The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 115 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 29 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.65% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.91% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 3
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£550 £670 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +57.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £523 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +22.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -
Technical Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2262 1757 1761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.25% 70.90% 69.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1136 1101
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 94 102
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the South West region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the South West region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 17 £550 +29.41% 7
Wiltshire -9 7 £550 +83.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £415 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Avon - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) SOA
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) Oracle
6 9 (22.50%) SQL
7 8 (20.00%) Firewall
7 8 (20.00%) .NET
7 8 (20.00%) Web Services
7 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.50%) Cisco
8 7 (17.50%) UNIX
8 7 (17.50%) Linux
8 7 (17.50%) Open Source
8 7 (17.50%) SaaS
8 7 (17.50%) PaaS
9 6 (15.00%) Windows
9 6 (15.00%) Citrix
9 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.00%) VPN
9 6 (15.00%) IPsec
10 5 (12.50%) Migration
10 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
10 5 (12.50%) VMware
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (12.50%) Middleware
10 5 (12.50%) CCNP
10 5 (12.50%) IIS
10 5 (12.50%) MySQL
10 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) SaaS
1 7 (17.50%) PaaS
2 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) IPsec
2 6 (15.00%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) H.323
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) DHCP
3 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (7.50%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (5.00%) VLAN
5 2 (5.00%) IPv4
5 2 (5.00%) IPv6
5 2 (5.00%) MPLS
5 2 (5.00%) OSPF
5 2 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (2.50%) DPNSS
6 1 (2.50%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) OLTP
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Architect
2 11 (27.50%) Technical Architect
3 9 (22.50%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Design Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.50%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
1 8 (20.00%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) Middleware
2 5 (12.50%) Java EE
3 3 (7.50%) LAMP
3 3 (7.50%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) XSD
3 3 (7.50%) J2EE
3 3 (7.50%) SOAP
3 3 (7.50%) WSDL
4 2 (5.00%) SAML
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) Spring
4 2 (5.00%) Ajax
4 2 (5.00%) JSON
4 2 (5.00%) OpenID
4 2 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Open Source
2 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.50%) User Experience
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.00%) iPad
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.50%) DTV
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) UNIX
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) SOA
3 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Network Management
5 4 (10.00%) Email Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Release Management
6 3 (7.50%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (7.50%) OO
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.50%) XQuery
3 1 (2.50%) VB6
3 1 (2.50%) XPath
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) CCNP
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) MCSD
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) CCA
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) XenApp
2 4 (10.00%) vSphere
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Tandberg
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.00%) Wyse
6 4 (10.00%) Juniper
7 2 (5.00%) Nokia
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.00%) hybris
7 2 (5.00%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.50%) TOWER Software
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago