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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Architect
UK / England
Rank 526 552 529
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 44 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.091% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 19
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £387 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £594 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £435
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -22.35%

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +17 19 £600 +23.07% 1
South East +13 8 £417 -20.66% 3
West Midlands +8 7 £550 -15.38%
East Midlands +3 4 - -
North West - 2 £500 - 1
South West - 2 £480 - 5
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £250 -
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 24 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (22.92%) Linux
3 19 (19.79%) Finance
4 18 (18.75%) Windows
5 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.67%) Pega
7 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (12.50%) Oracle
8 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 12 (12.50%) DevOps
8 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 11 (11.46%) Windows Server
9 11 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.42%) SQL
11 9 (9.38%) VMware
11 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.38%) UML
11 9 (9.38%) Open Source
11 9 (9.38%) DV Cleared
11 9 (9.38%) Degree
11 9 (9.38%) Public Cloud
12 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.33%) Banking
12 8 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
13 7 (7.29%) .NET
13 7 (7.29%) Java
13 7 (7.29%) C#

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 5 (5.21%) IIS
2 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.08%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) JBoss
3 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.04%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.04%) nginx
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.04%) SAS
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.17%) SaaS
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (1.04%) PaaS
5 1 (1.04%) Route 53
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (2.08%) LDAP
2 2 (2.08%) Network Security
2 2 (2.08%) SAN
2 2 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.04%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.04%) DB2
5 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.04%) HBase
5 1 (1.04%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.04%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
1 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.13%) GitLab
1 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.04%) ERwin
2 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Back Office
4 4 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Automotive
5 3 (3.13%) Games
5 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.13%) Military
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) .NET
2 4 (4.17%) J2EE
3 3 (3.13%) HTML
3 3 (3.13%) JMS
3 3 (3.13%) SOAP
3 3 (3.13%) Web Services
4 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.08%) EDI
4 2 (2.08%) HTML5
4 2 (2.08%) REST
4 2 (2.08%) Spring
4 2 (2.08%) Struts
5 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.04%) JSP
5 1 (1.04%) POSIX
5 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.04%) WCF
5 1 (1.04%) WPF
5 1 (1.04%) XML
5 1 (1.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Public Cloud
2 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.21%) Hedge funds
5 4 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.13%) Equities
6 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.13%) Online Games
6 3 (3.13%) User Experience
7 2 (2.08%) Clustering
7 2 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.04%) Fintech
8 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.04%) Replication
8 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Linux
2 18 (18.75%) Windows
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.17%) Android
6 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (3.13%) AIX
7 3 (3.13%) Unix
8 2 (2.08%) Solaris
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.04%) CentOS
9 1 (1.04%) Debian
9 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.50%) DevOps
2 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 9 (9.38%) Open Source
3 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (9.38%) UML
4 8 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 7 (7.29%) Coaching
5 7 (7.29%) Scrum
6 6 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (6.25%) Data Management
6 6 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.25%) Master Data Management
6 6 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
6 6 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.21%) CRM
7 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.17%) SOA
8 4 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) C#
2 7 (7.29%) Java
3 6 (6.25%) C
4 5 (5.21%) C++
4 5 (5.21%) Python
5 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.04%) AWK
8 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.04%) COBOL
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
8 1 (1.04%) sed
8 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.38%) Degree
3 9 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) CISM
4 2 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) MiFID
2 2 (2.08%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.13%) Docker
4 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.04%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Ansible
1 4 (4.17%) Puppet
1 4 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) SCSM
3 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.04%) SELinux
3 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Pega
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle
2 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.38%) VMware
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco
5 3 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.08%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.08%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.04%) BEA
7 1 (1.04%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.04%) Citrix
7 1 (1.04%) Infor
7 1 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) Sun
7 1 (1.04%) Temenos
7 1 (1.04%) Veeam
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