The median contractor rate for a Technical Solutions Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 22 June 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 Solution Architect
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 112 107
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 1 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £575 £385 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.35% -23.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £548 £480 £500
% change year-on-year +14.06% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1677 2209 2298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.79% 92.74% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 1179 1166
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 95 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -27.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.05 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Technical Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy

Technical Solutions 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements