The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Architect
UK / England
Rank 527 549 537
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 50 40 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.089% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 32
Median daily rate £513 £464 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% +0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £352 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £553 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £42.50 £40.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.50 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.21 £32.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+11.41% -21.68%

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Systems Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Systems Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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 Systems Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
London +30 24 £585 +29.06% 4
South East +29 15 £408 -22.28% 5
East Midlands +1 4 - -
South West - 3 £540 - 3
North West +13 1 £500 +35.68%
East of England -6 1 £915 - 1
North East - 1 £250 -
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Systems Architect in the job title.

1 32 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.93%) Finance
3 24 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 22 (19.30%) Linux
5 17 (14.91%) Pega
5 17 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (14.04%) Data Modelling
7 15 (13.16%) Windows
7 15 (13.16%) TOGAF
8 14 (12.28%) Oracle
9 13 (11.40%) Data Management
10 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 12 (10.53%) Red Hat
10 12 (10.53%) DevOps
11 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.65%) Windows Server
11 11 (9.65%) UML
11 11 (9.65%) Data Architecture
11 11 (9.65%) DV Cleared
12 10 (8.77%) Degree
12 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (8.77%) .NET
12 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
12 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (7.89%) Public Cloud
13 9 (7.89%) Master Data Management
13 9 (7.89%) VMware

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 (3.51%) IIS
2 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.75%) Apache
3 2 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) nginx
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.39%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.51%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Route 53
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Firewall
1 4 (3.51%) Network Security
2 3 (2.63%) VPN
3 2 (1.75%) LDAP
4 1 (0.88%) IPsec
4 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.88%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) VLAN
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.51%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.63%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.75%) Big Data
5 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.88%) DB2
6 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) HBase
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.51%) ERwin
2 4 (3.51%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.63%) GitLab
3 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.63%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.75%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (21.93%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Back Office
3 5 (4.39%) Marketing
3 5 (4.39%) Military
4 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.63%) Automotive
5 3 (2.63%) Games
5 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Avionics
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) .NET
2 6 (5.26%) J2EE
2 6 (5.26%) SOAP
3 5 (4.39%) REST
4 4 (3.51%) XML
5 3 (2.63%) CSS
5 3 (2.63%) EJB
5 3 (2.63%) HTML
5 3 (2.63%) JMS
5 3 (2.63%) JSP
5 3 (2.63%) Servlets
5 3 (2.63%) Web Services
6 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.75%) EDI
6 2 (1.75%) HTML5
6 2 (1.75%) Spring
6 2 (1.75%) Struts
7 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.88%) WCF
7 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.02%) Replication
4 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.39%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.51%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (2.63%) Equities
7 3 (2.63%) NHS
7 3 (2.63%) Online Games
8 2 (1.75%) Clustering
8 2 (1.75%) Fintech
9 1 (0.88%) Derivative
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) Linux
2 15 (13.16%) Windows
3 11 (9.65%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.51%) Android
5 4 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.63%) Solaris
6 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.75%) Debian
7 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.75%) Unix
8 1 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.04%) Data Modelling
3 15 (13.16%) TOGAF
4 13 (11.40%) Data Management
5 12 (10.53%) DevOps
5 12 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (9.65%) Data Architecture
6 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.65%) UML
7 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 9 (7.89%) CRM
8 9 (7.89%) Master Data Management
8 9 (7.89%) Open Source
9 8 (7.02%) Change Management
9 8 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.14%) Data Integration
10 7 (6.14%) Process Improvement
10 7 (6.14%) SDLC
10 7 (6.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.89%) Java
1 9 (7.89%) SQL
2 8 (7.02%) C
3 7 (6.14%) C#
4 5 (4.39%) C++
4 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.39%) Python
5 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.88%) AWK
7 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) COBOL
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) sed
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 24 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.65%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.77%) Degree
5 3 (2.63%) MCSA
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) CISM
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) MiFID
2 3 (2.63%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.75%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) Docker
4 2 (1.75%) iptables
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) Postfix
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Ansible
1 4 (3.51%) Puppet
1 4 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) SCOM
2 1 (0.88%) SCSM
2 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (14.91%) Pega
2 14 (12.28%) Oracle
3 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.89%) VMware
5 5 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco
6 3 (2.63%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.75%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.88%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.88%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.88%) Infor
8 1 (0.88%) Temenos
8 1 (0.88%) TSYS
8 1 (0.88%) Veeam
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