The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 118 92 135
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 26 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 1.33% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.41% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 8
Average daily rate £478 £493 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% +19.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.98 -
% change year-on-year
+163.20% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Architect
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -17 7 £488 -1.01% 5
Dorset -3 3 £500 +25.00% 1
Wiltshire -19 3 - - 4
Somerset - 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.82%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) Windows
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.73%) OO
4 10 (22.73%) REST
5 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) Scrum
6 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 8 (18.18%) Linux
6 8 (18.18%) HTML
7 7 (15.91%) HTML5
8 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.64%) Web Services
8 6 (13.64%) ITIL
8 6 (13.64%) UNIX
8 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
8 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (13.64%) Data Architecture
8 6 (13.64%) Reference Data
8 6 (13.64%) Data Integration
8 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
9 5 (11.36%) VMware
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle
9 5 (11.36%) JBoss
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 5 (11.36%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.27%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.27%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) LDAP
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.27%) Intranet
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) WLAN
4 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) REST
2 8 (18.18%) HTML
3 7 (15.91%) HTML5
4 6 (13.64%) Web Services
4 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.09%) OAuth2
5 4 (9.09%) JSON
6 3 (6.82%) Spring
6 3 (6.82%) .NET
6 3 (6.82%) J2EE
6 3 (6.82%) CSS
6 3 (6.82%) JSP
6 3 (6.82%) Play Framework
6 3 (6.82%) Akka
6 3 (6.82%) RESTful
7 1 (2.27%) Drools
7 1 (2.27%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Reference Data
1 6 (13.64%) Data Integration
2 5 (11.36%) Open Source
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Grid Computing
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) PMI
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) UNIX
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris
6 3 (6.82%) VMS
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) HPUX
7 2 (4.55%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) OO
2 9 (20.45%) Scrum
3 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (13.64%) Data Architecture
3 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (11.36%) SOA
5 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (9.09%) OOP
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) TDD
5 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.82%) Workflow
6 3 (6.82%) MVC
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.82%) UML
6 3 (6.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) Scala
4 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) C++
4 2 (4.55%) C
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) MCTS
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) vCloud
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) Zend
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) Sun
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.27%) Cordys
5 1 (2.27%) Intalio
5 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.27%) CA
5 1 (2.27%) Avaya
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) MobileIron
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago