The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 48 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.42% 0.29% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year
- +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +163.20%
Technical Architect
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
450 330 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 94.34% 94.56% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 199 184
Average daily rate £325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 41
Average hourly rate £16.20 £13.71 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.16% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.30 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the South Yorkshire region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 1 - -
Technical Architect
Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Technical 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 Architect in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Technical 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware