The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Architect
UK / England
Rank 567 585 588
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.012% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £625 £513 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -4.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39238 43349 43884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.94% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25748 27917 28128
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1338 1586 1778
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Senior Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Systems Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Systems Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Systems Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
East Midlands - 4 - -
London -5 3 £625 +19.04%
Senior Systems Architect
UK

Senior Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Systems Architect in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) C
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (33.33%) Android Development
2 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Android
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (25.00%) Pega
3 3 (25.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL

Senior Systems Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Android
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Android Development
1 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Pega
2 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) MobileIron