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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 554 490 498
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 25 70 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 37
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£450 £525 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £685 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £80.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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
47639 44687 49823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.80% 92.79% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27384 28500
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1896 1919 2491
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
South East -11 9 £425 -9.09% 2
London -19 7 £506 -19.00% 5
East Midlands +4 2 £475 -
North West -4 2 £450 -10.00%
East of England -25 2 £388 - 3
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +1 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
Systems Architect
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Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (22.86%) Oracle
2 14 (20.00%) Finance
3 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.14%) SQL
5 11 (15.71%) .NET
5 11 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 10 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 10 (14.29%) Data Security
7 9 (12.86%) Linux
7 9 (12.86%) Degree
8 8 (11.43%) Marketing
8 8 (11.43%) QA
8 8 (11.43%) 4G
9 7 (10.00%) GPRS
9 7 (10.00%) GSM
9 7 (10.00%) 3GPP
9 7 (10.00%) WCDMA
9 7 (10.00%) User Stories
9 7 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (10.00%) Use Case
9 7 (10.00%) LTE
9 7 (10.00%) Information Management
10 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.57%) Smartphone
10 6 (8.57%) Billing
10 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.14%) UML

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) CICS
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Taleo
2 1 (1.43%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) 4G
2 7 (10.00%) GPRS
2 7 (10.00%) GSM
2 7 (10.00%) 3GPP
2 7 (10.00%) WCDMA
2 7 (10.00%) LTE
3 5 (7.14%) VoLTE
4 4 (5.71%) 3G
4 4 (5.71%) 2G
5 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 3 (4.29%) LAN
5 3 (4.29%) SAN
6 2 (2.86%) MVNO
6 2 (2.86%) Network Security
6 2 (2.86%) RANAP
6 2 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.43%) WAN
7 1 (1.43%) DHCP
7 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.14%) Gerrit
2 2 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.43%) Marketing
4 6 (8.57%) Billing
5 4 (5.71%) Electronics
6 2 (2.86%) Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Military
6 2 (2.86%) Advertising
7 1 (1.43%) Automotive
7 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) LAMP
2 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.43%) Middleware
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) J2EE
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) Spring
2 1 (1.43%) Java EE
2 1 (1.43%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.43%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.29%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.86%) Open Source
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) PACS
4 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) EFT
4 1 (1.43%) EFTPOS
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) SCADA
4 1 (1.43%) CMDB
4 1 (1.43%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Android
3 4 (5.71%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.86%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 10 (14.29%) Data Security
4 7 (10.00%) User Stories
4 7 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (10.00%) Use Case
4 7 (10.00%) Information Management
5 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.14%) UML
6 5 (7.14%) CRM
6 5 (7.14%) Requirements Management
7 4 (5.71%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.71%) SysML
7 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.71%) ERP
7 4 (5.71%) SOA
7 4 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) Python
2 4 (5.71%) Perl
3 3 (4.29%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) COBOL
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.86%) CCNP
2 2 (2.86%) CCNA
2 2 (2.86%) CCDP
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) HL7
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) SCOM
2 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.43%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.43%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) VMware
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco
2 3 (4.29%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) SGI
3 2 (2.86%) Amdocs
4 1 (1.43%) webMethods
4 1 (1.43%) McAfee
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix
4 1 (1.43%) BEA
4 1 (1.43%) CA
4 1 (1.43%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) Apple
4 1 (1.43%) Pega
4 1 (1.43%) hybris
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