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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 578 602 581
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 48 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.093% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.098% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 16
Median daily rate £431 £495 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £663 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £445 £433
% change year-on-year
-9.49% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.17 - -
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
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +7 17 £475 -13.63% 3
North East - 12 £375 -
South East +12 6 £490 +3.15%
North West +23 4 £412 -
West Midlands -22 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 32 (27.83%) Pega
2 26 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.87%) Java
4 23 (20.00%) Oracle
5 22 (19.13%) Linux
5 22 (19.13%) Finance
5 22 (19.13%) Security Cleared
6 17 (14.78%) SC Cleared
6 17 (14.78%) Red Hat
7 16 (13.91%) SQL
8 15 (13.04%) Web Services
9 14 (12.17%) JBoss
9 14 (12.17%) Mentoring
10 13 (11.30%) Relational Database
10 13 (11.30%) SDLC
11 12 (10.43%) VMware
12 11 (9.57%) Scrum
12 11 (9.57%) HP
12 11 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (8.70%) DevOps
13 10 (8.70%) RDBMS
13 10 (8.70%) IBM
13 10 (8.70%) HTML
13 10 (8.70%) Banking
14 9 (7.83%) MVC
14 9 (7.83%) Middleware
14 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
14 9 (7.83%) Windows
14 9 (7.83%) ITIL

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 14 (12.17%) JBoss
2 9 (7.83%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.96%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.61%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.74%) Apache
5 2 (1.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.87%) CICS
6 1 (0.87%) CMS
6 1 (0.87%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.87%) Mule
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.48%) SaaS
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.87%) IaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (2.61%) Firewall
3 2 (1.74%) Network Security
4 1 (0.87%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.87%) DNS
4 1 (0.87%) Intranet
4 1 (0.87%) LAN
4 1 (0.87%) SAN
4 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.09%) DB2
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.74%) MySQL
6 2 (1.74%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MagicDraw
1 1 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Games
4 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Billing
5 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.87%) Military
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.04%) Web Services
2 10 (8.70%) HTML
3 9 (7.83%) Middleware
3 9 (7.83%) SOAP
4 8 (6.96%) CSS
4 8 (6.96%) REST
5 7 (6.09%) JMS
5 7 (6.09%) JSP
5 7 (6.09%) Spring
5 7 (6.09%) XML
6 6 (5.22%) Servlets
6 6 (5.22%) Struts
7 5 (4.35%) XSD
8 3 (2.61%) J2EE
9 2 (1.74%) .NET
9 2 (1.74%) Ajax
9 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.74%) jBPM
9 2 (1.74%) jQuery
9 2 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.09%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.22%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.35%) Clustering
4 5 (4.35%) Smart Meter
5 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.48%) Online Games
6 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.74%) CESG
7 2 (1.74%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.74%) Equities
7 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.87%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.13%) Linux
2 11 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.83%) Windows
4 7 (6.09%) Unix
5 3 (2.61%) AIX
6 2 (1.74%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.87%) MVS
7 1 (0.87%) Solaris
7 1 (0.87%) VMS
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.17%) Mentoring
3 13 (11.30%) SDLC
4 11 (9.57%) Scrum
5 10 (8.70%) DevOps
6 9 (7.83%) Coaching
6 9 (7.83%) ITIL
6 9 (7.83%) MVC
6 9 (7.83%) Open Source
6 9 (7.83%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (6.96%) Project Management
8 7 (6.09%) ArchiMate
8 7 (6.09%) Functional Testing
8 7 (6.09%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.09%) User Stories
8 7 (6.09%) Workflow
9 6 (5.22%) CRM
9 6 (5.22%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.87%) Java
2 16 (13.91%) SQL
3 8 (6.96%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.74%) C#
5 2 (1.74%) Python
5 2 (1.74%) Scala
6 1 (0.87%) C
6 1 (0.87%) C++
6 1 (0.87%) PHP
6 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (19.13%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) Degree
4 6 (5.22%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.48%) CISSP
6 2 (1.74%) CISM
6 2 (1.74%) CLAS
6 2 (1.74%) ISEB
7 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) MiFID
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.87%) Gluster
4 1 (0.87%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.87%) Varnish
4 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Data Guard
1 6 (5.22%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.87%) Puppet
3 1 (0.87%) SCOM
3 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Pega
2 23 (20.00%) Oracle
3 17 (14.78%) Red Hat
4 12 (10.43%) VMware
5 11 (9.57%) HP
6 10 (8.70%) IBM
7 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
8 7 (6.09%) BEA
9 6 (5.22%) Sybase
9 6 (5.22%) Vitria
10 3 (2.61%) Cisco
11 2 (1.74%) Citrix
11 2 (1.74%) F5
12 1 (0.87%) CA
12 1 (0.87%) FireEye
12 1 (0.87%) NetApp
12 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.87%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.87%) Sun
12 1 (0.87%) TIBCO