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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 14 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 219 192 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.75% 7.06% 7.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.78% 7.84% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 106 65
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£498 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £407 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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
2495 2449 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.26% 90.00% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1267 894
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 89 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +5 89 £488 +4.00% 7
Bracknell -10 17 £450 +12.07% 3
Maidenhead - 16 £398 - 3
Slough -5 10 £625 +38.88% 2
Newbury -8 9 £453 -3.97% 1
Wokingham +2 4 £450 -
Windsor +1 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 94 (20.80%) Telecoms
2 65 (14.38%) TOGAF
3 64 (14.16%) Java
4 54 (11.95%) Microsoft
5 52 (11.50%) Oracle
6 47 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (10.18%) Security Cleared
8 45 (9.96%) Finance
9 42 (9.29%) Windows
9 42 (9.29%) SOA
10 41 (9.07%) Enterprise Architecture
11 38 (8.41%) ITIL
11 38 (8.41%) Cisco
12 37 (8.19%) Migration
13 36 (7.96%) Billing
13 36 (7.96%) Retail
14 34 (7.52%) SAP
15 33 (7.30%) CRM
15 33 (7.30%) Technical Architecture
16 32 (7.08%) VMware
16 32 (7.08%) Salesforce.com
17 30 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (6.19%) SC Cleared
19 27 (5.97%) E-Commerce
20 26 (5.75%) SQL
20 26 (5.75%) .NET
21 25 (5.53%) Active Directory
21 25 (5.53%) Degree
22 24 (5.31%) LAN
22 24 (5.31%) Firewall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (3.32%) Lync
2 13 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.55%) CMS
5 7 (1.55%) MQSeries
6 6 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.11%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.88%) JCAPS
9 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.66%) IIS
9 3 (0.66%) Apache
10 2 (0.44%) JBoss
10 2 (0.44%) SAS
10 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.44%) Liferay
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (5.09%) MS Visio
2 17 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.32%) OmniGraffle
4 10 (2.21%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.33%) InDesign
7 2 (0.44%) SPSS
8 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.22%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 6 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.11%) BigMachines
3 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.66%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle BRM
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.44%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.22%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.54%) SaaS
2 7 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.33%) PaaS
4 4 (0.88%) Office 365
4 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.44%) Force.com
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.44%) IaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.44%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.31%) LAN
1 24 (5.31%) Firewall
2 23 (5.09%) WAN
3 15 (3.32%) Internet
4 14 (3.10%) Broadband
4 14 (3.10%) MPLS
5 13 (2.88%) VPN
6 11 (2.43%) 3G
7 8 (1.77%) BGP
7 8 (1.77%) Wireless
7 8 (1.77%) MVNO
7 8 (1.77%) VoLTE
8 7 (1.55%) VoIP
9 6 (1.33%) DNS
9 6 (1.33%) HTTP
9 6 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.33%) Unified Communications
10 5 (1.11%) Network Security
10 5 (1.11%) LTE
10 5 (1.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.21%) SAP BW
3 9 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (1.99%) DB2
3 9 (1.99%) MySQL
4 8 (1.77%) Informix
5 7 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.33%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.88%) Big Data
8 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.44%) Sqoop
10 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.44%) Triplestore
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.32%) Axure RP
2 8 (1.77%) JIRA
3 5 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.22%) Toad
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.22%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.22%) ERwin
5 1 (0.22%) Maven
5 1 (0.22%) Hudson
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (0.22%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 94 (20.80%) Telecoms
2 45 (9.96%) Finance
3 36 (7.96%) Retail
3 36 (7.96%) Billing
4 15 (3.32%) Interactive Media
5 13 (2.88%) Marketing
6 7 (1.55%) Legal
7 6 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.33%) Banking
8 5 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.75%) .NET
2 19 (4.20%) HTML
2 19 (4.20%) Middleware
3 16 (3.54%) Web Services
4 12 (2.65%) XML
4 12 (2.65%) REST
5 9 (1.99%) HTML5
5 9 (1.99%) SOAP
6 7 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (1.33%) J2EE
8 5 (1.11%) JSON
9 4 (0.88%) jQuery
9 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.66%) JSP
10 3 (0.66%) Visualforce
10 3 (0.66%) JSR 170
11 2 (0.44%) WebCenter
11 2 (0.44%) Mason
11 2 (0.44%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.44%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.20%) User Experience
2 17 (3.76%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.54%) GIS
3 16 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.21%) PKI
7 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.77%) Social Media
8 6 (1.33%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.33%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.11%) Replication
9 5 (1.11%) Clustering
9 5 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.66%) Frameworx
10 3 (0.66%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.66%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.29%) Windows
2 14 (3.10%) Linux
3 11 (2.43%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.77%) UNIX
5 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.55%) AIX
6 5 (1.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) HPUX
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (14.38%) TOGAF
2 47 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (9.29%) SOA
4 41 (9.07%) Enterprise Architecture
5 38 (8.41%) ITIL
6 37 (8.19%) Migration
7 33 (7.30%) Technical Architecture
7 33 (7.30%) CRM
8 30 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (5.97%) E-Commerce
10 21 (4.65%) Project Management
11 20 (4.42%) Information Architecture
12 18 (3.98%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.98%) ERP
13 17 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (3.54%) Data Modelling
15 13 (2.88%) Analytics
15 13 (2.88%) Use Case
16 11 (2.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 11 (2.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.16%) Java
2 26 (5.75%) SQL
3 17 (3.76%) C#
4 12 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.99%) C
6 7 (1.55%) ABAP
6 7 (1.55%) C++
7 6 (1.33%) VBScript
8 5 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.66%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.44%) R
10 2 (0.44%) VB
10 2 (0.44%) Perl
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.22%) COBOL
11 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) Scala
11 1 (0.22%) Python
11 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.53%) Degree
4 12 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.77%) CCIE
7 6 (1.33%) CCNP
8 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.44%) CCIP
11 1 (0.22%) CCNA
11 1 (0.22%) CISSP
11 1 (0.22%) PMP
11 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.22%) MCTS
11 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.77%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) COBIT
2 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.66%) XenApp
4 3 (0.66%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.44%) XenServer
5 2 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.22%) NDS
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.11%) SCCM
3 3 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.44%) MOM
4 2 (0.44%) SELinux
4 2 (0.44%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.22%) Netcool
5 1 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 54 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 52 (11.50%) Oracle
3 38 (8.41%) Cisco
4 34 (7.52%) SAP
5 32 (7.08%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (7.08%) VMware
6 16 (3.54%) IBM
7 14 (3.10%) F5
8 13 (2.88%) HP
8 13 (2.88%) webMethods
9 12 (2.65%) Citrix
10 9 (1.99%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.77%) Adobe
11 8 (1.77%) Juniper
12 7 (1.55%) OpenText
13 6 (1.33%) Symantec
13 6 (1.33%) EMC
14 5 (1.11%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.11%) TIBCO
14 5 (1.11%) Remedy
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