The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 570 514 479
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 30 57 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 39
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £443 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £60.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £60.00
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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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 -22 17 £500 -20.00% 6
South East -27 4 £450 -3.22% 8
West Midlands -11 3 £469 +7.75%
East of England -19 2 £425 +13.33% 3
Yorkshire -6 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Systems Architect
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Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Systems Architect in their job title.

1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle
3 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.89%) Degree
3 10 (13.89%) 4G
4 9 (12.50%) .NET
4 9 (12.50%) SQL
4 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 8 (11.11%) Migration
5 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 8 (11.11%) CRM
5 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (11.11%) LTE
6 7 (9.72%) Asset Management
6 7 (9.72%) Billing
6 7 (9.72%) 3GPP
6 7 (9.72%) Data Security
7 6 (8.33%) 3G
7 6 (8.33%) WCDMA
7 6 (8.33%) GPRS
7 6 (8.33%) GSM
7 6 (8.33%) Information Management
7 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.33%) Smartphone
7 6 (8.33%) QA
8 5 (6.94%) Android
8 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.94%) Git (software)

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) 4G
2 8 (11.11%) LTE
3 7 (9.72%) 3GPP
4 6 (8.33%) 3G
4 6 (8.33%) GPRS
4 6 (8.33%) GSM
4 6 (8.33%) WCDMA
5 4 (5.56%) VoLTE
5 4 (5.56%) 2G
6 3 (4.17%) Firewall
6 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.17%) LAN
6 3 (4.17%) Internet
7 2 (2.78%) Broadband
7 2 (2.78%) 802.11
7 2 (2.78%) SAN
7 2 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (2.78%) MVNO
7 2 (2.78%) RANAP
7 2 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) DB2
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.39%) OLTP
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.94%) Gerrit
1 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.72%) Billing
4 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 4 (5.56%) Electronics
5 3 (4.17%) Back Office
6 2 (2.78%) Advertising
6 2 (2.78%) Military
6 2 (2.78%) Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Publishing
7 1 (1.39%) French Language
7 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.39%) Automotive
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
7 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (1.39%) SOAP
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.39%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) XSLT
4 1 (1.39%) XHTML
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
4 1 (1.39%) LAMP
4 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.39%) Spring
4 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.39%) Java EE
4 1 (1.39%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.39%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.39%) PACS
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) W3C
4 1 (1.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Android
3 4 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.78%) UNIX
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) AIX
5 1 (1.39%) Solaris
5 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) CentOS
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.11%) Migration
2 8 (11.11%) CRM
2 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (9.72%) Data Security
3 7 (9.72%) Asset Management
4 6 (8.33%) Information Management
4 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.94%) ERP
5 5 (6.94%) SOA
6 4 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.56%) Network Management
6 4 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 4 (5.56%) Use Case
6 4 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.56%) User Stories
7 3 (4.17%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.17%) Analytics
7 3 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) Perl
2 4 (5.56%) Python
3 3 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) C
5 1 (1.39%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) C++
5 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) CCNP
3 2 (2.78%) CCNA
3 2 (2.78%) CCDP
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) HL7
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) WCAG
2 1 (1.39%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.39%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) SAP
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco
3 3 (4.17%) IBM
3 3 (4.17%) VMware
3 3 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (2.78%) Amdocs
4 2 (2.78%) SGI
4 2 (2.78%) Citrix
4 2 (2.78%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) Apple
5 1 (1.39%) Cognos
5 1 (1.39%) McAfee
5 1 (1.39%) Open Text
5 1 (1.39%) RedDot
5 1 (1.39%) hybris
5 1 (1.39%) LogRhythm
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