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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 116 130 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 27 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.37% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 8
Average daily rate
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£407 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £528 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £469 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
2350 2179 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.47% 75.42% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1312 1088
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 86 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £12.31 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +10 16 £400 -5.88% 4
Wiltshire +12 6 £550 - 4
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £419 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Devon - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) SOA
4 11 (22.00%) Linux
4 11 (22.00%) Finance
5 10 (20.00%) VMware
6 9 (18.00%) Firewall
6 9 (18.00%) Middleware
6 9 (18.00%) Windows
6 9 (18.00%) Oracle
6 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.00%) Cisco
8 7 (14.00%) .NET
8 7 (14.00%) SQL
8 7 (14.00%) UNIX
9 6 (12.00%) CRM
9 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (12.00%) IIS
9 6 (12.00%) IBM
9 6 (12.00%) VPN
9 6 (12.00%) Citrix
9 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (12.00%) Project Management
9 6 (12.00%) IPsec
9 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (10.00%) Migration
10 5 (10.00%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
1 4 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.00%) IPsec
2 6 (12.00%) VPN
3 5 (10.00%) LAN
3 5 (10.00%) WAN
4 4 (8.00%) DHCP
4 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (8.00%) DNS
4 4 (8.00%) H.323
5 3 (6.00%) Network Security
5 3 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.00%) VLAN
6 2 (4.00%) IPv4
6 2 (4.00%) IPv6
6 2 (4.00%) MPLS
6 2 (4.00%) OSPF
6 2 (4.00%) BGP
6 2 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) OLTP
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Local Government
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Architect
2 17 (34.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Middleware
2 7 (14.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) Web Services
4 4 (8.00%) HTML5
4 4 (8.00%) HTML
4 4 (8.00%) Spring
4 4 (8.00%) Ajax
5 3 (6.00%) Java EE
6 2 (4.00%) JSON
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.00%) SOAP
6 2 (4.00%) REST
6 2 (4.00%) XSD
6 2 (4.00%) WSDL
7 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (8.00%) iPad
1 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.00%) Open Source
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.00%) AS400
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.00%) IVR
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) UNIX
4 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) SOA
3 6 (12.00%) CRM
3 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
3 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.00%) BPR
5 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) Email Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Release Management
6 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) VB
3 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.00%) VB6
3 2 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.00%) CCNP
5 4 (8.00%) JNCIS
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.00%) MCSD
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) CCIE
7 1 (2.00%) CCNA
7 1 (2.00%) CCDP
7 1 (2.00%) CCA
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.00%) CCEA
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
1 3 (6.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) XenApp
2 4 (8.00%) vSphere
2 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) VMware
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.00%) Cisco
5 6 (12.00%) IBM
5 6 (12.00%) Citrix
6 5 (10.00%) Juniper
7 4 (8.00%) Wyse
7 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.00%) Tandberg
7 4 (8.00%) hybris
8 2 (4.00%) F5
8 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.00%) Nokia
9 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
9 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.00%) Avaya
9 1 (2.00%) Adobe
9 1 (2.00%) SAP
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University of Bristol
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Posted: 15 days ago