Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Architect
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 22 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.94% 8.47% 9.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.61% 8.77% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 34
Slough median daily rate £525 £550 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +14.58% -4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £375 £381
90th Percentile £725 £650 £687
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £510
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 229 285 433
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.09% 96.61% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 202 282
Slough median daily rate £400 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -7.05% +11.43%
10th Percentile £271 £206 £250
90th Percentile £554 £525 £512
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 16
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.52% +29.17% -30.43%
10th Percentile £40.50 £9.62 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £33.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% -22.08% +13.24%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018, 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 7 (31.82%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Legal
3 4 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (18.18%) SOA
3 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 4 (18.18%) REST
3 4 (18.18%) IT Strategy
4 3 (13.64%) 5G
4 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) 4G
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) CISSP
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Banking

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 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 3 (13.64%) 4G
3 3 (13.64%) 5G
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) Intranet
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.55%) IPsec
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) SGSN
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) EJB
2 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) JPA
2 2 (9.09%) JSF
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) JSP
2 2 (9.09%) MSMQ
2 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (9.09%) Servlets
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) Struts
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.55%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) HPUX
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
1 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
2 4 (18.18%) IT Strategy
2 4 (18.18%) SOA
2 4 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Deployment Diagram
4 2 (9.09%) DoDAF
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (9.09%) Microservices
4 2 (9.09%) MSF
4 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Service Design
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) BMC
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat