The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
South East / Berkshire
Rank 91 106 102
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 10 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.82% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.88% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 21
Median daily rate £488 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £392 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £560 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1728 2268 2701
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.30% 92.53% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 1170 1389
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £27.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.90% +59.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +2 3 £475 -
Reading +17 2 £475 -
Bracknell -4 2 £475 -13.63%
Windsor +4 1 - -
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) XML
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 5 (17.86%) Skype
4 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
4 5 (17.86%) Office 365
4 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (14.29%) Data Structures
5 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) Presales
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) Java

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Office 365
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) French Language
2 1 (3.57%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) RESTful
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) EJB
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 2 (7.14%) JSP
4 2 (7.14%) LAMP
4 2 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) OAuth2
5 1 (3.57%) SAML
5 1 (3.57%) Servlets
5 1 (3.57%) SignalR
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) BDD
4 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.71%) Presales
4 3 (10.71%) SDLC
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
2 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) Kibana
1 1 (3.57%) logstash
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.57%) Callidus
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Jitterbit
4 1 (3.57%) Nimsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.57%) Pega
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) Siebel
4 1 (3.57%) Veritas