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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 755 655 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.49% 6.96% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.96% 7.32% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 367 284
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £382 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £60.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.60 - £72.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.15 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -28.08%
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
8423 8943 8664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 95.02% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 5113 4698
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 £255 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 431 445
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +2 222 £515 - 23
Hampshire +2 203 £488 +8.33% 21
Buckinghamshire +9 87 £500 +4.16% 8
Surrey +1 82 £525 - 6
West Sussex +7 49 £500 -6.97% 5
Oxfordshire +12 47 £500 - 7
Middlesex +8 41 £520 +7.21% 1
East Sussex +5 11 £533 +12.99% 1
Kent +9 6 £617 +12.18% 3
M4 Corridor -5 4 £600 -
Home Counties +2 1 £525 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 339 (22.36%) Security Cleared
2 263 (17.35%) SC Cleared
3 222 (14.64%) Microsoft
4 206 (13.59%) Migration
5 202 (13.32%) TOGAF
6 197 (12.99%) Oracle
7 169 (11.15%) Linux
8 161 (10.62%) Java
9 160 (10.55%) Windows
10 156 (10.29%) Cisco
11 154 (10.16%) Finance
12 144 (9.50%) Telecoms
13 141 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
14 124 (8.18%) Data Centre
15 119 (7.85%) VMware
16 106 (6.99%) SOA
17 104 (6.86%) ITIL
18 101 (6.66%) IBM
19 96 (6.33%) Retail
20 94 (6.20%) .NET
21 93 (6.13%) Service Management
22 91 (6.00%) Firewall
23 90 (5.94%) Unix
24 88 (5.80%) SQL
24 88 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
25 87 (5.74%) Degree
25 87 (5.74%) Enterprise Architecture
26 86 (5.67%) Web Services
26 86 (5.67%) Active Directory
27 85 (5.61%) DV Cleared

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 81 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.04%) CMS
3 27 (1.78%) MQSeries
4 26 (1.72%) OpenStack
5 25 (1.65%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 17 (1.12%) Apache
8 16 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.92%) JBoss
9 14 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (0.73%) IIS
12 10 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
12 10 (0.66%) SAS
12 10 (0.66%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.53%) NetWeaver
14 7 (0.46%) SAP EP
Applications
1 40 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.79%) MS Office
4 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.13%) InDesign
4 2 (0.13%) MS Project
4 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) Simulink
5 1 (0.066%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 21 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
2 15 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.73%) SAP CRM
3 11 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
4 9 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
5 8 (0.53%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.46%) SAP MDM
6 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.40%) Primavera
8 5 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
9 4 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.20%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 80 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (3.30%) Office 365
4 42 (2.77%) PaaS
5 41 (2.70%) IaaS
6 40 (2.64%) SaaS
7 16 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.26%) AWS OpsWorks
12 4 (0.26%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.20%) Force.com
14 2 (0.13%) GitHub
14 2 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.00%) Firewall
2 76 (5.01%) Network Security
3 59 (3.89%) LAN
4 51 (3.36%) WAN
5 50 (3.30%) SAN
6 40 (2.64%) Internet
7 36 (2.37%) VPN
8 30 (1.98%) MPLS
9 25 (1.65%) DNS
9 25 (1.65%) VoIP
10 19 (1.25%) 3G
10 19 (1.25%) SSL
11 16 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (0.92%) LDAP
12 14 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.86%) DHCP
13 13 (0.86%) NAS
13 13 (0.86%) TCP/IP
13 13 (0.86%) VLAN
13 13 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (2.64%) Oracle Database
4 34 (2.24%) Big Data
5 29 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 22 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (1.19%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (0.73%) SAP HANA
12 10 (0.66%) MySQL
13 9 (0.59%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.53%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.53%) DB2
14 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 17 (1.12%) SoapUI
2 14 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.79%) JUnit
4 12 (0.79%) Selenium
5 8 (0.53%) Maven
6 7 (0.46%) JIRA
6 7 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.33%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.33%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.33%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.33%) TestNG
9 4 (0.26%) Subversion
9 4 (0.26%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.20%) Ant
10 3 (0.20%) ERwin
10 3 (0.20%) JBehave
11 2 (0.13%) AppScan
General
1 154 (10.16%) Finance
2 144 (9.50%) Telecoms
3 96 (6.33%) Retail
4 26 (1.72%) Banking
4 26 (1.72%) Billing
5 25 (1.65%) Marketing
6 20 (1.32%) Military
7 19 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.12%) Publishing
9 12 (0.79%) Back Office
10 9 (0.59%) Automotive
10 9 (0.59%) Electronics
11 7 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.26%) Legal
13 3 (0.20%) Local Government
14 2 (0.13%) Advertising
14 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.13%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (6.20%) .NET
2 86 (5.67%) Web Services
3 70 (4.62%) Middleware
4 66 (4.35%) SOAP
5 45 (2.97%) REST
6 37 (2.44%) XML
7 34 (2.24%) HTML
8 33 (2.18%) Spring
9 27 (1.78%) J2EE
10 23 (1.52%) CSS
11 21 (1.39%) TIBCO EMS
12 19 (1.25%) jQuery
13 17 (1.12%) ASP.NET
13 17 (1.12%) JSON
14 16 (1.06%) AngularJS
14 16 (1.06%) Java EE
15 14 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
16 13 (0.86%) Hibernate
16 13 (0.86%) HTML5
16 13 (0.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 124 (8.18%) Data Centre
2 52 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (2.51%) PKI
4 31 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 29 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.65%) Data Integration
7 23 (1.52%) FMCG
8 21 (1.39%) User Experience
9 18 (1.19%) LPAR
9 18 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.12%) Cryptography
11 16 (1.06%) CMDB
11 16 (1.06%) Smartcard
12 14 (0.92%) Replication
13 13 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (0.86%) VCE vBlock
14 12 (0.79%) Smart Meter
15 11 (0.73%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 169 (11.15%) Linux
2 160 (10.55%) Windows
3 90 (5.94%) Unix
4 65 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 35 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.78%) Windows 10
8 18 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.92%) AIX
11 10 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (0.59%) Solaris
13 8 (0.53%) VMS
14 7 (0.46%) zOS
15 6 (0.40%) HPUX
15 6 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.26%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (13.59%) Migration
2 202 (13.32%) TOGAF
3 141 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (6.99%) SOA
5 104 (6.86%) ITIL
6 93 (6.13%) Service Management
7 88 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
8 87 (5.74%) Enterprise Architecture
9 83 (5.47%) Data Modelling
9 83 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 80 (5.28%) CRM
11 76 (5.01%) Information Security
12 71 (4.68%) Data Architecture
13 61 (4.02%) Security Architecture
14 60 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (3.96%) Service Design
15 55 (3.63%) ERP
15 55 (3.63%) Open Source
16 54 (3.56%) DevOps
16 54 (3.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (10.62%) Java
2 88 (5.80%) SQL
3 49 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 38 (2.51%) C#
5 23 (1.52%) PHP
6 20 (1.32%) Ruby
7 19 (1.25%) C++
8 18 (1.19%) Python
9 16 (1.06%) C
9 16 (1.06%) PowerShell
10 13 (0.86%) Perl
11 11 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.33%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.33%) Scala
13 4 (0.26%) ABAP
13 4 (0.26%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.26%) CLIST
13 4 (0.26%) COBOL
13 4 (0.26%) JCL
13 4 (0.26%) REXX
Qualifications
1 339 (22.36%) Security Cleared
2 263 (17.35%) SC Cleared
3 87 (5.74%) Degree
4 85 (5.61%) DV Cleared
5 60 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (3.23%) CISSP
7 33 (2.18%) CCIE
8 28 (1.85%) CISM
9 25 (1.65%) CCNP
10 24 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (1.06%) CISA
11 16 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.99%) CCNA
13 13 (0.86%) CLAS
14 12 (0.79%) MCSE
15 10 (0.66%) CESG Certified Professional
16 9 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.46%) Chartered Engineer
17 7 (0.46%) IISP
18 5 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.78%) PCI DSS
2 25 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.12%) QA
4 15 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.99%) SLA
5 14 (0.92%) COBIT
6 11 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
7 9 (0.59%) FIPS 140-2
8 8 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.53%) ISO27005
9 5 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
9 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.33%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.13%) RMADS
11 1 (0.066%) GxP
11 1 (0.066%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 86 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 85 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.25%) XenApp
5 16 (1.06%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.79%) Docker
8 10 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.46%) XenServer
10 6 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.26%) vSphere
13 3 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.20%) KVM
13 3 (0.20%) vCloud
13 3 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (2.57%) SCCM
2 28 (1.85%) Tivoli
3 25 (1.65%) Puppet
3 25 (1.65%) SCOM
4 21 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (0.73%) Ansible
8 7 (0.46%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.33%) Amdocs OSS
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.26%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.20%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 3 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
12 3 (0.20%) Netcool
Vendors
1 222 (14.64%) Microsoft
2 197 (12.99%) Oracle
3 156 (10.29%) Cisco
4 119 (7.85%) VMware
5 101 (6.66%) IBM
6 80 (5.28%) SAP
7 75 (4.95%) Juniper
8 69 (4.55%) Citrix
9 59 (3.89%) HP
10 50 (3.30%) Red Hat
11 39 (2.57%) EMC
12 34 (2.24%) CheckPoint
13 32 (2.11%) CA
14 26 (1.72%) TIBCO
15 24 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (1.52%) NetApp
17 22 (1.45%) SolarWinds
18 20 (1.32%) Axway
19 19 (1.25%) Informatica
20 18 (1.19%) Remedy
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