The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank 120 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £550 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £504 £500 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2244 2223 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.58% 90.88% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 958 1034
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 83 100
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ATG
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Endeca
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) ATG
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Endeca