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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Architect
Rank 512 508 499
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 63 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.096% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 24
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£425 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £339 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.98% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - -
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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
45952 44401 42082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.73% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29584 27581 25036
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1743 1814 2016
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £37.80 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +13 28 £475 +5.55% 1
South West -6 8 £420 - 2
South East -29 8 £422 +22.28% 3
North West - 8 £550 -
East of England -5 7 £420 +5.00%
West Midlands +4 2 £550 +4.76%
East Midlands -5 2 £525 - 1
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Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 26 (21.31%) Java
3 24 (19.67%) Oracle
4 21 (17.21%) Windows
4 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
5 20 (16.39%) Pega
6 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
6 18 (14.75%) .NET
7 16 (13.11%) UNIX
8 15 (12.30%) Linux
8 15 (12.30%) C#
9 14 (11.48%) SQL
9 14 (11.48%) Python
10 13 (10.66%) Degree
10 13 (10.66%) VMware
10 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (9.84%) C
11 12 (9.84%) Middleware
12 11 (9.02%) MVC
12 11 (9.02%) C++
12 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
12 11 (9.02%) Hadoop
13 10 (8.20%) DV Cleared
13 10 (8.20%) Banking
13 10 (8.20%) HTML
13 10 (8.20%) XML
13 10 (8.20%) Data Modelling
13 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (4.92%) Apache
2 5 (4.10%) Confluence
3 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.46%) PegaRULES
4 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.82%) SAS
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.82%) JBoss
6 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.64%) Agresso
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.82%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) LDAP
2 4 (3.28%) Wireless
2 4 (3.28%) NGN
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) SMS
3 1 (0.82%) VoIP
3 1 (0.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.82%) SMTP
3 1 (0.82%) CTI
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) 3G
3 1 (0.82%) X.400
3 1 (0.82%) X.500
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
1 11 (9.02%) Hadoop
2 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.10%) HBase
3 5 (4.10%) Big Data
3 5 (4.10%) DB2
3 5 (4.10%) MySQL
3 5 (4.10%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.64%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.82%) OLAP
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Banking
3 8 (6.56%) Military
4 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.28%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Back Office
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.75%) .NET
2 12 (9.84%) Middleware
3 10 (8.20%) HTML
3 10 (8.20%) XML
4 9 (7.38%) HTML5
5 8 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (4.92%) Web Services
7 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.92%) SOAP
8 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.10%) JSON
9 4 (3.28%) REST
9 4 (3.28%) JSP
9 4 (3.28%) XSLT
10 3 (2.46%) Spring
10 3 (2.46%) Servlets
10 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.64%) EJB
11 2 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) CMDB
3 4 (3.28%) Clustering
4 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.46%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.82%) CESG
6 1 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.21%) Windows
2 16 (13.11%) UNIX
3 15 (12.30%) Linux
4 4 (3.28%) Solaris
5 2 (1.64%) HPUX
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (9.02%) MVC
3 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (8.20%) Data Modelling
4 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
5 8 (6.56%) UML
5 8 (6.56%) Scrum
5 8 (6.56%) Workflow
5 8 (6.56%) Asset Management
6 7 (5.74%) OO
6 7 (5.74%) ETL
6 7 (5.74%) Web Development
6 7 (5.74%) Open Source
7 6 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (4.92%) ITSM
8 5 (4.10%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.10%) Migration
8 5 (4.10%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.10%) Project Management
8 5 (4.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.31%) Java
2 15 (12.30%) C#
3 14 (11.48%) SQL
3 14 (11.48%) Python
4 12 (9.84%) C
5 11 (9.02%) C++
6 7 (5.74%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.28%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.82%) PHP
9 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.66%) Degree
3 10 (8.20%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.82%) MCSE
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.10%) Docker
3 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) SCOM
2 4 (3.28%) SCOrch
2 4 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (19.67%) Oracle
2 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
3 20 (16.39%) Pega
4 13 (10.66%) VMware
5 5 (4.10%) Remedy
6 4 (3.28%) i2
6 4 (3.28%) HP
6 4 (3.28%) SAP
6 4 (3.28%) Akamai
6 4 (3.28%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.46%) Cisco
7 3 (2.46%) EMC
8 2 (1.64%) Sybase
9 1 (0.82%) IBM
9 1 (0.82%) Juniper
9 1 (0.82%) BEA
9 1 (0.82%) Cerner
9 1 (0.82%) JDA
9 1 (0.82%) NetApp
9 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
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