The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 117 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 27 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 0.94% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.98% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 11
Average daily rate £475 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.17%
Technical 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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2867 3062 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.34% 95.84% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1938 1957 1414
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 176 161
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire +5 15 £493 -8.79% 2
Gloucestershire +6 4 £400 -37.25%
Somerset +5 3 £445 - 2
Bristol -12 3 £475 -13.63% 1
Devon - 1 £475 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Technical 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 Architect in their job title.

1 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
1 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Scrum
3 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) Java
3 9 (19.15%) Unix
4 8 (17.02%) Spring
4 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
4 8 (17.02%) TDD
4 8 (17.02%) TOGAF
4 8 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (14.89%) VMware
5 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (14.89%) Windows
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco
6 6 (12.77%) VoIP
6 6 (12.77%) SOAP
6 6 (12.77%) Web Services
6 6 (12.77%) HP
6 6 (12.77%) SAN
6 6 (12.77%) Hitachi
6 6 (12.77%) Middleware
6 6 (12.77%) webMethods
6 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.77%) Finance
6 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
6 6 (12.77%) REST

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Technical 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
1 1 (2.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) SAN
1 6 (12.77%) Unified Communications
1 6 (12.77%) VoIP
2 3 (6.38%) Skype
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) LTE
3 2 (4.26%) PSTN
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) 2G
4 1 (2.13%) 3G
4 1 (2.13%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.13%) 4G
4 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.13%) MPLS
4 1 (2.13%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.13%) RSVP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
1 8 (17.02%) Spring
2 6 (12.77%) Middleware
2 6 (12.77%) REST
2 6 (12.77%) SOAP
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Unix
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (19.15%) Scrum
4 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
4 8 (17.02%) TDD
4 8 (17.02%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.64%) CRM
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.38%) B2C
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
7 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management
7 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.26%) Analytics
8 2 (4.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) CCDA
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) vSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Cisco
1 7 (14.89%) VMware
2 6 (12.77%) Hitachi
2 6 (12.77%) HP
2 6 (12.77%) webMethods
3 4 (8.51%) ATG
3 4 (8.51%) hybris
4 3 (6.38%) 3PAR
4 3 (6.38%) Demandware
5 2 (4.26%) EMC
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Teradata
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
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