The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 41 63 87
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 35 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.92% 1.94% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 2.10% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 6
Average daily rate
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£545 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £490 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.78 - -
Technical Architect
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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
810 998 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.71% 91.98% 89.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 516 373
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £29.05 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Reading region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 25 (54.35%) CRM
2 25 (54.35%) SharePoint
2 25 (54.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (52.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 24 (52.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 24 (52.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (52.17%) Clustering
4 23 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (50.00%) Lync
4 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 23 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (47.83%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (47.83%) SQL
6 18 (39.13%) .NET
7 17 (36.96%) Application Packaging
8 15 (32.61%) SOA
9 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
10 12 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.22%) Windows
13 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
14 4 (8.70%) Avaya
14 4 (8.70%) ITIL
14 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
14 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (8.70%) Data Architecture
14 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (54.35%) SharePoint
1 25 (54.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 24 (52.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 24 (52.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 23 (50.00%) Lync
3 23 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 23 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (47.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) VoIP
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) SNMP
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) EDRMS
1 1 (2.17%) IDOL
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Banking
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) .NET
2 17 (36.96%) Application Packaging
3 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.52%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.35%) Open Source
4 2 (4.35%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) CRM
2 24 (52.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (32.61%) SOA
4 12 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) Data Architecture
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.35%) ETL
8 2 (4.35%) ITSM
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.17%) Workflow
9 1 (2.17%) Change Management
9 1 (2.17%) Network Design
9 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.17%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.35%) C
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Avaya
3 3 (6.52%) BMC
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Meridio
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