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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 408 391 392
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 7 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 15
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£506 £625 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £442 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £730 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £80.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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
22549 23350 24613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.05% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15536 16044 16216
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 442 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
City of London +2 1 £650 +4.00% 1
Southwark - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Validation
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) 2G
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) 3G
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) 4G
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Campaign Management
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (5.56%) Test Planning

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (5.56%) Tuxedo
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) 3G
1 2 (11.11%) 2G
1 2 (11.11%) 4G
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) PACS
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.11%) Validation
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) BPR
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) CCDP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
1 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
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