The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 54 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.44% 0.30% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.32% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
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£500 £509 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +11.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £502 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £517 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £485 £445
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +8.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
Technical Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
632 632 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 92.26% 93.35% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 430 354
Average daily rate £388 £368 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.68 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.50 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -2 2 £525 +3.06% 1
Technical Architect
South West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) F5

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) CCTV
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) AIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) BPMN
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) BPEL
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Java
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) F5