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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 549 543 547
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 64 62 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 13
Median daily rate £500 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £393 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £550 £423
% change year-on-year
-26.36% +29.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.25 - £33.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 - £30.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 - £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 - £33.50
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
46744 46649 45930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.93% 94.71% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30942 29439 28805
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1843 1957
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.91 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +3 27 £631 +29.48% 2
North West -6 15 £383 -30.36% 2
West Midlands -18 5 £545 -5.21%
East of England +7 4 £475 -24.00% 1
South East -25 3 £463 +9.62% 2
North East - 3 £485 -
South West -11 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands +8 1 £360 -24.21%
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 30 (29.13%) Pega
2 27 (26.21%) Java
3 22 (21.36%) VMware
4 21 (20.39%) Finance
4 21 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (20.39%) Oracle
5 19 (18.45%) HP
6 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (16.50%) SQL
6 17 (16.50%) Web Services
6 17 (16.50%) JBoss
7 16 (15.53%) IBM
7 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
8 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
9 12 (11.65%) WebLogic
9 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
9 12 (11.65%) Middleware
9 12 (11.65%) MVC
9 12 (11.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
9 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
10 11 (10.68%) Workflow
10 11 (10.68%) HTML
10 11 (10.68%) XML
10 11 (10.68%) Unix
10 11 (10.68%) Windows
10 11 (10.68%) CSS
10 11 (10.68%) Linux
11 10 (9.71%) JMS
11 10 (9.71%) RDBMS

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 17 (16.50%) JBoss
2 12 (11.65%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.74%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.80%) OpenStack
5 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.91%) CICS
7 2 (1.94%) Confluence
7 2 (1.94%) SAS
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.97%) Mule
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) SaaS
2 2 (1.94%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.94%) IaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Internet
2 3 (2.91%) Intranet
3 2 (1.94%) 4G
3 2 (1.94%) DNS
3 2 (1.94%) LAN
3 2 (1.94%) WAN
3 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.71%) DB2
3 10 (9.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.94%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.94%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.97%) Easytrieve
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.91%) JUnit
2 2 (1.94%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.94%) JIRA
2 2 (1.94%) Liquibase
2 2 (1.94%) Maven
2 2 (1.94%) SonarQube
2 2 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.94%) Subversion
3 1 (0.97%) FishEye
3 1 (0.97%) MagicDraw
3 1 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 21 (20.39%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Games
3 6 (5.83%) Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Electronics
5 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.94%) Front Office
5 2 (1.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Automotive
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Billing
6 1 (0.97%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.97%) Military
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) Web Services
2 12 (11.65%) Middleware
3 11 (10.68%) CSS
3 11 (10.68%) HTML
3 11 (10.68%) XML
4 10 (9.71%) JMS
4 10 (9.71%) JSP
4 10 (9.71%) Spring
5 9 (8.74%) Servlets
5 9 (8.74%) SOAP
5 9 (8.74%) Struts
6 8 (7.77%) REST
7 6 (5.83%) XSD
8 4 (3.88%) .NET
8 4 (3.88%) Ajax
8 4 (3.88%) J2EE
9 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.91%) jQuery
10 2 (1.94%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.74%) Online Games
2 8 (7.77%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.77%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.83%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.85%) Clustering
4 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.85%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.85%) Smart Meter
5 4 (3.88%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.91%) User Experience
7 2 (1.94%) CESG
7 2 (1.94%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.97%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Linux
1 11 (10.68%) Unix
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
2 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) AIX
5 3 (2.91%) SUSE
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.94%) CentOS
6 2 (1.94%) zOS
7 1 (0.97%) MVS
7 1 (0.97%) Solaris
7 1 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (11.65%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (11.65%) MVC
3 11 (10.68%) Workflow
4 10 (9.71%) ITIL
4 10 (9.71%) SDLC
5 9 (8.74%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.77%) OO
6 8 (7.77%) TOGAF
7 7 (6.80%) ArchiMate
7 7 (6.80%) DevOps
7 7 (6.80%) Functional Testing
7 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.83%) CRM
8 6 (5.83%) Project Management
8 6 (5.83%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (5.83%) Scrum
8 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
8 6 (5.83%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) Java
2 17 (16.50%) SQL
3 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.91%) C#
4 3 (2.91%) Python
5 2 (1.94%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.94%) C++
5 2 (1.94%) COBOL
5 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.97%) C
6 1 (0.97%) CLIST
6 1 (0.97%) JCL
6 1 (0.97%) PHP
6 1 (0.97%) REXX
6 1 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) Degree
5 2 (1.94%) CISSP
5 2 (1.94%) CLAS
5 2 (1.94%) ISEB
6 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.97%) Docker
3 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Data Guard
1 6 (5.83%) Puppet
2 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.94%) Bareos
3 2 (1.94%) yum
4 1 (0.97%) Packer
4 1 (0.97%) SCCM
4 1 (0.97%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.97%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (29.13%) Pega
2 22 (21.36%) VMware
3 21 (20.39%) Oracle
4 19 (18.45%) HP
5 16 (15.53%) IBM
6 10 (9.71%) Cisco
7 9 (8.74%) Red Hat
8 8 (7.77%) Sybase
8 8 (7.77%) Vitria
9 7 (6.80%) BEA
9 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
10 6 (5.83%) NetApp
11 4 (3.88%) F5
11 4 (3.88%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.94%) CA
12 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.94%) Juniper
12 2 (1.94%) SAP
12 2 (1.94%) SunGard
12 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
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