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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 6 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 115 73 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.60% 6.55% 8.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.96% 7.21% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 30 32
Average daily rate
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£550 £488 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £270 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £569 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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
824 1012 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.25% 90.76% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 529 379
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £505 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 54
Average hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -13.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 41 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 37 (19.89%) Active Directory
3 32 (17.20%) SQL
3 32 (17.20%) Security Cleared
4 31 (16.67%) Clustering
5 30 (16.13%) CRM
5 30 (16.13%) SharePoint
5 30 (16.13%) Lync
6 28 (15.05%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (15.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (15.05%) Telecoms
6 28 (15.05%) Dynamics AX
6 28 (15.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 27 (14.52%) Hyper-V
7 27 (14.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 27 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (13.98%) .NET
8 26 (13.98%) Dynamics CRM
8 26 (13.98%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (13.44%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (12.90%) SOA
10 24 (12.90%) TOGAF
11 23 (12.37%) Finance
12 22 (11.83%) Cisco
12 22 (11.83%) SC Cleared
13 19 (10.22%) Application Packaging
14 18 (9.68%) Java
14 18 (9.68%) SAP
14 18 (9.68%) Windows
15 17 (9.14%) Degree

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 30 (16.13%) SharePoint
1 30 (16.13%) Lync
2 28 (15.05%) BizTalk Server
2 28 (15.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 27 (14.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 27 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.15%) IIS
5 3 (1.61%) Apache
5 3 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.08%) JBoss
6 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.08%) Liferay
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
7 1 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.54%) Node.js
7 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.54%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 28 (15.05%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (13.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.08%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.08%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (1.08%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.54%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.54%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.54%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.54%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.54%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.44%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.99%) 3G
2 9 (4.84%) Internet
2 9 (4.84%) LAN
2 9 (4.84%) WAN
3 7 (3.76%) VoIP
4 6 (3.23%) SAN
4 6 (3.23%) Broadband
4 6 (3.23%) Wireless
4 6 (3.23%) 4G
4 6 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (2.69%) LTE
6 4 (2.15%) RANAP
6 4 (2.15%) GGSN
6 4 (2.15%) SGSN
6 4 (2.15%) BGP
6 4 (2.15%) Firewall
7 3 (1.61%) MPLS
7 3 (1.61%) DHCP
7 3 (1.61%) DNS
8 2 (1.08%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.15%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.61%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.08%) PowerCenter
3 2 (1.08%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.54%) MySQL
4 1 (0.54%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.54%) IDOL
4 1 (0.54%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) JIRA
1 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (15.05%) Telecoms
2 23 (12.37%) Finance
3 13 (6.99%) Retail
4 11 (5.91%) Billing
5 7 (3.76%) Marketing
6 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.98%) .NET
2 19 (10.22%) Application Packaging
3 8 (4.30%) SOAP
3 8 (4.30%) XML
4 7 (3.76%) HTML
5 5 (2.69%) Web Services
5 5 (2.69%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.69%) REST
6 4 (2.15%) Spring
6 4 (2.15%) HTML5
6 4 (2.15%) JSON
6 4 (2.15%) Middleware
6 4 (2.15%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.15%) XSD
6 4 (2.15%) J2EE
7 3 (1.61%) WCF
8 2 (1.08%) jQuery
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.08%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.08%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.67%) Clustering
2 11 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.76%) GIS
4 7 (3.76%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.69%) Open Source
5 5 (2.69%) PKI
6 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.15%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.61%) Social Media
7 3 (1.61%) Life Science
7 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.08%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.54%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.68%) Windows
2 6 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.69%) UNIX
3 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.61%) Solaris
4 3 (1.61%) Linux
5 2 (1.08%) AIX
5 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) HPUX
6 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.13%) CRM
2 28 (15.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (13.98%) Enterprise Architecture
4 24 (12.90%) TOGAF
4 24 (12.90%) SOA
5 13 (6.99%) Data Modelling
6 11 (5.91%) Migration
6 11 (5.91%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (5.38%) ITIL
8 9 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.84%) Network Architecture
9 8 (4.30%) ERP
10 6 (3.23%) Project Management
10 6 (3.23%) Process Architecture
10 6 (3.23%) Data Architecture
10 6 (3.23%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.23%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.23%) People Management
11 5 (2.69%) Business Transformation
11 5 (2.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.20%) SQL
2 18 (9.68%) Java
3 6 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.23%) C
4 3 (1.61%) Scala
4 3 (1.61%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.08%) Perl
6 1 (0.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby
6 1 (0.54%) XPath
6 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.54%) VBScript
6 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.83%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.14%) Degree
4 4 (2.15%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.15%) CCNP
4 4 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.61%) CCIP
5 3 (1.61%) CCIE
6 2 (1.08%) PhD
6 2 (1.08%) CISSP
6 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.08%) CISA
6 2 (1.08%) CISM
6 2 (1.08%) GSEC
6 2 (1.08%) MCTS
6 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.08%) CSSLP
6 2 (1.08%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (19.89%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.52%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.15%) XenApp
5 2 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.08%) SCCM
3 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.54%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.54%) OpenView
3 1 (0.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 41 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.83%) Cisco
3 18 (9.68%) SAP
4 12 (6.45%) VMware
5 9 (4.84%) Oracle
6 7 (3.76%) F5
6 7 (3.76%) Citrix
7 5 (2.69%) Avaya
7 5 (2.69%) Juniper
7 5 (2.69%) BMC
7 5 (2.69%) Huawei
7 5 (2.69%) Ericsson
8 4 (2.15%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (1.61%) Open Text
9 3 (1.61%) RedDot
10 2 (1.08%) IBM
10 2 (1.08%) Symantec
10 2 (1.08%) SunGard
10 2 (1.08%) HP
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