The median contractor rate for a Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 2 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 13.57% 4.59% 6.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 4.78% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 17
Median daily rate £575 £480 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.79% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £521 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.15% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 133 209 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 95.00% 95.87% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 120 151
Median daily rate £418 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £175.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Slough

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Slough

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Slough region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) PLM
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.00%) Legal
4 3 (12.00%) Finance
4 3 (12.00%) BGP
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (8.00%) vRealize
5 2 (8.00%) Puppet
5 2 (8.00%) Ansible
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) Python

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) CallidusCloud
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) BGP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) IPv4
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (16.00%) Legal
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Java EE
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (24.00%) PLM
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) BCP
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Security
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) vCloud
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) vRealize
2 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (8.00%) Genesys
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) Callidus
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.00%) Jitterbit
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus
4 1 (4.00%) Nimsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com