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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 662 468 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.68% 5.49% 6.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 5.97% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 256 271
Average daily rate
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£500 £456 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £44.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.25 £46.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.25 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +11 271 £500 +11.11% 37
Hampshire +4 146 £500 +6.89% 13
Surrey +7 80 £475 +4.10% 16
Buckinghamshire -1 62 £500 +11.73% 8
Oxfordshire +7 41 £500 +21.21% 10
West Sussex -6 20 £500 +5.26%
Middlesex -5 14 £475 -13.63%
East Sussex -1 7 £500 - 3
M4 Corridor - 3 £375 -
Sussex +1 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 244 (19.41%) Security Cleared
2 194 (15.43%) Microsoft
3 181 (14.40%) TOGAF
4 180 (14.32%) Telecoms
5 177 (14.08%) SC Cleared
6 169 (13.44%) Oracle
7 139 (11.06%) SOA
8 133 (10.58%) Finance
9 132 (10.50%) VMware
10 124 (9.86%) Windows
11 121 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
12 102 (8.11%) SQL
13 101 (8.04%) Java
14 100 (7.96%) Cisco
15 96 (7.64%) Linux
16 95 (7.56%) .NET
16 95 (7.56%) Degree
17 94 (7.48%) UNIX
18 93 (7.40%) Enterprise Architecture
19 90 (7.16%) Internet
20 88 (7.00%) CRM
21 87 (6.92%) Retail
21 87 (6.92%) DV Cleared
22 81 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
23 80 (6.36%) Migration
23 80 (6.36%) Active Directory
24 79 (6.28%) IBM
24 79 (6.28%) ITIL
25 78 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
26 76 (6.05%) SharePoint

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 76 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.30%) Lync
3 44 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
4 43 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 41 (3.26%) Apache
6 40 (3.18%) WebSphere
7 36 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 34 (2.70%) WebLogic
9 29 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (1.03%) Apache Solr
11 12 (0.95%) CMS
12 10 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
13 9 (0.72%) IIS
13 9 (0.72%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.64%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.64%) JBoss
15 6 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
15 6 (0.48%) Node.js
15 6 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 46 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 22 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.51%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.72%) MS Office
8 6 (0.48%) InDesign
9 5 (0.40%) MS Project
10 4 (0.32%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.080%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 38 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
5 21 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.72%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.24%) SAP SCM
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.24%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.66%) SaaS
2 34 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.35%) PaaS
5 15 (1.19%) Office 365
6 11 (0.88%) IaaS
7 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.48%) Force.com
9 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.080%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 90 (7.16%) Internet
2 58 (4.61%) WAN
2 58 (4.61%) Firewall
3 54 (4.30%) LAN
4 52 (4.14%) 3G
5 49 (3.90%) SAN
6 34 (2.70%) Broadband
7 28 (2.23%) VoIP
8 27 (2.15%) MPLS
9 25 (1.99%) LTE
9 25 (1.99%) 4G
10 24 (1.91%) BGP
11 19 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (1.43%) VPN
13 16 (1.27%) MVNO
13 16 (1.27%) Network Security
13 16 (1.27%) DNS
14 14 (1.11%) NetScaler
14 14 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (1.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.66%) Big Data
3 40 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (3.02%) Hadoop
5 32 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 16 (1.27%) MySQL
9 15 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (1.11%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.03%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.56%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.40%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.40%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (2.47%) Maven
2 29 (2.31%) Eclipse
3 25 (1.99%) Axure RP
4 24 (1.91%) JIRA
5 21 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.35%) FitNesse
6 17 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.32%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.32%) ERwin
9 3 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.16%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.16%) Selenium
10 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.16%) JUnit
11 1 (0.080%) Checkstyle
11 1 (0.080%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.080%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.080%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.080%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 180 (14.32%) Telecoms
2 133 (10.58%) Finance
3 87 (6.92%) Retail
4 56 (4.46%) Billing
5 34 (2.70%) Marketing
6 24 (1.91%) Banking
7 21 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.43%) Interactive Media
9 15 (1.19%) Publishing
9 15 (1.19%) Legal
10 13 (1.03%) Military
11 12 (0.95%) Electronics
12 11 (0.88%) Back Office
13 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.32%) Advertising
14 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.32%) Local Government
15 3 (0.24%) Law
16 2 (0.16%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (7.56%) .NET
2 69 (5.49%) Web Services
3 62 (4.93%) Middleware
4 60 (4.77%) J2EE
5 45 (3.58%) HTML
6 39 (3.10%) XML
7 33 (2.63%) SOAP
8 23 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
8 23 (1.83%) Application Packaging
8 23 (1.83%) PostGIS
9 20 (1.59%) ASP.NET
10 19 (1.51%) RESTful
11 18 (1.43%) CSS
12 17 (1.35%) REST
13 14 (1.11%) HTML5
13 14 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (1.03%) Spring
15 12 (0.95%) .NET Framework
16 10 (0.80%) JSON
16 10 (0.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (3.58%) Computer Science
2 42 (3.34%) Management Information System
3 40 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (2.94%) Open Source
4 37 (2.94%) User Experience
5 36 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.63%) Clustering
7 23 (1.83%) PKI
7 23 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.35%) iSeries
11 13 (1.03%) CESG
12 12 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (0.95%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.72%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.72%) Social Media
14 8 (0.64%) Taxonomies
14 8 (0.64%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 124 (9.86%) Windows
2 96 (7.64%) Linux
3 94 (7.48%) UNIX
4 26 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.27%) AIX
8 15 (1.19%) Solaris
8 15 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.64%) Android
11 5 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.24%) VMS
12 3 (0.24%) HPUX
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (14.40%) TOGAF
2 139 (11.06%) SOA
3 121 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (7.40%) Enterprise Architecture
5 88 (7.00%) CRM
6 80 (6.36%) Migration
7 79 (6.28%) ITIL
8 78 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (5.65%) Data Modelling
10 70 (5.57%) Technical Architecture
11 63 (5.01%) Project Management
12 57 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 54 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
14 53 (4.22%) E-Commerce
15 51 (4.06%) Security Architecture
16 45 (3.58%) Scrum
17 39 (3.10%) Data Architecture
17 39 (3.10%) Network Architecture
18 38 (3.02%) Analytics
19 37 (2.94%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 102 (8.11%) SQL
2 101 (8.04%) Java
3 41 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 34 (2.70%) C#
5 25 (1.99%) C
6 22 (1.75%) Python
7 19 (1.51%) PHP
8 18 (1.43%) Perl
9 17 (1.35%) C++
10 12 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 9 (0.72%) Ruby
11 9 (0.72%) Objective-C
12 8 (0.64%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.56%) Scala
13 7 (0.56%) Apex Code
14 6 (0.48%) XQuery
15 5 (0.40%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.32%) VBA
17 3 (0.24%) VBScript
18 2 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 244 (19.41%) Security Cleared
2 177 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 95 (7.56%) Degree
4 87 (6.92%) DV Cleared
5 33 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (1.83%) CCIE
7 21 (1.67%) CISSP
8 15 (1.19%) CCNP
9 14 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.88%) CISM
10 11 (0.88%) MCSE
11 10 (0.80%) CCNA
12 7 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.40%) CCIP
14 4 (0.32%) PMP
14 4 (0.32%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.32%) MCTS
15 3 (0.24%) MCITP
15 3 (0.24%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (1.03%) SLA
2 13 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 13 (1.03%) QA
3 12 (0.95%) JSP 440
4 7 (0.56%) COBIT
5 6 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.16%) GxP
7 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.16%) GCP
7 2 (0.16%) GMP
8 1 (0.080%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 81 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (6.36%) Active Directory
3 52 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.59%) vSphere
5 19 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
6 17 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
7 12 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (0.88%) ISA Server
9 10 (0.80%) UAG
10 9 (0.72%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.64%) XenApp
12 6 (0.48%) vCloud
12 6 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.40%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.40%) KVM
14 4 (0.32%) XenServer
14 4 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.24%) Sendmail
16 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (1.75%) Puppet
2 20 (1.59%) Tivoli
3 19 (1.51%) SCCM
4 14 (1.11%) SCOM
5 11 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (0.40%) OpenView
6 5 (0.40%) Netcool
7 4 (0.32%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.24%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.24%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.24%) WSUS
9 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.16%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 194 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 169 (13.44%) Oracle
3 132 (10.50%) VMware
4 100 (7.96%) Cisco
5 79 (6.28%) IBM
6 75 (5.97%) SAP
7 49 (3.90%) HP
8 37 (2.94%) Citrix
9 33 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (2.55%) Red Hat
11 26 (2.07%) F5
12 24 (1.91%) NetApp
12 24 (1.91%) EMC
13 23 (1.83%) Juniper
14 22 (1.75%) BMC
15 14 (1.11%) SolarWinds
15 14 (1.11%) Dell
16 13 (1.03%) Remedy
16 13 (1.03%) McAfee
16 13 (1.03%) Primavera
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Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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