The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 15 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 71 57 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.00% 6.68% 10.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.76% 7.42% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 34
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £390 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £610 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +4.44%
Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
915 768 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.15% 90.04% 91.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 391 422
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Reading region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 24 (17.27%) Oracle
2 23 (16.55%) SharePoint
3 22 (15.83%) Project Management
3 22 (15.83%) Finance
4 19 (13.67%) Security Cleared
5 18 (12.95%) TOGAF
6 16 (11.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (11.51%) Web Services
7 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
7 15 (10.79%) QA
8 14 (10.07%) Retail
8 14 (10.07%) SOA
9 13 (9.35%) Java
9 13 (9.35%) Migration
10 12 (8.63%) VMware
10 12 (8.63%) Data Modelling
11 11 (7.91%) Telecoms
11 11 (7.91%) Business Development
11 11 (7.91%) Degree
11 11 (7.91%) Data Centre
12 10 (7.19%) DV Cleared
12 10 (7.19%) Active Directory
12 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
12 10 (7.19%) SAP
12 10 (7.19%) Linux
13 9 (6.47%) Middleware
13 9 (6.47%) Service Management
13 9 (6.47%) Firewall
13 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
13 9 (6.47%) VoLTE

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (16.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.60%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.88%) Lync
3 4 (2.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.72%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.88%) SaaS
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) Yammer
3 2 (1.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) Firewall
1 9 (6.47%) VoLTE
2 7 (5.04%) Network Security
3 5 (3.60%) LAN
3 5 (3.60%) WAN
3 5 (3.60%) 3G
4 4 (2.88%) SAN
4 4 (2.88%) Internet
4 4 (2.88%) 4G
4 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.16%) MPLS
6 2 (1.44%) BGP
6 2 (1.44%) DNS
6 2 (1.44%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.44%) Wireless
6 2 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.44%) LTE
7 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.88%) MySQL
4 3 (2.16%) Informix
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.44%) MS Access
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
6 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.72%) QlikView
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.72%) Big Data
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Maven
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) Hudson
2 1 (0.72%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.72%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.72%) Toad
2 1 (0.72%) JDeveloper
General
1 22 (15.83%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Retail
3 11 (7.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Marketing
5 3 (2.16%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.44%) Billing
6 2 (1.44%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) Web Services
2 9 (6.47%) Middleware
3 7 (5.04%) HTML
4 6 (4.32%) .NET
5 4 (2.88%) HTML5
5 4 (2.88%) REST
6 3 (2.16%) XML
6 3 (2.16%) SOAP
6 3 (2.16%) CSS
6 3 (2.16%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.72%) RESTful
7 1 (0.72%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.72%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.72%) JSP
7 1 (0.72%) EJB
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (0.72%) Spring
7 1 (0.72%) Ajax
7 1 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.32%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.88%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.88%) GIS
6 4 (2.88%) PKI
7 3 (2.16%) SCADA
7 3 (2.16%) Social Media
7 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.16%) Replication
7 3 (2.16%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) CESG
8 1 (0.72%) Economics
8 1 (0.72%) CMDB
8 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.19%) Linux
2 7 (5.04%) UNIX
3 5 (3.60%) Windows
4 1 (0.72%) Solaris
4 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.83%) Project Management
2 18 (12.95%) TOGAF
3 16 (11.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (10.07%) SOA
5 13 (9.35%) Migration
6 12 (8.63%) Data Modelling
7 11 (7.91%) Business Development
8 9 (6.47%) Service Management
9 8 (5.76%) ITIL
9 8 (5.76%) UML
10 7 (5.04%) CRM
10 7 (5.04%) Information Security
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.32%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.32%) ERP
11 6 (4.32%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (4.32%) SIEM
12 5 (3.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.35%) Java
2 7 (5.04%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.04%) SQL
3 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.16%) C
4 3 (2.16%) C++
5 2 (1.44%) C#
5 2 (1.44%) Perl
5 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.72%) COBOL
6 1 (0.72%) Scala
6 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.72%) VBA
6 1 (0.72%) Python
6 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (13.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.91%) Degree
3 10 (7.19%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.16%) CCNP
6 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.44%) CCNA
7 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.72%) CISSP
8 1 (0.72%) CISA
8 1 (0.72%) CISM
8 1 (0.72%) GSEC
8 1 (0.72%) CEH
8 1 (0.72%) CCIE
8 1 (0.72%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) HP NNM
1 2 (1.44%) OpenView
2 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.72%) Netcool
2 1 (0.72%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.72%) SCOM
2 1 (0.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.72%) SELinux
2 1 (0.72%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 24 (17.27%) Oracle
2 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.63%) VMware
4 10 (7.19%) SAP
5 8 (5.76%) HP
5 8 (5.76%) Symantec
5 8 (5.76%) IBM
6 7 (5.04%) ServiceNow
6 7 (5.04%) Cisco
7 6 (4.32%) ArcSight
8 5 (3.60%) Tripwire
8 5 (3.60%) EMC
9 4 (2.88%) Intel
9 4 (2.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.88%) hybris
9 4 (2.88%) Pega
9 4 (2.88%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (2.16%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.16%) Guidewire
10 3 (2.16%) Sitecore
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