The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 126 142 139
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -
Systems Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2445 2973 2872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.25% 95.04% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1810 1675
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 242 238
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.70 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Systems 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 Systems Architect across the East of England region.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Systems 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 Systems Architect across the East of England region.

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Systems Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +15 2 £400 -4.76%
Essex - 1 - -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 East of England region featuring Systems Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SunGard
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) CESG
2 2 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
1 2 (33.33%) NonStop SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CESG
1 2 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CLAS
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) SunGard
2 2 (33.33%) VMware