The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Technical Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 257 229 246
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 13 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.23% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
Median daily rate £488 £500 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £538 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Technical Solutions Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8659 8713 8503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.71% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4898 4634
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 414 458
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect across the South East region.

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Technical Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect across the South East region.

Technical Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 8 £385 -23.00%
Oxfordshire +12 5 £488 -2.50%
Technical Solutions Architect
England

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Technical Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) IT Governance
2 4 (16.00%) Project Governance
2 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (16.00%) SOA
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Presales
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) Publishing
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) FMCG
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Military
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (4.00%) SAP EP
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) HPUX
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (16.00%) IT Governance
2 4 (16.00%) Project Governance
2 4 (16.00%) SOA
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Presales
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Citrix
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) SAP
1 2 (8.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com