The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Architect
Rank 431 423 410
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 2 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.004% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.004% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
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£404 - £581
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £471
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 - £765
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Systems 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
22279 22522 23553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.56% 92.61% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15699 15363 16156
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 420 457
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Senior Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Systems Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Systems Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Senior Systems Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Systems Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Systems 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 Senior Systems Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 - 1 £308 -
Senior Systems Architect
England

Senior Systems Architect
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Systems 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Pega
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) PegaRULES
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Senior Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Systems 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 Senior Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) PegaRULES
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) EJB
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware