The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank - 120 106
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.081% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.088% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £405 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2598 2267 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.16% 92.00% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1141 1075
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 75
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.20 £34.90
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 Scotland

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Glasgow - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
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