%) Oracle
7 17 (15.04%) SQL
8 16 (14.16%) UNIX
9 15 (13.27%) Finance
10 14 (12.39%) ITIL
11 13 (11.50%) SAP
12 12 (10.62%) .NET
12 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (10.62%) Middleware
12 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
12 12 (10.62%) Migration
12 12 (10.62%) People Management
13 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
14 10 (8.85%) SOA
14 10 (8.85%) AIX
15 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
15 9 (7.96%) SAN
15 9 (7.96%) Process Architecture
16 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
16 8 (7.08%) Data Migration
16 8 (7.08%) SAP BW
16 8 (7.08%) GIS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.88%) Documentum
6 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.88%) Lync
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Project
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.88%) Exstream
4 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.88%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.88%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Office 365
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) SAN
2 7 (6.19%) WAN
3 5 (4.42%) LAN
3 5 (4.42%) Internet
3 5 (4.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.65%) NAS
4 3 (2.65%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.77%) HSRP
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.77%) xDSL
5 2 (1.77%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.77%) TACACS
5 2 (1.77%) VRRP
5 2 (1.77%) BGP
5 2 (1.77%) MPLS
5 2 (1.77%) Intranet
5 2 (1.77%) Extranet
5 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) SAP BW
2 6 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.42%) OLTP
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.65%) DB2
4 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.65%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.65%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.88%) HBase
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.31%) Marketing
4 5 (4.42%) Military
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.77%) Billing
6 2 (1.77%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Local Government
7 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.88%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (57.52%) Architect
2 33 (29.20%) Technical Architect
3 18 (15.93%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (10.62%) Consultant
5 9 (7.96%) Designer
6 8 (7.08%) Solutions Designer
7 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Developer
8 6 (5.31%) SAP Technical Architect
8 6 (5.31%) SAP Architect
9 5 (4.42%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Security Architect
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Technical Architect
11 3 (2.65%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) .NET
1 12 (10.62%) Middleware
2 8 (7.08%) Web Services
3 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.42%) SAP XI
4 5 (4.42%) SAP PI
5 4 (3.54%) SOAP
5 4 (3.54%) WCF
6 3 (2.65%) REST
6 3 (2.65%) RESTful
6 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.65%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (2.65%) Ember.js
6 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.77%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.77%) SAML
7 2 (1.77%) EJB
7 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) GIS
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) Clustering
5 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.65%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.77%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.77%) HACMP
6 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.88%) RMADS
7 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
7 1 (0.88%) DataPower
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.58%) Windows
2 16 (14.16%) UNIX
3 10 (8.85%) AIX
4 5 (4.42%) Linux
5 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.77%) Solaris
7 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.39%) ITIL
3 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (10.62%) Migration
3 12 (10.62%) People Management
4 10 (8.85%) SOA
5 9 (7.96%) Process Architecture
6 8 (7.08%) Data Migration
7 7 (6.19%) TOGAF
7 7 (6.19%) Scrum
7 7 (6.19%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.31%) Service Management
8 6 (5.31%) CRM
8 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.31%) RUP
9 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.42%) MVC
9 5 (4.42%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) Java
2 17 (15.04%) SQL
3 6 (5.31%) C#
4 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.65%) ABAP
5 1 (0.88%) Python
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) VB
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.08%) Degree
4 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.65%) ISEB
6 2 (1.77%) CCIE
6 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.88%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PMP
7 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.54%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.77%) GPFS
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.88%) Nmap
6 1 (0.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) HDFS
6 1 (0.88%) vCloud
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.77%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.77%) SCCM
2 2 (1.77%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) Nessus
3 1 (0.88%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (23.89%) VMware
2 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
3 18 (15.93%) Oracle
4 13 (11.50%) SAP
5 7 (6.19%) HP
6 6 (5.31%) IBM
7 5 (4.42%) Intel
7 5 (4.42%) Citrix
8 4 (3.54%) Symantec
9 3 (2.65%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.65%) Cisco
10 2 (1.77%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.77%) Sophos
10 2 (1.77%) OpenLink
10 2 (1.77%) NetApp
10 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.88%) Brocade
11 1 (0.88%) BT
11 1 (0.88%) FatWire
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