The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Technical Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Solution Architect
England / South West
Rank 137 144 141
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.076% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £575 £419 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.31% -22.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2496 2867 3084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.05% 96.31% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1913 1943
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 162 171
Median hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect across the South West region.

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +12 1 £575 +31.42% 1
Technical Solutions Architect
England

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Technical Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) GPG13
3 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
3 1 (14.29%) vRealize
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Software AG
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
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 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) MODAF
2 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Civica
2 1 (14.29%) ESRI
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Software AG
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) webMethods