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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 63 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 13 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 0.84% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.94% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£488 £450 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £443 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year
- +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +163.20%
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
934 957 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.21% 89.19% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 493 303
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 52
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.13 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.84% -18.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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
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 21 April 2015, 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 11 (34.38%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) GIS
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
4 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Process Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Time Management
5 4 (12.50%) People Management
5 4 (12.50%) Windows
5 4 (12.50%) SAN
5 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) Clustering
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.38%) Lync
6 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (9.38%) Lync
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) Liferay
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) HP Helion
2 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.13%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.25%) Spring
1 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) JSP
2 1 (3.13%) Servlets
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) JSR 170
2 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) Akka
2 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) GIS
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
4 2 (6.25%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Semantic Web
5 1 (3.13%) Open Source
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) CRM
3 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 4 (12.50%) Process Architecture
3 4 (12.50%) Time Management
3 4 (12.50%) People Management
4 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Kanban
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Veeam
4 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Varonis
4 1 (3.13%) Zerto
4 1 (3.13%) Neverfail