The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 404 381 384
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 7 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 15
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£450 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £443 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £800 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £460 £480
% change year-on-year
-23.91% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Architect
England

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
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 25 July 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
Bromley - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) 2G
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) 3G
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) 4G
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (6.67%) Tuxedo
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) 3G
1 2 (13.33%) 2G
1 2 (13.33%) 4G
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) BPR
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
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