The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 106 95 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 21 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.93% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.99% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 14
Median daily rate £450 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £356 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £505 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £37.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -47.88%
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
2243 2418 2388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.46% 93.43% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1232 1152
Median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 80 79
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 5 £425 -15.00% 1
Bracknell -11 3 £625 +38.88%
Newbury +6 2 £500 -0.99%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 15 (31.91%) Migration
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
4 9 (19.15%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (19.15%) Retail
5 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
6 6 (12.77%) Office 365
6 6 (12.77%) Windows
7 5 (10.64%) Java
7 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 5 (10.64%) SOA
7 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.51%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (8.51%) Presales
8 4 (8.51%) REST
8 4 (8.51%) Project Governance
8 4 (8.51%) Spring
8 4 (8.51%) Maven
8 4 (8.51%) IT Governance
8 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
8 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.51%) JSON
8 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
8 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
8 4 (8.51%) Web Services

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Office 365
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Maven
2 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 9 (19.15%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
1 4 (8.51%) JSON
1 4 (8.51%) REST
1 4 (8.51%) Spring
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Commons
2 3 (6.38%) CSS
2 3 (6.38%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.38%) Grails
2 3 (6.38%) jQuery
2 3 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (6.38%) SOAP
2 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) Java EE
3 1 (2.13%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (6.38%) SCADA
4 2 (4.26%) FMCG
4 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) CCTV
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) AIX
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Migration
2 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
2 9 (19.15%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) SOA
3 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
4 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
4 4 (8.51%) IT Governance
4 4 (8.51%) Presales
4 4 (8.51%) Project Governance
5 3 (6.38%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) EAI
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Java
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.38%) Ruby
3 2 (4.26%) C
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.13%) MOM
1 1 (2.13%) Nagios
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) ATG
3 3 (6.38%) hybris
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) F5
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Symantec
5 1 (2.13%) Capita
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) Mercator
5 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.13%) NetApp
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.13%) Splunk
5 1 (2.13%) TIBCO