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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 201 210 219
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 3 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.050% 0.25% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.27% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £625 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £443 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £60.00
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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 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
5510 6756 6932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.75% 92.51% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4114 4911 5043
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 138 164
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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
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 20 October 2014.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Systems Architect
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) IBM XIV

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
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