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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Architect
Rank 580 575 533
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.002% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.002% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
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£425 - £675
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 - £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
47724 45773 43200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.58% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30889 28241 25946
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1846 1974
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 3 £366 - 1
South East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £450 -
Senior Systems Architect
UK

Senior Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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%) Pega
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) PegaRULES
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) NGN
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) OO

Senior Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) PegaRULES
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Pega
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware