The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 151 163 137
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.045% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.047% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £412 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 North West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3340 4264 3012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.22% 95.05% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 2598 1719
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 214 196
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Architect across the North West region.

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester -1 2 £400 -
Lancashire - 2 £445 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £401 -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Systems 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 West region featuring Systems Architect in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) JBoss
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) SOAP
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Data Guard
3 6 (30.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 5 (25.00%) ArchiMate
4 5 (25.00%) Clustering
4 5 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Internet
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) XSD
5 4 (20.00%) UML
5 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Internet of Things
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MagicDraw
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) REST
1 6 (30.00%) SOAP
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
1 5 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 4 (20.00%) Internet of Things
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) MVS
2 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ArchiMate
2 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Business Development
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) SCSM
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) FireEye
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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