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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 14 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 193 180 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.52% 7.19% 10.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.45% 8.02% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 84 76
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£500 £488 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
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
2284 2243 2205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.01% 89.65% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1081 958
Average daily rate £385 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 56 82
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.07 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £21.10 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 60 £500 -4.76% 12
Bracknell +9 29 £500 +5.26% 3
Newbury +4 15 £500 +10.49% 2
Maidenhead - 9 £398 - 2
Slough -6 6 £450 -8.16% 7
Wokingham - 2 £588 - 1
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 81 (19.38%) Telecoms
2 59 (14.11%) Oracle
3 55 (13.16%) TOGAF
4 50 (11.96%) Cisco
5 44 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 42 (10.05%) Microsoft
7 39 (9.33%) Retail
7 39 (9.33%) Data Centre
8 38 (9.09%) Project Management
8 38 (9.09%) SOA
9 37 (8.85%) Java
10 36 (8.61%) Firewall
10 36 (8.61%) Security Cleared
11 34 (8.13%) Finance
12 33 (7.89%) VMware
12 33 (7.89%) Windows
13 32 (7.66%) Migration
14 31 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (7.42%) User Experience
15 30 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (7.18%) ITIL
16 29 (6.94%) Active Directory
17 28 (6.70%) MS Visio
17 28 (6.70%) SQL Server
18 27 (6.46%) Technical Architecture
19 26 (6.22%) Marketing
19 26 (6.22%) Data Modelling
19 26 (6.22%) E-Commerce
20 24 (5.74%) LAN
20 24 (5.74%) WAN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.63%) Lync
3 8 (1.91%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.48%) CMS
9 2 (0.48%) SAS
9 2 (0.48%) Apache
9 2 (0.48%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (6.70%) MS Visio
2 19 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.87%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (2.63%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.67%) InDesign
6 4 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.48%) SPSS
8 1 (0.24%) MS Office
8 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.48%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (2.63%) SaaS
2 7 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.20%) PaaS
3 5 (1.20%) Office 365
4 3 (0.72%) HP Helion
4 3 (0.72%) Yammer
5 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.48%) IaaS
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Force.com
6 1 (0.24%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.61%) Firewall
2 24 (5.74%) LAN
2 24 (5.74%) WAN
3 23 (5.50%) MPLS
4 22 (5.26%) VPN
4 22 (5.26%) VoLTE
5 19 (4.55%) 3G
6 18 (4.31%) DNS
7 15 (3.59%) Network Security
8 13 (3.11%) Internet
9 12 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (2.87%) HTTP
9 12 (2.87%) SMTP
9 12 (2.87%) 4G
10 10 (2.39%) LTE
11 9 (2.15%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.91%) SDH
12 8 (1.91%) 3GPP
13 7 (1.67%) VoIP
13 7 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.15%) NoSQL
2 9 (2.15%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.15%) MySQL
3 8 (1.91%) Informix
3 8 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.44%) Big Data
5 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.20%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.96%) DB2
7 3 (0.72%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.48%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.48%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 12 (2.87%) Axure RP
2 7 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.96%) Maven
5 3 (0.72%) Hudson
5 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.48%) Subversion
6 2 (0.48%) JIRA
6 2 (0.48%) Ant
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.24%) Toad
7 1 (0.24%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.24%) ERwin
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.24%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 81 (19.38%) Telecoms
2 39 (9.33%) Retail
3 34 (8.13%) Finance
4 26 (6.22%) Marketing
5 22 (5.26%) Billing
6 14 (3.35%) Interactive Media
7 6 (1.44%) Legal
8 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.72%) Electronics
9 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.48%) Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.26%) Web Services
2 19 (4.55%) Middleware
2 19 (4.55%) HTML
3 17 (4.07%) .NET
4 12 (2.87%) WebCenter
5 10 (2.39%) XML
6 8 (1.91%) REST
7 7 (1.67%) SOAP
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (1.44%) HTML5
9 5 (1.20%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (0.96%) CSS
10 4 (0.96%) jQuery
11 3 (0.72%) XMPP
11 3 (0.72%) JSON
12 2 (0.48%) Rendezvous
12 2 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (0.48%) WCF
12 2 (0.48%) JSP
12 2 (0.48%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.42%) User Experience
3 21 (5.02%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.39%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.39%) GIS
7 8 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.44%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.44%) Replication
9 5 (1.20%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.20%) Frameworx
10 4 (0.96%) PKI
11 3 (0.72%) DTV
12 2 (0.48%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.48%) EMV
12 2 (0.48%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.48%) Economics
12 2 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.89%) Windows
2 20 (4.78%) Linux
3 17 (4.07%) Windows 7
4 16 (3.83%) UNIX
5 9 (2.15%) Solaris
6 7 (1.67%) AIX
6 7 (1.67%) HPUX
7 5 (1.20%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.48%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) SUSE
10 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (13.16%) TOGAF
2 44 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 38 (9.09%) SOA
3 38 (9.09%) Project Management
4 32 (7.66%) Migration
5 31 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (7.18%) ITIL
7 27 (6.46%) Technical Architecture
8 26 (6.22%) E-Commerce
8 26 (6.22%) Data Modelling
9 24 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (5.02%) Service Management
11 20 (4.78%) Information Architecture
12 19 (4.55%) Information Security
13 18 (4.31%) CRM
14 16 (3.83%) UML
14 16 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (3.83%) Security Architecture
15 14 (3.35%) Mentoring
15 14 (3.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.85%) Java
2 22 (5.26%) SQL
3 13 (3.11%) C#
4 11 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.44%) C
7 5 (1.20%) C++
8 3 (0.72%) VBScript
9 2 (0.48%) VB
9 2 (0.48%) ABAP
9 2 (0.48%) R
9 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.24%) COBOL
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
10 1 (0.24%) Scala
10 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.24%) Python
10 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.74%) Degree
3 22 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.78%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.39%) CCIE
5 10 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.15%) CCNA
6 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.67%) CCNP
8 6 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.44%) MCITP
9 4 (0.96%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.48%) CCDP
11 2 (0.48%) CISSP
12 1 (0.24%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.24%) CISA
12 1 (0.24%) CISM
12 1 (0.24%) GSEC
12 1 (0.24%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.83%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.72%) COBIT
3 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.48%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.91%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.91%) NFS
4 3 (0.72%) vSphere
4 3 (0.72%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.48%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.48%) XenServer
6 1 (0.24%) SRDF
6 1 (0.24%) NDS
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.39%) OpenView
1 10 (2.39%) HP NNM
2 8 (1.91%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.20%) SCCM
4 5 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (0.96%) SCOM
5 4 (0.96%) Netcool
6 2 (0.48%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.48%) SELinux
6 2 (0.48%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.24%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.24%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.24%) MOM
7 1 (0.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.24%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 59 (14.11%) Oracle
2 50 (11.96%) Cisco
3 42 (10.05%) Microsoft
4 33 (7.89%) VMware
5 20 (4.78%) IBM
5 20 (4.78%) HP
6 18 (4.31%) SAP
7 17 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (3.35%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.11%) Adobe
9 13 (3.11%) Symantec
10 11 (2.63%) Juniper
11 10 (2.39%) ServiceNow
11 10 (2.39%) SevOne
12 9 (2.15%) PayPal
12 9 (2.15%) webMethods
13 8 (1.91%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.91%) Sitecore
13 8 (1.91%) F5
14 7 (1.67%) Citrix
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