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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 95 102 116
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 50 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.48% 0.42% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.45% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 6 12
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£550 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.78 - -
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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
3163 1983 2801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.83% 92.28% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1265 1590
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 172 243
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Bristol -11 13 £545 +36.25% 2
Gloucestershire -10 9 £600 +20.00% 1
Somerset - 9 £475 -
Devon - 9 £600 -
Wiltshire -7 8 £575 +21.05% 2
Avon - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (33.33%) Oracle
2 19 (31.67%) Finance
3 16 (26.67%) Windows
4 15 (25.00%) UNIX
4 15 (25.00%) Java
5 14 (23.33%) IBM
5 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.33%) TOGAF
6 13 (21.67%) Retail
6 13 (21.67%) DB2
7 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (20.00%) VMware
8 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.33%) SAP
9 10 (16.67%) SQL
9 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 10 (16.67%) Data Architecture
10 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.00%) Citrix
10 9 (15.00%) Cisco
10 9 (15.00%) .NET
11 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (13.33%) Project Management
11 8 (13.33%) Open Source
12 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
12 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.67%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (11.67%) IT Governance
12 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
12 7 (11.67%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (11.67%) SAS
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.33%) Lync
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.33%) AquaLogic
5 2 (3.33%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.67%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) IaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) LAN
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) OSPF
3 1 (1.67%) BGP
3 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) IPsec
3 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.67%) VLAN
3 1 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) DB2
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) J2EE
3 5 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) Akka
5 2 (3.33%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.33%) Spring
6 1 (1.67%) XML
6 1 (1.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.67%) SOAP
6 1 (1.67%) HTML
6 1 (1.67%) Java EE
6 1 (1.67%) JSON
6 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Open Source
2 6 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Clustering
5 3 (5.00%) Reference Data
5 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.33%) Replication
7 1 (1.67%) CESG
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (10.00%) zOS
4 4 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) TOGAF
2 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (13.33%) Project Management
6 7 (11.67%) SOA
6 7 (11.67%) IT Governance
6 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.67%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Data Security
8 5 (8.33%) MVC
8 5 (8.33%) Service Management
8 5 (8.33%) Process Management
8 5 (8.33%) ITIL
8 5 (8.33%) Process Improvement
9 4 (6.67%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) Java
2 10 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (10.00%) C#
3 6 (10.00%) Delphi
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) MCSD
3 1 (1.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.67%) CCA
3 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.67%) CCEA
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) IBM
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.00%) VMware
4 11 (18.33%) SAP
5 9 (15.00%) Cisco
5 9 (15.00%) Citrix
6 6 (10.00%) Sun
6 6 (10.00%) EMC
7 5 (8.33%) ATG
7 5 (8.33%) Unisys
8 3 (5.00%) Juniper
9 2 (3.33%) BEA
9 2 (3.33%) Hyperion
9 2 (3.33%) Avaya
9 2 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.67%) Cognos
10 1 (1.67%) HP
10 1 (1.67%) Dell
10 1 (1.67%) NetApp
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