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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 326 315 317
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 60 86 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 74 35
Average daily rate
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£600 £650 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £800 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £475 £545
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -12.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 - -
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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -4 6 £580 -9.01% 6
Westminster - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 41 (31.06%) Finance
2 32 (24.24%) Banking
3 28 (21.21%) Oracle
4 24 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 22 (16.67%) Analytics
6 21 (15.91%) Java
7 16 (12.12%) Investment Banking
8 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
9 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
10 12 (9.09%) Linux
10 12 (9.09%) WAN
10 12 (9.09%) Front Office
11 11 (8.33%) Cisco
12 10 (7.58%) VMware
12 10 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (7.58%) Windows
12 10 (7.58%) Service Management
12 10 (7.58%) EMC
13 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.82%) ERP
13 9 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.82%) Hadoop
14 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (6.06%) Mathematics
14 8 (6.06%) ITIL
14 8 (6.06%) SQL
15 7 (5.30%) Migration
15 7 (5.30%) HP
15 7 (5.30%) SOA
15 7 (5.30%) Load Balancing

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.76%) SAS
2 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.76%) Lync
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.55%) IaaS
2 6 (4.55%) PaaS
3 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Office 365
5 1 (0.76%) GitHub
5 1 (0.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.09%) WAN
2 5 (3.79%) Firewall
2 5 (3.79%) LAN
2 5 (3.79%) SNMP
3 4 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (3.03%) SAN
4 3 (2.27%) MPLS
4 3 (2.27%) VoIP
4 3 (2.27%) Network Security
4 3 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.27%) NAS
4 3 (2.27%) FCoE
4 3 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.27%) Multicast
5 2 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.52%) VPN
5 2 (1.52%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.30%) Couchbase
4 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.79%) Big Data
6 4 (3.03%) HCatalog
6 4 (3.03%) MarkLogic
6 4 (3.03%) Mahout
6 4 (3.03%) Sqoop
6 4 (3.03%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.03%) HBase
6 4 (3.03%) Riak
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) ProC
1 1 (0.76%) Maven
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
General
1 41 (31.06%) Finance
2 32 (24.24%) Banking
3 16 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 12 (9.09%) Front Office
5 6 (4.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.52%) Games
6 2 (1.52%) Marketing
6 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) J2EE
1 5 (3.79%) REST
2 3 (2.27%) .NET
2 3 (2.27%) Spring
3 2 (1.52%) RESTful
3 2 (1.52%) WCF
3 2 (1.52%) WPF
3 2 (1.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.76%) JSON
4 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.76%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.76%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (0.76%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (0.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.03%) User Experience
2 4 (3.03%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.03%) Derivative
3 3 (2.27%) PKI
3 3 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.52%) Open Source
4 2 (1.52%) Online Games
4 2 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.76%) HACMP
5 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.76%) Psychology
5 1 (0.76%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.09%) Linux
2 10 (7.58%) Windows
3 3 (2.27%) Solaris
4 2 (1.52%) UNIX
4 2 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 22 (16.67%) Analytics
3 10 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (7.58%) Service Management
4 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (6.82%) ERP
4 9 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.06%) ITIL
6 7 (5.30%) Migration
6 7 (5.30%) SOA
6 7 (5.30%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.55%) Data Architecture
7 6 (4.55%) ETL
8 5 (3.79%) MapReduce
9 4 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.03%) Data Governance
9 4 (3.03%) Information Assurance
9 4 (3.03%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.91%) Java
2 8 (6.06%) SQL
3 4 (3.03%) C#
4 3 (2.27%) C++
5 2 (1.52%) Scala
5 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby
6 1 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) CCIE
1 6 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.03%) CCDE
2 4 (3.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) CCNP
2 4 (3.03%) CCNA
2 4 (3.03%) CCDA
2 4 (3.03%) CCDP
2 4 (3.03%) CCA
3 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.76%) MCSE
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.52%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) HDFS
1 4 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (3.03%) Apache Flume
1 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.27%) NFS
2 3 (2.27%) Xen
2 3 (2.27%) KVM
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.76%) SRDF
4 1 (0.76%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Ambari
1 4 (3.03%) Oozie
2 2 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) Oracle
2 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.33%) Cisco
4 10 (7.58%) VMware
4 10 (7.58%) EMC
5 7 (5.30%) HP
6 6 (4.55%) Siebel
7 4 (3.03%) Hortonworks
7 4 (3.03%) MapR
7 4 (3.03%) Teradata
7 4 (3.03%) Netezza
7 4 (3.03%) SAP
7 4 (3.03%) NetApp
8 3 (2.27%) Citrix
8 3 (2.27%) Intel
8 3 (2.27%) IBM
9 2 (1.52%) F5
9 2 (1.52%) hybris
9 2 (1.52%) Sybase
9 2 (1.52%) Juniper
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