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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 111 139 134
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 26 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.51% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Median daily rate £450 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £714 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £467 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.05% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.89% +86.66%
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
2157 2539 2610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.67% 76.68% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1705 1739
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 135 89
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +10 10 £365 +12.30% 3
Wiltshire +6 4 £398 -27.72%
Gloucestershire +2 4 £450 +73.07%
Somerset - 2 - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Windows
3 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
3 13 (24.53%) Information Security
3 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) Content Management
4 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (20.75%) VMware
5 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
6 10 (18.87%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (18.87%) Security Architecture
6 10 (18.87%) Office 365
6 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
7 9 (16.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (16.98%) Cisco ISE
7 9 (16.98%) Cyber-Ark
7 9 (16.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (16.98%) DDoS Mitigation
7 9 (16.98%) ArcSight
7 9 (16.98%) SIEM
7 9 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (16.98%) PCI DSS
7 9 (16.98%) Firewall
7 9 (16.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (16.98%) Cisco
7 9 (16.98%) CISSP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.55%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.89%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.89%) ENOVIA
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.89%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (18.87%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) IaaS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco ISE
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
1 9 (16.98%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Power BI
2 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Star Schema
3 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.77%) OLAP
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) Xcelsius
4 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.55%) Selenium
2 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.77%) JDeveloper
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.77%) Toad
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.89%) TestLink
3 1 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.66%) Automotive
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Security Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Technical Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Developer
6 6 (11.32%) CLAS Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Information Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) IT Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Pensions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) CSS3
2 4 (7.55%) Dropwizard
2 4 (7.55%) HTML5
2 4 (7.55%) jQuery
2 4 (7.55%) JSON
2 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (7.55%) RESTful
2 4 (7.55%) Spring
3 2 (3.77%) J2EE
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) Swing
4 1 (1.89%) WSDL
4 1 (1.89%) XSD
4 1 (1.89%) XSL
4 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) BYOD
6 1 (1.89%) CESG
6 1 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (24.53%) Content Management
1 13 (24.53%) Information Security
2 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (18.87%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (18.87%) Security Architecture
4 9 (16.98%) DDoS Mitigation
4 9 (16.98%) SIEM
5 8 (15.09%) Project Management
6 7 (13.21%) Compliance Management
6 7 (13.21%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) Threat Management
6 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (11.32%) Information Assurance
7 6 (11.32%) Migration
7 6 (11.32%) Use Case
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.43%) Network Design
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) ABAP
4 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) CISSP
3 7 (13.21%) Degree
4 6 (11.32%) CLAS
5 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) HNC
6 2 (3.77%) HND
7 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (16.98%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.43%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
2 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) VMware
2 9 (16.98%) ArcSight
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco
2 9 (16.98%) Cyber-Ark
2 9 (16.98%) Forcepoint
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) ATG
4 4 (7.55%) hybris
4 4 (7.55%) Siebel
5 2 (3.77%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Teradata
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) Tableau
6 1 (1.89%) Talend