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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 11 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 231 187 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.86% 7.22% 8.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.89% 8.00% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 89 67
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£519 £468 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £399 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -1.66%
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
2335 2338 1959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.53% 90.31% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1180 823
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 100 110
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 98 £545 +9.00% 25
Bracknell +9 21 £525 +13.39% 4
Slough -9 16 £500 +17.64% 6
Newbury -7 11 £435 +3.57% 2
Maidenhead +13 10 £535 -2.72% 2
Windsor -1 6 £600 - 2
Wokingham - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 108 (22.45%) Telecoms
2 80 (16.63%) Microsoft
3 72 (14.97%) TOGAF
4 58 (12.06%) CRM
5 55 (11.43%) SOA
6 52 (10.81%) Java
6 52 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 50 (10.40%) Retail
8 49 (10.19%) Security Cleared
9 47 (9.77%) .NET
10 45 (9.36%) Cisco
10 45 (9.36%) Finance
10 45 (9.36%) Degree
11 44 (9.15%) Active Directory
12 43 (8.94%) Lync
13 42 (8.73%) SQL
14 41 (8.52%) SharePoint
14 41 (8.52%) IBM
14 41 (8.52%) Billing
15 40 (8.32%) Oracle
16 38 (7.90%) 3G
17 37 (7.69%) VMware
17 37 (7.69%) Windows
18 36 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 36 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
19 34 (7.07%) Internet
19 34 (7.07%) Computer Science
19 34 (7.07%) Hyper-V
19 34 (7.07%) SharePoint 2013
20 32 (6.65%) SC Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 43 (8.94%) Lync
2 41 (8.52%) SharePoint
3 34 (7.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 32 (6.65%) BizTalk Server
5 31 (6.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.25%) JBoss
9 6 (1.25%) CMS
10 5 (1.04%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.62%) JCAPS
12 3 (0.62%) Apache
12 3 (0.62%) IIS
13 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.42%) Liferay
Applications
1 24 (4.99%) MS Visio
2 19 (3.95%) OmniGraffle
3 17 (3.53%) MS Excel
4 11 (2.29%) Photoshop
5 10 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.25%) InDesign
7 5 (1.04%) MS Office
8 2 (0.42%) MS Project
8 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.21%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 30 (6.24%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (6.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.42%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) assyst
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.21%) Endur
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (3.95%) SaaS
3 6 (1.25%) PaaS
4 5 (1.04%) IaaS
5 4 (0.83%) Office 365
6 2 (0.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.90%) 3G
2 34 (7.07%) Internet
3 28 (5.82%) Broadband
4 24 (4.99%) LAN
4 24 (4.99%) WAN
5 15 (3.12%) 4G
6 12 (2.49%) MVNO
6 12 (2.49%) VoIP
7 11 (2.29%) SAN
7 11 (2.29%) Firewall
7 11 (2.29%) LTE
8 10 (2.08%) NetScaler
9 9 (1.87%) Network Security
9 9 (1.87%) VLAN
9 9 (1.87%) Intranet
10 8 (1.66%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.25%) Wireless
12 6 (1.25%) MPLS
12 6 (1.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (1.46%) SAP BW
3 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.25%) DB2
5 5 (1.04%) MySQL
5 5 (1.04%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.62%) Informix
8 2 (0.42%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.42%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.42%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.42%) Essbase
8 2 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.21%) Big Data
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 19 (3.95%) Axure RP
2 7 (1.46%) JIRA
3 5 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) ERwin
5 1 (0.21%) JUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) jMock
5 1 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 108 (22.45%) Telecoms
2 50 (10.40%) Retail
3 45 (9.36%) Finance
4 41 (8.52%) Billing
5 18 (3.74%) Interactive Media
6 14 (2.91%) Marketing
7 8 (1.66%) Banking
8 6 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.83%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.77%) .NET
2 22 (4.57%) Middleware
3 21 (4.37%) Application Packaging
4 15 (3.12%) SOAP
5 13 (2.70%) XML
5 13 (2.70%) HTML
6 12 (2.49%) Web Services
7 9 (1.87%) REST
8 8 (1.66%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (1.46%) J2EE
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.83%) HTML5
11 4 (0.83%) Spring
11 4 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.83%) XSD
11 4 (0.83%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.62%) JMS
12 3 (0.62%) JSON
12 3 (0.62%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 31 (6.44%) Clustering
3 27 (5.61%) User Experience
4 19 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.53%) iSeries
6 14 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.66%) GIS
9 8 (1.66%) PKI
9 8 (1.66%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.46%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.25%) Graphic Design
11 6 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.25%) Social Media
12 5 (1.04%) Open Source
13 4 (0.83%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.62%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.62%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.69%) Windows
2 22 (4.57%) UNIX
3 18 (3.74%) Linux
4 9 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.66%) AIX
6 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.83%) Solaris
7 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.42%) VMS
9 1 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) HPUX
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (14.97%) TOGAF
2 58 (12.06%) CRM
3 55 (11.43%) SOA
4 52 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 36 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (6.65%) ITIL
6 32 (6.65%) Migration
7 27 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (5.61%) E-Commerce
7 27 (5.61%) Project Management
8 25 (5.20%) Mentoring
9 24 (4.99%) Technical Architecture
10 18 (3.74%) Information Architecture
11 17 (3.53%) Data Modelling
12 15 (3.12%) Enterprise Modelling
13 12 (2.49%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (2.49%) Systems Analysis
13 12 (2.49%) eTOM
14 11 (2.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 52 (10.81%) Java
2 42 (8.73%) SQL
3 11 (2.29%) C
4 9 (1.87%) C#
5 7 (1.46%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.46%) Perl
6 4 (0.83%) C++
6 4 (0.83%) ABAP
6 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.62%) Python
7 3 (0.62%) Scala
7 3 (0.62%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.62%) VBScript
8 2 (0.42%) VB
8 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.21%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.36%) Degree
3 32 (6.65%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.46%) CCNP
7 6 (1.25%) CCIE
8 4 (0.83%) CCIP
9 3 (0.62%) CCNA
9 3 (0.62%) CISSP
10 2 (0.42%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.42%) GCED
10 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.42%) PhD
10 2 (0.42%) CCDP
10 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.42%) CISA
10 2 (0.42%) CISM
10 2 (0.42%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.04%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.07%) Hyper-V
3 24 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.08%) vSphere
5 5 (1.04%) KVM
6 4 (0.83%) XenApp
7 3 (0.62%) vCloud
8 2 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) Docker
9 1 (0.21%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.25%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.04%) SCCM
2 5 (1.04%) OpenView
3 4 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.62%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.62%) WSUS
4 3 (0.62%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.42%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.42%) Puppet
5 2 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.42%) MOM
5 2 (0.42%) Netcool
6 1 (0.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.21%) SCOM
6 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.21%) SELinux
Vendors
1 80 (16.63%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.36%) Cisco
3 41 (8.52%) IBM
4 40 (8.32%) Oracle
5 37 (7.69%) VMware
6 31 (6.44%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (5.82%) SAP
8 21 (4.37%) Citrix
9 20 (4.16%) HP
10 17 (3.53%) BMC
11 14 (2.91%) EMC
11 14 (2.91%) F5
12 9 (1.87%) webMethods
12 9 (1.87%) Dell
13 8 (1.66%) Adobe
13 8 (1.66%) Business Objects
14 7 (1.46%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.46%) Remedy
15 6 (1.25%) Ericsson
16 5 (1.04%) BT
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Annum N/A
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £650 - £700 per day all inclusive.
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago