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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 99 114 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 27 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 0.41% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.54% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £605 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%
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
1883 1836 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.87% 74.94% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 902 845
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -32.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 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 +3 11 £375 +7.14% 1
Newbury -5 6 £475 -
Bracknell -2 4 - - 2
Maidenhead - 1 £450 - 1
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 9 (17.65%) UNIX
4 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
6 6 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 6 (11.76%) Service Management
6 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.76%) Java
7 5 (9.80%) SQL
7 5 (9.80%) SAP
7 5 (9.80%) XML
7 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.80%) SOA
7 5 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (9.80%) Retail
7 5 (9.80%) Teradata
7 5 (9.80%) Finance
7 5 (9.80%) Legal
7 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (9.80%) Marketing
7 5 (9.80%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.80%) WebCenter
8 4 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (7.84%) Office 365

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Extranet
2 1 (1.96%) OSPF
2 1 (1.96%) BGP
2 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
2 1 (1.96%) IPsec
2 1 (1.96%) VLAN
2 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.96%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.84%) DB2
General
1 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Legal
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) French Language
3 3 (5.88%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Architect
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Designer
7 4 (7.84%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (7.84%) Middleware Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Release Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) XML
1 5 (9.80%) WebCenter
2 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle ADF
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (5.88%) JSON
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) JSR 170
5 1 (1.96%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Wiki
4 2 (3.92%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) UNIX
2 4 (7.84%) zOS
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) Project Management
3 6 (11.76%) Service Management
3 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.80%) SOA
4 5 (9.80%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) ITSM
5 4 (7.84%) Identity Management
5 4 (7.84%) Migration
5 4 (7.84%) Release Management
6 3 (5.88%) Change Management
6 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.88%) Content Management
6 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.88%) RAD
6 3 (5.88%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Java
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) COBOL
4 3 (5.88%) VB
4 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.88%) VB6
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) TickIT
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 5 (9.80%) Teradata
4 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.92%) Pega
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Retek
6 1 (1.96%) Remedy
6 1 (1.96%) ATG
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
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