The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 143 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.033% - 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% - 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £425 £402
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.89%
Systems Architect
UK

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
2784 2894 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.11% 95.42% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 1539 1333
Median daily rate £375 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 98 77
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £40.00 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Glasgow - 1 - -
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Scotland region featuring Systems Architect in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) MODAF
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Pega
3 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Model-Based Systems Engineering

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) MODAF
3 1 (14.29%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Pega