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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 98 115 92
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 32 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 0.52% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.58% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 12
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£525 £475 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £423 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £583 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £474
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +163.20%
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
2651 2596 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.90% 89.76% 91.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1324 843
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 114 138
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +7 14 £500 - 2
Slough +5 6 £513 +13.88%
Bracknell +6 3 £700 - 1
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 21 (26.58%) Java
2 19 (24.05%) SQL
2 19 (24.05%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.99%) VMware
5 14 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (16.46%) TOGAF
6 13 (16.46%) Windows
6 13 (16.46%) CRM
7 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
7 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
7 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (13.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (12.66%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (12.66%) Clustering
8 10 (12.66%) HP
9 9 (11.39%) SOA
9 9 (11.39%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (11.39%) GIS
9 9 (11.39%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (11.39%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
9 9 (11.39%) Lync
9 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (10.13%) IBM
10 8 (10.13%) SAP
11 7 (8.86%) .NET

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
1 11 (13.92%) SharePoint 2010
1 11 (13.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (11.39%) Lync
2 9 (11.39%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.80%) JBoss
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (11.39%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (1.27%) Endur
3 1 (1.27%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.33%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Force.com
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) LAN
1 6 (7.59%) WAN
1 6 (7.59%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.27%) DSL
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) DB2
2 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.33%) SAP BW
2 5 (6.33%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (6.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.27%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
1 7 (8.86%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Billing
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) .NET
1 7 (8.86%) Application Packaging
2 6 (7.59%) Middleware
3 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.53%) Spring
3 2 (2.53%) SOAP
3 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.53%) Mason
3 2 (2.53%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.27%) HTML5
4 1 (1.27%) Akka
4 1 (1.27%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) XMPP
4 1 (1.27%) J2EE
4 1 (1.27%) JSP
4 1 (1.27%) Servlets
4 1 (1.27%) JSR 170
4 1 (1.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Clustering
2 9 (11.39%) GIS
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.80%) Open Source
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.80%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) AIX
2 6 (7.59%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) UNIX
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) VMS
5 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Technical Architecture
2 14 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (16.46%) CRM
3 13 (16.46%) TOGAF
4 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.39%) SOA
6 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.59%) ITIL
7 6 (7.59%) Process Architecture
7 6 (7.59%) People Management
7 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.33%) Migration
9 4 (5.06%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.06%) Time Management
9 4 (5.06%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.06%) Information Architecture
10 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.80%) ERP
11 2 (2.53%) Scrum
11 2 (2.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) Java
2 19 (24.05%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) ABAP
4 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
5 1 (1.27%) VB
5 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.80%) CCNP
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CCNA
4 1 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.27%) MCTS
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.53%) vSphere
5 1 (1.27%) KVM
5 1 (1.27%) NDS
5 1 (1.27%) XenApp
5 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) VMware
3 10 (12.66%) HP
4 8 (10.13%) SAP
4 8 (10.13%) IBM
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (6.33%) Business Objects
6 5 (6.33%) Cisco
7 3 (3.80%) Siebel
7 3 (3.80%) Dell
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix
8 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.53%) F5
9 1 (1.27%) Varonis
9 1 (1.27%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.27%) Veeam
9 1 (1.27%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.27%) Symantec