The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 101 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.29% 0.81% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.85% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £600 £488 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -30.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £82.00
Lead 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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1258 1057 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.64% 95.23% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 666 401
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £265 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 47
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Architect across the North East region.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Lead Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Tyne and Wear -31 4 £600 +23.07%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Lead 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 North East region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware