The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Architect
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.26% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
367 317 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.62% 92.42% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 196 106
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £126.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Architect in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Architect across the Bedfordshire region.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Architect
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Systems Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Architect in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Agresso
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) ACCA
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) General Ledger
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (100.00%) Process Architecture

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Systems Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Agresso
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Process Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ACCA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP