The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 27 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.67% 2.63% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.78% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£550 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.49 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+109.04% +1.85%
Technical Architect
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
172 180 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.56% 94.74% 97.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 135 207
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.66 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
Ipswich +4 3 £550 +25.71%
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 3 (100.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 3 (100.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft