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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 8 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 284 193 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.96% 7.73% 7.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.33% 8.44% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 96 58
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £63.93 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-29.60% +36.01%
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
2303 2286 2512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.88% 91.59% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1219 1142 994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 119
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.88 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -11.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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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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 +20 112 £545 +19.38% 10
Bracknell +6 25 £475 -2.56% 8
Newbury +9 17 £470 -6.00% 2
Slough -18 12 £463 +8.82% 5
Maidenhead +7 8 £375 -20.00%
Windsor - 7 £490 -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 118 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 82 (17.37%) Microsoft
3 78 (16.53%) TOGAF
4 69 (14.62%) CRM
5 68 (14.41%) .NET
6 56 (11.86%) Degree
7 53 (11.23%) Security Cleared
8 52 (11.02%) 3G
9 48 (10.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 47 (9.96%) SOA
10 47 (9.96%) Cisco
10 47 (9.96%) Active Directory
11 46 (9.75%) Finance
12 45 (9.53%) Internet
13 44 (9.32%) Retail
14 43 (9.11%) SQL
15 42 (8.90%) Windows
15 42 (8.90%) Billing
16 40 (8.47%) Oracle
16 40 (8.47%) Project Management
17 39 (8.26%) Java
18 38 (8.05%) SharePoint
18 38 (8.05%) IBM
19 37 (7.84%) Clustering
20 36 (7.63%) Migration
20 36 (7.63%) Lync
21 35 (7.42%) Computer Science
22 34 (7.20%) SC Cleared
22 34 (7.20%) Hyper-V
22 34 (7.20%) VMware

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 38 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 36 (7.63%) Lync
3 32 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
3 32 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 31 (6.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 28 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (3.60%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.12%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.06%) JBoss
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.85%) IIS
11 3 (0.64%) CMS
11 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.42%) Apache
12 2 (0.42%) Drupal
13 1 (0.21%) Node.js
13 1 (0.21%) Liferay
13 1 (0.21%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 30 (6.36%) MS Visio
2 20 (4.24%) OmniGraffle
3 18 (3.81%) MS Excel
4 12 (2.54%) Photoshop
5 11 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.48%) MS Office
6 7 (1.48%) InDesign
7 5 (1.06%) MS Project
8 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (6.36%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.42%) Cordys
6 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.21%) assyst
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Maximo
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.51%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.91%) SaaS
3 8 (1.69%) PaaS
4 7 (1.48%) IaaS
5 4 (0.85%) Force.com
6 3 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.02%) 3G
2 45 (9.53%) Internet
3 30 (6.36%) Broadband
4 27 (5.72%) 4G
5 24 (5.08%) LTE
6 23 (4.87%) LAN
6 23 (4.87%) WAN
7 13 (2.75%) SAN
8 11 (2.33%) VoIP
9 10 (2.12%) NetScaler
10 9 (1.91%) Network Security
10 9 (1.91%) VLAN
10 9 (1.91%) Intranet
11 8 (1.69%) Firewall
12 7 (1.48%) Radio Access Network
12 7 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.27%) MPLS
13 6 (1.27%) BGP
13 6 (1.27%) DNS
14 5 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.85%) IDOL
3 4 (0.85%) DB2
4 3 (0.64%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.42%) Essbase
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.42%) MySQL
5 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.21%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (4.24%) Axure RP
2 6 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) Hudson
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.21%) jMock
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) JUnit
4 1 (0.21%) ERwin
General
1 118 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 46 (9.75%) Finance
3 44 (9.32%) Retail
4 42 (8.90%) Billing
5 19 (4.03%) Interactive Media
6 14 (2.97%) Marketing
7 8 (1.69%) Banking
8 5 (1.06%) Electronics
9 4 (0.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (14.41%) .NET
2 23 (4.87%) Middleware
3 21 (4.45%) Application Packaging
4 19 (4.03%) SOAP
5 15 (3.18%) XML
6 13 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (2.75%) HTML
7 12 (2.54%) Web Services
8 11 (2.33%) J2EE
9 8 (1.69%) REST
10 5 (1.06%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.85%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.85%) XSD
11 4 (0.85%) jQuery
11 4 (0.85%) Spring
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.64%) WebCenter
12 3 (0.64%) JNDI
12 3 (0.64%) WCF
12 3 (0.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.84%) Clustering
2 35 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.72%) User Experience
4 26 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.60%) iSeries
7 15 (3.18%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.48%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.48%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.48%) PKI
10 6 (1.27%) GIS
10 6 (1.27%) Graphic Design
10 6 (1.27%) Open Source
11 5 (1.06%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.85%) DataPower
12 4 (0.85%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.64%) Smartcard
13 3 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.90%) Windows
2 26 (5.51%) Linux
3 23 (4.87%) UNIX
4 11 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.91%) AIX
5 9 (1.91%) Solaris
6 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.64%) Android
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.42%) VMS
10 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.21%) HPUX
11 1 (0.21%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.53%) TOGAF
2 69 (14.62%) CRM
3 48 (10.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 47 (9.96%) SOA
5 40 (8.47%) Project Management
6 36 (7.63%) Migration
7 32 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (6.57%) E-Commerce
9 29 (6.14%) ITIL
10 26 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (4.03%) Information Architecture
12 19 (4.03%) Technical Architecture
13 18 (3.81%) Mentoring
14 17 (3.60%) Workflow
15 16 (3.39%) Data Modelling
16 15 (3.18%) Enterprise Modelling
17 14 (2.97%) eTOM
17 14 (2.97%) Network Architecture
18 13 (2.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (9.11%) SQL
2 39 (8.26%) Java
3 12 (2.54%) C
4 10 (2.12%) C#
4 10 (2.12%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.48%) Perl
5 7 (1.48%) C++
6 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.85%) Python
7 3 (0.64%) Scala
7 3 (0.64%) VBScript
8 2 (0.42%) VB
8 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.42%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.21%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.21%) Ruby
9 1 (0.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 56 (11.86%) Degree
2 53 (11.23%) Security Cleared
3 34 (7.20%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.48%) CCNP
7 5 (1.06%) CCIE
8 4 (0.85%) CCIP
9 3 (0.64%) CCNA
9 3 (0.64%) CISSP
10 2 (0.42%) CISA
10 2 (0.42%) CISM
10 2 (0.42%) PhD
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.42%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.42%) CCDP
10 2 (0.42%) MCTS
10 2 (0.42%) GSEC
10 2 (0.42%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.69%) SLA
2 7 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 47 (9.96%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.20%) Hyper-V
3 25 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.12%) vSphere
5 5 (1.06%) KVM
6 4 (0.85%) XenApp
7 3 (0.64%) vCloud
8 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) Docker
9 1 (0.21%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.06%) SCCM
1 5 (1.06%) OpenView
1 5 (1.06%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.64%) Puppet
3 3 (0.64%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (0.64%) WSUS
3 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.42%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.42%) Netcool
4 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.21%) MOM
5 1 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 82 (17.37%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.96%) Cisco
3 40 (8.47%) Oracle
4 38 (8.05%) IBM
5 34 (7.20%) VMware
6 23 (4.87%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (4.24%) HP
8 19 (4.03%) Citrix
9 18 (3.81%) SAP
9 18 (3.81%) BMC
10 14 (2.97%) F5
11 12 (2.54%) EMC
12 9 (1.91%) Huawei
12 9 (1.91%) Adobe
12 9 (1.91%) Dell
12 9 (1.91%) Ericsson
12 9 (1.91%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.69%) Remedy
14 7 (1.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 7 (1.48%) Avaya
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago