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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 10 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 98 77 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.41% 7.58% 8.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.24% 8.58% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 25
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£481 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £413 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.63 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.92% -6.05%
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
872 897 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.67% 88.29% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 455 272
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 45 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.01%) Active Directory
3 35 (16.59%) .NET
4 34 (16.11%) Security Cleared
5 33 (15.64%) SharePoint
5 33 (15.64%) SOA
5 33 (15.64%) TOGAF
6 32 (15.17%) CRM
7 31 (14.69%) Java
7 31 (14.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 31 (14.69%) Lync
8 30 (14.22%) Clustering
8 30 (14.22%) BizTalk Server
9 29 (13.74%) SQL
9 29 (13.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 28 (13.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 28 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (13.27%) Dynamics AX
11 27 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 27 (12.80%) Hyper-V
12 26 (12.32%) Dynamics CRM
13 25 (11.85%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (11.37%) SC Cleared
15 22 (10.43%) Finance
16 19 (9.00%) Application Packaging
17 18 (8.53%) Oracle
17 18 (8.53%) SAP
17 18 (8.53%) Windows
17 18 (8.53%) Data Modelling
18 17 (8.06%) Technical Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 33 (15.64%) SharePoint
2 31 (14.69%) Lync
3 30 (14.22%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (13.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 28 (13.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 27 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.90%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.42%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.42%) JCAPS
8 3 (1.42%) Liferay
9 2 (0.95%) Drupal
9 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.95%) CMS
9 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.95%) IIS
9 2 (0.95%) Apache
9 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.47%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 28 (13.27%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (12.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.95%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.95%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.47%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.47%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.85%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (4.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) Internet
2 6 (2.84%) 3G
2 6 (2.84%) LAN
2 6 (2.84%) WAN
2 6 (2.84%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (2.37%) VoIP
3 5 (2.37%) Wireless
4 4 (1.90%) BGP
4 4 (1.90%) Broadband
4 4 (1.90%) SAN
5 3 (1.42%) DNS
5 3 (1.42%) MPLS
5 3 (1.42%) DHCP
6 2 (0.95%) OSPF
6 2 (0.95%) DMZ
6 2 (0.95%) Firewall
6 2 (0.95%) 4G
6 2 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.95%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) MySQL
3 7 (3.32%) Informix
4 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.42%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.95%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.95%) IDOL
7 1 (0.47%) Essbase
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.47%) Xcelsius
7 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.47%) ERwin
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 22 (10.43%) Finance
2 17 (8.06%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.06%) Retail
3 8 (3.79%) Billing
4 5 (2.37%) Legal
4 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.42%) Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.59%) .NET
2 19 (9.00%) Application Packaging
3 12 (5.69%) XML
4 10 (4.74%) HTML
5 9 (4.27%) SOAP
5 9 (4.27%) Web Services
6 7 (3.32%) REST
7 6 (2.84%) Middleware
8 5 (2.37%) HTML5
8 5 (2.37%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.90%) jQuery
9 4 (1.90%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.90%) JSON
9 4 (1.90%) XSD
10 3 (1.42%) J2EE
10 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.42%) CSS
10 3 (1.42%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.42%) Spring
10 3 (1.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.22%) Clustering
2 11 (5.21%) GIS
3 8 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.32%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.37%) PKI
6 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.90%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.90%) Open Source
7 4 (1.90%) Social Media
8 3 (1.42%) Life Science
8 3 (1.42%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.42%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.95%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.47%) User Experience
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.47%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.53%) Windows
2 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (2.37%) UNIX
3 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.42%) Solaris
4 3 (1.42%) Linux
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) AIX
5 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.64%) SOA
1 33 (15.64%) TOGAF
2 32 (15.17%) CRM
3 31 (14.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (8.53%) Data Modelling
6 17 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (7.11%) Migration
8 14 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.74%) ITIL
10 8 (3.79%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.32%) People Management
11 7 (3.32%) ERP
11 7 (3.32%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.32%) Process Architecture
12 6 (2.84%) Data Architecture
12 6 (2.84%) Content Management
12 6 (2.84%) Business Development
12 6 (2.84%) EAI
13 5 (2.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.69%) Java
2 29 (13.74%) SQL
3 8 (3.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.37%) C
5 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.42%) Scala
6 2 (0.95%) C++
6 2 (0.95%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) PHP
7 1 (0.47%) C#
7 1 (0.47%) VBScript
7 1 (0.47%) VB
7 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.47%) Ruby
7 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.37%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.64%) Degree
4 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) CCNP
5 3 (1.42%) CCIP
5 3 (1.42%) CCIE
5 3 (1.42%) VCP4
6 2 (0.95%) GCED
6 2 (0.95%) PhD
6 2 (0.95%) CISSP
6 2 (0.95%) CISA
6 2 (0.95%) CISM
6 2 (0.95%) GSEC
6 2 (0.95%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) QA
1 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (18.01%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.80%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.90%) XenApp
5 2 (0.95%) XenServer
5 2 (0.95%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.95%) MOM
2 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.95%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.47%) SELinux
3 1 (0.47%) OpenView
3 1 (0.47%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 45 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.53%) Oracle
2 18 (8.53%) SAP
3 16 (7.58%) Cisco
4 13 (6.16%) VMware
5 9 (4.27%) Citrix
6 8 (3.79%) webMethods
7 6 (2.84%) F5
8 5 (2.37%) Open Text
8 5 (2.37%) RedDot
8 5 (2.37%) BMC
9 4 (1.90%) EMC
9 4 (1.90%) NetApp
9 4 (1.90%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.90%) Symantec
10 3 (1.42%) IBM
10 3 (1.42%) HP
11 2 (0.95%) Dell
11 2 (0.95%) Informatica
11 2 (0.95%) SunGard
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