The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 58 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 10 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 0.20% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.22% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Average daily rate
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£563 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £60.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
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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
788 930 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.68% 91.45% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 449 378
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 34 28
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.83% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.09 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) 3G
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Billing
5 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 4 (28.57%) Internet
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Broadband
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Validation
6 3 (21.43%) Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Business Development

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (21.43%) Lync
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) 3G
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) Broadband
3 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 3 (21.43%) LTE
3 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Billing
4 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Business Development
3 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
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