The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Architecture role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Architecture in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 410 406 405
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.031% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate
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£750 £650 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £650 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £793 £825 £820
UK excluding London average daily rate £850 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21792 22443 24513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.74% 92.46% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14941 15287 15897
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 464 660
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Head of Architecture in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +25 2 £600 -7.69% 2
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title.

1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Google