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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 74 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 53 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.02% 1.12% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.23% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 15
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £431 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-23.97% -10.00%
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
2350 2352 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.35% 90.99% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1264 1204 898
Average daily rate £390 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 135
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +28 27 £545 -0.90% 2
Bracknell +6 9 £426 -12.56%
Slough - 1 £575 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.98%) CRM
3 30 (31.91%) SharePoint
3 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
3 30 (31.91%) Hyper-V
3 30 (31.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 30 (31.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 29 (30.85%) SQL
5 28 (29.79%) Clustering
5 28 (29.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 28 (29.79%) Dynamics AX
5 28 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (29.79%) Lync
5 28 (29.79%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (28.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (28.72%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (24.47%) SOA
8 20 (21.28%) Application Packaging
9 19 (20.21%) .NET
10 15 (15.96%) Java
10 15 (15.96%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (14.89%) Retail
12 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (11.70%) UNIX
15 10 (10.64%) ITIL
15 10 (10.64%) VMware
15 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
15 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (9.57%) SAN

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (31.91%) SharePoint
1 30 (31.91%) SharePoint 2010
1 30 (31.91%) SharePoint 2013
2 28 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 28 (29.79%) Lync
3 27 (28.72%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.26%) JBoss
5 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 28 (29.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (1.06%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 28 (29.79%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) SAN
2 4 (4.26%) LAN
2 4 (4.26%) WAN
3 1 (1.06%) SNMP
3 1 (1.06%) VoIP
3 1 (1.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) DSL
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) NAS
3 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.06%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.13%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.06%) DB2
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.89%) Retail
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) Application Packaging
2 19 (20.21%) .NET
3 4 (4.26%) Middleware
3 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.19%) SOAP
5 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.13%) Spring
5 2 (2.13%) Mason
5 2 (2.13%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.06%) HTML5
6 1 (1.06%) Akka
6 1 (1.06%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.06%) HTML
6 1 (1.06%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.06%) XML
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.06%) J2EE
6 1 (1.06%) JSP
6 1 (1.06%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.79%) Clustering
2 5 (5.32%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.26%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.19%) Open Source
4 3 (3.19%) GIS
5 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) UNIX
2 8 (8.51%) Linux
3 6 (6.38%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) AIX
5 1 (1.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) CRM
2 27 (28.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (24.47%) SOA
4 15 (15.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (10.64%) ITIL
8 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.45%) Migration
10 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.38%) Data Architecture
11 5 (5.32%) Software Architecture
11 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.26%) People Management
12 4 (4.26%) Process Architecture
12 4 (4.26%) TOGAF
13 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
13 3 (3.19%) ETL
13 3 (3.19%) Technical Analysis
14 2 (2.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) SQL
2 15 (15.96%) Java
3 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.13%) VB
4 2 (2.13%) C
4 2 (2.13%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.06%) Perl
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
5 1 (1.06%) Ruby
5 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.06%) PMP
4 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
1 30 (31.91%) Hyper-V
2 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) vSphere
4 4 (4.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) VMware
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle
4 7 (7.45%) IBM
4 7 (7.45%) HP
5 6 (6.38%) Dell
6 5 (5.32%) Cisco
6 5 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.26%) BMC
7 4 (4.26%) SAP
8 3 (3.19%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.13%) BT
9 2 (2.13%) EMC
9 2 (2.13%) Avaya
10 1 (1.06%) Software AG
10 1 (1.06%) Siebel
10 1 (1.06%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.06%) webMethods
10 1 (1.06%) NetApp
10 1 (1.06%) Sun
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