The table below looks at the statistics for the BSS 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 BSS Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BSS Architect
Rank 115 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a BSS Architect 6 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.51% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.56% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £430 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £430 £385
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BSS 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
2215 2341 2724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.15% 91.41% 88.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 1026 1006
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 88
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 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

BSS Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BSS Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

BSS Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BSS Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BSS Architect across the Berkshire region.

BSS Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BSS 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 BSS Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
BSS Architect
South East

BSS Architect
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited BSS 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 BSS Architect in their job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 12 (57.14%) Billing
2 12 (57.14%) CRM
3 11 (52.38%) SOA
3 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (42.86%) Project Management
4 9 (42.86%) Degree
5 8 (38.10%) Use Case
6 4 (19.05%) LTE
6 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) 3G
7 2 (9.52%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (9.52%) Siebel
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis

BSS Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited BSS 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 BSS Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) 3G
1 4 (19.05%) LTE
General
1 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 12 (57.14%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) CRM
2 11 (52.38%) SOA
3 9 (42.86%) Project Management
4 8 (38.10%) Use Case
5 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (9.52%) Siebel