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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 569 584 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.12% 6.59% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.64% 7.09% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 295 284
Average daily rate
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£478 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.59% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+29.57% -23.24%
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
8567 8237 9037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.14% 92.98% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4797 4361 4217
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 502 624
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -6 186 £480 +2.12% 28
Hampshire -7 129 £450 -4.25% 24
Surrey +23 105 £488 +14.70% 19
Buckinghamshire -13 57 £533 +18.33% 5
Oxfordshire -1 25 £525 +10.52% 8
Middlesex 0 16 £528 +3.02%
West Sussex +3 14 £610 +38.24% 6
East Sussex +2 14 £450 +2.85% 3
Home Counties -6 4 - -
Kent -9 4 £700 +43.58%
Sussex -3 3 £675 +80.00%
Thames Valley - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 184 (17.90%) Security Cleared
2 151 (14.69%) Oracle
3 143 (13.91%) SC Cleared
4 140 (13.62%) TOGAF
5 135 (13.13%) Finance
6 133 (12.94%) Telecoms
7 117 (11.38%) Microsoft
8 108 (10.51%) Windows
9 97 (9.44%) SOA
10 96 (9.34%) .NET
11 93 (9.05%) VMware
12 89 (8.66%) Java
13 87 (8.46%) Degree
14 83 (8.07%) SQL
14 83 (8.07%) Cisco
15 82 (7.98%) Enterprise Architecture
16 81 (7.88%) Migration
17 75 (7.30%) CRM
18 74 (7.20%) ITIL
19 71 (6.91%) UNIX
20 69 (6.71%) Web Services
20 69 (6.71%) Technical Architecture
21 67 (6.52%) IBM
21 67 (6.52%) Project Management
22 65 (6.32%) SAP
22 65 (6.32%) Linux
23 63 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
24 62 (6.03%) Internet
25 60 (5.84%) Retail
26 55 (5.35%) Firewall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 51 (4.96%) WebSphere
2 47 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.72%) Apache
4 27 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 25 (2.43%) Lync
6 16 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (0.97%) IIS
10 9 (0.88%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.78%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.58%) CMS
13 6 (0.58%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.58%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.26%) MS Office
4 10 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.58%) MS Project
6 4 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.29%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (1.26%) SAP IS-U
2 13 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.39%) SAP Retail
6 4 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.39%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.19%) Maximo
8 2 (0.19%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.19%) Agresso
8 2 (0.19%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.11%) SaaS
2 30 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.24%) PaaS
4 19 (1.85%) Office 365
5 12 (1.17%) IaaS
6 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.78%) Force.com
8 7 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.49%) GitHub
10 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.097%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.03%) Internet
2 55 (5.35%) Firewall
3 44 (4.28%) SAN
4 41 (3.99%) 3G
4 41 (3.99%) LTE
5 33 (3.21%) WAN
6 30 (2.92%) LAN
7 28 (2.72%) Network Security
8 24 (2.33%) VoIP
9 20 (1.95%) MPLS
10 19 (1.85%) BGP
10 19 (1.85%) 4G
11 15 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (1.46%) OSPF
12 14 (1.36%) VPN
12 14 (1.36%) LDAP
12 14 (1.36%) Broadband
13 12 (1.17%) GSM
13 12 (1.17%) HTTP
13 12 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 30 (2.92%) Big Data
5 28 (2.72%) Hadoop
6 20 (1.95%) DB2
7 17 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.17%) MySQL
9 11 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.97%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.88%) Apache Hive
11 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.78%) HBase
12 8 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.78%) Couchbase
13 7 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (2.43%) Jenkins
2 21 (2.04%) Maven
3 17 (1.65%) Eclipse
3 17 (1.65%) JIRA
4 13 (1.26%) FitNesse
4 13 (1.26%) Axure RP
4 13 (1.26%) Cucumber
5 10 (0.97%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.58%) JUnit
7 5 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.49%) Gerrit
8 4 (0.39%) Ant
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.39%) Selenium
9 3 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.29%) Checkstyle
9 3 (0.29%) ERwin
9 3 (0.29%) Subversion
9 3 (0.29%) FindBugs
9 3 (0.29%) Gradle
General
1 135 (13.13%) Finance
2 133 (12.94%) Telecoms
3 60 (5.84%) Retail
4 50 (4.86%) Billing
5 32 (3.11%) Marketing
6 23 (2.24%) Military
7 17 (1.65%) Banking
8 14 (1.36%) Legal
9 13 (1.26%) Electronics
10 12 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.78%) Back Office
12 6 (0.58%) Publishing
13 5 (0.49%) Law
14 4 (0.39%) Advertising
14 4 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.29%) Front Office
15 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.29%) Interactive Media
15 3 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (9.34%) .NET
2 69 (6.71%) Web Services
3 47 (4.57%) J2EE
4 42 (4.09%) XML
5 37 (3.60%) Middleware
6 32 (3.11%) HTML
7 26 (2.53%) SOAP
8 24 (2.33%) REST
9 23 (2.24%) WebSphere MQ
10 20 (1.95%) RESTful
11 15 (1.46%) ASP.NET
12 13 (1.26%) Dojo
13 12 (1.17%) XSLT
14 11 (1.07%) jQuery
15 10 (0.97%) PostGIS
15 10 (0.97%) Spring
15 10 (0.97%) Worklight
16 9 (0.88%) JMS
16 9 (0.88%) CSS
16 9 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.57%) Mobile App
2 32 (3.11%) Computer Science
2 32 (3.11%) Open Source
2 32 (3.11%) Management Information System
3 19 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (1.36%) Clustering
5 11 (1.07%) N-Tier
6 10 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 10 (0.97%) CESG
6 10 (0.97%) iSeries
7 9 (0.88%) Smart Meter
7 9 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 8 (0.78%) Replication
8 8 (0.78%) DTV
9 7 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.58%) Freedom of Information Act
10 6 (0.58%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.58%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.58%) DataPower
10 6 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 108 (10.51%) Windows
2 71 (6.91%) UNIX
3 65 (6.32%) Linux
4 27 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (2.43%) AIX
6 21 (2.04%) Solaris
7 18 (1.75%) Android
7 18 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.26%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.68%) Windows Vista
11 7 (0.68%) HPUX
12 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.58%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.29%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.19%) VMS
15 1 (0.097%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (13.62%) TOGAF
2 97 (9.44%) SOA
3 82 (7.98%) Enterprise Architecture
4 81 (7.88%) Migration
5 75 (7.30%) CRM
6 74 (7.20%) ITIL
7 69 (6.71%) Technical Architecture
8 67 (6.52%) Project Management
9 46 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (3.89%) Data Modelling
12 39 (3.79%) Network Architecture
13 36 (3.50%) E-Commerce
13 36 (3.50%) Security Architecture
14 35 (3.40%) Analytics
15 33 (3.21%) Scrum
16 32 (3.11%) Data Management
16 32 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (2.72%) Use Case
18 27 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 89 (8.66%) Java
2 83 (8.07%) SQL
3 30 (2.92%) JavaScript
3 30 (2.92%) C
4 22 (2.14%) C#
4 22 (2.14%) Python
5 18 (1.75%) Perl
6 14 (1.36%) Objective-C
7 9 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.68%) C++
9 6 (0.58%) Apex Code
9 6 (0.58%) R
10 5 (0.49%) Ruby
10 5 (0.49%) PHP
10 5 (0.49%) XQuery
11 4 (0.39%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.19%) COBOL
12 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 184 (17.90%) Security Cleared
2 143 (13.91%) SC Cleared
3 87 (8.46%) Degree
4 39 (3.79%) DV Cleared
5 24 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.65%) CCIE
7 12 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.97%) MCSE
8 10 (0.97%) CCNP
8 10 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.68%) CISM
9 7 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (0.68%) CISSP
10 4 (0.39%) PMP
10 4 (0.39%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.29%) ISEB
11 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.29%) CCNA
11 3 (0.29%) MCP
12 2 (0.19%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.53%) QA
2 20 (1.95%) SLA
3 19 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.07%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.68%) COBIT
6 6 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.097%) GxP
9 1 (0.097%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.097%) GCP
9 1 (0.097%) GMP
9 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
System Software
1 63 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (3.89%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.26%) XenApp
5 11 (1.07%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.78%) vSphere
6 8 (0.78%) ISA Server
7 7 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (0.68%) UAG
8 6 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.49%) vCloud
10 4 (0.39%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.29%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (1.85%) SCCM
1 19 (1.85%) Puppet
2 10 (0.97%) SCOM
2 10 (0.97%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.49%) Netcool
4 4 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.29%) ARCserve
5 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (0.29%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.19%) OPNET
6 2 (0.19%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 151 (14.69%) Oracle
2 117 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 93 (9.05%) VMware
4 83 (8.07%) Cisco
5 67 (6.52%) IBM
6 65 (6.32%) SAP
7 36 (3.50%) Citrix
8 32 (3.11%) HP
9 26 (2.53%) Juniper
10 25 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.46%) EMC
12 14 (1.36%) Primavera
12 14 (1.36%) Huawei
13 13 (1.26%) Siebel
14 12 (1.17%) Avaya
14 12 (1.17%) Ericsson
14 12 (1.17%) F5
15 11 (1.07%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.97%) TIBCO
16 10 (0.97%) CheckPoint
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LA International
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Good Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £640 per day
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £45 per hour
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