The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 395 419 410
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 27 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.066% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.070% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 9
Median daily rate £625 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £405 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £745 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £469 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - £42.50
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
20320 21442 22317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14519 15176 16085
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 341 443
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Systems Architect in the job title.

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Systems Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Systems Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 5 £650 +18.18% 2
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Systems Architect 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 Systems Architect in the job title.

1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) Pega
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 7 (15.56%) VMware
4 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Coaching
6 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.11%) Back Office
6 5 (11.11%) Linux
7 4 (8.89%) Java
7 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Degree
7 4 (8.89%) MiFID
7 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
7 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.89%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.67%) GitLab

Systems Architect 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) Network Security
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.67%) GitLab
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Back Office
4 3 (6.67%) Games
4 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) HTML5
1 2 (4.44%) J2EE
1 2 (4.44%) JMS
1 2 (4.44%) SOAP
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.22%) REST
2 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (6.67%) Equities
3 3 (6.67%) Online Games
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) AIX
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) VMS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
2 5 (11.11%) Coaching
2 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (8.89%) Scrum
3 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.89%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 3 (6.67%) Data Management
4 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Master Data Management
4 3 (6.67%) MODAF
4 3 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) CISM
4 2 (4.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) MiFID
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.22%) Gluster
3 1 (2.22%) GlusterFS
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Ansible
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Pega
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) MobileIron
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Temenos
4 1 (2.22%) Veeam