The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 4 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 267 176 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.85% 6.83% 7.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.95% 7.37% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 110 101
Median daily rate £525 £500 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £385 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £602 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £490
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £59.50 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-26.18% +10.18%
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
2061 2387 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.48% 92.66% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1355 1160
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 111 74
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +8 52 £575 +17.94% 6
Reading -1 47 £525 +5.00% 10
Newbury +13 36 £513 +13.88%
Wokingham +1 17 £350 -31.70% 4
Maidenhead +11 16 £575 +43.75%
Slough +3 3 £450 - 2
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 77 (15.01%) Migration
2 69 (13.45%) Oracle
3 65 (12.67%) Telecoms
4 64 (12.48%) Microsoft
5 58 (11.31%) Java
6 53 (10.33%) Security Cleared
7 51 (9.94%) SOA
8 48 (9.36%) TOGAF
9 47 (9.16%) Retail
10 44 (8.58%) Finance
11 42 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (7.99%) Data Modelling
13 39 (7.60%) SC Cleared
14 38 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 36 (7.02%) Cisco
15 36 (7.02%) Data Centre
16 35 (6.82%) Windows
16 35 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (6.63%) SQL
18 32 (6.24%) Linux
18 32 (6.24%) IBM
19 31 (6.04%) Enterprise Architecture
19 31 (6.04%) Network Security
20 30 (5.85%) Firewall
20 30 (5.85%) Middleware
21 28 (5.46%) Active Directory
21 28 (5.46%) SharePoint
22 26 (5.07%) ERP
23 25 (4.87%) E-Commerce
24 24 (4.68%) Project Management

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.92%) OpenStack
3 11 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.75%) MQSeries
4 9 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.78%) Documentum
8 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.58%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.39%) CMS
10 2 (0.39%) MQSI
10 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.78%) MS Office
2 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.39%) InDesign
3 2 (0.39%) MS Project
3 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (1.95%) BusinessWorks
4 8 (1.56%) Remedy AR System
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.97%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.97%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.58%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.39%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.19%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.09%) Office 365
3 18 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.73%) SaaS
5 11 (2.14%) PaaS
6 6 (1.17%) IaaS
7 4 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.78%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.19%) Boomi
9 1 (0.19%) Force.com
9 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.04%) Network Security
2 30 (5.85%) Firewall
3 18 (3.51%) VoIP
4 16 (3.12%) 3G
4 16 (3.12%) LAN
4 16 (3.12%) VPN
4 16 (3.12%) WAN
5 12 (2.34%) MPLS
6 11 (2.14%) Internet
7 10 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (1.75%) SAN
8 9 (1.75%) Unified Communications
9 8 (1.56%) LTE
10 6 (1.17%) 4G
10 6 (1.17%) SSL
11 5 (0.97%) DNS
11 5 (0.97%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.97%) LDAP
11 5 (0.97%) Skype
12 4 (0.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.12%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.56%) Big Data
3 8 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.97%) DataStage
6 5 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.58%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.39%) DB2
9 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.39%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.39%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (2.53%) Selenium
2 6 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.97%) JUnit
3 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.78%) Subversion
4 4 (0.78%) TestNG
5 3 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.39%) AppScan
6 2 (0.39%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.39%) MSTest
6 2 (0.39%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.19%) Maven
7 1 (0.19%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (12.67%) Telecoms
2 47 (9.16%) Retail
3 44 (8.58%) Finance
4 12 (2.34%) Billing
5 5 (0.97%) Marketing
6 4 (0.78%) Banking
7 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.58%) Publishing
8 2 (0.39%) Electronics
8 2 (0.39%) Interactive Media
8 2 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) French Language
9 1 (0.19%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Military
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.85%) Middleware
2 24 (4.68%) .NET
3 20 (3.90%) Web Services
4 16 (3.12%) J2EE
5 14 (2.73%) HTML
6 12 (2.34%) SOAP
7 11 (2.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (2.14%) WebCenter
8 10 (1.95%) Java EE
8 10 (1.95%) XML
9 8 (1.56%) Ajax
10 7 (1.36%) Spring
10 7 (1.36%) TIBCO EMS
11 6 (1.17%) CSS
12 5 (0.97%) RESTful
13 4 (0.78%) Flash
13 4 (0.78%) JSON
13 4 (0.78%) REST
13 4 (0.78%) SAML
13 4 (0.78%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.02%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.73%) FMCG
4 12 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.34%) Data Integration
5 10 (1.95%) CMDB
6 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.75%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.36%) PKI
8 6 (1.17%) Data Conversion
8 6 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.17%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.17%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.17%) Replication
9 5 (0.97%) User Experience
10 4 (0.78%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.82%) Windows
2 32 (6.24%) Linux
3 15 (2.92%) Unix
4 9 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.36%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.97%) Solaris
7 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (15.01%) Migration
2 51 (9.94%) SOA
3 48 (9.36%) TOGAF
4 42 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (7.99%) Data Modelling
6 35 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (6.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 26 (5.07%) ERP
9 25 (4.87%) E-Commerce
10 24 (4.68%) ITIL
10 24 (4.68%) Open Source
10 24 (4.68%) Presales
10 24 (4.68%) Project Management
11 23 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
11 23 (4.48%) UML
12 22 (4.29%) Data Architecture
12 22 (4.29%) High Availability
12 22 (4.29%) Workflow
13 20 (3.90%) DevOps
14 18 (3.51%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 58 (11.31%) Java
2 34 (6.63%) SQL
3 13 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.75%) C
4 9 (1.75%) C#
5 8 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.17%) VBScript
7 5 (0.97%) C++
7 5 (0.97%) Python
8 4 (0.78%) PHP
9 3 (0.58%) Perl
9 3 (0.58%) VBA
9 3 (0.58%) XPath
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.60%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.09%) Degree
4 11 (2.14%) CISSP
5 10 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.56%) CCNP
6 8 (1.56%) CISM
7 7 (1.36%) CCIE
8 5 (0.97%) CCNA
8 5 (0.97%) CLAS
8 5 (0.97%) CRISC
8 5 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.78%) CISA
9 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.58%) CEH
10 3 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.58%) CISMP
10 3 (0.58%) PhD
11 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.97%) Data Quality
1 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.39%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.39%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) COBIT
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) EFQM
4 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.19%) GxP
4 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.58%) vCloud
3 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.58%) vSphere
4 2 (0.39%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.19%) Docker
5 1 (0.19%) Firmware
5 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.95%) Puppet
2 9 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.56%) SCCM
4 6 (1.17%) Ansible
5 4 (0.78%) Amdocs OSS
6 3 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.58%) Nessus
6 3 (0.58%) Netcool
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.39%) MOM
7 2 (0.39%) Nagios
7 2 (0.39%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.39%) SCOM
7 2 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 69 (13.45%) Oracle
2 64 (12.48%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.02%) Cisco
4 32 (6.24%) IBM
5 22 (4.29%) SAP
6 21 (4.09%) VMware
7 20 (3.90%) Ab Initio
8 16 (3.12%) HP
9 15 (2.92%) BMC
9 15 (2.92%) Remedy
10 14 (2.73%) Juniper
11 13 (2.53%) TIBCO
12 12 (2.34%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.34%) webMethods
13 11 (2.14%) Endeca
14 9 (1.75%) FatWire
14 9 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.56%) Capita
15 8 (1.56%) Informatica
16 7 (1.36%) Axway
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
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Bracknell
Spectrum IT
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Slough, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago