The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Head of Architecture featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 155 200 208
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.018% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.019% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £700 £738
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £713 £550
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +29.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of Architecture
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3313 5358 5910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.63% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 4077 4318
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.95 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Head of Architecture in the job title.

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Architecture across the City of London region.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Head of Architecture 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 City of London region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CESG

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software