The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 61 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 0.10% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.11% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £456 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.87% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £65.00
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
805 890 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.05% 91.56% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 386 382
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 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
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 £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Senior Architect
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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 24 July 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 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (58.33%) 3G
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Business Development
5 3 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) LTE
5 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
6 2 (16.67%) ATM
6 2 (16.67%) Broadband
6 2 (16.67%) CDMA
6 2 (16.67%) GPRS
6 2 (16.67%) 3GPP
6 2 (16.67%) UMTS
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) 2G
6 2 (16.67%) Marketing

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) 3G
2 3 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (25.00%) LTE
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
3 2 (16.67%) ATM
3 2 (16.67%) Broadband
3 2 (16.67%) CDMA
3 2 (16.67%) GPRS
3 2 (16.67%) 3GPP
3 2 (16.67%) UMTS
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) 2G
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) FWSM
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Business Development
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco