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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 111 99 133
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 30 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.10% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 4
Median daily rate £520 £500 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +24.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £399 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £609 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
- +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2294 2306 2372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.43% 76.61% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1498 1530 1564
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 99 126
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -4 15 £525 +10.52% 1
Wiltshire -5 8 £600 +17.07%
Gloucestershire +6 5 £475 -9.52%
Dorset -9 1 £400 - 2
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) Telecoms
3 17 (25.76%) Windows
4 16 (24.24%) VMware
5 14 (21.21%) Information Security
6 13 (19.70%) Linux
6 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 10 (15.15%) Degree
8 10 (15.15%) Cisco
8 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.15%) Firewall
8 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
9 9 (13.64%) CISSP
9 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (13.64%) Security Architecture
9 9 (13.64%) SIEM
10 8 (12.12%) Office 365
10 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
10 8 (12.12%) PCI DSS
10 8 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (12.12%) Business Analysis
10 8 (12.12%) Content Management
10 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.61%) Migration
11 7 (10.61%) Project Management
11 7 (10.61%) SOA
11 7 (10.61%) Oracle

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 2 (3.03%) Confluence
1 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.12%) Office 365
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) IaaS
4 2 (3.03%) PaaS
4 2 (3.03%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) Firewall
2 8 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (3.03%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) Network Security
4 2 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.03%) VLAN
4 2 (3.03%) VoIP
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Power BI
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.52%) Maven
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) TestLink
3 1 (1.52%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Billing
3 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Architect
2 20 (30.30%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (19.70%) Technical Architect
4 11 (16.67%) Senior Architect
5 8 (12.12%) Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) Security Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.58%) CLAS Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Applications Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Digital Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Security Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (4.55%) IT Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Web Services
2 3 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) SOAP
3 2 (3.03%) WCF
3 2 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) Itk
4 1 (1.52%) Java EE
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) Swing
4 1 (1.52%) WSDL
4 1 (1.52%) XSD
4 1 (1.52%) XSL
4 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.06%) Economics
6 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.03%) AS400
7 2 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
7 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.52%) CESG
8 1 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.52%) Clustering
8 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 13 (19.70%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Information Security
2 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
3 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (13.64%) Security Architecture
3 9 (13.64%) SIEM
4 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 8 (12.12%) Content Management
5 7 (10.61%) Migration
5 7 (10.61%) Project Management
5 7 (10.61%) SOA
6 6 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
6 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.09%) Threat Management
6 6 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.58%) Coaching
7 5 (7.58%) CRM
7 5 (7.58%) Information Assurance
7 5 (7.58%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) C#
1 3 (4.55%) Java
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C
2 1 (1.52%) C++
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
2 1 (1.52%) Python
2 1 (1.52%) Ruby
2 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) Degree
3 9 (13.64%) CISSP
4 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.58%) CLAS
6 3 (4.55%) ISEB
7 1 (1.52%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.52%) GWAPT
7 1 (1.52%) OSCE
7 1 (1.52%) OSCP
7 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.52%) PMP
7 1 (1.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.55%) GMP
4 2 (3.03%) ISO27002
4 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.03%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.52%) WSUS
4 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) VMware
2 10 (15.15%) Cisco
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle
4 6 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 6 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (9.09%) Forcepoint
5 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 4 (6.06%) BMC
6 4 (6.06%) NetApp
7 3 (4.55%) hybris
8 2 (3.03%) Citrix
8 2 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.52%) Siemens
9 1 (1.52%) Tableau