The first table below looks at the demand for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 59 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.47% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.69% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £448
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
470 289 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.67% 70.32% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 182 191
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Technical Architecture
Wales

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South Wales region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South Wales region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical Architecture
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Windows

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Business Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos BI Developer
1 2 (40.00%) TM1 Developer
1 2 (40.00%) TM1 Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos