The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 137 85 126
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +41
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 1.21% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.72% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 6
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£455 £400 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £363 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £445 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £448
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.78 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2193 1512 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.11% 70.62% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 974 1298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 67 132
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Technical Architecture
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Gloucestershire -14 3 £475 -5.00%
Wiltshire -18 1 £400 - 2
Bristol -29 1 £250 -33.33% 1
Somerset - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Content Management
4 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) AS400
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) CISSP
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) OLAP
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WLAN
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) OLAP
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) Xcelsius
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
1 8 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Assurance Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) TM1 Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (18.75%) AS400
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Content Management
2 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vCloud
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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