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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 102 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 21 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 0.94% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.29% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 7
Average daily rate £475 £506 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+17.81% -1.13%
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
1992 1941 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.39% 73.33% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 988 1018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 11 £450 -13.25% 2
Bracknell - 2 £438 -
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (39.58%) Oracle
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
3 13 (27.08%) SAP
4 12 (25.00%) Unix
4 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (22.92%) DV Cleared
5 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 11 (22.92%) TOGAF
6 10 (20.83%) Windows
7 9 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (16.67%) Migration
8 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
9 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (14.58%) VMware
9 7 (14.58%) Retail
9 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
10 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.50%) Finance
10 6 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.42%) Functional Testing
11 5 (10.42%) ATG
11 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (10.42%) ITIL
11 5 (10.42%) Linux
11 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Maximo
1 1 (2.08%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Boomi
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) BGP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.08%) Extranet
3 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) IPsec
3 1 (2.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) OSPF
3 1 (2.08%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.08%) VoIP
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.25%) DB2
5 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (14.58%) Retail
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Architect
2 13 (27.08%) Technical Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Designer
5 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Designer
6 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) REST
2 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.25%) Wiki
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) AS400
5 1 (2.08%) CCTV
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.08%) Economics
5 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.08%) iSeries
5 1 (2.08%) PMI
5 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.08%) SCADA
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Unix
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.25%) zOS
6 2 (4.17%) Solaris
6 2 (4.17%) SUSE
7 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) TOGAF
2 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 6 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.42%) Functional Testing
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.25%) ITSM
7 3 (6.25%) Security Management
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
8 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) COBOL
2 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.25%) VB
2 3 (6.25%) VB6
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) MBA
4 1 (2.08%) PhD
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
1 3 (6.25%) TickIT
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
1 2 (4.17%) Nagios
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) MOM
2 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Oracle
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) SAP
4 7 (14.58%) VMware
5 5 (10.42%) ATG
6 4 (8.33%) Teradata
7 3 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.17%) Citrix
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) Ektron
9 1 (2.08%) hybris
9 1 (2.08%) Intel
9 1 (2.08%) Juniper
9 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.08%) TIBCO