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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 392 388 408
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 25 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 4
Median daily rate £638 £500 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £469 £423
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £33.50
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
20620 20986 21502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.88% 94.64% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14993 14495 15145
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 395 388
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +46 4 £475 -20.83% 1
Hendon - 1 £400 -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 21 (53.85%) Pega
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Online Games
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Games
4 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (15.38%) Private Cloud
5 6 (15.38%) HP
5 6 (15.38%) VMware
5 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
7 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) Unix
7 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) NetApp
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco
7 4 (10.26%) Middleware
7 4 (10.26%) Banking
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Puppet
7 4 (10.26%) F5
7 4 (10.26%) OpenStack
7 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
7 4 (10.26%) User Stories
7 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef

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 4 (10.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) Mule
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.56%) JUnit
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Games
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.13%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Middleware
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) JMS
2 3 (7.69%) Spring
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) Ajax
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) jBPM
3 2 (5.13%) JSP
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) JSTL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Online Games
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.38%) Private Cloud
4 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.69%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Life Science
6 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.82%) Scrum
3 4 (10.26%) Coaching
3 4 (10.26%) CRM
3 4 (10.26%) DevOps
3 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
3 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.26%) User Stories
4 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) MVC
4 3 (7.69%) System Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Workflow
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Data Management
5 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Pega
2 6 (15.38%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) F5
3 4 (10.26%) NetApp
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) BEA
6 1 (2.56%) Sybase
6 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.56%) Vitria