The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Design 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 Technical Design Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Design Architect
Rank 582 552 577
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.009% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £515 £470 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.57% -14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £470 £550
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -14.54%
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
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

Technical Design Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 17 April 2014.

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 5 £550 +17.02% 1
London - 5 £550 -
City of London - 2 £550 -
South Wales - 1 £480 -
Wales - 1 £480 -
Farnborough - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Woking - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Technical Design Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Design 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 Design Architect in their job title.

1 4 (30.77%) VMware
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) KVM
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (7.69%) CESG
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat

Technical Design Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Design 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 Design Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CESG
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) IronPort
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint