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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Design Architect
Rank 559 561 579
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 13 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.010% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.011% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
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£433 £563 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.11% +11.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £673 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - £273
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
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
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 £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

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
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 18 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 22 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
England +1 13 £433 -23.11% 4
South East - 4 £525 - 2
London +14 3 £473 -16.00% 1
Berkshire - 3 £525 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £433 -
Guildford - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
West Malling - - - -

Technical Design Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) NHS
3 5 (25.00%) Local Government
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (10.00%) UNIX
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Lagan
6 2 (10.00%) PKI
6 2 (10.00%) Document Management

Technical Design Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (5.00%) DWDM
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.00%) X.25
3 1 (5.00%) ATM
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) SDH
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WLAN
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (5.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) IDOL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Local Government
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) German Language
4 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) NHS
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Document Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) EAI
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Lagan
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Meridio
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) F5