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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Solution Architect
England / South West
Rank - 145 131
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £419 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £540
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

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
2455 2818 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.71% 95.82% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1924 1868
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 149 195
Median hourly rate £26.63 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.15 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) MODAF
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Apple

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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (20.00%) MODAF
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
1 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft