Period
to 22 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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.

Architect
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 21 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 23 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.35% 6.31% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.77% 6.60% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 16
Slough median daily rate £575 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -6.98% +19.44%
10th Percentile £458 £313 £419
90th Percentile £638 £550 £703
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £550 £535
% change year-on-year - +2.80% +2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £80.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year +45.45% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 296 288 257
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 95.68% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 186 181
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £207 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £540
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Slough median hourly rate £92.50 £20.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +362.50% +40.85% -5.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £15.10 £12.25
90th Percentile £159.00 £20.70 £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.74 £19.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +14.42% +28.81% +5.36%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Slough

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Slough

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Slough over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Slough

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Slough

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 Slough region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
4 3 (13.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (13.04%) Workshop Facilitation
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) SOAP
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Aruba
5 2 (8.70%) 4G
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
5 2 (8.70%) Broadband

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (4.35%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Apple Pay
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) 3G
2 2 (8.70%) 4G
2 2 (8.70%) Broadband
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
1 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
2 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (13.04%) Workshop Facilitation
3 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (8.70%) Architectural Design
4 2 (8.70%) Architecture Governance
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Sales Enablement
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) IFRS
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Aruba
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Meraki
4 1 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless