Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 125 122
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 29 47 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 1.10% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.19% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 37
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £481 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.77% -8.71%
10th Percentile £443 £360 £425
90th Percentile £605 £584 £618
South East median daily rate £525 £525 £490
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3747 3954 4661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.91% 92.28% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2138 2528
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £213
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 187 242
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.28 £46.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Berkshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Architect in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Berkshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Berkshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Berkshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 10 £475 -5.00% 2
Bracknell +7 10 £525 -
Newbury -11 2 £450 +25.00%
Slough +6 1 - - 1
Maidenhead -13 1 - -
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
4 7 (24.14%) Unix
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
5 6 (20.69%) IBM
5 6 (20.69%) EMC
5 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (20.69%) Private Cloud
5 6 (20.69%) IaaS
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.24%) WAN
6 5 (17.24%) SAP
6 5 (17.24%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.79%) AIX
7 4 (13.79%) HP
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) SAN
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 4 (13.79%) Firewall
7 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (3.45%) SAP MDG
1 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) LSMW
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Automotive
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) EJB
2 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
2 1 (3.45%) Struts
2 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
2 1 (3.45%) WSDL
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) Private Cloud
3 4 (13.79%) EMC VNX
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Exalogic
3 4 (13.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Clustering
5 2 (6.90%) IVR
5 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
5 2 (6.90%) Taxonomies
6 1 (3.45%) CMDB
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Unix
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
6 4 (13.79%) AIX
6 4 (13.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Presales
2 4 (13.79%) Service Design
2 4 (13.79%) Service Management
2 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) IT Governance
4 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Network Segmentation
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Telematics
4 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) AWK
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) sed
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) MCITP
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (6.90%) RHCE
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.90%) VMware NSX
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.90%) XenServer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) EMC
3 6 (20.69%) IBM
4 5 (17.24%) SAP
5 4 (13.79%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Brocade
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Intel
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Sun
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) hybris
7 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com