The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Architecture role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Architecture in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 574 494 569
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +75
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 16 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.023% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Average daily rate £600 £713 £763
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £594 £569
10% offered a daily rate of more than £908 £900 £888
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £700 £713
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Trend in England

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in England

Head of Architecture
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -20 8 £713 -1.72% 6
South West - 8 £550 - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title.

1 16 (55.17%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (48.28%) TOGAF
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (27.59%) Project Management
4 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (24.14%) SOA
5 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.79%) Process Management
8 4 (13.79%) Data Management
8 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
8 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) ISO 14001
9 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
9 3 (10.34%) Summit
9 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.90%) P3O
10 2 (6.90%) Finance
10 2 (6.90%) Logistics
11 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
11 1 (3.45%) Ontologies
11 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
11 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (3.45%) Demand Management
11 1 (3.45%) Google
11 1 (3.45%) Legal
11 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Summit
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
2 1 (3.45%) Ontologies
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (48.28%) TOGAF
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (24.14%) SOA
5 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.79%) Process Management
7 4 (13.79%) Data Management
7 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
9 2 (6.90%) Logistics
10 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
10 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.45%) Demand Management
10 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.45%) SEO
10 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 14001
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.90%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Google
1 1 (3.45%) Mercator
1 1 (3.45%) NEC