The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 70 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.19% 1.07% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.08% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £413 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -13.63%  
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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 480 738 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.43% 98.66% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 456 349
Median daily rate £415 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +51.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.00 £48.00
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 West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in West Sussex

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in West Sussex

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Worthing +18 2 - -
Crawley +4 2 £413 +3.12%
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) ERP
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) SAP PI
3 2 (33.33%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (33.33%) Revenue Management
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) NetWeaver
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Revenue Management
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware