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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 12 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 218 204 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.58% 7.71% 7.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.45% 8.25% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 118 102
Average daily rate £500 £535 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £650 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+32.87% -9.24%
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
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 72 £500 -9.09% 22
Bracknell +12 39 £500 -9.09% 5
Slough +11 18 £463 -7.50% 2
Newbury +12 13 £449 +3.16% 1
Maidenhead +2 6 £550 -8.33% 6
Wokingham - 5 £525 - 2
Windsor -1 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 76 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.71%) Migration
3 67 (15.99%) Security Cleared
4 66 (15.75%) Telecoms
5 58 (13.84%) Oracle
6 56 (13.37%) TOGAF
7 51 (12.17%) Retail
8 46 (10.98%) SQL Server
9 45 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (10.74%) Enterprise Architecture
10 40 (9.55%) Finance
11 39 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (9.31%) SC Cleared
12 38 (9.07%) Windows
12 38 (9.07%) SharePoint
13 37 (8.83%) Data Architecture
14 35 (8.35%) Presales
15 33 (7.88%) Java
16 31 (7.40%) SAP
16 31 (7.40%) VMware
17 30 (7.16%) SQL
18 29 (6.92%) E-Commerce
18 29 (6.92%) CRM
19 27 (6.44%) Data Modelling
19 27 (6.44%) Technical Architecture
20 26 (6.21%) ETL
20 26 (6.21%) Web Services
20 26 (6.21%) Cisco
20 26 (6.21%) SDLC
21 25 (5.97%) hybris

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (9.07%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.53%) CMS
3 17 (4.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 11 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.39%) Apache
6 10 (2.39%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.43%) JBoss
9 5 (1.19%) Jetty
9 5 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.95%) Node.js
11 3 (0.72%) Lync
12 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.48%) SAS
12 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.24%) GemFire
Applications
1 15 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.43%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.72%) Magento
5 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.48%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.39%) Office 365
4 6 (1.43%) SaaS
5 5 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.19%) IaaS
6 4 (0.95%) PaaS
6 4 (0.95%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.48%) Force.com
7 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.24%) Boomi
8 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.25%) Firewall
2 14 (3.34%) VPN
3 12 (2.86%) WAN
4 11 (2.63%) Internet
4 11 (2.63%) LAN
5 9 (2.15%) DNS
6 8 (1.91%) MPLS
6 8 (1.91%) SAN
7 5 (1.19%) 3G
7 5 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.19%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.19%) VLAN
8 4 (0.95%) Network Security
8 4 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.72%) GPRS
9 3 (0.72%) GSM
9 3 (0.72%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (3.58%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.10%) Big Data
4 8 (1.91%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.19%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.19%) MySQL
6 5 (1.19%) Power BI
6 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.72%) QlikView
8 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.48%) MS Access
9 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.19%) Axure RP
2 5 (1.19%) Maven
2 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.95%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.95%) Selenium
4 3 (0.72%) FishEye
4 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) JUnit
5 1 (0.24%) MSI
5 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.24%) VersionOne
General
1 66 (15.75%) Telecoms
2 51 (12.17%) Retail
3 40 (9.55%) Finance
4 17 (4.06%) Billing
4 17 (4.06%) Marketing
5 13 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.86%) Automotive
7 9 (2.15%) Electronics
8 7 (1.67%) Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.21%) Web Services
2 17 (4.06%) J2EE
3 14 (3.34%) SOAP
4 12 (2.86%) .NET
4 12 (2.86%) REST
4 12 (2.86%) XML
5 10 (2.39%) CSS
6 9 (2.15%) Spring
7 8 (1.91%) jQuery
7 8 (1.91%) Middleware
8 7 (1.67%) HTML
9 6 (1.43%) HTML5
10 5 (1.19%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.19%) JSON
10 5 (1.19%) SAP PI
11 4 (0.95%) Gherkin
11 4 (0.95%) Grails
11 4 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (0.95%) WCF
11 4 (0.95%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.25%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 12 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.15%) User Experience
7 8 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.91%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.91%) SCADA
8 7 (1.67%) Social Media
9 6 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.43%) DTV
9 6 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
9 6 (1.43%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.19%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.19%) Replication
10 5 (1.19%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.07%) Windows
2 21 (5.01%) Linux
3 15 (3.58%) Unix
4 10 (2.39%) Windows 10
5 9 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.91%) CentOS
6 8 (1.91%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.67%) AIX
7 7 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.19%) SUSE
8 5 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.72%) Solaris
10 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (16.71%) Migration
2 56 (13.37%) TOGAF
3 45 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (10.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 39 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (8.83%) Data Architecture
6 35 (8.35%) Presales
7 29 (6.92%) CRM
7 29 (6.92%) E-Commerce
8 27 (6.44%) Data Modelling
8 27 (6.44%) Technical Architecture
9 26 (6.21%) ETL
9 26 (6.21%) SDLC
10 24 (5.73%) Data Management
11 23 (5.49%) ITIL
12 22 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (5.25%) Translating Business Requirements
13 21 (5.01%) SOA
14 19 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (3.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.88%) Java
2 30 (7.16%) SQL
3 11 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.91%) Ruby
5 7 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.43%) C
6 6 (1.43%) C#
7 4 (0.95%) ABAP
7 4 (0.95%) C++
7 4 (0.95%) Groovy
7 4 (0.95%) Perl
8 3 (0.72%) PHP
8 3 (0.72%) Python
9 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.48%) VBScript
10 1 (0.24%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.24%) COBOL
10 1 (0.24%) JCL
10 1 (0.24%) REXX
10 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (15.99%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.31%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.49%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.34%) Degree
5 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.67%) MCSE
7 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.72%) MCSD
8 2 (0.48%) CISM
8 2 (0.48%) CISMP
8 2 (0.48%) CISSP
8 2 (0.48%) VCDX
9 1 (0.24%) CCIE
9 1 (0.24%) CCNA
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
9 1 (0.24%) MCSA
9 1 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.06%) QA
2 7 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.95%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.72%) COBIT
6 3 (0.72%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 19 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.67%) vSphere
5 4 (0.95%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.72%) Docker
6 3 (0.72%) vCloud
7 2 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.24%) HDFS
8 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.67%) SCCM
2 5 (1.19%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.95%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.95%) SCOM
4 3 (0.72%) Netcool
4 3 (0.72%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (0.72%) Packer
4 3 (0.72%) SELinux
5 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.48%) vMotion
6 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.24%) MOM
6 1 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.24%) Puppet
6 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 76 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 58 (13.84%) Oracle
3 31 (7.40%) SAP
3 31 (7.40%) VMware
4 26 (6.21%) Cisco
5 25 (5.97%) hybris
6 20 (4.77%) IBM
7 13 (3.10%) ATG
8 12 (2.86%) EMC
8 12 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.15%) Adobe
9 9 (2.15%) HP
10 8 (1.91%) Citrix
10 8 (1.91%) webMethods
11 5 (1.19%) ArcSight
11 5 (1.19%) CA
11 5 (1.19%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.19%) Remedy
11 5 (1.19%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Wokingham
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Rate: £475 - £525 per day
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