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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 406 345 348
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 6 44 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 25
Average daily rate £650 £550 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £425 £408
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £57.50 -
% change year-on-year
-44.78% -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -34 1 £525 -12.50%
Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Broadband
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) FTP
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) SQL

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (4.55%) Node.js
1 1 (4.55%) nginx
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Broadband
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) ZigBee
3 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) AMQP
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.55%) DataStage
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
1 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
1 2 (9.09%) Workflow
1 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
1 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
2 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) User Stories
2 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.55%) Use Case
2 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.55%) ERD
2 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
1 3 (13.64%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Sun
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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