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 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 6 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 256 224 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.25% 7.83% 6.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.98% 8.46% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 124 95
Average daily rate £525 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
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
2332 2648 2504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.62% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1378 1269
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 95
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 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 -6 80 £500 +1.26% 5
Bracknell +13 51 £525 +16.66% 8
Newbury +14 13 £475 +4.97% 6
Maidenhead -2 10 £500 +25.78%
Slough +9 8 £446 -28.60% 2
Wokingham -5 3 £488 +8.33%
Windsor 0 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 92 (19.96%) Migration
2 85 (18.44%) Microsoft
3 83 (18.00%) Telecoms
4 67 (14.53%) Oracle
5 65 (14.10%) TOGAF
6 60 (13.02%) Security Cleared
7 50 (10.85%) Retail
8 47 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (9.54%) SC Cleared
10 38 (8.24%) Enterprise Architecture
10 38 (8.24%) SAP
11 37 (8.03%) SQL Server
11 37 (8.03%) Data Architecture
12 36 (7.81%) Java
12 36 (7.81%) Presales
13 34 (7.38%) SharePoint
13 34 (7.38%) Finance
14 33 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
16 30 (6.51%) Data Modelling
16 30 (6.51%) SQL
17 29 (6.29%) Workflow
17 29 (6.29%) E-Commerce
18 28 (6.07%) CRM
18 28 (6.07%) Windows
19 27 (5.86%) Linux
19 27 (5.86%) Cisco
20 26 (5.64%) Firewall
20 26 (5.64%) Degree
21 25 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 34 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.34%) CMS
3 12 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.95%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.74%) JBoss
7 8 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.52%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.30%) Apache
10 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.08%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.87%) Node.js
11 4 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.65%) IIS
12 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.43%) MQSI
13 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.43%) InDesign
3 2 (0.43%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.17%) Oracle Retail
2 7 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.08%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.08%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.43%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.56%) Office 365
3 13 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.52%) SaaS
5 4 (0.87%) Force.com
5 4 (0.87%) IaaS
6 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.65%) PaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.43%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.43%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Boomi
8 1 (0.22%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.64%) Firewall
2 20 (4.34%) VPN
3 18 (3.90%) Network Security
4 16 (3.47%) 3G
5 14 (3.04%) Internet
6 9 (1.95%) DNS
7 8 (1.74%) SAN
8 7 (1.52%) 4G
8 7 (1.52%) LAN
8 7 (1.52%) WAN
9 6 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.30%) MPLS
9 6 (1.30%) VoIP
10 5 (1.08%) DHCP
10 5 (1.08%) IPsec
10 5 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.08%) Wireless
11 4 (0.87%) GLBP
11 4 (0.87%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.52%) Big Data
5 7 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.08%) DataStage
6 5 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (1.08%) MySQL
6 5 (1.08%) Power BI
6 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.87%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.43%) QlikView
9 2 (0.43%) SAS EBI
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (2.39%) Selenium
2 8 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.52%) JUnit
3 7 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.30%) Maven
5 5 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.08%) TestNG
6 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.65%) FishEye
7 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.43%) AppScan
8 2 (0.43%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.43%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.43%) MSTest
8 2 (0.43%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 83 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 50 (10.85%) Retail
3 34 (7.38%) Finance
4 20 (4.34%) Billing
5 14 (3.04%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.17%) Electronics
6 10 (2.17%) Marketing
7 9 (1.95%) Automotive
8 3 (0.65%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.12%) .NET
2 17 (3.69%) J2EE
3 16 (3.47%) Web Services
4 13 (2.82%) SOAP
5 12 (2.60%) CSS
5 12 (2.60%) HTML
6 11 (2.39%) XML
7 9 (1.95%) HTML5
7 9 (1.95%) jQuery
7 9 (1.95%) REST
8 7 (1.52%) JSON
8 7 (1.52%) Middleware
9 6 (1.30%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.08%) CSS3
10 5 (1.08%) Java EE
10 5 (1.08%) Spring
10 5 (1.08%) XMPP
11 4 (0.87%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.87%) Gherkin
11 4 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.47%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.04%) Data Integration
5 9 (1.95%) Private Cloud
6 8 (1.74%) Data Conversion
6 8 (1.74%) DTV
7 7 (1.52%) FMCG
8 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
8 6 (1.30%) VCE vBlock
9 5 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.08%) User Experience
9 5 (1.08%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.87%) Frameworx
10 4 (0.87%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.07%) Windows
2 27 (5.86%) Linux
3 16 (3.47%) Unix
4 10 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.74%) CentOS
7 7 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.30%) AIX
8 6 (1.30%) Solaris
9 5 (1.08%) SUSE
10 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (19.96%) Migration
2 65 (14.10%) TOGAF
3 47 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (8.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 37 (8.03%) Data Architecture
6 36 (7.81%) Presales
7 33 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
9 30 (6.51%) Data Modelling
10 29 (6.29%) E-Commerce
10 29 (6.29%) Workflow
11 28 (6.07%) CRM
12 25 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (4.99%) ETL
13 23 (4.99%) ITIL
14 22 (4.77%) ERP
14 22 (4.77%) SDLC
15 18 (3.90%) Data Management
15 18 (3.90%) Service Design
16 17 (3.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.81%) Java
2 30 (6.51%) SQL
3 14 (3.04%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.60%) C#
5 8 (1.74%) C
5 8 (1.74%) Ruby
6 7 (1.52%) C++
7 6 (1.30%) Python
8 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.87%) ABAP
9 4 (0.87%) Perl
9 4 (0.87%) PHP
10 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.22%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.22%) COBOL
11 1 (0.22%) JCL
11 1 (0.22%) REXX
11 1 (0.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 60 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.54%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.64%) Degree
4 12 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.74%) CISSP
6 6 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.30%) CISM
7 5 (1.08%) CLAS
7 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.87%) CCIE
8 4 (0.87%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (0.65%) CISA
10 2 (0.43%) CCNA
10 2 (0.43%) CCNP
10 2 (0.43%) CEH
10 2 (0.43%) CISMP
10 2 (0.43%) CRISC
10 2 (0.43%) GIAC
10 2 (0.43%) ISEB
10 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.30%) Data Quality
1 6 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.87%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) COBIT
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.22%) GxP
5 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.08%) vSphere
5 4 (0.87%) Docker
6 3 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.43%) vCloud
8 1 (0.22%) Firmware
8 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.22%) HDFS
8 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.22%) XenApp
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.30%) Puppet
2 5 (1.08%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.87%) SCCM
4 3 (0.65%) Ansible
4 3 (0.65%) Packer
4 3 (0.65%) SELinux
4 3 (0.65%) vMotion
4 3 (0.65%) vRealize
5 2 (0.43%) Nagios
5 2 (0.43%) Nessus
5 2 (0.43%) OpenNMS
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) MOM
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 85 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 67 (14.53%) Oracle
3 38 (8.24%) SAP
4 27 (5.86%) Cisco
5 25 (5.42%) VMware
6 24 (5.21%) IBM
7 18 (3.90%) hybris
8 16 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.39%) ATG
9 11 (2.39%) Juniper
10 10 (2.17%) Capita
11 9 (1.95%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.74%) Citrix
12 8 (1.74%) Remedy
13 7 (1.52%) Blue Coat
13 7 (1.52%) Fortinet
13 7 (1.52%) HP
13 7 (1.52%) Informatica
13 7 (1.52%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.30%) EMC
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