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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 140 142 148
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.16% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £433 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £380 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £483
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £41.58
Technical Solutions Architect
England

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
2874 3028 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.29% 95.85% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1944 1864
Median daily rate £365 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 201 178
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.02 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.62% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.83 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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
Wiltshire -2 4 £515 +15.73%
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Technical Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) VMware
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) ZABBIX
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (22.22%) Service Design
8 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (11.11%) vSphere
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (11.11%) Solaris
8 1 (11.11%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 1 (11.11%) Network Design

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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Service Design
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) ZABBIX
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft