Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a BSS Solutions Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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.

BSS Solutions Architect
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 82 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +106
Contract jobs requiring a BSS Solutions Architect 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.40% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median daily rate - - -
Berkshire median daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,353 1,191 1,361
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.56% 93.41% 90.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 700 732
Reading median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £190 £255 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £568
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 58 81
Reading median hourly rate £21.95 £14.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.04% -1.72% -32.71%
10th Percentile £10.48 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.83 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +37.93% - -32.71%

BSS Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured BSS Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for BSS Solutions Architect in Reading

BSS Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BSS Solutions Architect in Reading

BSS Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, BSS Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region featuring BSS Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) Broadband
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation

BSS Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Mitel
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com