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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 41 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 30 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.31% 1.36% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 1.49% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 6
Average daily rate
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£545 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £610 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-23.97% -10.00%
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
815 1004 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.06% 91.02% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 527 373
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -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%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 30 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.94%) CRM
3 27 (50.94%) SharePoint
3 27 (50.94%) Clustering
3 27 (50.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 27 (50.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (50.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (49.06%) Lync
4 26 (49.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (49.06%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (49.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (49.06%) SQL
5 25 (47.17%) BizTalk Server
5 25 (47.17%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (45.28%) Hyper-V
7 19 (35.85%) Application Packaging
8 18 (33.96%) .NET
9 16 (30.19%) SOA
10 13 (24.53%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
12 8 (15.09%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (15.09%) Java
13 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
13 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
14 5 (9.43%) Data Integration
14 5 (9.43%) Data Architecture
14 5 (9.43%) Windows
14 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (7.55%) SAN

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (50.94%) SharePoint
1 27 (50.94%) SharePoint 2013
1 27 (50.94%) Exchange Server 2013
1 27 (50.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 26 (49.06%) Lync
3 25 (47.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (49.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 26 (49.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) SAN
2 3 (5.66%) LAN
2 3 (5.66%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) SNMP
3 1 (1.89%) VoIP
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (1.89%) Banking
1 1 (1.89%) Retail
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) Application Packaging
2 18 (33.96%) .NET
3 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.89%) Akka
4 1 (1.89%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.94%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.55%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.66%) Open Source
5 2 (3.77%) GIS
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) CRM
2 26 (49.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (30.19%) SOA
4 13 (24.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (15.09%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.43%) Data Architecture
7 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.55%) ITIL
9 3 (5.66%) Process Architecture
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.66%) People Management
10 2 (3.77%) ITSM
10 2 (3.77%) Scrum
10 2 (3.77%) DevOps
10 2 (3.77%) Network Architecture
10 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.89%) Kanban
11 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) Scala
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 24 (45.28%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) VMware
2 3 (5.66%) BMC
2 3 (5.66%) Avaya
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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