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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 706 749 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.47% 7.58% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.04% 8.01% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 487 317
Median daily rate £500 £480 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £28.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
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
7813 9355 8723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.76% 94.71% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4742 5626 4826
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 435 463
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 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 +10 278 £550 +14.58% 20
Hampshire -5 160 £510 +7.36% 17
Surrey +10 70 £475 -1.04% 11
Buckinghamshire +4 69 £440 -6.38% 10
West Sussex +6 47 £513 +2.50% 5
Middlesex +18 31 £490 +8.88% 2
Oxfordshire -45 17 £458 -8.50% 4
Kent +10 7 £616 +23.25% 3
East Sussex -9 5 £480 -4.00% 1
M4 Corridor -8 3 £663 -
Home Counties +3 1 £600 -7.69%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 274 (18.70%) Security Cleared
2 217 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 196 (13.38%) Windows
4 195 (13.31%) Migration
5 192 (13.11%) SC Cleared
6 187 (12.76%) Oracle
6 187 (12.76%) TOGAF
7 173 (11.81%) Java
8 163 (11.13%) Linux
9 147 (10.03%) Finance
10 144 (9.83%) VMware
11 142 (9.69%) Cisco
12 132 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
13 130 (8.87%) Data Centre
14 119 (8.12%) SOA
15 111 (7.58%) IBM
16 108 (7.37%) SQL
17 103 (7.03%) Active Directory
17 103 (7.03%) Retail
18 99 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
19 97 (6.62%) Unix
19 97 (6.62%) Data Modelling
20 95 (6.48%) Windows Server
21 94 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
22 92 (6.28%) Telecoms
23 91 (6.21%) Web Services
24 88 (6.01%) Enterprise Architecture
25 86 (5.87%) CRM
26 85 (5.80%) ITIL
27 82 (5.60%) Firewall

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 63 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.77%) OpenStack
3 22 (1.50%) CMS
3 22 (1.50%) MQSeries
4 21 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.23%) JBoss
6 17 (1.16%) Apache
7 15 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 15 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.96%) Documentum
8 14 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (0.96%) NetWeaver
9 13 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (0.89%) Skype for Business
10 12 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.82%) SAP EP
11 11 (0.75%) Apache Spark
12 10 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (4.16%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.96%) MS Office
4 2 (0.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.068%) InVision
5 1 (0.068%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.068%) Simulink
5 1 (0.068%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 29 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 23 (1.57%) BusinessWorks
3 18 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
4 16 (1.09%) SAP CRM
5 15 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.82%) SAP MDM
7 10 (0.68%) Eloqua
8 8 (0.55%) Remedy AR System
8 8 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
9 7 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.48%) SAP hybris
10 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (0.41%) Unica
11 5 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
11 5 (0.34%) Primavera
12 4 (0.27%) SAP HR
12 4 (0.27%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 99 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (4.16%) Office 365
4 49 (3.34%) PaaS
5 48 (3.28%) SaaS
6 40 (2.73%) IaaS
7 9 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.27%) HP Helion
11 4 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.14%) GitHub
13 2 (0.14%) Yammer
14 1 (0.068%) AWS OpsWorks
14 1 (0.068%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 82 (5.60%) Firewall
2 73 (4.98%) Network Security
3 64 (4.37%) LAN
4 63 (4.30%) WAN
5 46 (3.14%) MPLS
6 41 (2.80%) SAN
7 28 (1.91%) LDAP
8 26 (1.77%) VPN
9 25 (1.71%) VoIP
10 23 (1.57%) Internet
11 19 (1.30%) SSL
12 17 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (1.09%) NetScaler
14 15 (1.02%) DNS
15 14 (0.96%) IP Telephony
15 14 (0.96%) Unified Communications
16 13 (0.89%) 3G
16 13 (0.89%) Wireless
17 10 (0.68%) WLAN
18 9 (0.61%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (3.48%) SQL Server
3 38 (2.59%) Big Data
4 31 (2.12%) Hadoop
5 23 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.02%) SAP HANA
8 14 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 12 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (0.75%) SAP BW
11 9 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (0.61%) Power BI
12 8 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.48%) Oracle OWB
13 7 (0.48%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.41%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.41%) MySQL
15 5 (0.34%) HBase
15 5 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 32 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 31 (2.12%) Jenkins
3 24 (1.64%) JIRA
4 14 (0.96%) Selenium
5 10 (0.68%) Subversion
6 9 (0.61%) JUnit
6 9 (0.61%) SoapUI
7 7 (0.48%) Maven
7 7 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.41%) Ant
8 6 (0.41%) ERwin
9 4 (0.27%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.27%) Hudson
9 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.27%) TestNG
10 3 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.20%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.14%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.14%) Gradle
11 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 147 (10.03%) Finance
2 103 (7.03%) Retail
3 92 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 38 (2.59%) Marketing
5 24 (1.64%) Banking
6 21 (1.43%) Billing
7 19 (1.30%) Publishing
8 12 (0.82%) Back Office
9 11 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.75%) Military
10 4 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.14%) Electronics
11 2 (0.14%) French Language
11 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.14%) Local Government
11 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.068%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (6.21%) Web Services
2 68 (4.64%) .NET
3 63 (4.30%) Middleware
4 56 (3.82%) SOAP
5 47 (3.21%) REST
6 36 (2.46%) Spring
7 35 (2.39%) J2EE
8 34 (2.32%) HTML
9 31 (2.12%) XML
10 20 (1.37%) TIBCO EMS
11 16 (1.09%) Java EE
12 15 (1.02%) Ajax
12 15 (1.02%) SAML
13 13 (0.89%) AngularJS
13 13 (0.89%) ASP.NET
13 13 (0.89%) CSS
14 12 (0.82%) SAP Basis
14 12 (0.82%) SAP PI
15 11 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
15 11 (0.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.87%) Data Centre
2 44 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (2.53%) PKI
4 35 (2.39%) Data Integration
5 31 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 29 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.57%) FMCG
9 18 (1.23%) LPAR
10 17 (1.16%) User Experience
11 16 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (1.02%) CMDB
13 13 (0.89%) Cryptography
13 13 (0.89%) Smart Meter
13 13 (0.89%) Visualisation
14 12 (0.82%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.68%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.68%) Replication
16 9 (0.61%) Mainframe
16 9 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 196 (13.38%) Windows
2 163 (11.13%) Linux
3 97 (6.62%) Unix
4 95 (6.48%) Windows Server
5 53 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.84%) AIX
7 27 (1.84%) Windows 10
8 22 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.02%) Solaris
10 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.34%) VMS
12 4 (0.27%) Fedora
12 4 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.20%) HPUX
13 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (13.31%) Migration
2 187 (12.76%) TOGAF
3 132 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (8.12%) SOA
5 97 (6.62%) Data Modelling
6 94 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 88 (6.01%) Enterprise Architecture
8 86 (5.87%) CRM
9 85 (5.80%) ITIL
10 73 (4.98%) Service Management
11 67 (4.57%) Technical Architecture
12 65 (4.44%) DevOps
13 61 (4.16%) ERP
14 58 (3.96%) Information Security
15 56 (3.82%) UML
16 54 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
16 54 (3.69%) Security Architecture
16 54 (3.69%) Service Design
17 53 (3.62%) Data Architecture
17 53 (3.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 173 (11.81%) Java
2 108 (7.37%) SQL
3 39 (2.66%) JavaScript
4 24 (1.64%) C++
5 23 (1.57%) C
5 23 (1.57%) C#
6 22 (1.50%) PHP
7 21 (1.43%) Perl
8 19 (1.30%) Python
9 12 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.68%) Ruby
11 9 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.55%) VBScript
13 6 (0.41%) XPath
14 5 (0.34%) Scala
15 4 (0.27%) VBA
16 3 (0.20%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.14%) ABAP
17 2 (0.14%) Apex Code
18 1 (0.068%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 274 (18.70%) Security Cleared
2 192 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 67 (4.57%) Degree
3 67 (4.57%) DV Cleared
4 58 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (2.87%) CCIE
7 35 (2.39%) CISSP
7 35 (2.39%) MCSE
8 25 (1.71%) CCNP
9 14 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.89%) CCNA
10 13 (0.89%) CISM
11 9 (0.61%) CLAS
12 8 (0.55%) PhD
13 7 (0.48%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.48%) CISA
14 6 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.27%) SANS
15 4 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 23 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.23%) SLA
4 15 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.68%) COBIT
5 10 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.61%) QA
7 5 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
7 5 (0.34%) PA-DSS
8 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.20%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.068%) EFQM
11 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 103 (7.03%) Active Directory
2 77 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.18%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (1.16%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.96%) XenApp
7 13 (0.89%) XenServer
8 9 (0.61%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.61%) vSphere
9 8 (0.55%) Docker
9 8 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.41%) vCloud
10 6 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.14%) HDFS
13 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (2.12%) SCCM
2 29 (1.98%) Puppet
3 28 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 17 (1.16%) SCOM
4 17 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 11 (0.75%) Ansible
6 9 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.34%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (0.27%) Amdocs OSS
10 4 (0.27%) Netcool
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.20%) MOM
11 3 (0.20%) Nagios
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 217 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 187 (12.76%) Oracle
3 144 (9.83%) VMware
4 142 (9.69%) Cisco
5 111 (7.58%) IBM
6 76 (5.19%) SAP
7 56 (3.82%) Citrix
8 54 (3.69%) Juniper
8 54 (3.69%) Red Hat
9 46 (3.14%) HP
10 37 (2.53%) CheckPoint
11 35 (2.39%) TIBCO
12 26 (1.77%) CA
13 24 (1.64%) EMC
14 22 (1.50%) Ab Initio
15 20 (1.37%) Axway
16 19 (1.30%) F5
16 19 (1.30%) SolarWinds
17 18 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
18 17 (1.16%) webMethods
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Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
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South East
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South East
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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