The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 171 220 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.83% 8.72% 10.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.51% 9.47% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 125 162
Median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £54.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -8.75%
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
1798 2324 2502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.82% 92.08% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1205 1297
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 144 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.95 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.98 £47.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -15 47 £475 -7.31% 7
Bracknell +3 23 £525 +10.52% 3
Maidenhead +12 17 £750 +20.00% 3
Slough -13 6 £538 +7.50% 2
Wokingham -1 5 £335 -
Newbury -3 4 £450 +5.26% 2
Windsor - 1 £525 -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 80 (17.62%) Oracle
2 61 (13.44%) Migration
3 54 (11.89%) Java
3 54 (11.89%) Data Modelling
4 48 (10.57%) Retail
5 45 (9.91%) Cisco
6 43 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (9.25%) Microsoft
8 41 (9.03%) Telecoms
9 40 (8.81%) Finance
10 39 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 39 (8.59%) Data Centre
11 38 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (8.37%) SOA
11 38 (8.37%) Windows
12 37 (8.15%) Active Directory
12 37 (8.15%) Security Cleared
13 32 (7.05%) SQL
14 31 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
14 31 (6.83%) TOGAF
15 29 (6.39%) VMware
15 29 (6.39%) Data Architecture
16 28 (6.17%) Network Security
16 28 (6.17%) E-Commerce
17 27 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (5.95%) Firewall
18 26 (5.73%) IBM
18 26 (5.73%) Enterprise Architecture
18 26 (5.73%) Office 365
19 25 (5.51%) Analytics

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 18 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.52%) OpenStack
3 14 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (2.64%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.42%) Apache Solr
5 11 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (1.32%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.10%) JBoss
9 5 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.88%) CMS
10 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.66%) Apache
11 3 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.66%) SAS
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.66%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.10%) MS Office
2 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (1.54%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.66%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.66%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.44%) Maximo
5 2 (0.44%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.44%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.44%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (5.73%) Office 365
4 20 (4.41%) PaaS
5 17 (3.74%) SaaS
6 12 (2.64%) IaaS
7 5 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.44%) CallidusCloud
9 2 (0.44%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.22%) Boomi
10 1 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.17%) Network Security
2 27 (5.95%) Firewall
3 22 (4.85%) LAN
3 22 (4.85%) WAN
4 16 (3.52%) SAN
5 12 (2.64%) Skype
5 12 (2.64%) VPN
6 11 (2.42%) MPLS
7 10 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (2.20%) VoIP
8 9 (1.98%) 3G
8 9 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (1.76%) NetScaler
9 8 (1.76%) Unified Communications
10 7 (1.54%) BGP
11 6 (1.32%) LDAP
12 5 (1.10%) DNS
12 5 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (1.10%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (3.08%) Big Data
2 14 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 13 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.10%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.44%) DB2
8 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.44%) OLAP
8 2 (0.44%) OLTP
8 2 (0.44%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.98%) Selenium
2 5 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.88%) Subversion
4 3 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.66%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.44%) JUnit
6 1 (0.22%) LSMW
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.22%) TestNG
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (10.57%) Retail
2 41 (9.03%) Telecoms
3 40 (8.81%) Finance
4 10 (2.20%) Billing
5 8 (1.76%) Marketing
6 6 (1.32%) Banking
7 5 (1.10%) French Language
7 5 (1.10%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.10%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.44%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.63%) Middleware
2 17 (3.74%) .NET
2 17 (3.74%) Web Services
3 15 (3.30%) HTML
3 15 (3.30%) XML
4 13 (2.86%) J2EE
4 13 (2.86%) SAML
5 11 (2.42%) CSS
5 11 (2.42%) Java EE
6 9 (1.98%) Ajax
7 7 (1.54%) Spring
8 6 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (1.32%) RESTful
9 5 (1.10%) SOAP
9 5 (1.10%) WebCenter
10 4 (0.88%) Flash
10 4 (0.88%) XSLT
11 3 (0.66%) EJB
11 3 (0.66%) JSP
11 3 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.59%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.86%) Visualisation
5 11 (2.42%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.20%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.98%) PKI
8 8 (1.76%) CMDB
8 8 (1.76%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.54%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.32%) FMCG
10 6 (1.32%) User Experience
11 5 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.10%) Replication
12 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.88%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.37%) Windows
2 22 (4.85%) Linux
3 14 (3.08%) Unix
3 14 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.32%) Solaris
5 6 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.44%) AIX
8 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) VMS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (13.44%) Migration
2 54 (11.89%) Data Modelling
3 43 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (8.37%) SOA
5 31 (6.83%) TOGAF
6 29 (6.39%) Data Architecture
7 28 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 27 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (5.73%) Enterprise Architecture
10 25 (5.51%) Analytics
11 22 (4.85%) UML
12 20 (4.41%) Data Migration
13 19 (4.19%) Open Source
14 18 (3.96%) Mentoring
15 17 (3.74%) Presales
16 16 (3.52%) Data Governance
16 16 (3.52%) Data Management
16 16 (3.52%) Microservices
16 16 (3.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (11.89%) Java
2 32 (7.05%) SQL
3 15 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.98%) C
5 6 (1.32%) VBScript
6 5 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.88%) VBA
7 4 (0.88%) XPath
8 3 (0.66%) C#
8 3 (0.66%) Python
8 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.44%) PHP
9 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.22%) C++
10 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.07%) Degree
4 9 (1.98%) CISMP
4 9 (1.98%) CISSP
4 9 (1.98%) CRISC
5 8 (1.76%) PhD
6 7 (1.54%) CCNP
6 7 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.54%) CLAS
7 6 (1.32%) CCIE
7 6 (1.32%) CISM
8 5 (1.10%) CCNA
9 4 (0.88%) CISA
9 4 (0.88%) SANS
10 3 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.44%) CCDP
11 2 (0.44%) GCFA
11 2 (0.44%) GCIH
11 2 (0.44%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.66%) COBIT
4 3 (0.66%) QA
5 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.44%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.44%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) EFQM
6 1 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.54%) vCloud
4 6 (1.32%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.32%) XenApp
5 5 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.66%) vSphere
8 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.22%) Docker
9 1 (0.22%) Firmware
9 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.22%) KVM
9 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (1.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.32%) Puppet
3 5 (1.10%) SCCM
4 4 (0.88%) Ansible
4 4 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.44%) Amdocs OSS
6 2 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.44%) Netcool
6 2 (0.44%) SCOM
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.22%) Kibana
7 1 (0.22%) logstash
7 1 (0.22%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.22%) vMotion
7 1 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 80 (17.62%) Oracle
2 45 (9.91%) Cisco
3 42 (9.25%) Microsoft
4 29 (6.39%) VMware
5 26 (5.73%) IBM
6 22 (4.85%) Ab Initio
7 19 (4.19%) Palo Alto
8 16 (3.52%) CheckPoint
9 13 (2.86%) HP
9 13 (2.86%) SAP
10 12 (2.64%) webMethods
11 11 (2.42%) F5
12 10 (2.20%) BMC
12 10 (2.20%) Citrix
12 10 (2.20%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.98%) Remedy
14 7 (1.54%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.32%) Google
15 6 (1.32%) NetApp
15 6 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
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