The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 24 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 704 533 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.03% 5.64% 6.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.68% 6.13% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 296 274
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £37.25 £44.25 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.81% +64.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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 South 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9169 8688 7867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.86% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5062 4803 3935
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 456 615
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +2 220 £500 +11.11% 27
Hampshire +10 141 £461 +2.50% 21
Buckinghamshire +10 96 £500 +11.11% 9
Surrey +7 78 £550 +15.78% 20
Oxfordshire +16 71 £500 -10.11% 7
West Sussex 0 53 £431 -13.75% 4
Middlesex +2 15 £475 -9.52% 2
East Sussex -15 14 £488 -0.76% 4
Kent +2 7 £555 -9.38% 3
M4 Corridor 0 2 - -
Sussex -2 2 £675 - 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £475 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 216 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 212 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 206 (15.82%) Finance
4 177 (13.59%) TOGAF
5 164 (12.60%) Windows
6 161 (12.37%) Java
7 154 (11.83%) Oracle
8 151 (11.60%) SC Cleared
9 141 (10.83%) Telecoms
10 137 (10.52%) SOA
11 124 (9.52%) SQL
12 118 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
13 108 (8.29%) SQL Server
14 107 (8.22%) VMware
15 104 (7.99%) .NET
16 101 (7.76%) Firewall
17 99 (7.60%) Migration
17 99 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
18 96 (7.37%) Middleware
19 95 (7.30%) Enterprise Architecture
20 93 (7.14%) SAP
21 92 (7.07%) CRM
22 89 (6.84%) Cisco
23 85 (6.53%) Linux
24 84 (6.45%) Data Modelling
25 80 (6.14%) Active Directory
26 79 (6.07%) Degree
27 77 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
28 76 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
29 72 (5.53%) C#

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
3 32 (2.46%) Apache
4 31 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 31 (2.38%) MS Exchange
5 27 (2.07%) WebSphere
5 27 (2.07%) Lync
6 20 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.23%) IIS
8 12 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.84%) Documentum
9 11 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.69%) CMS
11 9 (0.69%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.61%) JBoss
13 7 (0.54%) MQSeries
Applications
1 52 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.46%) InDesign
7 6 (0.46%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.46%) MS Office
8 3 (0.23%) Simulink
8 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) SPSS
10 1 (0.077%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 28 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.38%) BigMachines
8 5 (0.38%) SAP PSCD
9 4 (0.31%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.23%) SAP SCM
10 3 (0.23%) Summit
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle BRM
10 3 (0.23%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.15%) SaaS
2 19 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.00%) PaaS
5 10 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.61%) Office 365
6 8 (0.61%) IaaS
7 5 (0.38%) Boomi
8 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.23%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.23%) Force.com
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.077%) GitHub
10 1 (0.077%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 101 (7.76%) Firewall
2 68 (5.22%) WAN
3 65 (4.99%) LAN
4 41 (3.15%) SAN
5 39 (3.00%) Internet
6 32 (2.46%) VPN
7 25 (1.92%) MPLS
8 22 (1.69%) DNS
8 22 (1.69%) BGP
9 21 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (1.46%) Wireless
10 19 (1.46%) VoIP
10 19 (1.46%) MVNO
11 16 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (1.15%) 3G
12 15 (1.15%) NAS
13 14 (1.08%) Intranet
13 14 (1.08%) Broadband
14 13 (1.00%) WLAN
15 12 (0.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (2.30%) Big Data
4 30 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 24 (1.84%) Hadoop
6 21 (1.61%) MySQL
7 15 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (1.08%) SAP BW
8 14 (1.08%) DB2
9 13 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (0.92%) NoSQL
11 11 (0.84%) MongoDB
11 11 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (1.23%) Axure RP
2 13 (1.00%) JIRA
3 11 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.61%) Maven
6 6 (0.46%) ERwin
6 6 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (0.38%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.38%) Subversion
7 5 (0.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.31%) Selenium
8 4 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.31%) LoadUI
8 4 (0.31%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.31%) Ant
9 2 (0.15%) Hudson
9 2 (0.15%) Toad
10 1 (0.077%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.077%) ClearCase
General
1 206 (15.82%) Finance
2 141 (10.83%) Telecoms
3 65 (4.99%) Retail
4 43 (3.30%) Billing
5 27 (2.07%) Banking
6 24 (1.84%) Marketing
7 17 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.23%) Interactive Media
8 16 (1.23%) Legal
9 11 (0.84%) Publishing
10 10 (0.77%) Automotive
10 10 (0.77%) Games
11 9 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.38%) Military
13 5 (0.38%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.31%) Electronics
15 3 (0.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (7.99%) .NET
2 96 (7.37%) Middleware
3 69 (5.30%) Web Services
4 50 (3.84%) HTML
5 37 (2.84%) SOAP
6 36 (2.76%) XML
7 34 (2.61%) REST
8 32 (2.46%) Java EE
9 26 (2.00%) ASP.NET
9 26 (2.00%) HTML5
10 23 (1.77%) CSS
11 21 (1.61%) J2EE
11 21 (1.61%) AngularJS
12 20 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (1.38%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.00%) WCF
15 11 (0.84%) XSL
15 11 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
16 10 (0.77%) Spring
16 10 (0.77%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 51 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 33 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (2.30%) PKI
4 30 (2.30%) Open Source
5 24 (1.84%) User Experience
6 21 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.54%) N-Tier
8 18 (1.38%) GIS
9 17 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.23%) Data Integration
11 11 (0.84%) Clustering
11 11 (0.84%) Taxonomies
12 9 (0.69%) Social Media
13 8 (0.61%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.61%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.61%) Frameworx
13 8 (0.61%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.54%) e-Health
14 7 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (12.60%) Windows
2 85 (6.53%) Linux
3 63 (4.84%) UNIX
4 35 (2.69%) Windows 7
5 28 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.92%) AIX
8 9 (0.69%) Solaris
8 9 (0.69%) Windows Vista
9 5 (0.38%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.38%) Android
10 3 (0.23%) HPUX
10 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.15%) CentOS
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.077%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.077%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (13.59%) TOGAF
2 137 (10.52%) SOA
3 118 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (7.60%) Migration
4 99 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (7.30%) Enterprise Architecture
6 92 (7.07%) CRM
7 84 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 77 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
9 76 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
10 68 (5.22%) ITIL
11 54 (4.15%) Analytics
12 52 (3.99%) ETL
13 47 (3.61%) E-Commerce
14 45 (3.46%) Service Management
15 44 (3.38%) UML
15 44 (3.38%) Project Management
15 44 (3.38%) Security Architecture
16 41 (3.15%) Data Architecture
17 39 (3.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 161 (12.37%) Java
2 124 (9.52%) SQL
3 72 (5.53%) C#
4 35 (2.69%) JavaScript
5 24 (1.84%) C
6 20 (1.54%) C++
7 16 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 14 (1.08%) Python
9 13 (1.00%) Perl
10 11 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.84%) Ruby
11 8 (0.61%) ABAP
12 7 (0.54%) PHP
12 7 (0.54%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.46%) VBScript
14 5 (0.38%) VB
14 5 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.38%) Scala
15 4 (0.31%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 212 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 151 (11.60%) SC Cleared
3 79 (6.07%) Degree
4 70 (5.38%) DV Cleared
5 40 (3.07%) CISSP
6 35 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.46%) CCIE
9 15 (1.15%) CCNP
9 15 (1.15%) CISM
10 11 (0.84%) CCNA
10 11 (0.84%) MCITP
11 10 (0.77%) ISSAP
12 8 (0.61%) MCSE
13 7 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.54%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.46%) GIAC
14 6 (0.46%) MCTS
14 6 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.84%) QA
2 13 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.46%) COBIT
4 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.38%) SLA
6 3 (0.23%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.077%) DO-178B
System Software
1 80 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 63 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.08%) XenApp
5 11 (0.84%) vSphere
6 10 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.38%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.31%) XenServer
10 4 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.23%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.23%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.077%) NFS
13 1 (0.077%) NDS
13 1 (0.077%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (1.38%) SCCM
2 15 (1.15%) Tivoli
3 12 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
4 10 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (0.31%) SCOM
7 4 (0.31%) Puppet
7 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.23%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.15%) WMI
9 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.15%) SELinux
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 216 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 154 (11.83%) Oracle
3 107 (8.22%) VMware
4 93 (7.14%) SAP
5 89 (6.84%) Cisco
6 66 (5.07%) HP
7 60 (4.61%) IBM
8 44 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
9 38 (2.92%) Citrix
10 30 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 29 (2.23%) NetApp
12 22 (1.69%) Business Objects
12 22 (1.69%) Juniper
13 19 (1.46%) EMC
13 19 (1.46%) Adobe
14 16 (1.23%) F5
15 15 (1.15%) TIBCO
16 14 (1.08%) webMethods
17 13 (1.00%) Intel
18 12 (0.92%) Informatica
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: £460 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Middlesex
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
LEXSTRA
Rate: £380 - £415 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago