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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Architect
Rank 604 612 591
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.002% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
Senior Systems Architect
UK

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
48564 48799 47642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32040 30125 29587
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1958 1985
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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
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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -21 7 £625 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Senior Systems Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Pega
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) 4G
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (13.33%) Brocade
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) Front Office
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) 4G
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) JMS
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Struts
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Pega
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Brocade
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) Vitria