The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Solutions Architect role 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 118 127 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.080% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.087% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£378 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% -13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £463 £470
% change year-on-year
+16.75% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Technical Solutions Architect
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2303 2286 2512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.88% 91.59% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1219 1142 994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 119
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.88 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -11.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect across the Berkshire region.

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 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.

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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
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Technical Solutions Architect
South East

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Information Management
6 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) KVM
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) Software AG
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) webMethods
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle