The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Reading 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 20 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 60 95 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.74% 9.76% 10.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.57% 10.66% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 52
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £424 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 891 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.10% 91.57% 89.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 387 383
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Architect
Berkshire

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 43 (31.39%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.55%) SC Cleared
3 27 (19.71%) Telecoms
4 21 (15.33%) Windows
4 21 (15.33%) Project Management
5 20 (14.60%) Oracle
5 20 (14.60%) Degree
6 18 (13.14%) SOA
7 17 (12.41%) 3G
8 16 (11.68%) Cisco
8 16 (11.68%) Finance
9 14 (10.22%) LTE
9 14 (10.22%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (9.49%) Network Architecture
10 13 (9.49%) SQL
11 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
11 12 (8.76%) Migration
11 12 (8.76%) TOGAF
12 10 (7.30%) Juniper
13 9 (6.57%) SLA
13 9 (6.57%) Internet
13 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
13 9 (6.57%) Validation
13 9 (6.57%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (6.57%) Huawei
14 8 (5.84%) Firewall
14 8 (5.84%) .NET
14 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
15 7 (5.11%) XML
15 7 (5.11%) SAP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.38%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.38%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.19%) IIS
3 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.46%) Lync
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.19%) MS Project
3 3 (2.19%) MS Office
4 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.73%) Maximo
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.73%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Force.com
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) PaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.41%) 3G
2 14 (10.22%) LTE
3 9 (6.57%) Internet
4 8 (5.84%) Firewall
5 6 (4.38%) Wireless
5 6 (4.38%) ATM
5 6 (4.38%) VoIP
6 5 (3.65%) WCDMA
6 5 (3.65%) RANAP
6 5 (3.65%) SAN
6 5 (3.65%) 4G
6 5 (3.65%) GGSN
6 5 (3.65%) SGSN
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.19%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (2.19%) LDAP
7 3 (2.19%) 2G
7 3 (2.19%) DNS
7 3 (2.19%) WAN
7 3 (2.19%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.38%) IDOL
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.92%) OLAP
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.19%) Cognos Query Studio
5 3 (2.19%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 3 (2.19%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (2.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (2.19%) Cognos Transformer
5 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.46%) DB2
6 2 (1.46%) Big Data
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Ant
1 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (19.71%) Telecoms
2 16 (11.68%) Finance
3 7 (5.11%) Retail
3 7 (5.11%) Marketing
4 4 (2.92%) Billing
4 4 (2.92%) Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Back Office
6 2 (1.46%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Military
7 1 (0.73%) Law
7 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) .NET
2 7 (5.11%) XML
3 4 (2.92%) Middleware
3 4 (2.92%) Web Services
4 3 (2.19%) J2EE
4 3 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.46%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.46%) XSLT
5 2 (1.46%) HTML
5 2 (1.46%) JNDI
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (0.73%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.73%) Spring
6 1 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.73%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.73%) ODBC
6 1 (0.73%) XHTML
6 1 (0.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.11%) Clustering
3 5 (3.65%) PKI
3 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.19%) Replication
4 3 (2.19%) Open Source
5 2 (1.46%) DataPower
5 2 (1.46%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.46%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.46%) Handset
5 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.73%) EPoS
6 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.73%) GIS
6 1 (0.73%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.33%) Windows
2 7 (5.11%) Linux
3 3 (2.19%) AIX
3 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.46%) Android
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) Solaris
4 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.46%) UNIX
5 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) Project Management
2 18 (13.14%) SOA
3 13 (9.49%) Network Architecture
4 12 (8.76%) Migration
4 12 (8.76%) TOGAF
5 9 (6.57%) Validation
5 9 (6.57%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (5.11%) CRM
6 7 (5.11%) Security Architecture
7 6 (4.38%) Network Design
7 6 (4.38%) Business Development
7 6 (4.38%) ITIL
7 6 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.65%) ETL
8 5 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (3.65%) Change Control
8 5 (3.65%) Analytics
8 5 (3.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.49%) SQL
2 6 (4.38%) Java
3 4 (2.92%) C
3 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.46%) Perl
5 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.73%) Ruby
5 1 (0.73%) C#
5 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.73%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 43 (31.39%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.55%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.60%) Degree
4 4 (2.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.19%) MCP
6 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.46%) PMP
6 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.46%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CISM
7 1 (0.73%) GIAC
7 1 (0.73%) GCIH
7 1 (0.73%) MCTS
7 1 (0.73%) CCIE
7 1 (0.73%) CCNP
7 1 (0.73%) CCNA
7 1 (0.73%) ISEB
7 1 (0.73%) CISSP
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.92%) QA
4 1 (0.73%) COBIT
4 1 (0.73%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.19%) XenApp
4 3 (2.19%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.19%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (2.19%) ARCserve
1 3 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.19%) NetBackup
1 3 (2.19%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.73%) Puppet
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) Oracle
2 16 (11.68%) Cisco
3 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.30%) Juniper
5 9 (6.57%) Huawei
6 7 (5.11%) SAP
7 6 (4.38%) Avaya
7 6 (4.38%) F5
7 6 (4.38%) Meridio
8 5 (3.65%) VMware
8 5 (3.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (3.65%) Ericsson
8 5 (3.65%) IBM
9 4 (2.92%) Cognos
9 4 (2.92%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.19%) Symantec
10 3 (2.19%) Siebel
10 3 (2.19%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.19%) HP
10 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
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