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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 25 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 675 585 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.08% 6.36% 6.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.67% 6.92% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 308 283
Average daily rate
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£480 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
Average hourly rate - £61.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +121.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Hampshire +10 203 £450 - 22
Berkshire +2 193 £500 +2.56% 30
Buckinghamshire 0 89 £470 +4.44% 6
Surrey -15 83 £500 +11.11% 10
Oxfordshire -7 32 £488 -2.50% 9
West Sussex +3 22 £600 +21.21% 5
Middlesex +5 17 £470 -10.98%
East Sussex -3 14 £500 +11.11% 3
Sussex +7 5 £575 -14.81%
Kent -5 3 £550 -21.42% 5
Home Counties +6 1 - -
M4 Corridor +5 1 - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 211 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 204 (14.62%) Oracle
3 203 (14.55%) Finance
4 197 (14.12%) Microsoft
5 176 (12.62%) Windows
6 170 (12.19%) TOGAF
7 143 (10.25%) Telecoms
8 142 (10.18%) SC Cleared
9 134 (9.61%) Migration
9 134 (9.61%) Java
10 133 (9.53%) Agile Software Development
11 128 (9.18%) SQL
12 127 (9.10%) Enterprise Architecture
13 126 (9.03%) Firewall
14 125 (8.96%) SQL Server
15 121 (8.67%) Data Modelling
16 111 (7.96%) Cisco
17 105 (7.53%) SOA
18 103 (7.38%) Data Centre
19 102 (7.31%) Technical Architecture
20 100 (7.17%) VMware
21 92 (6.59%) SAP
22 90 (6.45%) Active Directory
23 85 (6.09%) CRM
24 84 (6.02%) .NET
25 83 (5.95%) LAN
26 81 (5.81%) ITIL
27 80 (5.73%) WAN
27 80 (5.73%) Retail
28 79 (5.66%) Linux

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 66 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 61 (4.37%) MS Exchange
3 34 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (1.86%) WebSphere
6 24 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (1.51%) Lync
8 20 (1.43%) Apache
8 20 (1.43%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (1.00%) JBoss
11 13 (0.93%) SAS
11 13 (0.93%) NetWeaver
11 13 (0.93%) IIS
12 12 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.65%) Documentum
14 9 (0.65%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.50%) SAP EP
Applications
1 55 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.43%) MS Office
4 12 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.50%) InDesign
7 5 (0.36%) Simulink
8 4 (0.29%) SPSS
9 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.072%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.79%) SAP PSCD
3 10 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.57%) SAP FI-CA
6 7 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.50%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.50%) SAP MDM
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Utilities
9 3 (0.22%) Summit
9 3 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.43%) Office 365
4 15 (1.08%) SaaS
5 14 (1.00%) PaaS
6 12 (0.86%) IaaS
6 12 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 11 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.29%) HP Helion
9 4 (0.29%) Boomi
10 3 (0.22%) Yammer
10 3 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.14%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 126 (9.03%) Firewall
2 83 (5.95%) LAN
3 80 (5.73%) WAN
4 55 (3.94%) VPN
5 51 (3.66%) MPLS
6 50 (3.58%) DNS
7 39 (2.80%) Internet
8 37 (2.65%) SAN
9 29 (2.08%) Wireless
10 27 (1.94%) DHCP
11 25 (1.79%) Network Security
12 24 (1.72%) Unified Communications
12 24 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (1.58%) 3G
14 22 (1.58%) VoLTE
15 20 (1.43%) BGP
16 17 (1.22%) TCP/IP
16 17 (1.22%) LDAP
16 17 (1.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (4.37%) Oracle Database
4 32 (2.29%) Big Data
5 24 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 23 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 22 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.15%) MySQL
12 13 (0.93%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.86%) DB2
14 11 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.00%) Ant
2 14 (1.00%) ERwin
2 14 (1.00%) Maven
3 13 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.93%) SoapUI
4 12 (0.86%) Subversion
4 12 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.86%) Axure RP
4 12 (0.86%) JIRA
5 10 (0.72%) Hudson
6 9 (0.65%) Selenium
7 7 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.29%) LoadUI
9 4 (0.29%) Toad
9 4 (0.29%) HP UFT
General
1 203 (14.55%) Finance
2 143 (10.25%) Telecoms
3 80 (5.73%) Retail
4 41 (2.94%) Marketing
5 37 (2.65%) Billing
6 29 (2.08%) Banking
7 18 (1.29%) Legal
8 15 (1.08%) Automotive
8 15 (1.08%) Games
9 14 (1.00%) Interactive Media
10 13 (0.93%) Publishing
11 12 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.79%) Military
12 11 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.22%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.22%) Electronics
16 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (6.02%) .NET
2 77 (5.52%) Middleware
3 62 (4.44%) Web Services
4 44 (3.15%) SOAP
5 42 (3.01%) XML
6 39 (2.80%) HTML
7 35 (2.51%) REST
8 29 (2.08%) Java EE
9 19 (1.36%) AngularJS
9 19 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (1.15%) CSS
11 15 (1.08%) J2EE
12 13 (0.93%) WebCenter
13 12 (0.86%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.86%) HTML5
14 11 (0.79%) ASP.NET
15 10 (0.72%) JSP
15 10 (0.72%) SAP PI
16 9 (0.65%) Spring
16 9 (0.65%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.38%) Data Centre
2 69 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 61 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (2.87%) User Experience
5 27 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (1.86%) PKI
7 24 (1.72%) GIS
8 23 (1.65%) Data Integration
9 22 (1.58%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.36%) Private Cloud
11 13 (0.93%) Visualisation
12 12 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.79%) Clustering
14 10 (0.72%) Frameworx
14 10 (0.72%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.57%) Replication
15 8 (0.57%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.57%) EMC VNX
16 7 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
16 7 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 176 (12.62%) Windows
2 79 (5.66%) Linux
3 76 (5.45%) UNIX
4 55 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (3.66%) Windows 7
5 51 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.00%) Solaris
8 11 (0.79%) AIX
8 11 (0.79%) HPUX
9 10 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 7 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.43%) Android
12 5 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.22%) zOS
15 2 (0.14%) VMS
16 1 (0.072%) SUSE
16 1 (0.072%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (12.19%) TOGAF
2 134 (9.61%) Migration
3 133 (9.53%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (9.10%) Enterprise Architecture
5 121 (8.67%) Data Modelling
6 105 (7.53%) SOA
7 102 (7.31%) Technical Architecture
8 85 (6.09%) CRM
9 81 (5.81%) ITIL
10 76 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 74 (5.30%) Data Management
12 71 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
13 67 (4.80%) Project Management
14 65 (4.66%) Information Security
14 65 (4.66%) Data Architecture
15 63 (4.52%) ETL
16 62 (4.44%) UML
17 56 (4.01%) Security Architecture
18 49 (3.51%) E-Commerce
18 49 (3.51%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 134 (9.61%) Java
2 128 (9.18%) SQL
3 53 (3.80%) C#
4 28 (2.01%) JavaScript
5 22 (1.58%) C
6 21 (1.51%) Python
7 18 (1.29%) PL/SQL
8 17 (1.22%) PowerShell
9 16 (1.15%) C++
10 15 (1.08%) Ruby
11 13 (0.93%) Perl
12 9 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.57%) VBScript
14 7 (0.50%) VB
15 5 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.36%) ABAP
15 5 (0.36%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.36%) R
15 5 (0.36%) Scala
15 5 (0.36%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 211 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 142 (10.18%) SC Cleared
3 73 (5.23%) Degree
4 50 (3.58%) DV Cleared
5 48 (3.44%) CISSP
6 45 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (1.79%) CCNA
8 25 (1.79%) MCSE
9 21 (1.51%) CCNP
10 18 (1.29%) CISM
11 15 (1.08%) GIAC
12 13 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (0.93%) ISSAP
12 13 (0.93%) CCIE
13 9 (0.65%) MCITP
14 8 (0.57%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.43%) BC Cleared
16 5 (0.36%) ISEB
17 4 (0.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.65%) QA
2 25 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.50%) SLA
5 6 (0.43%) COBIT
5 6 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.22%) GxP
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.072%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 90 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 66 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.79%) XenApp
5 17 (1.22%) vSphere
6 16 (1.15%) XenDesktop
6 16 (1.15%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.00%) Docker
8 9 (0.65%) NFS
9 6 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.36%) XenServer
10 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.22%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.072%) NDS
13 1 (0.072%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.072%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (1.29%) SCCM
2 17 (1.22%) Puppet
3 13 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 12 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.72%) HP NNM
6 10 (0.72%) OpenView
6 10 (0.72%) EMC VPLEX
6 10 (0.72%) Ansible
7 9 (0.65%) SCOM
8 8 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
11 5 (0.36%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.29%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.29%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.29%) Netcool
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 204 (14.62%) Oracle
2 197 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 111 (7.96%) Cisco
4 100 (7.17%) VMware
5 92 (6.59%) SAP
6 67 (4.80%) HP
7 58 (4.16%) IBM
8 50 (3.58%) Citrix
9 33 (2.37%) Intel
10 29 (2.08%) Juniper
10 29 (2.08%) Adobe
11 28 (2.01%) Symantec
12 27 (1.94%) CheckPoint
13 26 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
14 24 (1.72%) EMC
15 22 (1.58%) F5
16 21 (1.51%) TIBCO
17 20 (1.43%) Informatica
18 16 (1.15%) NetApp
19 14 (1.00%) OpenText
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