The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Architect
Rank 573 549 531
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.005% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£769 £700 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Systems 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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Senior Systems Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 +19 6 £769 +9.82%
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Senior Systems Architect
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Senior Systems Architect
Top 11 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Systems 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) Pega

Senior Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Systems 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) OLTP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Pega