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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 412 436 429
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 18 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.045% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Median daily rate £513 £550 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £498 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £710 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £469 £445
% change year-on-year
-13.60% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Bromley - 2 £700 -
City of London +16 1 £438 -16.66% 2
Westminster - 1 £438 -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (38.46%) Pega
2 14 (35.90%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 9 (23.08%) Coaching
5 8 (20.51%) Banking
5 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Java
7 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
7 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
7 5 (12.82%) User Stories
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle
7 5 (12.82%) Windows
7 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.26%) Linux
8 4 (10.26%) Web Services
8 4 (10.26%) Data Management
8 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
9 3 (7.69%) Master Data Management
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
9 3 (7.69%) Online Games
9 3 (7.69%) MiFID
9 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared

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 (5.13%) Apache
1 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.56%) Military
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) HTML5
2 2 (5.13%) J2EE
2 2 (5.13%) jBPM
3 1 (2.56%) JMS
3 1 (2.56%) JNDI
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Online Games
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Equities
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) AIX
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) VMS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Coaching
2 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
4 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.82%) User Stories
5 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (10.26%) Data Management
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Master Data Management
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.13%) Process Management
7 2 (5.13%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Gluster
3 1 (2.56%) GlusterFS
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Pega
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto