The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Architect
Rank - 127 129
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.037% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.040% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £455
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 - -
IT 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
2297 2506 2439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.26% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1239 1220
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 64 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IT Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IT Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IT Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IT Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IT Architect
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) eTOM
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Revenue Management
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) eTOM
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Revenue Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Intel