The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 120 98 131
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +33
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 10 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.97% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Average daily rate £450 £513 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £398 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2091 1694 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.46% 68.28% 63.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 683 745
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Technical Architecture
South East

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -26 3 £500 +5.26% 1
Slough - 2 £293 - 1
Newbury - 2 £450 -
Bracknell - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
1 8 (27.59%) CRM
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Siebel
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) .NET
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.79%) Retail
5 3 (10.34%) Billing
5 3 (10.34%) Marketing
5 3 (10.34%) Release Management
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle BRM
5 3 (10.34%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
5 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (10.34%) Intranet
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.45%) NFC
2 1 (3.45%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) OLAP
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) DTS
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Billing
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.90%) CRM Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.45%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) COM
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) NHS
1 1 (3.45%) DTV
1 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Replication
1 1 (3.45%) IPTV
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
1 1 (3.45%) Open Source
1 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) CRM
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
3 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Release Management
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Siebel
3 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) ATG
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos