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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 563 544 552
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 65 70 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 17
Median daily rate £485 £433 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £338 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £623 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.25 £48.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
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 £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 20 £663 +39.47% 2
West Midlands -19 14 £548 -0.45%
North West +5 13 £403 -26.77%
North East - 6 £430 -
South East +10 5 £464 +10.04% 3
East of England +12 3 £400 -4.76% 2
South West -11 3 £650 +54.76% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 29 (25.89%) Java
3 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (23.21%) Oracle
5 22 (19.64%) SQL
5 22 (19.64%) Finance
6 18 (16.07%) Web Services
6 18 (16.07%) JBoss
7 17 (15.18%) VMware
7 17 (15.18%) Relational Database
8 14 (12.50%) MVC
8 14 (12.50%) RDBMS
8 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 14 (12.50%) IBM
8 14 (12.50%) HP
9 13 (11.61%) Middleware
9 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
9 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
10 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (10.71%) HTML
10 12 (10.71%) WebLogic
10 12 (10.71%) XML
10 12 (10.71%) CSS
10 12 (10.71%) JSP
10 12 (10.71%) Linux
10 12 (10.71%) SDLC
11 11 (9.82%) JMS
11 11 (9.82%) DB2
11 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (9.82%) Spring

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 18 (16.07%) JBoss
2 12 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.79%) CICS
5 2 (1.79%) SAS
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.89%) Apache
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.89%) IIS
6 1 (0.89%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.89%) Mule
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.89%) MS Office
1 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 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%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) Internet
2 3 (2.68%) Intranet
3 2 (1.79%) Firewall
3 2 (1.79%) LAN
3 2 (1.79%) Network Security
3 2 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (0.89%) 4G
4 1 (0.89%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.89%) SAN
4 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
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%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
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 22 (19.64%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Games
4 2 (1.79%) Billing
4 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.79%) Front Office
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.89%) Military
5 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%) JSP
3 12 (10.71%) XML
4 11 (9.82%) JMS
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%) J2EE
10 3 (2.68%) jQuery
11 2 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Client/Server
2 9 (8.04%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.46%) Clustering
3 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) Online Games
3 5 (4.46%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.68%) User Experience
6 2 (1.79%) CESG
6 2 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Linux
2 10 (8.93%) Windows
3 9 (8.04%) Unix
4 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.79%) AIX
7 2 (1.79%) Solaris
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) MVS
8 1 (0.89%) SUSE
8 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.89%) VMS
8 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.50%) MVC
3 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (10.71%) SDLC
4 10 (8.93%) Workflow
5 9 (8.04%) ITIL
5 9 (8.04%) OO
5 9 (8.04%) Project Management
5 9 (8.04%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 8 (7.14%) Scrum
6 8 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 7 (6.25%) ArchiMate
7 7 (6.25%) CRM
7 7 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.25%) UML
7 7 (6.25%) User Stories
8 6 (5.36%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (5.36%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.46%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.89%) 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%) Python
6 2 (1.79%) C++
6 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.79%) Scala
7 1 (0.89%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) COBOL
7 1 (0.89%) PHP
7 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) CISSP
5 2 (1.79%) CLAS
5 2 (1.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
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%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.89%) Gluster
4 1 (0.89%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.89%) Varnish
4 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.68%) SCCM
3 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (32.14%) Pega
2 26 (23.21%) Oracle
3 17 (15.18%) VMware
4 14 (12.50%) HP
4 14 (12.50%) IBM
5 9 (8.04%) BEA
5 9 (8.04%) Cisco
5 9 (8.04%) Sybase
5 9 (8.04%) Vitria
6 8 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.57%) NetApp
9 3 (2.68%) F5
10 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.79%) Citrix
10 2 (1.79%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.79%) Sun
10 2 (1.79%) SunGard
11 1 (0.89%) Dell
11 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
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