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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 28 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.59% 3.99% 12.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 4.21% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £540 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £477 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £670 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +4.44%
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
237 261 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 87.78% 94.57% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 142 116
Average daily rate £338 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £23.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) NAS
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) SCOM
6 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
6 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
6 3 (23.08%) Big Data
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Google
7 2 (15.38%) Netezza
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (23.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
2 2 (15.38%) SAS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SPSS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) RIP
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Sqoop
2 2 (15.38%) Triplestore
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) HBase
2 2 (15.38%) Mahout
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
4 1 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (7.69%) FlexPod
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) DTV
4 1 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) SUSE
5 1 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Service Management
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) ETL
2 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) R
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Flume
5 1 (7.69%) NFS
5 1 (7.69%) SRDF
5 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (7.69%) SnapMirror
2 1 (7.69%) SnapVault
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Teradata
4 2 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Netezza
4 2 (15.38%) Greenplum
4 2 (15.38%) Vertica
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) PlateSpin
5 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
5 1 (7.69%) NetIQ
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) HP