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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 105 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 18 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 0.99% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.45% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 5
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £525 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
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
1815 1792 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.48% 68.45% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 903 726
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 49
Average hourly rate £27.83 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 0 9 £400 - 4
Slough -8 2 £425 -15.00% 1
Newbury -4 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (31.03%) CRM
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (24.14%) .NET
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Marketing
3 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
4 6 (20.69%) Office 365
4 6 (20.69%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) SOAP
4 6 (20.69%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (17.24%) Force.com
5 5 (17.24%) Apex Code
6 4 (13.79%) Validation
6 4 (13.79%) RESTful
6 4 (13.79%) Visualforce
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) SAP
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) J2EE
6 4 (13.79%) XML
6 4 (13.79%) SOQL
6 4 (13.79%) SOSL
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) Siebel
7 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.34%) Ant
7 3 (10.34%) Eclipse

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.45%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.45%) Exstream
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) Force.com
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) MPLS
2 1 (3.45%) OSPF
2 1 (3.45%) BGP
2 1 (3.45%) DSL
2 1 (3.45%) IPsec
2 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.45%) VPLS
2 1 (3.45%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Ant
1 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 7 (24.14%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Billing
4 2 (6.90%) German Language
5 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
5 1 (3.45%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.45%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) French Language
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) SOAP
4 4 (13.79%) J2EE
4 4 (13.79%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) RESTful
4 4 (13.79%) Visualforce
5 2 (6.90%) WebCenter
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) SAML
6 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) DTV
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) CRM
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Analytics
3 4 (13.79%) Validation
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) B2B
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Apex Code
3 4 (13.79%) SOQL
3 4 (13.79%) SOSL
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CCIE
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) CCIP
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CCDP
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
1 6 (20.69%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Siebel
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Genesys
5 1 (3.45%) FatWire
5 1 (3.45%) Mitel
5 1 (3.45%) Tandberg
5 1 (3.45%) Verint
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