The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 105 96
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 7 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.38% 0.71% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.89% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 7
Median daily rate £520 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £414 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £573 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.37% +1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.58 -
% change year-on-year +11.56% -  

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1497 1907 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.45% 80.13% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1051 940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Berkshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Berkshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Berkshire

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Slough +4 1 £465 +12.72% 1
Newbury +1 1 - -
Technical Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 6 (35.29%) SOA
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) IT Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) JDA
5 2 (11.76%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) SANS
6 1 (5.88%) Service Design
6 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Office 365

Technical Architecture
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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SOA Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.88%) OSS Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) SOA
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) IT Strategy
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Presales
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) Service Design
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) MBA
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SANS
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) JDA
3 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata
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