The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 138 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.17% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
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£538 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.26% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £361 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £593 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £65.00
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2808 2243 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.55% 93.85% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1129 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 240 367
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Architect across the East of England region.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Senior Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect across the East of England region.

Senior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 6 £506 -22.11% 1
Norfolk - 1 £600 -
Essex - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Data Security
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Business Development
5 3 (13.04%) Clustering
5 3 (13.04%) Retail
5 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.04%) Mule
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (8.70%) XenApp
6 2 (8.70%) XenServer
6 2 (8.70%) Java EE
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 2 (8.70%) UNIX
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Mule
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) WLAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) J2SE
3 1 (4.35%) CGI
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Data Security
3 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Business Development
4 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) B2C
5 1 (4.35%) BPR
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCA
1 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCDP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (8.70%) XenApp
1 2 (8.70%) XenServer
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas
4 1 (4.35%) Sun