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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 96 110 90
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 26 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 0.48% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.66% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
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£450 £428 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £306 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £607 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.58 -
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
1842 1824 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.30% 72.99% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 873 714
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 21 39
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.72% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +11 10 £478 -16.95% 1
Newbury +5 7 £500 +4.16%
Slough +6 6 £450 +45.16%
Maidenhead - 1 £450 -
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) TOGAF
3 10 (18.87%) Java
4 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (15.09%) Oracle
5 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
6 7 (13.21%) Middleware
6 7 (13.21%) XML
6 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.21%) Office 365
7 6 (11.32%) Marketing
7 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
7 6 (11.32%) Finance
8 5 (9.43%) Legal
8 5 (9.43%) GIS
8 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
8 5 (9.43%) SOA
8 5 (9.43%) SQL
8 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
8 5 (9.43%) SAP
8 5 (9.43%) Content Management
8 5 (9.43%) WebCenter
9 4 (7.55%) Information Architecture
9 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.55%) Semantic Web
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
9 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.55%) JSR 170

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Endur
1 1 (1.89%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.66%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (5.66%) SAP HANA
3 3 (5.66%) SAP BW
3 3 (5.66%) DB2
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Marketing
3 5 (9.43%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) French Language
4 3 (5.66%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Architect
2 12 (22.64%) Technical Architect
3 10 (18.87%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Designer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Middleware Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Relationships Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.77%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Lead Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) XML
1 7 (13.21%) Middleware
2 5 (9.43%) WebCenter
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (7.55%) JSR 170
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.66%) SOAP
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
4 3 (5.66%) JSON
5 1 (1.89%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) GIS
4 4 (7.55%) Semantic Web
5 3 (5.66%) HP Storage
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (3.77%) Replication
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) AIX
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) TOGAF
3 5 (9.43%) Content Management
3 5 (9.43%) SOA
4 4 (7.55%) RDF
4 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
4 4 (7.55%) RAD
4 4 (7.55%) RUP
4 4 (7.55%) CRM
4 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
4 4 (7.55%) Information Architecture
4 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (5.66%) People Management
5 3 (5.66%) Time Management
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.66%) Migration
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) ERP
5 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
3 5 (9.43%) SAP
4 4 (7.55%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Teradata
6 2 (3.77%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.89%) ATG
7 1 (1.89%) Remedy
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) Pega
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