The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 16 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 177 244 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.06% 10.00% 9.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 10.99% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 76 99
Average daily rate
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£490 £484 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +31.48%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2243 2221 2782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.51% 91.02% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 958 1043
Average daily rate £365 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 95
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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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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 63 £525 +5.00% 20
Slough -5 14 £490 -6.66% 2
Bracknell -10 11 £475 +4.97% 3
Newbury -8 10 £453 -3.72%
Windsor +2 4 - -
Maidenhead - - - - 4
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 99 (27.65%) Telecoms
2 62 (17.32%) Security Cleared
3 54 (15.08%) SC Cleared
4 50 (13.97%) CRM
5 49 (13.69%) Oracle
6 46 (12.85%) Windows
6 46 (12.85%) Microsoft
7 45 (12.57%) .NET
7 45 (12.57%) TOGAF
8 43 (12.01%) Migration
9 41 (11.45%) Degree
10 39 (10.89%) Project Management
11 37 (10.34%) 3G
11 37 (10.34%) Billing
12 36 (10.06%) Finance
13 35 (9.78%) LTE
14 32 (8.94%) SOA
15 27 (7.54%) Cisco
16 24 (6.70%) Internet
17 20 (5.59%) E-Commerce
17 20 (5.59%) 4G
18 19 (5.31%) SQL
18 19 (5.31%) Active Directory
19 18 (5.03%) HTML
19 18 (5.03%) Workflow
19 18 (5.03%) Network Architecture
20 17 (4.75%) Use Case
20 17 (4.75%) VMware
20 17 (4.75%) MS Visio
20 17 (4.75%) Linux

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 16 (4.47%) MS Exchange
1 16 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (3.07%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.79%) Lync
4 9 (2.51%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.12%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.12%) Zimbra
10 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.84%) IIS
10 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.56%) CMS
11 2 (0.56%) SAS
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (4.75%) MS Visio
2 16 (4.47%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.79%) MS Office
4 9 (2.51%) Photoshop
4 9 (2.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.51%) InDesign
4 9 (2.51%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Oracle BRM
1 4 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.56%) Maximo
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.56%) Cordys
4 1 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.28%) Metrica
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.79%) Office 365
2 5 (1.40%) Force.com
3 4 (1.12%) PaaS
4 3 (0.84%) IaaS
4 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.84%) SaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.34%) 3G
2 35 (9.78%) LTE
3 24 (6.70%) Internet
4 20 (5.59%) 4G
5 12 (3.35%) VoIP
6 11 (3.07%) 3GPP
6 11 (3.07%) WCDMA
7 10 (2.79%) Broadband
7 10 (2.79%) Firewall
8 9 (2.51%) GPRS
9 8 (2.23%) SAN
9 8 (2.23%) RANAP
10 7 (1.96%) VoLTE
10 7 (1.96%) GSM
11 6 (1.68%) WAN
11 6 (1.68%) Wireless
12 5 (1.40%) GGSN
12 5 (1.40%) SGSN
12 5 (1.40%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.68%) IDOL
4 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.40%) Big Data
5 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.12%) OLAP
6 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.84%) Cognos Query Studio
6 3 (0.84%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 3 (0.84%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (0.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (0.84%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Dreamweaver
1 9 (2.51%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.28%) Ant
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (27.65%) Telecoms
2 37 (10.34%) Billing
3 36 (10.06%) Finance
4 12 (3.35%) Marketing
4 12 (3.35%) Retail
5 9 (2.51%) Interactive Media
6 6 (1.68%) Banking
7 4 (1.12%) Legal
7 4 (1.12%) Back Office
7 4 (1.12%) Electronics
8 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.56%) Law
9 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.57%) .NET
2 18 (5.03%) HTML
3 16 (4.47%) XML
4 12 (3.35%) J2EE
5 11 (3.07%) Web Services
6 10 (2.79%) Middleware
7 8 (2.23%) SOAP
8 7 (1.96%) REST
9 5 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.40%) jQuery
10 4 (1.12%) Visualforce
10 4 (1.12%) WebCenter
11 3 (0.84%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.56%) RESTful
12 2 (0.56%) SailPoint
12 2 (0.56%) Struts
12 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.07%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.51%) Clustering
4 6 (1.68%) Replication
4 6 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.40%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (1.40%) PKI
5 5 (1.40%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.12%) DataPower
6 4 (1.12%) Open Source
7 3 (0.84%) AS400
7 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.84%) Handset
8 2 (0.56%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.56%) GIS
8 2 (0.56%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.85%) Windows
2 17 (4.75%) Linux
3 11 (3.07%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.79%) Solaris
5 7 (1.96%) UNIX
6 6 (1.68%) AIX
6 6 (1.68%) HPUX
6 6 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.68%) Android
7 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.12%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.84%) OpenVMS
9 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (13.97%) CRM
2 45 (12.57%) TOGAF
3 43 (12.01%) Migration
4 39 (10.89%) Project Management
5 32 (8.94%) SOA
6 20 (5.59%) E-Commerce
7 18 (5.03%) Workflow
7 18 (5.03%) Network Architecture
8 17 (4.75%) Use Case
9 15 (4.19%) Validation
9 15 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (3.63%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (3.35%) B2B
13 11 (3.07%) ERP
13 11 (3.07%) ITIL
13 11 (3.07%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (3.07%) Network Design
13 11 (3.07%) Analytics
14 10 (2.79%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.31%) SQL
2 16 (4.47%) Java
3 8 (2.23%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.23%) C#
4 7 (1.96%) C++
4 7 (1.96%) C
5 5 (1.40%) Apex Code
6 4 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.12%) Perl
7 3 (0.84%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.56%) Python
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.28%) R
9 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.28%) VBScript
9 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (17.32%) Security Cleared
2 54 (15.08%) SC Cleared
3 41 (11.45%) Degree
4 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.84%) MCP
5 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.56%) PMP
6 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.56%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.56%) CCIE
6 2 (0.56%) CCNP
6 2 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.28%) CCDP
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) CISSP
7 1 (0.28%) CCIP
7 1 (0.28%) CISM
7 1 (0.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.07%) SLA
2 10 (2.79%) QA
3 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.68%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.84%) XenApp
6 3 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.84%) Veritas File System
6 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (0.84%) ARCserve
1 3 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (0.84%) NetBackup
1 3 (0.84%) Backup Exec
1 3 (0.84%) SCCM
1 3 (0.84%) SCOM
1 3 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.28%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.28%) Windows Storage Server
2 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.28%) OpenView
2 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 49 (13.69%) Oracle
2 46 (12.85%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.54%) Cisco
4 17 (4.75%) VMware
5 16 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (4.19%) Citrix
7 13 (3.63%) Siebel
8 12 (3.35%) HP
9 11 (3.07%) Adobe
9 11 (3.07%) SAP
10 10 (2.79%) Juniper
11 9 (2.51%) TIBCO
12 8 (2.23%) IBM
12 8 (2.23%) Huawei
13 7 (1.96%) Amdocs
13 7 (1.96%) Teradata
13 7 (1.96%) Avaya
14 6 (1.68%) EMC
14 6 (1.68%) Business Objects
14 6 (1.68%) Meridio
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