The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 191 198 195
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.060% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.064% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£488 £500 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £472 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £38.75
Systems Architect
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
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems Architect
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 Systems Architect across the City of London region.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (33.33%) IBM XIV
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IBM XIV
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) EMC