The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 117 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 2 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.33% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.36% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Average daily rate
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£485 £419 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.82% -6.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.00
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2192 2216 2799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.76% 91.04% 88.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1038 962 1013
Average daily rate £363 £370 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £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 60 87 104
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.94 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Lead Architect
South East

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 1 - - 3
Newbury - - - -
Lead Architect
South East

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) ATM
2 3 (30.00%) CDMA
2 3 (30.00%) GPRS
2 3 (30.00%) 3GPP
2 3 (30.00%) UMTS
2 3 (30.00%) WCDMA
2 3 (30.00%) 3G
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) 2G
2 3 (30.00%) Huawei
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (10.00%) SLA
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) ATM
1 3 (30.00%) CDMA
1 3 (30.00%) GPRS
1 3 (30.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (30.00%) UMTS
1 3 (30.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (30.00%) 3G
1 3 (30.00%) 2G
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) Huawei
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Xamarin