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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 553 572 578
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 55 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.089% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.094% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 22
Median daily rate £613 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £467 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +11 26 £625 +16.27% 6
West Midlands -5 10 £550 +12.82%
South East +9 5 £500 +19.40% 3
North West +6 3 £467 -33.25% 3
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
North East - 2 - -
South West +11 1 £420 +12.00% 6
Midlands - 1 - -
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 27 (25.23%) Pega
2 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.56%) Finance
4 20 (18.69%) Security Cleared
5 19 (17.76%) Linux
6 16 (14.95%) SQL
7 15 (14.02%) Oracle
8 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (12.15%) SC Cleared
8 13 (12.15%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.21%) DevOps
10 11 (10.28%) Windows
10 11 (10.28%) Red Hat
11 10 (9.35%) Java
11 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
11 10 (9.35%) Banking
12 9 (8.41%) Open Source
12 9 (8.41%) Relational Database
12 9 (8.41%) Public Cloud
13 8 (7.48%) Coaching
13 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (7.48%) Process Improvement
13 8 (7.48%) RDBMS
13 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.48%) Scrum
13 8 (7.48%) VMware
14 7 (6.54%) Unix
14 7 (6.54%) TOGAF
14 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared

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 5 (4.67%) JBoss
1 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.80%) Apache
3 3 (2.80%) IIS
3 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.93%) nginx
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Route 53
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Network Security
2 2 (1.87%) Firewall
2 2 (1.87%) LDAP
2 2 (1.87%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.93%) SAN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.48%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.87%) DB2
4 2 (1.87%) MySQL
4 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.80%) GitLab
1 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.80%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Back Office
4 3 (2.80%) Automotive
4 3 (2.80%) Games
4 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.80%) Military
5 2 (1.87%) Billing
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) HTML
1 4 (3.74%) J2EE
1 4 (3.74%) JMS
1 4 (3.74%) Web Services
2 3 (2.80%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) SOAP
2 3 (2.80%) Spring
2 3 (2.80%) Struts
3 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.87%) EDI
3 2 (1.87%) HTML5
3 2 (1.87%) JSP
3 2 (1.87%) REST
3 2 (1.87%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) CSS
4 1 (0.93%) POSIX
4 1 (0.93%) Servlets
4 1 (0.93%) WAP
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.93%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.67%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.80%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (2.80%) Equities
6 3 (2.80%) Online Games
7 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.93%) Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) CMDB
8 1 (0.93%) Derivative
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.76%) Linux
2 11 (10.28%) Windows
3 7 (6.54%) Unix
4 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.80%) AIX
6 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Android
8 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) CentOS
8 1 (0.93%) Debian
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Solaris
8 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.93%) VMS
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.15%) Mentoring
3 12 (11.21%) DevOps
4 9 (8.41%) Open Source
5 8 (7.48%) Coaching
5 8 (7.48%) Process Improvement
5 8 (7.48%) Scrum
5 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.54%) TOGAF
7 6 (5.61%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (5.61%) Re-Platforming
7 6 (5.61%) SDLC
7 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.61%) UML
8 5 (4.67%) Data Management
8 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (4.67%) Master Data Management
8 5 (4.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.74%) Data Architecture
9 4 (3.74%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) SQL
2 10 (9.35%) Java
3 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.80%) C
5 3 (2.80%) C#
5 3 (2.80%) C++
5 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.87%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) AWK
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) Scala
7 1 (0.93%) sed
7 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.54%) Degree
3 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) CISM
4 2 (1.87%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) MiFID
2 2 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) Docker
2 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.93%) Gluster
4 1 (0.93%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) iptables
4 1 (0.93%) Varnish
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Ansible
1 4 (3.74%) Puppet
1 4 (3.74%) SCCM
2 2 (1.87%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) SCSM
3 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.93%) SELinux
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Pega
2 15 (14.02%) Oracle
3 11 (10.28%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.48%) VMware
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco
6 3 (2.80%) HP
6 3 (2.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.87%) BEA
7 2 (1.87%) Citrix
7 2 (1.87%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.87%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.93%) Sun
8 1 (0.93%) Sybase
8 1 (0.93%) Temenos
8 1 (0.93%) Vitria