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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 120 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 24 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.91% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.21% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 9
Average daily rate £485 £550 £665
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% -17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £380 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+17.81% -1.13%
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
2431 2405 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.84% 75.27% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1594 1163
Average daily rate £375 £407 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 99
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 16 £485 -11.81% 4
Wiltshire -4 5 £550 - 2
Somerset +3 1 £425 - 2
Devon - 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (22.22%) Finance
4 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Billing
5 6 (16.67%) CRM
6 5 (13.89%) SOA
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE
6 5 (13.89%) VMware
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Degree
7 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Firewall
7 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) EAI
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (11.11%) Threat Management
8 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
8 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (8.33%) VoIP
3 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 6 (16.67%) Billing
4 3 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Architect
2 14 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Senior Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Digital Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Security Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Telecoms Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Big Data Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Software Design Architect
9 1 (2.78%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) RESTful
3 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) AS400
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.56%) PMI
2 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) CRM
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE
5 5 (13.89%) SOA
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) EAI
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
6 4 (11.11%) Information Security
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Threat Management
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Information Assurance
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.56%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) CISSP
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCDA
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) GWAPT
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) OSCE
4 1 (2.78%) OSCP
4 1 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO27002
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco
1 5 (13.89%) IBM
1 5 (13.89%) VMware
2 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
2 3 (8.33%) Hitachi
2 3 (8.33%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) hybris
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
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