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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 823 708 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.53% 7.13% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.96% 7.56% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 398 276
Median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £398 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £476
% change year-on-year
- +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Median hourly rate £53.75 £37.25 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.29% -15.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.15 £28.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £39.25 £67.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.21 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+19.53% +2.37%
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
9183 9368 8743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.21% 94.31% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5555 5137 4795
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 449 482
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Berkshire +8 259 £525 +7.69% 23
Hampshire +13 218 £500 +9.89% 14
Surrey +5 97 £520 -5.45% 14
Buckinghamshire -2 85 £494 +6.46% 10
West Sussex -20 58 £500 +14.28% 7
Oxfordshire -7 41 £525 +5.00% 15
East Sussex +17 27 £425 -12.82%
Middlesex 0 18 £525 +10.52%
Kent -15 9 £538 +7.50% 1
M4 Corridor 0 8 £600 -
Home Counties - 3 £475 -
Sussex +5 2 - -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 350 (23.41%) Security Cleared
2 258 (17.26%) SC Cleared
3 250 (16.72%) Microsoft
4 249 (16.66%) Oracle
5 238 (15.92%) TOGAF
6 216 (14.45%) Migration
7 163 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
8 159 (10.64%) Cisco
9 154 (10.30%) Java
10 153 (10.23%) Finance
11 151 (10.10%) Telecoms
12 148 (9.90%) Windows
13 139 (9.30%) Linux
14 121 (8.09%) VMware
15 120 (8.03%) Technical Architecture
16 112 (7.49%) Data Modelling
17 110 (7.36%) Data Centre
18 108 (7.22%) SQL
19 106 (7.09%) SQL Server
19 106 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
20 103 (6.89%) Retail
21 102 (6.82%) Degree
22 100 (6.69%) SharePoint
23 99 (6.62%) DV Cleared
24 98 (6.56%) SAP
25 96 (6.42%) CRM
26 95 (6.35%) ITIL
26 95 (6.35%) .NET
26 95 (6.35%) Firewall
27 94 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 100 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.41%) WebLogic
3 32 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 27 (1.81%) CMS
4 27 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 25 (1.67%) MQSeries
6 20 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 18 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (1.20%) IIS
7 18 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (1.14%) SAS
9 16 (1.07%) Apache
10 15 (1.00%) JBoss
11 13 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 13 (0.87%) Skype for Business
12 12 (0.80%) CICS
13 11 (0.74%) NetWeaver
13 11 (0.74%) Node.js
13 11 (0.74%) SAP EP
Applications
1 32 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.33%) MS Office
4 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.13%) InDesign
5 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.87%) SAP MDM
3 12 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
4 11 (0.74%) SAP CRM
4 11 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
6 9 (0.60%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
9 6 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.13%) Primavera
13 1 (0.067%) Eloqua
13 1 (0.067%) OpenText VIM for SAP
13 1 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
1 71 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (3.55%) Office 365
3 42 (2.81%) PaaS
4 39 (2.61%) IaaS
4 39 (2.61%) SaaS
5 23 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.33%) Force.com
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.27%) AWS OpsWorks
9 4 (0.27%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.13%) Heroku
10 2 (0.13%) HP Helion
10 2 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 95 (6.35%) Firewall
2 68 (4.55%) Network Security
3 62 (4.15%) LAN
4 54 (3.61%) SAN
5 44 (2.94%) WAN
6 36 (2.41%) VPN
7 34 (2.27%) DNS
7 34 (2.27%) Internet
7 34 (2.27%) MPLS
7 34 (2.27%) NAS
8 23 (1.54%) VLAN
9 18 (1.20%) 3G
10 16 (1.07%) Multicast
11 15 (1.00%) VoIP
12 14 (0.94%) SSL
13 13 (0.87%) 4G
13 13 (0.87%) MVNO
14 12 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (0.74%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 44 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 43 (2.88%) Big Data
6 39 (2.61%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.01%) Hadoop
8 22 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 21 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
10 18 (1.20%) MySQL
11 17 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (1.00%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.00%) Oracle Discoverer
13 14 (0.94%) SAP HANA
14 12 (0.80%) DB2
14 12 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
15 11 (0.74%) Oracle OWB
15 11 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.74%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 19 (1.27%) Selenium
2 17 (1.14%) SoapUI
3 15 (1.00%) JUnit
4 12 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.67%) Maven
7 8 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.40%) JBehave
9 5 (0.33%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.33%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.33%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.33%) TestNG
10 4 (0.27%) Ant
10 4 (0.27%) ERwin
10 4 (0.27%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.20%) FishEye
11 3 (0.20%) JIRA
11 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 153 (10.23%) Finance
2 151 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 103 (6.89%) Retail
4 43 (2.88%) Billing
5 26 (1.74%) Military
6 25 (1.67%) Marketing
7 23 (1.54%) Banking
8 20 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.27%) Publishing
10 14 (0.94%) Automotive
11 13 (0.87%) Electronics
12 9 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.54%) Back Office
14 4 (0.27%) Advertising
14 4 (0.27%) Legal
15 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.13%) Interactive Media
16 2 (0.13%) Law
16 2 (0.13%) Local Government
16 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (6.35%) .NET
2 62 (4.15%) Web Services
3 61 (4.08%) Middleware
4 56 (3.75%) SOAP
5 41 (2.74%) J2EE
6 37 (2.47%) REST
7 34 (2.27%) HTML
7 34 (2.27%) Spring
7 34 (2.27%) XML
8 24 (1.61%) CSS
9 23 (1.54%) Java EE
10 22 (1.47%) Hibernate
10 22 (1.47%) JSON
11 21 (1.40%) jQuery
12 17 (1.14%) HTML5
13 16 (1.07%) ASP.NET
14 14 (0.94%) SAP Basis
15 13 (0.87%) AngularJS
15 13 (0.87%) SAP PI
16 11 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 110 (7.36%) Data Centre
2 76 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 34 (2.27%) Data Integration
5 32 (2.14%) PKI
6 27 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (1.74%) Private Cloud
8 25 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 20 (1.34%) Mainframe
9 20 (1.34%) User Experience
10 18 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.20%) Cryptography
11 17 (1.14%) FMCG
12 16 (1.07%) Smartcard
13 15 (1.00%) Public Cloud
14 14 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (0.87%) VCE vBlock
16 12 (0.80%) CESG
17 11 (0.74%) Clustering
18 10 (0.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 148 (9.90%) Windows
2 139 (9.30%) Linux
3 79 (5.28%) Unix
4 65 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.34%) Windows 10
9 18 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.07%) AIX
11 15 (1.00%) zOS
12 13 (0.87%) Solaris
13 11 (0.74%) HPUX
14 10 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.54%) CentOS
16 6 (0.40%) MVS
16 6 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.33%) SUSE
17 5 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (15.92%) TOGAF
2 216 (14.45%) Migration
3 163 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (8.03%) Technical Architecture
5 112 (7.49%) Data Modelling
6 106 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 96 (6.42%) CRM
8 95 (6.35%) ITIL
9 90 (6.02%) SOA
10 89 (5.95%) Service Management
11 82 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
12 81 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 76 (5.08%) Data Architecture
14 72 (4.82%) Information Security
15 65 (4.35%) Security Architecture
16 59 (3.95%) Service Design
17 57 (3.81%) UML
18 54 (3.61%) E-Commerce
18 54 (3.61%) ERP
18 54 (3.61%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 154 (10.30%) Java
2 108 (7.22%) SQL
3 47 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 41 (2.74%) C#
5 27 (1.81%) C++
6 24 (1.61%) Python
7 22 (1.47%) Ruby
8 21 (1.40%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.27%) PHP
10 15 (1.00%) C
11 12 (0.80%) Assembly Language
11 12 (0.80%) COBOL
11 12 (0.80%) JCL
11 12 (0.80%) Perl
11 12 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 12 (0.80%) REXX
12 10 (0.67%) ABAP
13 9 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.54%) CLIST
15 5 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 350 (23.41%) Security Cleared
2 258 (17.26%) SC Cleared
3 102 (6.82%) Degree
4 99 (6.62%) DV Cleared
5 53 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (3.28%) CISSP
7 39 (2.61%) CISM
8 27 (1.81%) CCIE
8 27 (1.81%) CISA
9 22 (1.47%) CLAS
10 21 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (1.27%) CCNA
12 16 (1.07%) CCNP
13 15 (1.00%) CESG Certified Professional
14 13 (0.87%) IISP
15 12 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.67%) MCSE
17 9 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (0.47%) CISMP
19 5 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (1.40%) QA
5 18 (1.20%) COBIT
6 15 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.94%) ISO27005
8 11 (0.74%) ISAE 3402
8 11 (0.74%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (0.47%) SLA
11 6 (0.40%) FIPS 140-2
12 5 (0.33%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.13%) RMADS
14 1 (0.067%) GxP
14 1 (0.067%) HL7
14 1 (0.067%) SEPA
System Software
1 94 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (5.89%) Active Directory
3 49 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.07%) Docker
4 16 (1.07%) XenDesktop
5 14 (0.94%) XenApp
6 11 (0.74%) XenServer
7 10 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 10 (0.67%) vSphere
8 6 (0.40%) KVM
9 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.27%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.13%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.067%) vCloud
12 1 (0.067%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 33 (2.21%) SCCM
2 23 (1.54%) SCOM
3 21 (1.40%) Tivoli
4 17 (1.14%) Puppet
5 12 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (0.54%) Ansible
8 8 (0.54%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 7 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (0.40%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
11 5 (0.33%) Windows Intune
12 4 (0.27%) OpenView
12 4 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.20%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.20%) SELinux
13 3 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 250 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 249 (16.66%) Oracle
3 159 (10.64%) Cisco
4 121 (8.09%) VMware
5 98 (6.56%) SAP
6 90 (6.02%) IBM
7 72 (4.82%) Juniper
8 70 (4.68%) HP
9 64 (4.28%) Citrix
10 41 (2.74%) EMC
11 38 (2.54%) Red Hat
12 32 (2.14%) CA
12 32 (2.14%) NetApp
13 29 (1.94%) CheckPoint
14 24 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
14 24 (1.61%) SolarWinds
15 22 (1.47%) Informatica
16 21 (1.40%) hybris
17 17 (1.14%) Blue Coat
18 16 (1.07%) TIBCO
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Wokingham, Berkshire
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Searchability
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Redhill, Surrey
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Southampton
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Woking
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