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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 123 90 119
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 20 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.81% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.88% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
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£539 £473 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +18.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £482 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Technical Architect
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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 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
3011 2055 2945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.31% 92.86% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1262 1730
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 163 235
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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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
Somerset - 6 £496 - 1
Devon -8 5 £580 +29.60% 1
Gloucestershire -17 5 £350 -26.31% 1
Wiltshire -14 3 £557 +17.26%
Avon - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Dorset - - - - 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) Data Architecture
4 10 (25.64%) Finance
4 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
5 9 (23.08%) Project Management
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle
6 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.95%) VMware
7 7 (17.95%) Reference Data
7 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
8 6 (15.38%) Citrix
8 6 (15.38%) IBM
8 6 (15.38%) Firewall
8 6 (15.38%) UNIX
8 6 (15.38%) Office 365
9 5 (12.82%) DB2
9 5 (12.82%) SOA
9 5 (12.82%) Cisco
9 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
10 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
10 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (10.26%) XenApp
10 4 (10.26%) Avaya
10 4 (10.26%) Identity Management
10 4 (10.26%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) Lync
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) IaaS
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) NAS
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) WLAN
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) OSPF
4 1 (2.56%) BGP
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) IPsec
4 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) DB2
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Reference Data
1 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
2 3 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) CESG
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) zOS
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Data Architecture
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
4 5 (12.82%) SOA
4 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Identity Management
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 3 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Product Management
7 2 (5.13%) ITSM
8 1 (2.56%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) Delphi
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) XenApp
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) IBM
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) Avaya
5 4 (10.26%) SAP
6 3 (7.69%) Juniper
6 3 (7.69%) EMC
6 3 (7.69%) Sun
7 2 (5.13%) Hyperion
7 2 (5.13%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.56%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.56%) JBoss
8 1 (2.56%) Cognos
8 1 (2.56%) Unisys
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) McAfee
8 1 (2.56%) CA
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