Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 61 72
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.22% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Kent median daily rate £500 £550 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -10.20% +36.11%
10th Percentile £475 £525 £449
90th Percentile £525 £575 £786
South East median daily rate £540 £525 £504
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.22% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £62.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £62.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year - +3.33% +69.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 445 515 750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 95.55% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 380 551
Kent median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £197 £167 £180
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 24
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £22.52 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.62% +36.48% +3.13%
10th Percentile £15.28 £11.21 £9.30
90th Percentile £161.25 £29.92 £163.75
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -12.50% +17.65%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Kent

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Kent

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 1 £500 - 1
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (100.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas