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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 4 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 278 182 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.68% 7.23% 8.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.87% 7.77% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 116 113
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £42.00 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -19.61%
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
2004 2342 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.38% 92.97% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 1339 1161
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 88
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Bracknell +12 53 £600 +33.33% 2
Reading -3 53 £550 +10.00% 10
Newbury +14 23 £463 +8.18%
Wokingham +1 23 £388 -16.21% 1
Maidenhead +12 21 £615 +53.75% 1
Slough -3 3 £375 -16.66% 4
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 76 (14.76%) Oracle
2 71 (13.79%) Migration
3 59 (11.46%) Java
3 59 (11.46%) Retail
4 57 (11.07%) Telecoms
5 56 (10.87%) Microsoft
6 55 (10.68%) SOA
7 52 (10.10%) Security Cleared
8 49 (9.51%) Data Modelling
8 49 (9.51%) Finance
9 46 (8.93%) TOGAF
10 45 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 40 (7.77%) Windows
13 39 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (7.38%) SC Cleared
14 38 (7.38%) Cisco
15 37 (7.18%) Data Centre
16 33 (6.41%) Active Directory
17 32 (6.21%) SQL
17 32 (6.21%) Enterprise Architecture
18 31 (6.02%) Middleware
19 29 (5.63%) Network Security
19 29 (5.63%) Linux
19 29 (5.63%) E-Commerce
20 28 (5.44%) Firewall
20 28 (5.44%) Office 365
21 27 (5.24%) UML
21 27 (5.24%) IBM
22 25 (4.85%) Business Intelligence

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 25 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.91%) OpenStack
3 11 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.75%) Apache Solr
4 9 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.75%) MQSeries
4 9 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.78%) Documentum
8 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.58%) CMS
9 3 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.58%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.58%) MS Office
2 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (2.72%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (1.94%) BusinessWorks
4 8 (1.55%) Remedy AR System
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (1.17%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.58%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.58%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.39%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.44%) Office 365
3 22 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (3.88%) SaaS
5 18 (3.50%) PaaS
6 7 (1.36%) IaaS
7 4 (0.78%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.19%) Boomi
10 1 (0.19%) Force.com
10 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.63%) Network Security
2 28 (5.44%) Firewall
3 23 (4.47%) WAN
4 22 (4.27%) LAN
5 17 (3.30%) VPN
6 16 (3.11%) VoIP
7 14 (2.72%) MPLS
8 12 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (2.14%) SAN
9 11 (2.14%) Unified Communications
10 10 (1.94%) 3G
11 8 (1.55%) Internet
12 6 (1.17%) LDAP
12 6 (1.17%) LTE
12 6 (1.17%) Skype
13 5 (0.97%) BGP
13 5 (0.97%) DNS
13 5 (0.97%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.97%) SSL
14 4 (0.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.72%) Hadoop
2 14 (2.72%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.52%) Big Data
4 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.97%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.39%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.39%) DataStage
9 2 (0.39%) DB2
9 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.39%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.33%) Selenium
2 5 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.97%) JUnit
3 4 (0.78%) Subversion
3 4 (0.78%) TestNG
4 3 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.19%) LSMW
5 1 (0.19%) Maven
5 1 (0.19%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.19%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (11.46%) Retail
2 57 (11.07%) Telecoms
3 49 (9.51%) Finance
4 13 (2.52%) Billing
5 5 (0.97%) Banking
5 5 (0.97%) Marketing
6 3 (0.58%) Publishing
7 2 (0.39%) Legal
7 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Electronics
8 1 (0.19%) French Language
8 1 (0.19%) Front Office
8 1 (0.19%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.19%) Military
8 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.02%) Middleware
2 24 (4.66%) .NET
3 18 (3.50%) Web Services
4 17 (3.30%) J2EE
5 14 (2.72%) HTML
6 11 (2.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (2.14%) WebCenter
6 11 (2.14%) XML
7 10 (1.94%) Java EE
7 10 (1.94%) SOAP
8 8 (1.55%) Ajax
9 7 (1.36%) CSS
9 7 (1.36%) SAML
9 7 (1.36%) Spring
9 7 (1.36%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (0.78%) Flash
10 4 (0.78%) RESTful
10 4 (0.78%) WDK
10 4 (0.78%) XSLT
11 3 (0.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.18%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.11%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.72%) FMCG
5 12 (2.33%) Data Integration
6 10 (1.94%) CMDB
6 10 (1.94%) Virtual Team
6 10 (1.94%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.75%) PKI
8 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.17%) Replication
10 5 (0.97%) Internet of Things
10 5 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.78%) User Experience
11 4 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.58%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.77%) Windows
2 29 (5.63%) Linux
3 13 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.33%) Unix
5 8 (1.55%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.97%) Solaris
7 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (13.79%) Migration
2 55 (10.68%) SOA
3 49 (9.51%) Data Modelling
4 46 (8.93%) TOGAF
5 45 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (6.21%) Enterprise Architecture
8 29 (5.63%) E-Commerce
9 27 (5.24%) UML
10 25 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (4.85%) Data Architecture
11 24 (4.66%) ERP
12 23 (4.47%) Analytics
12 23 (4.47%) Open Source
13 22 (4.27%) Workflow
14 21 (4.08%) High Availability
14 21 (4.08%) ITIL
14 21 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
15 20 (3.88%) CRM
15 20 (3.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (11.46%) Java
2 32 (6.21%) SQL
3 15 (2.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.55%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.17%) C
5 6 (1.17%) VBScript
6 5 (0.97%) C#
7 4 (0.78%) PHP
7 4 (0.78%) VBA
7 4 (0.78%) XPath
8 3 (0.58%) Python
9 2 (0.39%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.47%) Degree
4 10 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.75%) CCNP
6 8 (1.55%) CCIE
6 8 (1.55%) CISSP
6 8 (1.55%) CLAS
7 7 (1.36%) PhD
8 6 (1.17%) CISM
9 5 (0.97%) CCNA
10 4 (0.78%) CISA
10 4 (0.78%) CISMP
10 4 (0.78%) CRISC
10 4 (0.78%) SANS
11 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.39%) CCDP
12 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.39%) GCFA
12 2 (0.39%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.36%) Data Quality
1 7 (1.36%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.58%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) SLA
4 2 (0.39%) COBIT
4 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.39%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) EFQM
5 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.17%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.78%) vCloud
4 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.78%) XenApp
5 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.58%) vSphere
6 2 (0.39%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.19%) Docker
7 1 (0.19%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.19%) HDFS
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (1.36%) SCCM
2 6 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.17%) Puppet
3 4 (0.78%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (0.78%) Ansible
3 4 (0.78%) Netcool
4 3 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.39%) MOM
5 2 (0.39%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.19%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 76 (14.76%) Oracle
2 56 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 38 (7.38%) Cisco
4 27 (5.24%) IBM
5 24 (4.66%) VMware
6 21 (4.08%) Ab Initio
7 17 (3.30%) SAP
8 16 (3.11%) HP
9 14 (2.72%) TIBCO
9 14 (2.72%) webMethods
10 13 (2.52%) BMC
10 13 (2.52%) Remedy
11 12 (2.33%) CheckPoint
12 11 (2.14%) Endeca
12 11 (2.14%) Juniper
12 11 (2.14%) Palo Alto
13 10 (1.94%) F5
14 9 (1.75%) FatWire
15 8 (1.55%) Citrix
15 8 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
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