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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
South East / Berkshire
Rank 91 107 106
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 10 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.77% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.96% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 18
Median daily rate £475 £475 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £375 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £930 £700 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -2.77% +4.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 - £49.50

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 1491 1977 2180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.55% 80.33% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 1023 1134
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 45 54
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 25 March 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 25 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
Bracknell +1 4 £900 +89.47%
Reading +11 3 £63 -84.66%
Slough +8 1 £400 +29.03%
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 9 (31.03%) Retail
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) WFM
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Teradata
6 3 (10.34%) Presales
6 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
6 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.90%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) J2EE
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) SAP
7 2 (6.90%) EJB
7 2 (6.90%) JSP
7 2 (6.90%) Web Services
7 2 (6.90%) XML

Technical Architecture
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 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) CallidusCloud
1 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.45%) BGP
2 1 (3.45%) Converged Networks
2 1 (3.45%) DSL
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.45%) IPsec
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) MPLS
2 1 (3.45%) OSPF
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Telepresence
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) VPLS
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) OLAP
General
1 9 (31.03%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Technical Leader
2 11 (37.93%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Lead Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Workforce Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) EJB
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
1 2 (6.90%) JSP
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
2 6 (20.69%) WFM
3 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Presales
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCNA
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CCDP
2 1 (3.45%) CCIE
2 1 (3.45%) CCIP
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) MBA
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SANS
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Teradata
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Ab Initio
3 2 (6.90%) Callidus
3 2 (6.90%) JDA
3 2 (6.90%) Jitterbit
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Tandberg