The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Architect
Rank 372 395 370
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 32 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.039% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.042% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 13
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£488 £650 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £416 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £650 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.43%
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
20646 21359 20133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.10% 92.91% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14320 14994 13550
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 383 451
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 3 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 5 £538 - 1
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Systems Architect in their job title.

1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Pega
3 14 (27.45%) Oracle
4 11 (21.57%) Banking
5 9 (17.65%) Windows
6 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.73%) Java
7 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.76%) ITSM
8 6 (11.76%) Workflow
9 5 (9.80%) Remedy
9 5 (9.80%) Service Management
9 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
9 5 (9.80%) UNIX
9 5 (9.80%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (9.80%) VMware
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
10 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
10 4 (7.84%) SCOrch
10 4 (7.84%) CMDB
10 4 (7.84%) Use Case
10 4 (7.84%) SCCM
10 4 (7.84%) SCOM
10 4 (7.84%) .NET
10 4 (7.84%) ETL
10 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
11 3 (5.88%) Project Management
11 3 (5.88%) EMC

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) PegaRULES
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) SMS
1 1 (1.96%) VoIP
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.96%) HBase
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.92%) HTML5
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) EJB
4 1 (1.96%) JSP
4 1 (1.96%) Servlets
4 1 (1.96%) SOAP
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
4 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) CMDB
2 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) IBM XIV
3 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) Solaris
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (11.76%) Workflow
2 6 (11.76%) ITSM
3 5 (9.80%) Service Management
3 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.84%) ETL
4 4 (7.84%) Use Case
5 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL
5 3 (5.88%) OO
5 3 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.92%) UML
6 2 (3.92%) Data Security
6 2 (3.92%) MVC
6 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Postgraduate
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
1 4 (7.84%) SCOM
1 4 (7.84%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Pega
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.80%) Remedy
4 5 (9.80%) VMware
5 3 (5.88%) Teradata
5 3 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) Sybase
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) JDA
7 1 (1.96%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.96%) BT
7 1 (1.96%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow