The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 24 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.05% 5.24% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 5.60% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Average daily rate
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£600 £450 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £443 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
273 232 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 92.23% 93.55% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 139 121
Average daily rate £375 £353 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) DB2
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) SAP
3 7 (25.00%) IBM
3 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (21.43%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) AIX
4 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) WAN
5 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Business Objects
5 5 (17.86%) ABAP
5 5 (17.86%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (17.86%) SAP BW
5 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (17.86%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 5 (17.86%) SaaS
5 5 (17.86%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (17.86%) SAP HANA
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (7.14%) SPSS
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Broadband
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) RSVP
3 1 (3.57%) ISUP
3 1 (3.57%) MPLS
3 1 (3.57%) MGW
3 1 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) DB2
2 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (17.86%) SAP BW
2 5 (17.86%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (17.86%) SAP HANA
3 3 (10.71%) Big Data
4 2 (7.14%) Sqoop
4 2 (7.14%) Triplestore
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) Mahout
4 2 (7.14%) HBase
4 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Interactive Media
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) ERP
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) MapReduce
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Information Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (3.57%) RAD
6 1 (3.57%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) ABAP
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) R
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) SAP
2 7 (25.00%) IBM
3 6 (21.43%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) Business Objects
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) Riverbed
6 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.71%) Teradata
7 2 (7.14%) Google
7 2 (7.14%) Netezza
7 2 (7.14%) PlateSpin
7 2 (7.14%) Greenplum
7 2 (7.14%) Vertica
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) BMC
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (3.57%) Nokia
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper