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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 19 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 675 592 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.89% 6.25% 6.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.40% 6.67% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 317 267
Average daily rate £513 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 2
Average hourly rate £52.63 £34.00 £44.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.77% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £44.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £44.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.63 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.93% -9.24%
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
8034 8878 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.90% 93.76% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4842 4750 4074
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 432 455
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 218 £500 -4.76% 57
Hampshire +11 179 £500 - 15
Surrey +5 85 £525 +3.70% 28
Buckinghamshire +11 78 £494 -1.25% 13
West Sussex +6 33 £550 +11.39% 8
Oxfordshire -7 30 £520 -2.34% 16
Middlesex +2 9 £535 +18.88%
East Sussex +11 7 £500 +11.11%
M4 Corridor -2 5 £750 -
Sussex +1 4 £513 -
Kent -4 2 £425 -19.81%
Thames Valley - 1 £450 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 336 (22.89%) Security Cleared
2 294 (20.03%) Oracle
3 289 (19.69%) TOGAF
4 257 (17.51%) SC Cleared
5 230 (15.67%) Microsoft
6 203 (13.83%) Windows
7 195 (13.28%) Finance
8 174 (11.85%) Java
9 165 (11.24%) Migration
9 165 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
10 147 (10.01%) Data Modelling
11 146 (9.95%) Technical Architecture
12 137 (9.33%) SQL
13 136 (9.26%) SQL Server
14 133 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
15 131 (8.92%) VMware
16 129 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
17 128 (8.72%) Telecoms
17 128 (8.72%) Enterprise Architecture
18 121 (8.24%) Cisco
19 107 (7.29%) Data Centre
20 105 (7.15%) Unix
21 103 (7.02%) Linux
21 103 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
21 103 (7.02%) Windows Server
22 102 (6.95%) Retail
22 102 (6.95%) CRM
23 100 (6.81%) Degree
23 100 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
24 98 (6.68%) ITIL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 87 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 73 (4.97%) WebLogic
3 55 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 33 (2.25%) Node.js
5 31 (2.11%) MS Exchange
6 27 (1.84%) CMS
7 19 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 19 (1.29%) CICS
7 19 (1.29%) SAS
8 18 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (1.23%) JBoss
9 16 (1.09%) Apache
9 16 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.89%) MQSeries
11 13 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.82%) IIS
12 12 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.41%) MS Office
5 5 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (0.41%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.27%) HFM
6 4 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.20%) Magento
8 1 (0.068%) BusinessWare
8 1 (0.068%) Minerva
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.068%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.068%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.068%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.32%) SaaS
4 33 (2.25%) PaaS
5 30 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (1.98%) Office 365
7 27 (1.84%) IaaS
8 7 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.34%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.27%) AWS OpsWorks
10 4 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.20%) Force.com
12 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.068%) Boomi
13 1 (0.068%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.068%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.79%) Firewall
2 69 (4.70%) LAN
3 53 (3.61%) WAN
4 52 (3.54%) SAN
5 43 (2.93%) MPLS
6 39 (2.66%) DNS
7 37 (2.52%) VPN
8 33 (2.25%) NAS
8 33 (2.25%) Network Security
9 31 (2.11%) Internet
9 31 (2.11%) MVNO
10 22 (1.50%) VLAN
11 21 (1.43%) Unified Communications
12 18 (1.23%) Wireless
13 16 (1.09%) VoIP
14 15 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
15 14 (0.95%) Multicast
16 12 (0.82%) HTTP
17 11 (0.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 133 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (4.84%) Big Data
4 55 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 54 (3.68%) Hadoop
6 41 (2.79%) NoSQL
7 40 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 40 (2.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 37 (2.52%) Relational Database
9 35 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
10 33 (2.25%) Oracle Discoverer
10 33 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (1.70%) OLTP
12 21 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (1.29%) MySQL
15 16 (1.09%) DB2
16 15 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
16 15 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
17 14 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (2.38%) Selenium
2 27 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
3 16 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.95%) Maven
5 13 (0.89%) JUnit
5 13 (0.89%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.68%) JBehave
7 10 (0.68%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.54%) Ant
8 8 (0.54%) JIRA
9 7 (0.48%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.41%) ClearQuest
10 6 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
10 6 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.34%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.34%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.34%) ERwin
12 4 (0.27%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.20%) FishEye
General
1 195 (13.28%) Finance
2 128 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 102 (6.95%) Retail
4 50 (3.41%) Billing
5 43 (2.93%) Military
6 37 (2.52%) Banking
7 35 (2.38%) Publishing
8 29 (1.98%) Marketing
9 20 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.29%) Automotive
11 14 (0.95%) Electronics
12 9 (0.61%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.41%) Legal
14 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.20%) Advertising
15 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.14%) Law
17 1 (0.068%) Games
17 1 (0.068%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (6.40%) Web Services
2 63 (4.29%) Middleware
3 62 (4.22%) .NET
4 61 (4.16%) J2EE
5 49 (3.34%) REST
5 49 (3.34%) Spring
6 37 (2.52%) Natural Language Processing
7 36 (2.45%) SOAP
8 33 (2.25%) AngularJS
9 30 (2.04%) XML
10 23 (1.57%) CSS
11 22 (1.50%) HTML
12 21 (1.43%) Hibernate
12 21 (1.43%) Java EE
13 18 (1.23%) jQuery
14 16 (1.09%) JSON
14 16 (1.09%) WCF
15 15 (1.02%) HTML5
16 12 (0.82%) JMS
16 12 (0.82%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.29%) Data Centre
2 98 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 38 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.52%) Algorithms
6 34 (2.32%) Mainframe
7 32 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (2.04%) PKI
9 28 (1.91%) Private Cloud
10 23 (1.57%) Public Cloud
11 19 (1.29%) CESG
12 18 (1.23%) Clustering
12 18 (1.23%) User Experience
13 15 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
13 15 (1.02%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.02%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.82%) SCADA
15 11 (0.75%) CMDB
15 11 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 203 (13.83%) Windows
2 105 (7.15%) Unix
3 103 (7.02%) Linux
3 103 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 39 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.32%) AIX
7 29 (1.98%) Solaris
8 25 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.57%) HPUX
9 23 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.89%) CentOS
10 13 (0.89%) zOS
11 10 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.41%) MVS
14 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.34%) SUSE
16 4 (0.27%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (19.69%) TOGAF
2 165 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (11.24%) Migration
3 147 (10.01%) Data Modelling
4 146 (9.95%) Technical Architecture
5 129 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
6 128 (8.72%) Enterprise Architecture
7 103 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (6.95%) CRM
9 98 (6.68%) Analytics
9 98 (6.68%) ITIL
10 88 (5.99%) SOA
11 83 (5.65%) Service Management
11 83 (5.65%) UML
12 76 (5.18%) Data Architecture
13 75 (5.11%) Zachman Framework
14 73 (4.97%) Waterfall
15 67 (4.56%) Data Management
16 62 (4.22%) Information Security
17 59 (4.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 174 (11.85%) Java
2 137 (9.33%) SQL
3 57 (3.88%) JavaScript
4 36 (2.45%) Python
5 28 (1.91%) C#
6 21 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 20 (1.36%) C++
8 19 (1.29%) COBOL
9 18 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 16 (1.09%) JCL
10 16 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 14 (0.95%) Assembly Language
11 14 (0.95%) REXX
11 14 (0.95%) Ruby
12 13 (0.89%) C
13 10 (0.68%) CLIST
13 10 (0.68%) Perl
14 9 (0.61%) ABAP
15 4 (0.27%) PHP
15 4 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 336 (22.89%) Security Cleared
2 257 (17.51%) SC Cleared
3 100 (6.81%) Degree
4 95 (6.47%) DV Cleared
5 53 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (3.41%) CISSP
7 45 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (2.72%) MCSE
9 35 (2.38%) CISM
10 28 (1.91%) CCNA
11 25 (1.70%) CLAS
12 20 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
13 19 (1.29%) CISA
13 19 (1.29%) MCP
14 16 (1.09%) CCIE
15 14 (0.95%) CCNP
16 8 (0.54%) IISP
16 8 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.48%) CISMP
17 7 (0.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (1.98%) QA
2 26 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.95%) COBIT
5 14 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.68%) SLA
7 9 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
8 8 (0.54%) ISO27005
9 7 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
9 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.20%) FedRAMP
12 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.14%) RMADS
13 1 (0.068%) HL7
13 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.068%) SEPA
System Software
1 100 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 54 (3.68%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.02%) vSphere
5 11 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 11 (0.75%) XenServer
6 9 (0.61%) Docker
7 6 (0.41%) GPFS
8 5 (0.34%) KVM
8 5 (0.34%) NFS
8 5 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.34%) XenApp
9 4 (0.27%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.20%) vCloud
10 3 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.20%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.14%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (1.16%) SCCM
2 9 (0.61%) NetBackup
3 7 (0.48%) SCOM
4 6 (0.41%) Control-M
4 6 (0.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (0.41%) Puppet
5 5 (0.34%) Ansible
5 5 (0.34%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.34%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.27%) OpenView
6 4 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.20%) Netcool
7 3 (0.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 3 (0.20%) OVSD
7 3 (0.20%) SELinux
7 3 (0.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 294 (20.03%) Oracle
2 230 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 131 (8.92%) VMware
4 121 (8.24%) Cisco
5 82 (5.59%) SAP
6 70 (4.77%) IBM
7 62 (4.22%) Citrix
8 54 (3.68%) HP
9 42 (2.86%) Juniper
10 32 (2.18%) NetApp
11 31 (2.11%) EMC
12 29 (1.98%) hybris
13 23 (1.57%) Intel
14 21 (1.43%) CA
14 21 (1.43%) Red Hat
15 18 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (1.16%) CheckPoint
17 16 (1.09%) Cognos
17 16 (1.09%) Informatica
17 16 (1.09%) Sun
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