The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Architect
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 62 59
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.14% 0.73% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.78% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £550 £456 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.54% -1.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 584 774 744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 94.96% 94.51% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 547 495
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 34
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £29.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Birmingham

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Birmingham region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 6 (31.58%) Migration
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Mule
1 1 (5.26%) Mule ESB
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) 4G
5 1 (5.26%) CTI
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) Skype
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mart
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Informix
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) CLARiiON
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Signage
3 2 (10.53%) HP Storage
3 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) IVR
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) HPUX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Escalation Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) CAD
4 2 (10.53%) Case Management
4 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.53%) Presales
4 2 (10.53%) Product Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) Basel II
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) SRDF
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Cognos
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Netezza
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Teradata
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
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