The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Solutions Architect role 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 248 234 219
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.045% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.049% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £410 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £410 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -
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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
8979 8164 7105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.35% 91.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4820 4304 3370
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 479 601
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 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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Surrey - - - -
Technical Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Technical Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) Use Case
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.56%) Software AG
7 1 (5.56%) CCNP
7 1 (5.56%) CCNA
7 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Intranet

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Technical Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Documentum
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Extranet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) EJB
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SOA
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Business Development
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Process Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Dell
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Software AG
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.56%) Veeam
3 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.56%) Varonis
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Rate: £634.00 per day
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