The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 567 551 523
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.022% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
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£513 £588 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +23.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015.

Lead Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Top 19 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 26 January 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
England -27 9 £475 -19.14% 4
London +1 5 £475 -23.23% 2
South East -22 2 £600 +50.00%
North West - 2 - - 2
Glasgow - 1 £650 - 1
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £650 - 2
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
South West - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) Django
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (11.76%) Essbase
5 2 (11.76%) DataStage
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Windows

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) DataStage
3 2 (11.76%) Essbase
4 1 (5.88%) QlikView
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (11.76%) Django
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Information Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) PHP
1 2 (11.76%) Ruby
1 2 (11.76%) Scala
2 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Reuters
3 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.88%) Radianz
3 1 (5.88%) OpenLink
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) Brocade
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
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