The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 39 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.28% 1.27% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.97% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Technical Architecture
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 254 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 71.31% 64.47% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 163 138
Average daily rate £325 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.13 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 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.

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 £450 +16.12%
Technical Architecture
Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) NCDA
1 1 (50.00%) NCIE
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) NCDA
1 1 (50.00%) NCIE
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware