The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 574 565 583
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.008% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£575 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £628 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 £550
% change year-on-year
- -43.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

Lead Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Technical Architect within the UK.

Lead Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Lead Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
London +6 6 £575 -0.86% 2
England -12 6 £575 +15.00% 4
City of London - 1 £575 - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Technical Architect in their job title.

1 4 (36.36%) NetApp
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Sybase
3 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Portal
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Intranet
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) DMZ
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) OLAP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Grunt
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
2 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
2 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Physics
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
1 1 (9.09%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Sybase
3 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (9.09%) Facebook
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter
4 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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