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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 383 400 356
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 20 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.077% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £284 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £543 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £38.75
Systems Architect
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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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (10.71%) Back Office
5 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (10.71%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
6 2 (7.14%) MS Office
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) Broadband
6 2 (7.14%) LAN
6 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 2 (7.14%) IIS
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
6 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (7.14%) ERP
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 2 (7.14%) 3G
6 2 (7.14%) 802.11
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Broadband
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
1 2 (7.14%) HSPA
1 2 (7.14%) LTE
1 2 (7.14%) 4G
1 2 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (7.14%) 3G
1 2 (7.14%) 802.11
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) DB2
1 1 (3.57%) OLTP
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
4 1 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XSLT
2 1 (3.57%) XHTML
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) IBM XIV
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) W3C
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) PACS
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
1 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (7.14%) Network Planning
2 2 (7.14%) ERP
2 2 (7.14%) ETL
2 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
2 2 (7.14%) Network Management
2 2 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (3.57%) Document Management
3 1 (3.57%) Analytics
3 1 (3.57%) Campaign Management
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Practice Management
3 1 (3.57%) Validation
3 1 (3.57%) SOA
3 1 (3.57%) OOP
3 1 (3.57%) OO
3 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) WCAG
1 1 (3.57%) WAI
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) Open Text
4 1 (3.57%) RedDot
4 1 (3.57%) Teradata
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Pega
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) EMC