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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 110 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 31 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.78% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.85% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 26
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£425 £478 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.99% -3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £430 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £471
% change year-on-year
- +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +163.20%
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
2977 3062 2254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 92.31% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1868 1850 1342
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 186 153
Average hourly rate £20.19 £19.31 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +27.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 11 £375 -23.07%
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 1
Dorset +1 3 - -
Devon +6 2 £450 -
Somerset - 2 £425 - 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 20 (31.25%) Finance
1 20 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Java
3 14 (21.88%) VMware
4 13 (20.31%) SOA
5 12 (18.75%) Windows
6 11 (17.19%) Retail
6 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
7 10 (15.63%) Linux
7 10 (15.63%) WAN
8 9 (14.06%) LAN
8 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
8 9 (14.06%) Cisco
8 9 (14.06%) UNIX
8 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (12.50%) Java EE
9 8 (12.50%) Oracle
9 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 8 (12.50%) Middleware
10 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
11 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
11 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
11 6 (9.38%) Service Management
11 6 (9.38%) Migration
11 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.38%) Banking
11 6 (9.38%) Ethernet

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (7.81%) Eucalyptus
1 5 (7.81%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) WAN
2 9 (14.06%) LAN
3 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
3 6 (9.38%) DNS
4 1 (1.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) MPLS
4 1 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) Wireless
4 1 (1.56%) VLAN
4 1 (1.56%) NAS
4 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.56%) VoIP
4 1 (1.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) DB2
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Maven
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Retail
3 6 (9.38%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Local Government
4 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.69%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.56%) Electronics
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) Middleware
1 8 (12.50%) Java EE
2 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) J2EE
4 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.13%) Spring
5 2 (3.13%) JSON
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.13%) JPA
5 2 (3.13%) REST
6 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.56%) HTML
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.56%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) SOAP
6 1 (1.56%) XML
6 1 (1.56%) XSD
6 1 (1.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Replication
1 5 (7.81%) Private Cloud
1 5 (7.81%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (4.69%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.13%) PDA
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) FMCG
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) DTV
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Linux
3 9 (14.06%) UNIX
4 5 (7.81%) AIX
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) Solaris
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) SOA
4 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (9.38%) Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.38%) Service Management
7 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.25%) ITIL
9 4 (6.25%) Project Management
9 4 (6.25%) Workflow
10 3 (4.69%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Information Management
10 3 (4.69%) Process Management
10 3 (4.69%) BPR
10 3 (4.69%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) Java
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) C
4 2 (3.13%) VB6
4 2 (3.13%) VB
4 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) Scala
5 1 (1.56%) Golang
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) MCSD
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) CCA
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.56%) CCEA
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) VMware
2 9 (14.06%) Cisco
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.81%) NetApp
6 4 (6.25%) Citrix
6 4 (6.25%) IBM
6 4 (6.25%) SAP
7 3 (4.69%) Unisys
7 3 (4.69%) EMC
7 3 (4.69%) ATG
8 2 (3.13%) HP
9 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.56%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.56%) Nokia
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.56%) F5
9 1 (1.56%) Ruckus Wireless
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