The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 66 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 10 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 1.36% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.94% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Average daily rate £463 £506 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £446 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £580 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £49.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+13.13% +12.50%
Technical Architecture
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
752 620 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 75.96% 70.45% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 345 365
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Reading region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) Security Management
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 2 (10.53%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.53%) Nagios
7 2 (10.53%) Ansible
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Puppet
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.26%) Office 365
8 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.26%) User Stories

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Onboarding Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Security Management
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Information Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Metadata Management
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) hybris
5 1 (5.26%) Intel
5 1 (5.26%) SAP