The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Solutions Architect role 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank - 113 129
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.093% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.099% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £468 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2835 2016 2832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.10% 93.90% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1858 1255 1699
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 135 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Solutions Architect
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Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Technical Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) REST

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Technical Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore