The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 32 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.49% 0.76% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.82% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-23.97% -10.00%
Technical Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
309 245 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 92.24% 93.51% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 126 133
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £208 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 31 29
Average hourly rate £15.50 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
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Technical Architect
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Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region that cited Technical 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 Architect in their job title.

1 9 (52.94%) TOGAF
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) CA
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) ISSAP
3 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
4 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) EJB
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) DB2
6 4 (23.53%) CICS
6 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
6 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) ATM
7 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Sybase

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region that cited Technical 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) CICS
2 3 (17.65%) TPMS
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Google Apps
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LAN
1 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) ATM
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) EJB
2 3 (17.65%) JavaBeans
3 2 (11.76%) JAX-WS
3 2 (11.76%) JPA
3 2 (11.76%) JAXP
3 2 (11.76%) JAXB
3 2 (11.76%) XML Schema
3 2 (11.76%) JMS
3 2 (11.76%) JSP
3 2 (11.76%) Servlets
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) SAML
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) TOGAF
2 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 3 (17.65%) Data Privacy
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) AOP
7 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISSAP
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) CA
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Sybase
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix