The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 339 330 363
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 90 96 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 73 26
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£575 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £725 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £64.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+27.62% +25.98%
Lead Architect
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Lead Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Architect across the London region.

Lead Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Lead Architect
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 Lead Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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 +19 16 £575 -6.12% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead Architect 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 32 (21.19%) Oracle
2 29 (19.21%) TOGAF
3 21 (13.91%) SAP
4 19 (12.58%) Hadoop
5 18 (11.92%) Finance
5 18 (11.92%) ERP
6 16 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (9.93%) Linux
7 15 (9.93%) Web Services
8 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
9 13 (8.61%) Banking
9 13 (8.61%) NoSQL
9 13 (8.61%) Big Data
10 12 (7.95%) HP
11 11 (7.28%) Windows
11 11 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.28%) MongoDB
12 10 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (6.62%) Migration
12 10 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.62%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (6.62%) Siebel
12 10 (6.62%) Cisco
13 9 (5.96%) SQL
13 9 (5.96%) PHP
13 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (5.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (5.96%) Riak
13 9 (5.96%) User Experience

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead Architect 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.64%) Apache
1 7 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.31%) CMS
2 5 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.99%) Node.js
3 3 (1.99%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.66%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (3.97%) SAP SD
2 6 (3.97%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.32%) SAP SRM
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.66%) Endur
5 1 (0.66%) Summit
5 1 (0.66%) RMDS
5 1 (0.66%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.30%) PaaS
3 8 (5.30%) IaaS
4 3 (1.99%) SaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) SNMP
1 7 (4.64%) Internet
2 5 (3.31%) SAN
3 4 (2.65%) WAN
3 4 (2.65%) NAS
4 2 (1.32%) FCoE
4 2 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.32%) Multicast
4 2 (1.32%) LAN
4 2 (1.32%) HTTP
4 2 (1.32%) Intranet
4 2 (1.32%) DNS
4 2 (1.32%) Firewall
4 2 (1.32%) Wireless
4 2 (1.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) Hadoop
2 13 (8.61%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.61%) Big Data
3 11 (7.28%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.96%) Riak
6 8 (5.30%) CouchDB
7 7 (4.64%) SAP BI
7 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.97%) MySQL
8 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.31%) Couchbase
10 4 (2.65%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (2.65%) HBase
10 4 (2.65%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.99%) Mahout
11 3 (1.99%) Sqoop
11 3 (1.99%) MarkLogic
11 3 (1.99%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.97%) Hudson
3 2 (1.32%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.66%) Grunt
4 1 (0.66%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.66%) Maven
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Selenium
4 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (11.92%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Banking
3 8 (5.30%) Retail
4 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.99%) Marketing
7 3 (1.99%) Back Office
8 2 (1.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.66%) Billing
9 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) Web Services
2 7 (4.64%) .NET
3 6 (3.97%) LAMP
3 6 (3.97%) SAP PI
4 5 (3.31%) SOAP
5 3 (1.99%) Middleware
5 3 (1.99%) SAML
5 3 (1.99%) XML
5 3 (1.99%) RESTful
5 3 (1.99%) REST
6 2 (1.32%) JSF
6 2 (1.32%) JAX-RS
6 2 (1.32%) JAX-WS
6 2 (1.32%) XSD
6 2 (1.32%) XSLT
6 2 (1.32%) J2EE
6 2 (1.32%) HTML
6 2 (1.32%) JDBC
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.66%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) User Experience
2 6 (3.97%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.65%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.99%) FMCG
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.32%) CESG
5 2 (1.32%) Derivative
5 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.66%) LIMS
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) PACS
6 1 (0.66%) EFT
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) W3C
6 1 (0.66%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.93%) Linux
2 11 (7.28%) Windows
3 6 (3.97%) Debian
3 6 (3.97%) CentOS
3 6 (3.97%) UNIX
4 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.65%) Android
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Solaris
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.21%) TOGAF
2 18 (11.92%) ERP
3 16 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.62%) Migration
5 10 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (5.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (4.64%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (4.64%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.64%) DevOps
9 6 (3.97%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.97%) Project Management
10 5 (3.31%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.31%) Time Management
10 5 (3.31%) Analytics
10 5 (3.31%) Data Governance
11 4 (2.65%) Data Migration
11 4 (2.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.96%) PHP
1 9 (5.96%) SQL
2 8 (5.30%) Java
3 7 (4.64%) Python
4 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.97%) Perl
5 5 (3.31%) C#
6 3 (1.99%) C++
6 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.66%) C
7 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (2.65%) CCIE
1 4 (2.65%) CCNP
1 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.99%) CCNA
2 3 (1.99%) CCDA
2 3 (1.99%) Degree
3 2 (1.32%) CCDE
3 2 (1.32%) CCDP
3 2 (1.32%) CCA
4 1 (0.66%) CISSP
4 1 (0.66%) MCAD
4 1 (0.66%) MCSD
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) CISM
4 1 (0.66%) CCSA
4 1 (0.66%) CCSE
4 1 (0.66%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.66%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) SLA
1 4 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) HL7
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.99%) HDFS
3 3 (1.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.99%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.32%) NFS
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.32%) SRDF
4 2 (1.32%) Docker
5 1 (0.66%) KVM
5 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) Nagios
1 6 (3.97%) ZABBIX
1 6 (3.97%) Cacti
1 6 (3.97%) Puppet
1 6 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.97%) Salt
2 3 (1.99%) Ambari
2 3 (1.99%) Oozie
3 2 (1.32%) SCCM
3 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.66%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.66%) WMI
4 1 (0.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 32 (21.19%) Oracle
2 21 (13.91%) SAP
3 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.95%) HP
5 10 (6.62%) Siebel
5 10 (6.62%) Cisco
6 7 (4.64%) NetApp
6 7 (4.64%) VMware
7 6 (3.97%) Rackspace
7 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.31%) EMC
8 5 (3.31%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.65%) IBM
10 3 (1.99%) Sybase
10 3 (1.99%) Informatica
10 3 (1.99%) hybris
10 3 (1.99%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.99%) MapR
10 3 (1.99%) Teradata
10 3 (1.99%) Netezza
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