The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 626 765 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.09% 8.08% 7.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.65% 8.53% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 465 344
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £52.50 £54.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +80.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £25.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £80.73 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +2.43%
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
7236 8968 9299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.51% 94.78% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 5185 5090
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 513 513
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 9 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Hampshire +3 186 £525 +6.70% 16
Berkshire +3 176 £525 +5.00% 23
Buckinghamshire +15 98 £520 +4.00% 6
Surrey -9 51 £450 -13.46% 14
West Sussex -7 38 £450 -13.46% 4
Oxfordshire -32 21 £650 +25.00% 4
Middlesex -7 11 £375 -25.00%
East Sussex +17 9 £581 +37.98% 3
Kent +3 6 £556 +17.10% 4
Sussex 0 2 - -
M4 Corridor -6 1 - -
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 South East region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 221 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 193 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 190 (13.89%) Oracle
4 176 (12.87%) Windows
5 168 (12.28%) Finance
6 165 (12.06%) Migration
7 164 (11.99%) Cisco
8 154 (11.26%) SC Cleared
9 152 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 145 (10.60%) VMware
11 140 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
12 131 (9.58%) Linux
13 126 (9.21%) Java
14 124 (9.06%) Data Centre
15 116 (8.48%) Data Modelling
16 114 (8.33%) Retail
17 107 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
18 103 (7.53%) Active Directory
19 99 (7.24%) SQL
20 97 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
21 93 (6.80%) CRM
21 93 (6.80%) IBM
22 92 (6.73%) SOA
23 90 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
24 89 (6.51%) Firewall
25 83 (6.07%) Unix
26 82 (5.99%) Windows Server
27 81 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
28 78 (5.70%) ITIL
28 78 (5.70%) SAP

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 50 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (1.90%) JBoss
4 23 (1.68%) Apache
4 23 (1.68%) OpenStack
5 22 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 19 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.17%) NetWeaver
8 15 (1.10%) SAP EP
9 14 (1.02%) CMS
10 13 (0.95%) MS Exchange
10 13 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
11 12 (0.88%) Apache Solr
11 12 (0.88%) Documentum
11 12 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.73%) Apache Spark
12 10 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.12%) MS Office
3 19 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.44%) Simulink
5 2 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.073%) InVision
6 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 16 (1.17%) SAP CRM
3 15 (1.10%) SAP MDM
4 14 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.66%) Eloqua
8 7 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.51%) Remedy AR System
8 7 (0.51%) SAP hybris
9 5 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.37%) Primavera
9 5 (0.37%) Unica
10 4 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.29%) Maximo
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.29%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.29%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 107 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (4.31%) PaaS
4 56 (4.09%) IaaS
5 54 (3.95%) Office 365
6 51 (3.73%) SaaS
7 10 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.37%) Boomi
12 4 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.15%) CallidusCloud
14 2 (0.15%) GitHub
14 2 (0.15%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.51%) Firewall
2 60 (4.39%) Network Security
2 60 (4.39%) WAN
3 55 (4.02%) LAN
4 50 (3.65%) MPLS
5 33 (2.41%) SAN
6 31 (2.27%) NetScaler
7 24 (1.75%) VPN
8 23 (1.68%) LDAP
9 21 (1.54%) Skype
10 19 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (1.32%) VoIP
12 16 (1.17%) DNS
13 15 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (1.10%) IP Telephony
14 14 (1.02%) VLAN
15 13 (0.95%) BGP
16 12 (0.88%) 3G
16 12 (0.88%) Internet
17 11 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 50 (3.65%) Big Data
4 46 (3.36%) Hadoop
5 22 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 20 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.17%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.17%) SAP HANA
8 14 (1.02%) MongoDB
9 13 (0.95%) HBase
10 11 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (0.80%) Data Lake
10 11 (0.80%) SAP BW
11 10 (0.73%) Power BI
11 10 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.66%) Apache Hive
12 9 (0.66%) OLAP
12 9 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 34 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.05%) JIRA
4 11 (0.80%) Selenium
5 8 (0.58%) Subversion
6 6 (0.44%) ClearCase
6 6 (0.44%) ERwin
6 6 (0.44%) Maven
7 5 (0.37%) Ant
7 5 (0.37%) JUnit
8 4 (0.29%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.22%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.22%) Gradle
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.15%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.15%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 168 (12.28%) Finance
2 114 (8.33%) Retail
3 64 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.92%) Marketing
5 30 (2.19%) Banking
6 27 (1.97%) Billing
7 12 (0.88%) Publishing
8 11 (0.80%) Back Office
9 7 (0.51%) French Language
9 7 (0.51%) Italian Language
9 7 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.51%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.44%) Advertising
10 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.22%) Military
12 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.15%) German Language
12 2 (0.15%) Legal
12 2 (0.15%) Local Government
12 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (4.61%) Web Services
2 59 (4.31%) Middleware
3 55 (4.02%) .NET
4 32 (2.34%) J2EE
5 30 (2.19%) XML
6 29 (2.12%) SOAP
7 28 (2.05%) HTML
7 28 (2.05%) REST
8 23 (1.68%) SAML
9 20 (1.46%) Java EE
10 18 (1.32%) Spring
11 17 (1.24%) ASP.NET
11 17 (1.24%) CSS
12 15 (1.10%) SAP PI
13 13 (0.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 13 (0.95%) SAP Basis
13 13 (0.95%) STL
14 12 (0.88%) OAuth
14 12 (0.88%) RESTful
15 10 (0.73%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 124 (9.06%) Data Centre
2 49 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (2.85%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.05%) Data Integration
6 23 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.54%) Public Cloud
8 18 (1.32%) PKI
9 17 (1.24%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (0.95%) CMDB
13 12 (0.88%) Private Cloud
13 12 (0.88%) User Experience
14 10 (0.73%) Clustering
14 10 (0.73%) IVR
14 10 (0.73%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.58%) FMCG
15 8 (0.58%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 176 (12.87%) Windows
2 131 (9.58%) Linux
3 83 (6.07%) Unix
4 82 (5.99%) Windows Server
5 51 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.75%) AIX
9 16 (1.17%) Solaris
9 16 (1.17%) Windows 10
10 14 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.29%) Fedora
13 3 (0.22%) CentOS
14 2 (0.15%) Android
14 2 (0.15%) VMS
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (12.06%) Migration
2 152 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 140 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (8.48%) Data Modelling
5 97 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 93 (6.80%) CRM
7 92 (6.73%) SOA
8 78 (5.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 78 (5.70%) ITIL
9 65 (4.75%) E-Commerce
10 64 (4.68%) Data Architecture
11 63 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
12 62 (4.53%) Service Management
13 58 (4.24%) Data Management
14 53 (3.87%) Analytics
14 53 (3.87%) ETL
15 52 (3.80%) UML
16 51 (3.73%) ERP
16 51 (3.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (9.21%) Java
2 99 (7.24%) SQL
3 35 (2.56%) C
4 30 (2.19%) C++
5 29 (2.12%) JavaScript
6 23 (1.68%) Perl
7 14 (1.02%) C#
7 14 (1.02%) Python
8 12 (0.88%) PHP
9 10 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.66%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.51%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.51%) VBScript
12 6 (0.44%) MATLAB
12 6 (0.44%) XPath
13 5 (0.37%) Ruby
14 4 (0.29%) VBA
15 3 (0.22%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.22%) Scala
16 2 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 221 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 154 (11.26%) SC Cleared
3 64 (4.68%) DV Cleared
4 62 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (4.53%) Degree
5 47 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (3.29%) CCIE
7 34 (2.49%) MCSE
8 32 (2.34%) CISSP
9 28 (2.05%) CCNP
10 18 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.10%) CLAS
12 13 (0.95%) CCNA
12 13 (0.95%) PhD
13 11 (0.80%) SANS
14 10 (0.73%) CISMP
14 10 (0.73%) CRISC
15 8 (0.58%) CCDP
15 8 (0.58%) CISM
16 7 (0.51%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 39 (2.85%) PCI DSS
2 25 (1.83%) SLA
3 17 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.73%) PA-DSS
5 9 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.51%) QA
7 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.37%) COBIT
9 4 (0.29%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.073%) EFQM
12 1 (0.073%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.073%) RMADS
System Software
1 103 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 72 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.12%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 16 (1.17%) Docker
7 15 (1.10%) XenServer
8 14 (1.02%) vSphere
9 12 (0.88%) XenApp
10 11 (0.80%) vCloud
11 8 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.51%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
17 1 (0.073%) Apache Flume
17 1 (0.073%) HDFS
17 1 (0.073%) iptables
Systems Management
1 29 (2.12%) Puppet
2 19 (1.39%) SCCM
3 18 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 15 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 11 (0.80%) Ansible
6 10 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.73%) SCOM
7 9 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 5 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.37%) Terraform
9 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.29%) vMotion
10 3 (0.22%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.22%) Amdocs OSS
10 3 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.22%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.22%) OpenIDM
10 3 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 193 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 190 (13.89%) Oracle
3 164 (11.99%) Cisco
4 145 (10.60%) VMware
5 93 (6.80%) IBM
6 78 (5.70%) SAP
7 59 (4.31%) Red Hat
8 54 (3.95%) Citrix
9 43 (3.14%) CheckPoint
10 42 (3.07%) Juniper
11 34 (2.49%) HP
12 24 (1.75%) Palo Alto
13 23 (1.68%) Ab Initio
13 23 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
14 22 (1.61%) NetApp
15 19 (1.39%) Dell
15 19 (1.39%) TIBCO
16 18 (1.32%) F5
17 17 (1.24%) webMethods
18 15 (1.10%) BMC
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