The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 443 429 485
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 140 133 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 77 47
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£574 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £713 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £475 £503
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £82.00 £64.25 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.62% +25.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £64.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+27.62% +25.98%
Lead Architect
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lead Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lead Architect
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 Lead Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +12 88 £575 +2.22% 13
South East -22 16 £550 +4.76% 6
South West -24 10 £481 +19.93%
North West -4 9 £585 -16.42% 3
Yorkshire 0 6 £395 -16.84% 1
North East - 6 £520 - 1
East of England -23 4 £395 -36.80% 4
West Midlands -17 1 £413 -10.81% 2
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
Lead Architect
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Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 41 (16.87%) TOGAF
2 34 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (13.99%) Oracle
3 32 (13.17%) SAP
3 32 (13.17%) Linux
4 26 (10.70%) Finance
4 26 (10.70%) Security Cleared
5 23 (9.47%) Hadoop
6 22 (9.05%) Microsoft
7 21 (8.64%) HP
8 20 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.23%) NoSQL
9 19 (7.82%) IaaS
10 18 (7.41%) MongoDB
10 18 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 18 (7.41%) Banking
10 18 (7.41%) Cisco
10 18 (7.41%) ITIL
10 18 (7.41%) ERP
10 18 (7.41%) Web Services
10 18 (7.41%) Java
11 17 (7.00%) Windows
11 17 (7.00%) SC Cleared
12 16 (6.58%) SQL Server
12 16 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (6.17%) HTML
13 15 (6.17%) SOA
13 15 (6.17%) PaaS
13 15 (6.17%) Big Data
14 14 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (2.88%) Apache
2 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.47%) Confluence
3 5 (2.06%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.06%) CMS
4 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.23%) Node.js
5 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.82%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.41%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (2.88%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.23%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.82%) Summit
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.82%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.41%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.41%) RMDS
6 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.41%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.82%) IaaS
2 15 (6.17%) PaaS
3 14 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.12%) SaaS
5 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.53%) SNMP
1 11 (4.53%) Internet
2 9 (3.70%) SAN
3 7 (2.88%) Firewall
4 4 (1.65%) Wireless
4 4 (1.65%) WAN
4 4 (1.65%) HTTP
4 4 (1.65%) NAS
5 3 (1.23%) Intranet
5 3 (1.23%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.23%) DNS
6 2 (0.82%) LAN
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.82%) DHCP
6 2 (0.82%) DMZ
6 2 (0.82%) Network Security
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.82%) FCoE
6 2 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.47%) Hadoop
2 20 (8.23%) NoSQL
3 18 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.58%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.17%) Big Data
6 12 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (4.12%) MySQL
8 9 (3.70%) Riak
9 8 (3.29%) CouchDB
10 6 (2.47%) SAP BI
10 6 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.47%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.06%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.65%) HBase
12 4 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.65%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.23%) HCatalog
13 3 (1.23%) Sqoop
13 3 (1.23%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 13 (5.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.47%) Selenium
2 6 (2.47%) JIRA
2 6 (2.47%) Hudson
3 4 (1.65%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.41%) Grunt
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.41%) Maven
General
1 26 (10.70%) Finance
2 18 (7.41%) Banking
3 14 (5.76%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.35%) Retail
5 8 (3.29%) Marketing
6 7 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.06%) Legal
8 4 (1.65%) Automotive
9 3 (1.23%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.23%) Back Office
10 2 (0.82%) Front Office
10 2 (0.82%) Law
10 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.41%) Web Services
2 15 (6.17%) HTML
3 14 (5.76%) .NET
4 10 (4.12%) SOAP
4 10 (4.12%) XML
4 10 (4.12%) JSON
5 9 (3.70%) Middleware
6 8 (3.29%) RESTful
7 7 (2.88%) HTML5
7 7 (2.88%) REST
8 6 (2.47%) Spring
8 6 (2.47%) LAMP
8 6 (2.47%) XSD
8 6 (2.47%) SAP PI
9 5 (2.06%) WCF
9 5 (2.06%) Django
10 4 (1.65%) CSS
11 3 (1.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (1.23%) SAML
11 3 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.94%) Open Source
2 11 (4.53%) User Experience
3 10 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.47%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.06%) RMADS
7 4 (1.65%) CESG
7 4 (1.65%) Derivative
7 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.65%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.23%) Psychology
8 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.23%) FMCG
8 3 (1.23%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.23%) Clustering
9 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.17%) Linux
2 17 (7.00%) Windows
3 7 (2.88%) UNIX
4 6 (2.47%) Debian
4 6 (2.47%) CentOS
5 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.06%) Android
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.82%) AIX
7 2 (0.82%) Solaris
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.87%) TOGAF
2 34 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (7.41%) ITIL
4 18 (7.41%) ERP
5 16 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (6.17%) SOA
7 14 (5.76%) Load Balancing
8 13 (5.35%) Migration
8 13 (5.35%) Information Assurance
9 11 (4.53%) Security Architecture
10 10 (4.12%) Analytics
11 9 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.70%) CRM
11 9 (3.70%) Data Modelling
11 9 (3.70%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.41%) Java
2 13 (5.35%) SQL
2 13 (5.35%) Python
3 10 (4.12%) PHP
4 8 (3.29%) C#
5 7 (2.88%) Perl
6 6 (2.47%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.06%) Scala
7 5 (2.06%) Ruby
7 5 (2.06%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (0.41%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.41%) Groovy
9 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.41%) VBA
9 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.29%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.29%) Degree
4 7 (2.88%) CISSP
5 5 (2.06%) CEH
6 4 (1.65%) CCNA
6 4 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.23%) CCDA
7 3 (1.23%) CCIE
7 3 (1.23%) CCNP
8 2 (0.82%) CISA
8 2 (0.82%) CCDP
8 2 (0.82%) CCA
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.82%) CCDE
9 1 (0.41%) MCITP
9 1 (0.41%) MCTS
9 1 (0.41%) MCSE
9 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.29%) QA
3 5 (2.06%) SLA
3 5 (2.06%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.82%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.82%) BS7799
4 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.82%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.41%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.23%) HDFS
3 3 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.23%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.82%) NFS
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.82%) SRDF
4 2 (0.82%) Docker
5 1 (0.41%) KVM
5 1 (0.41%) Xen
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (4.53%) Puppet
1 11 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.47%) Nagios
2 6 (2.47%) ZABBIX
2 6 (2.47%) Cacti
2 6 (2.47%) Salt
3 3 (1.23%) Ambari
3 3 (1.23%) Oozie
4 2 (0.82%) SCCM
5 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.41%) WMI
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (13.99%) Oracle
2 32 (13.17%) SAP
3 22 (9.05%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.64%) HP
5 18 (7.41%) Cisco
6 10 (4.12%) Siebel
7 9 (3.70%) IBM
7 9 (3.70%) VMware
8 8 (3.29%) EMC
9 6 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.47%) NetApp
9 6 (2.47%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.06%) Sitecore
10 5 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.65%) Intel
11 4 (1.65%) Sybase
11 4 (1.65%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.65%) F5
12 3 (1.23%) hybris
12 3 (1.23%) MapR
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