The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 119 127 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 24 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.81% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.85% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 10
Median daily rate £525 £581 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% +14.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £438 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £689 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £487 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
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
2748 3191 3029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.73% 95.31% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2026 1946
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 223 169
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Wiltshire +17 11 £475 -15.96%
Gloucestershire +2 6 £600 +39.13% 1
Bristol -15 1 £650 -4.76% 3
Devon - 1 £400 -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Technical 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 West region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 29 (49.15%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.98%) Windows
3 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
4 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
5 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
5 16 (27.12%) Windows Server
6 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (23.73%) VMware
8 13 (22.03%) Migration
9 12 (20.34%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (18.64%) Linux
11 10 (16.95%) Oracle
11 10 (16.95%) Finance
11 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (16.95%) Network Design
11 10 (16.95%) Office 365
12 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (13.56%) XML
13 8 (13.56%) SCCM
13 8 (13.56%) TOGAF
13 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (11.86%) REST
14 7 (11.86%) High Availability
14 7 (11.86%) SaaS
14 7 (11.86%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (11.86%) ZABBIX
14 7 (11.86%) MySQL

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Mule
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Office 365
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.86%) SaaS
4 3 (5.08%) IaaS
4 3 (5.08%) PaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (10.17%) Firewall
3 3 (5.08%) LAN
3 3 (5.08%) VoIP
3 3 (5.08%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.39%) VLAN
4 2 (3.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MySQL
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) HBase
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Hudson
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) Maven
1 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Local Government
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) XML
2 7 (11.86%) REST
3 6 (10.17%) Middleware
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (8.47%) Web Services
5 4 (6.78%) WSDL
5 4 (6.78%) XSD
6 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) NHS
3 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.64%) Linux
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
5 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) Migration
3 12 (20.34%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (16.95%) Network Design
5 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.56%) TOGAF
7 7 (11.86%) High Availability
8 6 (10.17%) BPEL
8 6 (10.17%) Project Management
8 6 (10.17%) Project Planning
8 6 (10.17%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (8.47%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (8.47%) E-business
9 5 (8.47%) MODAF
9 5 (8.47%) SOA
10 4 (6.78%) ITIL
11 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
11 3 (5.08%) Validation
11 3 (5.08%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) C++
2 3 (5.08%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (49.15%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
5 2 (3.39%) MCSD
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CISSP
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) HL7
2 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.39%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) Docker
3 3 (5.08%) vSphere
3 3 (5.08%) Xen
4 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) SCCM
2 7 (11.86%) ZABBIX
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.39%) WSUS
5 1 (1.69%) Ansible
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) VMware
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco
4 6 (10.17%) Siebel
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto
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