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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Architect
Rank 539 548 501
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 50 29 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.058% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.062% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 41
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£433 £445 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £345 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £554 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £420
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £48.50 - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - £60.00
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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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +20 10 £500 +5.26% 1
East of England +12 10 £420 +20.00% 1
South West -1 10 £420 -
South East -22 10 £600 +71.42% 3
North West -28 4 £398 -11.45%
West Midlands +1 3 £550 -
East Midlands -7 2 £525 +10.52% 2
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Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 25 (22.32%) Java
1 25 (22.32%) Windows
2 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
3 22 (19.64%) Pega
4 19 (16.96%) Finance
5 17 (15.18%) Oracle
6 16 (14.29%) Linux
6 16 (14.29%) Python
6 16 (14.29%) VMware
7 15 (13.39%) Degree
8 14 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (12.50%) C++
9 13 (11.61%) UNIX
10 12 (10.71%) C
10 12 (10.71%) Military
10 12 (10.71%) Hadoop
11 10 (8.93%) Banking
11 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
11 10 (8.93%) XML
11 10 (8.93%) UML
11 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
12 9 (8.04%) MODAF
12 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
13 8 (7.14%) Workflow
13 8 (7.14%) Apache
13 8 (7.14%) SQL
14 7 (6.25%) Active Directory

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (3.57%) Confluence
3 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.68%) PegaRULES
3 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.89%) JBoss
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Simulink
2 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.79%) Agresso
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) LDAP
2 4 (3.57%) Wireless
2 4 (3.57%) NGN
3 1 (0.89%) Network Security
3 1 (0.89%) LAN
3 1 (0.89%) VoIP
3 1 (0.89%) WAN
3 1 (0.89%) SMTP
3 1 (0.89%) SNMP
3 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.89%) DNS
3 1 (0.89%) CTI
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) X.400
3 1 (0.89%) X.500
3 1 (0.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.57%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.57%) HBase
3 4 (3.57%) Big Data
4 3 (2.68%) MySQL
4 3 (2.68%) DB2
5 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.89%) OLAP
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Military
3 10 (8.93%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Back Office
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.89%) Games
5 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) XML
2 7 (6.25%) Middleware
3 4 (3.57%) XSLT
3 4 (3.57%) JSP
3 4 (3.57%) JSON
4 3 (2.68%) Servlets
4 3 (2.68%) HTML
4 3 (2.68%) .NET
5 2 (1.79%) J2EE
5 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.79%) EJB
5 2 (1.79%) SOAP
5 2 (1.79%) Spring
5 2 (1.79%) JFC
5 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.79%) HTML5
5 2 (1.79%) Web Services
6 1 (0.89%) jBPM
6 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.46%) CMDB
3 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.68%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.89%) CESG
6 1 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Windows
2 16 (14.29%) Linux
3 13 (11.61%) UNIX
4 2 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.89%) HPUX
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.93%) UML
2 9 (8.04%) MODAF
3 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.14%) Workflow
3 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 7 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (5.36%) Project Management
5 6 (5.36%) OO
5 6 (5.36%) ITIL
5 6 (5.36%) ITSM
6 5 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.46%) Service Management
6 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (3.57%) Use Case
7 4 (3.57%) SysML
7 4 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (3.57%) Open Source
7 4 (3.57%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) Java
2 16 (14.29%) Python
3 14 (12.50%) C++
4 12 (10.71%) C
5 8 (7.14%) SQL
6 7 (6.25%) MATLAB
7 6 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.36%) C#
8 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.39%) Degree
3 14 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.89%) ACCA
6 1 (0.89%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.57%) Docker
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) SCOM
2 4 (3.57%) SCOrch
2 4 (3.57%) SCCM
3 3 (2.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Pega
2 17 (15.18%) Oracle
3 16 (14.29%) VMware
4 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.36%) Cisco
6 5 (4.46%) Remedy
7 4 (3.57%) i2
8 3 (2.68%) EMC
8 3 (2.68%) SAP
9 2 (1.79%) Intel
9 2 (1.79%) Sybase
9 2 (1.79%) HP
10 1 (0.89%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.89%) JDA
10 1 (0.89%) NetApp
10 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.89%) Vitria
10 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.89%) IBM
10 1 (0.89%) Juniper
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