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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Architecture
England / London
Rank 403 415 411
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.024% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.025% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Median daily rate £850 £750 £850
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £645 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,075 £933 £890
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £675 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) Coaching
4 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
4 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Big Data
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) PaaS
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) IaaS
5 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
5 2 (9.09%) Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Banking

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) CESG
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Analytics
1 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Coaching
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) People Management
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) TOWER Software
4 1 (4.55%) VMware