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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 16 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.96% 6.88% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 7.52% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £418 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.63 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.92% -6.05%
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
277 226 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 91.72% 91.50% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 135 120
Average daily rate £400 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £190 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 9 (30.00%) IBM
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) DB2
3 7 (23.33%) SAP
4 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) AIX
4 6 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 6 (20.00%) Firewall
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.67%) ABAP
5 5 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 5 (16.67%) SaaS
5 5 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (16.67%) SAP HANA
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Middleware

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) PaaS
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
1 6 (20.00%) LAN
1 6 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) RSVP
3 1 (3.33%) ISUP
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Broadband
3 1 (3.33%) IPsec
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.33%) MGW
3 1 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) DB2
2 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 5 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (16.67%) SAP HANA
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.33%) ERwin
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Interactive Media
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
1 3 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) SecurID
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) iSeries
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) RAD
6 2 (6.67%) RUP
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security
7 1 (3.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) ABAP
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.67%) XenMobile
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) IBM
3 7 (23.33%) SAP
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.67%) PlateSpin
7 2 (6.67%) MobileIron
7 2 (6.67%) BMC
7 2 (6.67%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Juniper
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Cognos
8 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (3.33%) Nokia
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint