The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 93 95 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 28 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.91% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 6
Average daily rate £530 £463 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.59% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £520
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -1.13%
Technical Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2038 1545 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.30% 69.88% 73.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 892 849
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 102 79
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +2 7 £400 - 3
Shropshire - 3 £537 - 1
Warwickshire -1 2 £750 +114.28%
Solihull -14 2 £650 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 11 (23.40%) Project Management
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 8 (17.02%) SAP
4 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
4 7 (14.89%) Security Architecture
5 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
5 6 (12.77%) WebLogic
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.64%) .NET
6 5 (10.64%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) AIX
6 5 (10.64%) Solaris
6 5 (10.64%) SOA
6 5 (10.64%) Firewall
6 5 (10.64%) Open Source
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.51%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
7 4 (8.51%) SAP PI
7 4 (8.51%) PowerHA
7 4 (8.51%) Office 365
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) IBM
7 4 (8.51%) Publishing
7 4 (8.51%) VMware
7 4 (8.51%) SAP Basis

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.77%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.26%) Documentum
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.26%) SAS
5 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.13%) SAP EP
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.26%) SAP WM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Heroku
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) FTP
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.13%) ICMP
3 1 (2.13%) IKE
3 1 (2.13%) IPv4
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.13%) SNMP
3 1 (2.13%) SSH
3 1 (2.13%) Telnet
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Pentaho
3 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) CANoe
2 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.51%) Publishing
2 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Architect
2 17 (36.17%) Technical Architect
3 7 (14.89%) SAP Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Head of Infrastructure
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Lead Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Architect
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Technical Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Office 365 Architect
7 3 (6.38%) SAP Technical Architect
7 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Architect
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Hadoop Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) Middleware
2 4 (8.51%) SAP Basis
2 4 (8.51%) SAP PI
3 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.38%) REST
4 2 (4.26%) SAP MI
5 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.13%) Apache CXF
5 1 (2.13%) AppFabric
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Velocity
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) DataPower
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
4 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) AIX
2 5 (10.64%) Solaris
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
1 11 (23.40%) Project Management
2 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
2 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
2 7 (14.89%) Security Architecture
3 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) Open Source
4 5 (10.64%) SOA
5 4 (8.51%) EAI
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (8.51%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (6.38%) Content Enrichment
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.26%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Java
2 4 (8.51%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) ABAP
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
1 8 (17.02%) SAP
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) IBM
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Cloudera
4 3 (6.38%) Pega
4 3 (6.38%) Syclo
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) ESRI
6 1 (2.13%) Platfora
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Talend
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