The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 105 89 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 22 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 1.16% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.52% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £426 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Technical Architecture
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1918 1978 1915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.06% 76.43% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 1009 939
Median daily rate £418 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.83 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture 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 £450 +16.12% 1
Newbury +5 4 £500 -
Slough +4 3 £361 -19.72% 1
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
5 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
7 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 4 (10.81%) Office 365
7 4 (10.81%) SOA
7 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 4 (10.81%) Workflow
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
8 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (8.11%) Pega
8 3 (8.11%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) Use Case
8 3 (8.11%) Supply Chain Management

Technical Architecture
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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Publishing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Technical Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) IoT Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Software Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.70%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) Kendo UI
2 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) OAuth
2 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Internet of Things
1 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) CCTV
3 1 (2.70%) CESG
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
3 1 (2.70%) IPTV
3 1 (2.70%) SCADA
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) SDLC
4 4 (10.81%) SOA
4 4 (10.81%) Workflow
4 4 (10.81%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (8.11%) EAI
5 3 (8.11%) ITSM
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.11%) Security Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Virtualisation
5 3 (8.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) MOM
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Pega
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Capita
6 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.70%) ATG
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Huawei
6 1 (2.70%) Marketo
6 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) Teradata
6 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.70%) WSO2