The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 52 63
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.74% 1.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £506 £515 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +58.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 501 618 652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.78% 97.48% 97.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 375 318
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 42 71
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +167.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Cambridgeshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Cambridgeshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Cambridgeshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Peterborough - 2 £488 -
Cambridge +8 1 £525 +6.59%
Technical Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Kentico
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Sitefinity
2 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) CoreOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Microservices
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Personalization
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) OpenText
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) VMware