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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 12 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 211 143 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.32% 5.65% 9.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.34% 6.32% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 65 74
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£500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
2258 2262 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.00% 89.37% 91.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 1118 919
Average daily rate £380 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 76 119
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.75 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -27.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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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 +13 75 £525 +16.66% 9
Bracknell +6 24 £450 - 6
Maidenhead - 18 £398 -
Newbury +3 13 £505 +5.20% 4
Slough -2 6 £750 +57.89% 1
Wokingham +1 2 £450 -
Windsor -7 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 91 (21.06%) Telecoms
2 67 (15.51%) TOGAF
3 54 (12.50%) Java
4 50 (11.57%) Oracle
5 46 (10.65%) Finance
6 43 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (9.03%) Microsoft
7 39 (9.03%) Cisco
7 39 (9.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 39 (9.03%) Security Cleared
8 38 (8.80%) Windows
8 38 (8.80%) SOA
9 37 (8.56%) ITIL
10 32 (7.41%) Billing
10 32 (7.41%) Firewall
11 31 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (7.18%) Migration
11 31 (7.18%) SAP
12 30 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (6.48%) VMware
14 27 (6.25%) MS Visio
14 27 (6.25%) CRM
14 27 (6.25%) LAN
15 26 (6.02%) WAN
15 26 (6.02%) Retail
15 26 (6.02%) SC Cleared
15 26 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
15 26 (6.02%) Degree
16 25 (5.79%) E-Commerce
17 24 (5.56%) Active Directory

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (3.24%) Lync
2 8 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.62%) MQSeries
4 6 (1.39%) CMS
5 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.93%) JCAPS
6 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.69%) Apache
7 2 (0.46%) SAS
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.46%) Liferay
7 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
8 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
Applications
1 27 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 18 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (2.55%) Photoshop
4 11 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.62%) InDesign
6 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.46%) SPSS
8 1 (0.23%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.93%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.69%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle BRM
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.86%) SaaS
2 6 (1.39%) PaaS
2 6 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.93%) Office 365
4 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.69%) Force.com
6 2 (0.46%) IaaS
6 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.46%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.46%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.41%) Firewall
2 27 (6.25%) LAN
3 26 (6.02%) WAN
4 22 (5.09%) VPN
5 21 (4.86%) MPLS
6 18 (4.17%) VoLTE
7 15 (3.47%) 3G
8 13 (3.01%) Internet
9 12 (2.78%) DNS
9 12 (2.78%) SMTP
9 12 (2.78%) HTTP
10 11 (2.55%) Broadband
11 10 (2.31%) LTE
12 9 (2.08%) Unified Communications
13 8 (1.85%) Wireless
13 8 (1.85%) 3GPP
13 8 (1.85%) 4G
13 8 (1.85%) MVNO
14 7 (1.62%) SDH
14 7 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.31%) DB2
2 10 (2.31%) SAP BW
3 9 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.85%) MySQL
4 8 (1.85%) Informix
4 8 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.16%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.16%) Big Data
6 5 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.46%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.46%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (2.78%) Axure RP
2 8 (1.85%) JIRA
3 7 (1.62%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.46%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) Hudson
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (0.23%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.23%) Toad
7 1 (0.23%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.23%) ERwin
General
1 91 (21.06%) Telecoms
2 46 (10.65%) Finance
3 32 (7.41%) Billing
4 26 (6.02%) Retail
5 16 (3.70%) Marketing
6 14 (3.24%) Interactive Media
7 7 (1.62%) Legal
8 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.16%) Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.32%) HTML
2 20 (4.63%) .NET
3 19 (4.40%) Middleware
4 16 (3.70%) Web Services
5 12 (2.78%) XML
5 12 (2.78%) REST
6 9 (2.08%) HTML5
7 8 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (1.62%) SOAP
9 5 (1.16%) JSON
9 5 (1.16%) jQuery
9 5 (1.16%) J2EE
10 4 (0.93%) CSS
10 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.93%) Visualforce
11 3 (0.69%) WebCenter
11 3 (0.69%) JSP
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle ADF
12 2 (0.46%) Rendezvous
12 2 (0.46%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.63%) User Experience
2 16 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 16 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.55%) GIS
6 8 (1.85%) Social Media
6 8 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.62%) PKI
8 5 (1.16%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.16%) Frameworx
9 4 (0.93%) Replication
9 4 (0.93%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.69%) Life Science
10 3 (0.69%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.46%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.46%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.80%) Windows
2 17 (3.94%) Windows 7
3 13 (3.01%) Linux
4 7 (1.62%) UNIX
5 6 (1.39%) AIX
6 5 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.46%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (15.51%) TOGAF
2 43 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (9.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 38 (8.80%) SOA
5 37 (8.56%) ITIL
6 31 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (7.18%) Migration
7 27 (6.25%) CRM
8 26 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
9 25 (5.79%) E-Commerce
10 24 (5.56%) Project Management
11 19 (4.40%) Mentoring
11 19 (4.40%) Information Architecture
12 18 (4.17%) Data Modelling
13 17 (3.94%) ERP
14 16 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (3.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (3.01%) Use Case
17 11 (2.55%) Analytics
18 10 (2.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.50%) Java
2 19 (4.40%) SQL
3 17 (3.94%) C#
4 13 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.85%) C
6 7 (1.62%) ABAP
6 7 (1.62%) C++
7 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.93%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.69%) VBScript
10 2 (0.46%) VB
10 2 (0.46%) Perl
10 2 (0.46%) R
11 1 (0.23%) Ruby
11 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.23%) Python
11 1 (0.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) COBOL
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (9.03%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.02%) SC Cleared
2 26 (6.02%) Degree
3 19 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.08%) CCNA
5 8 (1.85%) CCIE
6 7 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.39%) CCNP
7 6 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.39%) MCITP
8 4 (0.93%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) CCDP
9 1 (0.23%) CISSP
9 1 (0.23%) PMP
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.31%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) COBIT
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.69%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.46%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.46%) XenServer
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) NDS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (1.39%) OpenView
2 6 (1.39%) HP NNM
3 5 (1.16%) SCCM
4 3 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.46%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.46%) MOM
5 2 (0.46%) Netcool
5 2 (0.46%) SELinux
6 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.23%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 50 (11.57%) Oracle
2 39 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.03%) Cisco
3 31 (7.18%) SAP
4 30 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (6.48%) VMware
6 18 (4.17%) HP
6 18 (4.17%) IBM
7 13 (3.01%) webMethods
7 13 (3.01%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.31%) Juniper
9 9 (2.08%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.85%) Adobe
10 8 (1.85%) F5
11 7 (1.62%) Citrix
11 7 (1.62%) OpenText
12 6 (1.39%) Remedy
12 6 (1.39%) Symantec
12 6 (1.39%) SevOne
13 5 (1.16%) ServiceNow
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