The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 53 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 75 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.87% 1.09% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 1.19% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 17
Average daily rate
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£543 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £427 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £610 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-21.68% -17.00%
Technical 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
2320 2272 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.85% 91.84% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1140 969
Average daily rate £382 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 82 113
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Reading +37 47 £545 +9.00% 4
Bracknell +1 9 £426 -12.56% 1
Slough - 1 £575 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

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

1 38 (41.76%) Microsoft
2 31 (34.07%) Active Directory
3 30 (32.97%) SQL
3 30 (32.97%) CRM
3 30 (32.97%) SharePoint
3 30 (32.97%) Hyper-V
3 30 (32.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 30 (32.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 28 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (30.77%) Lync
4 28 (30.77%) Clustering
4 28 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
5 27 (29.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (29.67%) BizTalk Server
6 26 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (25.27%) SOA
8 20 (21.98%) .NET
8 20 (21.98%) Application Packaging
9 14 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 12 (13.19%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (13.19%) Retail
11 12 (13.19%) Java
12 11 (12.09%) UNIX
13 10 (10.99%) ITIL
13 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.99%) VMware
13 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 30 (32.97%) SharePoint
1 30 (32.97%) SharePoint 2010
1 30 (32.97%) SharePoint 2013
2 28 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 28 (30.77%) Lync
3 27 (29.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.30%) JBoss
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) MS Project
2 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 28 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.10%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) Force.com
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) SAN
2 5 (5.49%) LAN
2 5 (5.49%) WAN
3 2 (2.20%) VoIP
4 1 (1.10%) NAS
4 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.10%) Broadband
4 1 (1.10%) SNMP
4 1 (1.10%) Intranet
4 1 (1.10%) DSL
4 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) EDRMS
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.10%) DB2
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 12 (13.19%) Retail
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.98%) .NET
1 20 (21.98%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.40%) Middleware
3 3 (3.30%) SOAP
4 1 (1.10%) HTML5
4 1 (1.10%) Akka
4 1 (1.10%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) XML
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.10%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.10%) Spring
4 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.77%) Clustering
2 5 (5.49%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.40%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.30%) Open Source
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) GIS
5 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) iPad
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) PKI
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) UNIX
2 8 (8.79%) Linux
3 6 (6.59%) Windows
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.20%) Solaris
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) AIX
5 1 (1.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) CRM
2 27 (29.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (25.27%) SOA
4 14 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (13.19%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (10.99%) ITIL
6 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.69%) Migration
8 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.59%) Data Architecture
9 5 (5.49%) Software Architecture
9 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.40%) TOGAF
10 4 (4.40%) ETL
10 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (3.30%) Process Architecture
11 3 (3.30%) Network Architecture
11 3 (3.30%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.30%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.97%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) Java
3 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.30%) C
5 2 (2.20%) VB
5 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.10%) Scala
6 1 (1.10%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.10%) Perl
6 1 (1.10%) PHP
6 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) PMP
4 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (34.07%) Active Directory
2 30 (32.97%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.59%) vSphere
5 4 (4.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (2.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (41.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) VMware
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle
4 7 (7.69%) IBM
4 7 (7.69%) HP
5 6 (6.59%) Dell
6 5 (5.49%) SAP
6 5 (5.49%) Cisco
7 4 (4.40%) Avaya
7 4 (4.40%) BMC
7 4 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.30%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.20%) BT
9 2 (2.20%) EMC
10 1 (1.10%) Sun
10 1 (1.10%) Software AG
10 1 (1.10%) NetApp
10 1 (1.10%) webMethods
10 1 (1.10%) Ab Initio
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