The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Head of Architecture featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 428 420 429
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 20 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.060% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.064% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 9
Median daily rate £750 £900 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £805 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £885 £923 £824
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £725 £750
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21892 22043 22753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.84% 94.74% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15546 15460 15444
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 330 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Head of Architecture in the job title.

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Architecture across the London region.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Trend in London

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in London

Head of Architecture
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
City of London +27 1 £825 +3.12%
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Head of Architecture 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 London region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 17 (36.17%) Big Data
2 16 (34.04%) TOGAF
3 13 (27.66%) CESG
3 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
4 12 (25.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (25.53%) Information Assurance
4 12 (25.53%) Analytics
5 11 (23.40%) User Experience
5 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
5 11 (23.40%) Open Source
6 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
6 10 (21.28%) Information Security
7 8 (17.02%) Banking
7 8 (17.02%) Coaching
8 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.77%) Finance
9 6 (12.77%) Migration
9 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
10 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.64%) Public Cloud
10 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
10 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.51%) DevOps
11 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
12 3 (6.38%) People Management
12 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
12 3 (6.38%) Office 365
12 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) IaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) PaaS
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) Big Data
2 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (17.02%) Banking
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Front Office
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) CESG
2 11 (23.40%) User Experience
3 5 (10.64%) Public Cloud
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) TOGAF
2 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
3 12 (25.53%) Analytics
3 12 (25.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (25.53%) Information Assurance
4 11 (23.40%) Open Source
5 10 (21.28%) Information Security
6 8 (17.02%) Coaching
7 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
9 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.51%) DevOps
11 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.38%) People Management
11 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (4.26%) EAI
12 2 (4.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.13%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) MIIS
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) IBM
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
1 3 (6.38%) VMware
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
2 2 (4.26%) GoldenSource
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Sybase
2 2 (4.26%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.13%) EMC
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.13%) NetApp
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) Teradata