The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 66 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£650 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
815 1004 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.06% 91.02% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 527 373
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -13.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Systems Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Systems Architect
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) GIS
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Process Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) ESRI
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Java

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Process Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) ESRI