The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Design Architect
Rank 620 584 571
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 2 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.029% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.032% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 3
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£445 £461 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -7.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £438 -
% change year-on-year
+1.71% -
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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 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 4 August 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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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
South East -28 2 £445 -15.23%
England -33 2 £445 -3.52% 1
Hook - 2 £445 -
Hampshire - 2 £445 -

Technical Design Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) CCA
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (25.00%) CCEA
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) MCSD
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Technical Design Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCSD
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) CCA
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCEA
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint