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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Architect
England / London
Rank 374 406 397
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 23 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.065% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.069% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Median daily rate £550 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £515 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £464 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.21 £32.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+11.41% -21.68%

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
18371 20379 20271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.83% 95.05% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13156 14451 14262
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 308 344
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Canary Wharf +6 6 - -
City of London - 1 - - 3
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) TOGAF
3 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
4 9 (16.98%) Data Management
4 9 (16.98%) Data Architecture
4 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
5 8 (15.09%) Replication
5 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (15.09%) SQL
6 7 (13.21%) Oracle
6 7 (13.21%) Linux
6 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.21%) Banking
6 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
7 6 (11.32%) Re-Platforming
7 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (11.32%) Data Integration
7 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (11.32%) Master Data Management
7 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.32%) Degree
7 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
8 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
8 5 (9.43%) Java

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 1 (1.89%) Apache
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Network Security
1 3 (5.66%) VPN
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) IPsec
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) LDAP
3 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) VLAN
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (5.66%) ERwin
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.66%) GitLab
1 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.66%) PowerDesigner
1 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Back Office
4 3 (5.66%) Games
4 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Military
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) J2EE
1 3 (5.66%) SOAP
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) HTML5
2 2 (3.77%) JMS
2 2 (3.77%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) EJB
3 1 (1.89%) JSP
3 1 (1.89%) Servlets
3 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Replication
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Hedge funds
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (5.66%) Equities
4 3 (5.66%) Online Games
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Fintech
6 1 (1.89%) Derivative
6 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) AIX
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Debian
7 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
1 10 (18.87%) TOGAF
2 9 (16.98%) Data Architecture
2 9 (16.98%) Data Management
3 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) Data Integration
5 6 (11.32%) Master Data Management
5 6 (11.32%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (7.55%) CRM
6 4 (7.55%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.66%) MODAF
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.66%) Requirements Management
7 3 (5.66%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) C
4 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) CISM
5 2 (3.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) MiFID
2 3 (5.66%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.77%) QA
4 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Docker
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) iptables
4 1 (1.89%) Postfix
4 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Ansible
1 3 (5.66%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) VMware
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Pega
3 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.77%) MobileIron
6 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.89%) Anaplan
7 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
7 1 (1.89%) Temenos
7 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.89%) Veeam
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