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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / South East
Rank 14 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 610 688 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.34% 8.21% 6.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.94% 8.71% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 405 286
Median daily rate £525 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £52.63 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% +61.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £60.20 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
6821 7896 8507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.22% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3941 4626 4618
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 412 416
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.48 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +2 174 £525 - 16
Berkshire 0 171 £519 +3.75% 17
Buckinghamshire +15 93 £525 +3.19% 7
Surrey -3 46 £550 +10.00% 12
West Sussex -5 33 £450 -18.18% 3
Oxfordshire -6 32 £650 +25.00% 11
East Sussex +17 13 £500 +150.00% 1
Middlesex +1 9 £375 -28.90% 1
Kent -8 3 £565 +18.94% 1
Sussex -2 2 - - 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 224 (16.97%) Security Cleared
2 200 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 174 (13.18%) Oracle
4 173 (13.11%) Cisco
5 171 (12.95%) SC Cleared
6 160 (12.12%) Windows
7 151 (11.44%) Finance
8 144 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
9 142 (10.76%) TOGAF
10 133 (10.08%) Migration
11 131 (9.92%) VMware
12 125 (9.47%) Java
13 118 (8.94%) Linux
14 109 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 108 (8.18%) Retail
15 108 (8.18%) Data Modelling
16 106 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
17 102 (7.73%) Active Directory
18 96 (7.27%) CRM
18 96 (7.27%) SAP
18 96 (7.27%) Data Centre
19 91 (6.89%) SQL
20 90 (6.82%) Firewall
21 86 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
22 84 (6.36%) WAN
23 83 (6.29%) ITIL
24 78 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
25 77 (5.83%) Windows Server
26 76 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
27 75 (5.68%) Data Warehouse

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 46 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.89%) Skype for Business
3 24 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 23 (1.74%) Apache
5 19 (1.44%) NetWeaver
5 19 (1.44%) WebSphere
6 18 (1.36%) JBoss
7 15 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.14%) SAP EP
7 15 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.91%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.83%) Apache Spark
12 10 (0.76%) CMS
13 9 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.12%) MS Office
3 18 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.45%) Simulink
5 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.076%) InVision
6 1 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 22 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.52%) Maximo
4 16 (1.21%) SAP CRM
5 15 (1.14%) SAP MDM
6 8 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.53%) SAP hybris
8 6 (0.45%) SAP PS
9 5 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.30%) SAP HCM
10 4 (0.30%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.30%) SAP Retail
11 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
11 3 (0.23%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 106 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (5.00%) Office 365
4 55 (4.17%) IaaS
4 55 (4.17%) PaaS
5 49 (3.71%) SaaS
6 13 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.45%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.38%) Boomi
10 5 (0.38%) SoftLayer
10 5 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.15%) CallidusCloud
14 1 (0.076%) Veeva
14 1 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (6.82%) Firewall
2 84 (6.36%) WAN
3 64 (4.85%) LAN
4 51 (3.86%) MPLS
5 48 (3.64%) Network Security
6 34 (2.58%) SAN
7 31 (2.35%) NetScaler
8 24 (1.82%) VPN
9 23 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (1.74%) DNS
9 23 (1.74%) Skype
10 22 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (1.59%) LDAP
12 18 (1.36%) LTE
13 17 (1.29%) VLAN
14 16 (1.21%) VoIP
15 15 (1.14%) BGP
16 14 (1.06%) SMTP
17 13 (0.98%) DHCP
17 13 (0.98%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
2 60 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 51 (3.86%) Big Data
4 49 (3.71%) Hadoop
5 24 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 19 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.36%) SAP HANA
8 15 (1.14%) Power BI
9 14 (1.06%) DB2
9 14 (1.06%) SAP BW
10 13 (0.98%) HBase
10 13 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (0.91%) MongoDB
12 11 (0.83%) Neo4j
13 10 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.76%) Data Lake
13 10 (0.76%) MySQL
14 9 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (0.68%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 25 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.59%) JIRA
4 10 (0.76%) Android Studio
4 10 (0.76%) Xcode
5 8 (0.61%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.53%) ERwin
7 6 (0.45%) ClearCase
7 6 (0.45%) Subversion
8 5 (0.38%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.30%) JUnit
9 4 (0.30%) Maven
9 4 (0.30%) ProC
10 3 (0.23%) Ant
10 3 (0.23%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.23%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.23%) Selenium
10 3 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 151 (11.44%) Finance
2 108 (8.18%) Retail
3 65 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.42%) Billing
4 32 (2.42%) Marketing
5 24 (1.82%) Publishing
6 21 (1.59%) Banking
7 11 (0.83%) Back Office
8 8 (0.61%) Advertising
8 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.53%) French Language
9 7 (0.53%) Italian Language
9 7 (0.53%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.38%) Electronics
10 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.15%) German Language
11 2 (0.15%) Legal
11 2 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.24%) Web Services
2 48 (3.64%) .NET
3 47 (3.56%) Middleware
4 34 (2.58%) XML
5 29 (2.20%) HTML
5 29 (2.20%) SOAP
6 28 (2.12%) J2EE
7 27 (2.05%) REST
8 23 (1.74%) SAML
9 20 (1.52%) Java EE
10 19 (1.44%) SAP Basis
11 17 (1.29%) ASP.NET
11 17 (1.29%) CSS
12 16 (1.21%) SAP PI
12 16 (1.21%) Spring
13 14 (1.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 14 (1.06%) STL
14 11 (0.83%) Kafka
14 11 (0.83%) OAuth
15 10 (0.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 49 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.20%) Data Integration
5 25 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.74%) Public Cloud
7 20 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 20 (1.52%) PKI
8 18 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.36%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.83%) Clustering
10 11 (0.83%) Private Cloud
10 11 (0.83%) User Experience
11 10 (0.76%) IVR
12 9 (0.68%) CMDB
12 9 (0.68%) FlexPod
12 9 (0.68%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 160 (12.12%) Windows
2 118 (8.94%) Linux
3 77 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 62 (4.70%) Unix
5 39 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 19 (1.44%) Solaris
10 14 (1.06%) AIX
11 12 (0.91%) Android
12 8 (0.61%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.30%) Fedora
14 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.23%) CentOS
15 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.15%) HPUX
16 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (10.76%) TOGAF
3 133 (10.08%) Migration
4 109 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 108 (8.18%) Data Modelling
6 96 (7.27%) CRM
7 83 (6.29%) ITIL
8 76 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
9 75 (5.68%) SOA
10 72 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 68 (5.15%) Analytics
12 61 (4.62%) E-Commerce
13 60 (4.55%) Data Architecture
13 60 (4.55%) Service Management
14 57 (4.32%) Data Management
14 57 (4.32%) ETL
15 55 (4.17%) Project Management
16 54 (4.09%) Technical Architecture
17 47 (3.56%) Network Design
18 44 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 125 (9.47%) Java
2 91 (6.89%) SQL
3 37 (2.80%) C
4 33 (2.50%) Perl
5 32 (2.42%) JavaScript
6 30 (2.27%) C++
7 25 (1.89%) Python
8 15 (1.14%) C#
9 14 (1.06%) PHP
10 12 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 11 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 10 (0.76%) Ruby
13 7 (0.53%) Apple Swift
13 7 (0.53%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.53%) VBA
14 6 (0.45%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.45%) XPath
15 4 (0.30%) Scala
16 3 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 224 (16.97%) Security Cleared
2 171 (12.95%) SC Cleared
3 67 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (4.47%) Degree
5 52 (3.94%) DV Cleared
6 45 (3.41%) CCIE
7 44 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (2.65%) CCNP
9 30 (2.27%) MCSE
10 27 (2.05%) CISSP
11 15 (1.14%) CLAS
12 13 (0.98%) PhD
13 12 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.91%) SANS
14 11 (0.83%) CISMP
14 11 (0.83%) CRISC
15 10 (0.76%) CCNA
16 8 (0.61%) CCDP
17 7 (0.53%) CISM
17 7 (0.53%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.95%) PCI DSS
2 38 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.89%) SLA
4 16 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.21%) QA
5 8 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.61%) PA-DSS
6 6 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.38%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.23%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.15%) RMADS
10 1 (0.076%) EFQM
10 1 (0.076%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.076%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.076%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 102 (7.73%) Active Directory
2 78 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.82%) Docker
5 20 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (1.44%) vCloud
7 18 (1.36%) vSphere
8 15 (1.14%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.98%) XenServer
10 9 (0.68%) XenApp
11 8 (0.61%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.23%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.076%) HDFS
16 1 (0.076%) iptables
16 1 (0.076%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 33 (2.50%) Puppet
2 15 (1.14%) Ansible
3 14 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.98%) SCCM
5 12 (0.91%) vRealize
6 10 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 10 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (0.61%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.61%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.53%) SCOM
9 5 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.38%) Terraform
9 5 (0.38%) vMotion
10 3 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.23%) Nagios
10 3 (0.23%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.23%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 200 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 174 (13.18%) Oracle
3 173 (13.11%) Cisco
4 131 (9.92%) VMware
5 96 (7.27%) SAP
6 60 (4.55%) IBM
7 48 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 44 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 41 (3.11%) Juniper
10 40 (3.03%) Citrix
11 31 (2.35%) HP
12 24 (1.82%) NetApp
13 23 (1.74%) Palo Alto
14 20 (1.52%) Ab Initio
14 20 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (1.36%) F5
16 16 (1.21%) webMethods
17 15 (1.14%) Sitecore
17 15 (1.14%) TIBCO
18 14 (1.06%) Cognos
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £475 - £550 per day
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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