The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Design Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Design Architect
Rank 641 659 616
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 4 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.005% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.005% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 15
Median daily rate £450 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £451 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £495 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.67% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Design Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Technical Design Architect in the job title.

Technical Design Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Design Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Technical Design Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK.

Technical Design Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 4 £450 -4.76%
South East +12 2 £436 -7.67%
London - 2 £475 -
Hampshire +11 1 £373 -16.29%
West Sussex - 1 £500 -
Crawley - 1 £500 -

Technical Design Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Technical Design Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Technical Design Architect in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) Google
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 3 (25.00%) IaaS
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Ansible
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Puppet
4 2 (16.67%) xDSL
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) Mule
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Frame Relay
4 2 (16.67%) Finance

Technical Design Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) ATM
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) DWDM
4 2 (16.67%) Frame Relay
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) SDH
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
4 2 (16.67%) xDSL
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) TETRA
5 1 (8.33%) X.25
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) KYC
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Aruba
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Huawei
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) VMware