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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 98 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 27 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 0.61% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.83% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £488 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £357 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £598 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -
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
1795 1933 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.28% 73.47% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 978 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 63 68
Average hourly rate £20.13 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £126.10 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +10 13 £513 - 2
Slough - 7 £500 -
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (31.91%) Java
2 12 (25.53%) People Management
3 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.15%) Process Architecture
5 8 (17.02%) GIS
5 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
6 6 (12.77%) Finance
6 6 (12.77%) Office 365
6 6 (12.77%) Marketing
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) VMware
7 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 5 (10.64%) SAP
7 5 (10.64%) RAD
7 5 (10.64%) RUP
7 5 (10.64%) ERP
8 4 (8.51%) HP
8 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
8 4 (8.51%) Web Services
8 4 (8.51%) ITIL
8 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
9 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.38%) SaaS
9 3 (6.38%) SAP HANA

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) Lync
2 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Exstream
2 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.13%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (2.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) LAN
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.13%) DSL
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SAP HANA
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (6.38%) SAP BW
1 3 (6.38%) DB2
1 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
1 6 (12.77%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) German Language
2 2 (4.26%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) French Language
3 1 (2.13%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.13%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Architect
2 17 (36.17%) Technical Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Designer
3 8 (17.02%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Release Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.13%) CRM Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Information Systems Architect
6 1 (2.13%) SAP Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) SAP Technical Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) SAML
3 2 (4.26%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) GIS
2 3 (6.38%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) People Management
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Process Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) RAD
4 5 (10.64%) RUP
4 5 (10.64%) ERP
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.38%) Release Management
6 3 (6.38%) Change Management
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) SOA
7 2 (4.26%) B2B
7 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
2 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) OpenLink
6 1 (2.13%) Pega
6 1 (2.13%) Verint
6 1 (2.13%) BT
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco