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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 65 94 117
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 60 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.40% 1.51% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.64% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 15
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£543 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.78 - -
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
2263 2374 2646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.45% 92.05% 90.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1141 974
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 89 106
Average hourly rate £17.29 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +24 35 £545 +21.11% 4
Bracknell +4 7 £378 -31.36% 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (38.67%) Hyper-V
3 28 (37.33%) Active Directory
4 26 (34.67%) CRM
4 26 (34.67%) SharePoint
4 26 (34.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 25 (33.33%) Lync
5 25 (33.33%) SQL
5 25 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (33.33%) Clustering
6 24 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 24 (32.00%) Dynamics AX
6 24 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (30.67%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (28.00%) SOA
9 19 (25.33%) .NET
10 18 (24.00%) Application Packaging
11 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
12 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (14.67%) Retail
13 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
13 11 (14.67%) UNIX
14 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (12.00%) ITIL
16 8 (10.67%) Oracle
16 8 (10.67%) Windows
16 8 (10.67%) Linux
16 8 (10.67%) MS Excel

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 26 (34.67%) SharePoint
1 26 (34.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 25 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 25 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 25 (33.33%) Lync
3 24 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.67%) JBoss
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 24 (32.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Force.com
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (2.67%) LAN
2 2 (2.67%) VoIP
2 2 (2.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) SNMP
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) NAS
3 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.33%) DB2
1 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.33%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.33%) IDOL
1 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (14.67%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) .NET
2 18 (24.00%) Application Packaging
3 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.00%) Middleware
5 2 (2.67%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (5.33%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.67%) Open Source
4 2 (2.67%) PKI
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) UNIX
2 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) VMS
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) CRM
2 25 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (28.00%) SOA
4 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.00%) ITIL
7 6 (8.00%) Migration
8 5 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.67%) ETL
8 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.67%) Software Architecture
8 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.33%) Data Architecture
10 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (4.00%) TOGAF
11 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) Java
3 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.00%) C
5 2 (2.67%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 29 (38.67%) Hyper-V
2 28 (37.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.00%) vSphere
5 4 (5.33%) KVM
6 1 (1.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) VMware
3 7 (9.33%) IBM
3 7 (9.33%) HP
4 6 (8.00%) Dell
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco
6 4 (5.33%) Avaya
6 4 (5.33%) BMC
7 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.00%) SAP
7 3 (4.00%) EMC
8 2 (2.67%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.33%) webMethods
9 1 (1.33%) Symantec
9 1 (1.33%) BT
9 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.33%) Software AG
9 1 (1.33%) Sun
9 1 (1.33%) Citrix
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