The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 14 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 235 195 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.82% 6.66% 7.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.79% 7.41% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 112 60
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £486 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.18%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2672 2630 2158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.86% 89.82% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1346 860
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 114 141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 87 £475 -5.00% 11
Bracknell -2 23 £475 +17.86% 3
Slough +5 18 £525 +16.66% 1
Maidenhead +18 12 £398 - 2
Newbury -17 10 £435 +2.35%
Wokingham - 4 £450 -
Windsor -3 2 £600 -
Crowthorne - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 105 (21.56%) Telecoms
2 67 (13.76%) TOGAF
3 66 (13.55%) Java
4 62 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 54 (11.09%) Security Cleared
6 49 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (9.65%) Finance
7 47 (9.65%) SOA
8 45 (9.24%) Oracle
8 45 (9.24%) Windows
9 43 (8.83%) Cisco
9 43 (8.83%) Retail
10 42 (8.62%) CRM
11 41 (8.42%) Migration
11 41 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
12 39 (8.01%) Billing
13 38 (7.80%) ITIL
14 36 (7.39%) VMware
15 35 (7.19%) SAP
16 34 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (6.98%) SC Cleared
17 33 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
18 32 (6.57%) Active Directory
19 31 (6.37%) Technical Architecture
20 30 (6.16%) .NET
21 29 (5.95%) E-Commerce
21 29 (5.95%) LAN
21 29 (5.95%) Degree
22 28 (5.75%) WAN
22 28 (5.75%) SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.31%) SharePoint
1 21 (4.31%) Lync
2 16 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.44%) MQSeries
6 7 (1.44%) CMS
7 6 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.82%) JCAPS
8 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.62%) JBoss
9 3 (0.62%) IIS
10 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.41%) SAS
10 2 (0.41%) Liferay
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (5.34%) MS Visio
2 19 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.90%) OmniGraffle
3 11 (2.26%) Photoshop
4 10 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.23%) InDesign
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.62%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.21%) Endur
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.49%) SaaS
2 11 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.23%) PaaS
4 5 (1.03%) Office 365
5 3 (0.62%) IaaS
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.41%) Force.com
6 2 (0.41%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.95%) LAN
2 28 (5.75%) WAN
3 24 (4.93%) Internet
4 23 (4.72%) Firewall
5 18 (3.70%) Broadband
6 15 (3.08%) 3G
7 14 (2.87%) MPLS
8 12 (2.46%) VPN
9 10 (2.05%) Network Security
9 10 (2.05%) NetScaler
10 9 (1.85%) VLAN
10 9 (1.85%) BGP
10 9 (1.85%) Wireless
11 8 (1.64%) Intranet
11 8 (1.64%) VoIP
11 8 (1.64%) DNS
11 8 (1.64%) MVNO
12 7 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.23%) OSPF
13 6 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.05%) SAP BW
3 9 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (1.85%) MySQL
4 8 (1.64%) DB2
4 8 (1.64%) Informix
5 7 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.23%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.03%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.62%) Big Data
8 3 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.41%) Essbase
9 2 (0.41%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.41%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.41%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.41%) QlikView
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (3.90%) Axure RP
2 8 (1.64%) JIRA
3 5 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) ERwin
General
1 105 (21.56%) Telecoms
2 47 (9.65%) Finance
3 43 (8.83%) Retail
4 39 (8.01%) Billing
5 18 (3.70%) Interactive Media
6 12 (2.46%) Marketing
7 7 (1.44%) Banking
7 7 (1.44%) Legal
8 6 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.16%) .NET
2 18 (3.70%) HTML
3 17 (3.49%) Web Services
4 14 (2.87%) Middleware
5 13 (2.67%) REST
6 12 (2.46%) SOAP
7 11 (2.26%) XML
8 9 (1.85%) HTML5
9 7 (1.44%) Application Packaging
10 6 (1.23%) J2EE
10 6 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (1.03%) JSON
12 4 (0.82%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.82%) jQuery
13 3 (0.62%) Spring
13 3 (0.62%) JSR 170
13 3 (0.62%) Visualforce
13 3 (0.62%) Hibernate
14 2 (0.41%) EJB
14 2 (0.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.52%) User Experience
2 21 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.29%) GIS
5 14 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.67%) Clustering
7 9 (1.85%) PKI
8 8 (1.64%) Social Media
8 8 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.44%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.44%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.23%) Graphic Design
10 6 (1.23%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.03%) Open Source
12 3 (0.62%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.62%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.62%) Life Science
12 3 (0.62%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.24%) Windows
2 15 (3.08%) Linux
3 14 (2.87%) UNIX
4 10 (2.05%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.44%) AIX
7 5 (1.03%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) VMS
9 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (13.76%) TOGAF
2 49 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (9.65%) SOA
4 42 (8.62%) CRM
5 41 (8.42%) Migration
5 41 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
6 38 (7.80%) ITIL
7 34 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (6.37%) Technical Architecture
9 29 (5.95%) E-Commerce
10 24 (4.93%) Project Management
11 23 (4.72%) Information Architecture
12 20 (4.11%) Data Modelling
13 19 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (3.70%) ERP
15 17 (3.49%) Mentoring
16 13 (2.67%) Analytics
16 13 (2.67%) Use Case
17 11 (2.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.55%) Java
2 28 (5.75%) SQL
3 17 (3.49%) C#
4 12 (2.46%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.64%) C
6 7 (1.44%) ABAP
7 6 (1.23%) VBScript
7 6 (1.23%) C++
8 5 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.62%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.62%) Scala
9 3 (0.62%) VB
10 2 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) XPath
11 1 (0.21%) R
11 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.21%) Python
11 1 (0.21%) PHP
11 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (11.09%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.95%) Degree
4 15 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.05%) CCIE
7 8 (1.64%) CCNP
8 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.62%) CISSP
9 3 (0.62%) CCIP
9 3 (0.62%) CCNA
10 2 (0.41%) CISA
10 2 (0.41%) CISM
10 2 (0.41%) PhD
10 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.41%) GCED
10 2 (0.41%) GSEC
11 1 (0.21%) MCTS
11 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.44%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.03%) XenApp
5 4 (0.82%) vSphere
6 2 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.41%) XenServer
6 2 (0.41%) vCloud
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.21%) KVM
7 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (1.44%) SCCM
2 3 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.41%) MOM
3 2 (0.41%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.41%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.41%) SELinux
4 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.21%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.21%) Netcool
Vendors
1 62 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.24%) Oracle
3 43 (8.83%) Cisco
4 36 (7.39%) VMware
5 35 (7.19%) SAP
6 33 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (4.52%) Citrix
8 20 (4.11%) F5
9 16 (3.29%) IBM
10 15 (3.08%) HP
11 13 (2.67%) webMethods
12 9 (1.85%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.64%) BMC
13 8 (1.64%) EMC
13 8 (1.64%) Adobe
14 7 (1.44%) OpenText
15 6 (1.23%) Dell
16 5 (1.03%) Juniper
16 5 (1.03%) Remedy
16 5 (1.03%) TIBCO
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