The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
UK / Wales
Rank 63 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.31% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
650 651 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.58% 97.31% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 461 405
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 35
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Wales region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Wales region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
South Wales +16 1 - -
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Technical 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 across the Wales region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (38.89%) IT Governance
4 7 (38.89%) SAP
5 6 (33.33%) Unix
5 6 (33.33%) AIX
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Apache
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (33.33%) JIRA
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Zenoss
5 6 (33.33%) Nessus
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (33.33%) MCollective
5 6 (33.33%) Ansible
5 6 (33.33%) Confluence
5 6 (33.33%) Puppet
5 6 (33.33%) Rundeck
5 6 (33.33%) Packer
5 6 (33.33%) Elastic Stack

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) Confluence
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Force.com
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
1 6 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Law
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (33.33%) MCollective
2 1 (5.56%) Mason
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
1 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (33.33%) AIX
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) IT Governance
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) High Availability
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Scala
2 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (22.22%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
1 6 (33.33%) Nessus
1 6 (33.33%) Packer
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
1 6 (33.33%) Rundeck
1 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (33.33%) Zenoss
2 4 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) SAP
3 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (33.33%) Sonatype
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Nintex
6 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.56%) WSO2