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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 443 386 478
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +92
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 133 179 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.40% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 121 62
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£525 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.73% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.00
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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 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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
London -19 99 £544 -9.37% 10
South East -29 10 £600 +26.31% 9
South West -28 7 £473 +18.12% 3
East of England -27 5 £450 -26.82% 2
Yorkshire +2 4 £583 +22.63% 1
North West -6 4 £583 -6.80% 4
East Midlands - 2 £325 -
North East -23 1 £700 -6.66%
West Midlands - - - - 3
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Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (16.67%) Finance
1 39 (16.67%) Oracle
2 36 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 34 (14.53%) SAP
4 30 (12.82%) Banking
5 26 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 25 (10.68%) Enterprise Architecture
6 25 (10.68%) Hadoop
6 25 (10.68%) Linux
7 22 (9.40%) Retail
7 22 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (8.55%) Web Services
8 20 (8.55%) Big Data
9 19 (8.12%) NoSQL
9 19 (8.12%) Microsoft
10 18 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (7.69%) ERP
10 18 (7.69%) SC Cleared
11 17 (7.26%) MongoDB
12 16 (6.84%) Windows
12 16 (6.84%) SOA
12 16 (6.84%) HP
13 15 (6.41%) ITIL
13 15 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (6.41%) IaaS
14 14 (5.98%) Manufacturing
14 14 (5.98%) .NET
14 14 (5.98%) Java
14 14 (5.98%) Cisco
15 13 (5.56%) SQL Server

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (3.42%) Apache
1 8 (3.42%) WebSphere
1 8 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.56%) Node.js
3 5 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.14%) CMS
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.85%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.43%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 4 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Windchill
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (2.99%) SAP SD
3 6 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.28%) SAP SRM
4 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.85%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.43%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.43%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.43%) Endur
6 1 (0.43%) Summit
6 1 (0.43%) RMDS
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.41%) IaaS
2 12 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.70%) PaaS
4 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.42%) SaaS
6 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.43%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.27%) SAN
1 10 (4.27%) Internet
2 9 (3.85%) Firewall
3 7 (2.99%) SNMP
4 6 (2.56%) Wireless
5 5 (2.14%) NAS
6 4 (1.71%) HTTP
6 4 (1.71%) LAN
6 4 (1.71%) WAN
7 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.28%) Intranet
7 3 (1.28%) DNS
7 3 (1.28%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.28%) Network Security
8 2 (0.85%) Multicast
8 2 (0.85%) FCoE
8 2 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.85%) DMZ
8 2 (0.85%) MPLS
8 2 (0.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.68%) Hadoop
2 20 (8.55%) Big Data
3 19 (8.12%) NoSQL
4 17 (7.26%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.27%) MySQL
6 10 (4.27%) Riak
7 9 (3.85%) CouchDB
8 8 (3.42%) SAP BI
8 8 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.14%) Couchbase
9 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.71%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.71%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.71%) HBase
10 4 (1.71%) Redis
10 4 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.28%) DB2
11 3 (1.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.99%) Hudson
3 2 (0.85%) Maven
4 1 (0.43%) JIRA
4 1 (0.43%) Selenium
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.43%) Ant
4 1 (0.43%) JUnit
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.43%) Grunt
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
General
1 39 (16.67%) Finance
2 30 (12.82%) Banking
3 22 (9.40%) Retail
4 14 (5.98%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.27%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.56%) Legal
7 6 (2.56%) Marketing
8 4 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.71%) Automotive
9 3 (1.28%) Back Office
10 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.85%) Front Office
10 2 (0.85%) Law
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.55%) Web Services
2 14 (5.98%) .NET
3 7 (2.99%) HTML
3 7 (2.99%) LAMP
3 7 (2.99%) REST
4 6 (2.56%) SAP PI
4 6 (2.56%) Middleware
4 6 (2.56%) SOAP
5 5 (2.14%) XML
5 5 (2.14%) JSON
6 4 (1.71%) XSD
6 4 (1.71%) CSS
7 3 (1.28%) J2EE
7 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.28%) COM
7 3 (1.28%) JMS
7 3 (1.28%) WSDL
7 3 (1.28%) SAML
7 3 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.28%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.99%) Open Source
2 6 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 5 (2.14%) RMADS
3 5 (2.14%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.71%) CESG
4 4 (1.71%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.71%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.28%) FMCG
5 3 (1.28%) Clustering
6 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.85%) Derivative
6 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.68%) Linux
2 16 (6.84%) Windows
3 9 (3.85%) UNIX
4 7 (2.99%) Debian
4 7 (2.99%) Android
4 7 (2.99%) CentOS
4 7 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.28%) Solaris
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) VMS
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 25 (10.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (7.69%) ERP
4 18 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (6.84%) SOA
6 15 (6.41%) ITIL
6 15 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (5.56%) DevOps
8 12 (5.13%) Migration
9 10 (4.27%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.27%) UML
9 10 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (3.85%) Information Assurance
10 9 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (3.42%) Security Architecture
12 7 (2.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (2.99%) CRM
12 7 (2.99%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.98%) Java
2 11 (4.70%) PHP
2 11 (4.70%) SQL
3 9 (3.85%) Python
3 9 (3.85%) C#
4 8 (3.42%) Perl
5 7 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.28%) C++
7 3 (1.28%) Ruby
8 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.43%) Groovy
9 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.42%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.42%) CISSP
4 6 (2.56%) Degree
5 5 (2.14%) CEH
6 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.28%) CCIE
7 3 (1.28%) CCNP
7 3 (1.28%) CCNA
8 2 (0.85%) CCDA
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.85%) CISA
9 1 (0.43%) CISM
9 1 (0.43%) CCSA
9 1 (0.43%) CCSE
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.43%) MCP
9 1 (0.43%) MCAD
9 1 (0.43%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) QA
2 6 (2.56%) SLA
3 5 (2.14%) ISO 9000
3 5 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) COBIT
4 2 (0.85%) BS7799
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.28%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.28%) HDFS
4 2 (0.85%) Docker
4 2 (0.85%) NFS
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.85%) SRDF
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Xen
5 1 (0.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (4.27%) Puppet
1 10 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.99%) Salt
2 7 (2.99%) ZABBIX
2 7 (2.99%) Cacti
2 7 (2.99%) Nagios
3 3 (1.28%) Ambari
3 3 (1.28%) Oozie
4 2 (0.85%) SCCM
4 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.43%) WMI
5 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 39 (16.67%) Oracle
2 34 (14.53%) SAP
3 19 (8.12%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.84%) HP
5 14 (5.98%) Cisco
6 10 (4.27%) Siebel
6 10 (4.27%) Rackspace
7 9 (3.85%) IBM
7 9 (3.85%) VMware
8 8 (3.42%) NetApp
9 7 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.99%) EMC
10 6 (2.56%) Juniper
10 6 (2.56%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.14%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.71%) F5
12 4 (1.71%) Intel
13 3 (1.28%) Informatica
13 3 (1.28%) Avaya
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