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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 9 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 260 214 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.30% 8.31% 7.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.39% 9.03% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 105 55
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £61.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-26.53% +40.00%
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
2283 2370 2607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.45% 92.04% 90.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 1145 981
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 96 110
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 +7 94 £539 +21.06% 28
Newbury +9 19 £465 -8.14% 5
Bracknell -1 18 £475 -0.52% 5
Slough -21 10 £463 -7.50% 3
Windsor +1 5 £490 - 1
Maidenhead +3 4 £375 -3.22% 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 123 (27.95%) Telecoms
2 79 (17.95%) TOGAF
3 68 (15.45%) Microsoft
4 66 (15.00%) .NET
4 66 (15.00%) CRM
5 60 (13.64%) Degree
6 57 (12.95%) 3G
7 48 (10.91%) SOA
8 46 (10.45%) Security Cleared
9 45 (10.23%) Cisco
10 44 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 43 (9.77%) Billing
11 43 (9.77%) Active Directory
11 43 (9.77%) Internet
12 41 (9.32%) Project Management
12 41 (9.32%) Finance
13 38 (8.64%) Windows
14 37 (8.41%) SQL
15 36 (8.18%) IBM
16 35 (7.95%) Oracle
17 33 (7.50%) Lync
17 33 (7.50%) Retail
17 33 (7.50%) Computer Science
18 32 (7.27%) SharePoint
18 32 (7.27%) Clustering
19 31 (7.05%) Migration
19 31 (7.05%) SC Cleared
19 31 (7.05%) 4G
19 31 (7.05%) Hyper-V
20 30 (6.82%) LTE

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 33 (7.50%) Lync
2 32 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 29 (6.59%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (5.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (5.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (3.64%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.05%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.91%) JBoss
9 4 (0.91%) IIS
10 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.68%) Drupal
11 2 (0.45%) Liferay
11 2 (0.45%) CMS
11 2 (0.45%) Apache
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (6.14%) MS Visio
2 18 (4.09%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.86%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (2.50%) Photoshop
4 11 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.59%) MS Office
5 7 (1.59%) InDesign
6 5 (1.14%) MS Project
7 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (5.91%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.45%) Cordys
7 1 (0.23%) Maximo
7 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.23%) assyst
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.05%) SaaS
3 8 (1.82%) PaaS
4 7 (1.59%) IaaS
5 4 (0.91%) Force.com
6 2 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (12.95%) 3G
2 43 (9.77%) Internet
3 31 (7.05%) 4G
4 30 (6.82%) LTE
5 26 (5.91%) Broadband
6 14 (3.18%) LAN
6 14 (3.18%) WAN
7 10 (2.27%) Firewall
7 10 (2.27%) SAN
8 9 (2.05%) VoIP
8 9 (2.05%) RANAP
9 8 (1.82%) Network Security
9 8 (1.82%) NetScaler
10 7 (1.59%) Intranet
10 7 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (1.59%) VLAN
10 7 (1.59%) MVNO
11 6 (1.36%) GGSN
11 6 (1.36%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.36%) IDOL
2 5 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.91%) DB2
4 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (0.45%) EDRMS
4 2 (0.45%) Essbase
4 2 (0.45%) MySQL
4 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (3.86%) Axure RP
2 7 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.23%) JUnit
4 1 (0.23%) ERwin
4 1 (0.23%) Hudson
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.23%) jMock
General
1 123 (27.95%) Telecoms
2 43 (9.77%) Billing
3 41 (9.32%) Finance
4 33 (7.50%) Retail
5 17 (3.86%) Interactive Media
6 12 (2.73%) Marketing
7 7 (1.59%) Banking
8 5 (1.14%) Electronics
9 4 (0.91%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.00%) .NET
2 23 (5.23%) Middleware
3 19 (4.32%) Application Packaging
4 18 (4.09%) SOAP
5 16 (3.64%) XML
6 15 (3.41%) HTML
7 12 (2.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (2.73%) Web Services
8 11 (2.50%) J2EE
9 9 (2.05%) REST
10 5 (1.14%) jQuery
10 5 (1.14%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.91%) XSD
12 3 (0.68%) JMS
12 3 (0.68%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.68%) WebCenter
12 3 (0.68%) WCF
12 3 (0.68%) Spring
12 3 (0.68%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.27%) Clustering
3 25 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.45%) User Experience
5 18 (4.09%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.86%) iSeries
7 13 (2.95%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.36%) Open Source
10 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.14%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.14%) PKI
11 4 (0.91%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.91%) DataPower
11 4 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.68%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.68%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.64%) Windows
2 26 (5.91%) Linux
3 22 (5.00%) UNIX
4 10 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.05%) Solaris
6 8 (1.82%) AIX
7 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.68%) Android
11 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.45%) VMS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (17.95%) TOGAF
2 66 (15.00%) CRM
3 48 (10.91%) SOA
4 44 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 41 (9.32%) Project Management
6 31 (7.05%) Migration
7 27 (6.14%) E-Commerce
7 27 (6.14%) ITIL
7 27 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (4.77%) Mentoring
10 19 (4.32%) Network Architecture
11 17 (3.86%) Workflow
11 17 (3.86%) Information Architecture
12 16 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (3.41%) Data Modelling
13 15 (3.41%) Enterprise Modelling
14 13 (2.95%) Data Management
15 12 (2.73%) Systems Analysis
15 12 (2.73%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.41%) SQL
2 28 (6.36%) Java
3 11 (2.50%) C
4 10 (2.27%) C#
4 10 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.59%) Perl
5 7 (1.59%) C++
6 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.91%) Python
7 2 (0.45%) Scala
7 2 (0.45%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.45%) VB
7 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.23%) VBScript
8 1 (0.23%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.23%) XPath
8 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (13.64%) Degree
2 46 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 31 (7.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.14%) CCNP
7 3 (0.68%) CCNA
7 3 (0.68%) CCIE
7 3 (0.68%) CISSP
8 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.45%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.45%) GCED
8 2 (0.45%) CISA
8 2 (0.45%) CISM
8 2 (0.45%) GSEC
8 2 (0.45%) PhD
8 2 (0.45%) CCDP
8 2 (0.45%) CCIP
8 2 (0.45%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.50%) SLA
2 7 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (9.77%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.05%) Hyper-V
3 24 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.27%) vSphere
5 5 (1.14%) KVM
6 4 (0.91%) XenApp
7 3 (0.68%) vCloud
8 2 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.23%) Docker
9 1 (0.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.14%) OpenView
1 5 (1.14%) SCCM
2 4 (0.91%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.68%) Puppet
3 3 (0.68%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (0.68%) WSUS
4 2 (0.45%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.45%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.45%) Netcool
5 1 (0.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.23%) MOM
5 1 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.23%) Cisco
3 36 (8.18%) IBM
4 35 (7.95%) Oracle
5 30 (6.82%) VMware
6 21 (4.77%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (4.32%) HP
8 17 (3.86%) Citrix
8 17 (3.86%) BMC
9 12 (2.73%) F5
9 12 (2.73%) SAP
10 11 (2.50%) EMC
10 11 (2.50%) Huawei
11 10 (2.27%) Ericsson
12 9 (2.05%) Dell
12 9 (2.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 8 (1.82%) Adobe
13 8 (1.82%) Juniper
14 7 (1.59%) Avaya
14 7 (1.59%) Remedy
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