The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 157 156 205
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.087% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.090% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £650 £538 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £528 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £548 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £467 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
3042 3318 5613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2637 4295
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 107
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Systems 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 City of London region featuring Systems Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) MiFID
3 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Pega
3 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Systems Architect 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (20.00%) Pega
1 1 (20.00%) Temenos