The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Job Titles advertised 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 122 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.071% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2551 2300 2822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.08% 91.45% 90.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 903 1020
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 151 104
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.97 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Technical Solutions Architect
South East

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 23 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.

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on Same Period
Last Year
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Technical Solutions Architect
South East

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) MVNO
2 1 (33.33%) Becrypt
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Becrypt
1 1 (33.33%) AppSense
1 1 (33.33%) Siebel
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix