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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 561 563 554
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 68 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 11
Median daily rate £493 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £366 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £614 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £393
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £46.25 - £34.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 - £33.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 - £34.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 - £34.25
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
46808 48220 46633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.77% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 30827 29175
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1864 1918
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 2016.

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
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 24 June 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 -10 24 £700 +47.36% 1
North West +7 16 £383 -30.36% 1
West Midlands -15 11 £548 -4.78% 1
South East -1 4 £427 +2.54% 4
North East - 4 £485 -
East of England +13 3 £400 -21.56% 1
South West -1 3 £650 +54.76% 1
Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands +2 1 £360 -31.42%
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 36 (32.14%) Pega
2 28 (25.00%) Java
3 26 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.32%) Oracle
5 22 (19.64%) SQL
6 21 (18.75%) Finance
7 20 (17.86%) VMware
8 19 (16.96%) HP
9 18 (16.07%) Web Services
10 17 (15.18%) JBoss
10 17 (15.18%) Relational Database
11 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
11 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (13.39%) IBM
12 14 (12.50%) RDBMS
12 14 (12.50%) MVC
12 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
13 13 (11.61%) Windows
13 13 (11.61%) Middleware
14 12 (10.71%) Unix
14 12 (10.71%) XML
14 12 (10.71%) CSS
14 12 (10.71%) HTML
14 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (10.71%) Workflow
14 12 (10.71%) SDLC
15 11 (9.82%) Spring
15 11 (9.82%) DB2
15 11 (9.82%) WebLogic

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 17 (15.18%) JBoss
2 11 (9.82%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.36%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.68%) CICS
7 2 (1.79%) SAS
8 1 (0.89%) CMS
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.89%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.89%) Mule
8 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
2 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (1.79%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) Internet
2 3 (2.68%) Intranet
2 3 (2.68%) LAN
2 3 (2.68%) WAN
3 2 (1.79%) 4G
3 2 (1.79%) DNS
3 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.89%) Firewall
4 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) Relational Database
2 14 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.82%) DB2
4 2 (1.79%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.79%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.89%) Easytrieve
5 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.89%) JUnit
2 1 (0.89%) MagicDraw
2 1 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.89%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Games
3 7 (6.25%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Billing
5 2 (1.79%) Electronics
5 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.79%) Front Office
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.89%) Military
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) Web Services
2 13 (11.61%) Middleware
3 12 (10.71%) CSS
3 12 (10.71%) HTML
3 12 (10.71%) XML
4 11 (9.82%) JMS
4 11 (9.82%) JSP
4 11 (9.82%) Spring
5 10 (8.93%) Servlets
5 10 (8.93%) Struts
6 9 (8.04%) SOAP
7 8 (7.14%) REST
8 6 (5.36%) XSD
9 4 (3.57%) .NET
9 4 (3.57%) Ajax
10 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.68%) jQuery
11 2 (1.79%) J2EE
11 2 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Client/Server
2 9 (8.04%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.04%) Online Games
3 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.36%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.46%) Clustering
5 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.46%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.57%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.68%) User Experience
8 2 (1.79%) CESG
8 2 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.61%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Unix
3 9 (8.04%) Linux
4 8 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.79%) zOS
9 1 (0.89%) AIX
9 1 (0.89%) MVS
9 1 (0.89%) Solaris
9 1 (0.89%) SUSE
9 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.50%) MVC
3 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (10.71%) SDLC
3 12 (10.71%) Workflow
4 10 (8.93%) ITIL
4 10 (8.93%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (8.04%) Functional Testing
5 9 (8.04%) OO
5 9 (8.04%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.14%) Scrum
6 8 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 8 (7.14%) User Stories
7 7 (6.25%) ArchiMate
7 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.25%) UML
8 6 (5.36%) CRM
8 6 (5.36%) Project Management
8 6 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.00%) Java
2 22 (19.64%) SQL
3 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.68%) C#
5 3 (2.68%) C++
5 3 (2.68%) Python
6 2 (1.79%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.79%) COBOL
6 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) CLIST
7 1 (0.89%) JCL
7 1 (0.89%) PHP
7 1 (0.89%) REXX
7 1 (0.89%) Scala
7 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) CISSP
5 2 (1.79%) CLAS
5 2 (1.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.57%) Puppet
3 3 (2.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.89%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 36 (32.14%) Pega
2 25 (22.32%) Oracle
3 20 (17.86%) VMware
4 19 (16.96%) HP
5 15 (13.39%) IBM
6 11 (9.82%) Cisco
7 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (8.04%) Red Hat
7 9 (8.04%) Sybase
7 9 (8.04%) Vitria
8 8 (7.14%) BEA
9 6 (5.36%) NetApp
10 4 (3.57%) F5
10 4 (3.57%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.79%) CA
11 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.79%) Juniper
11 2 (1.79%) SAP
11 2 (1.79%) SunGard
11 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago