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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 715 681 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.10% 7.11% 6.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.59% 7.50% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 412 308
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 £400 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.50 - £61.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
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
8322 9076 8678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.26% 94.77% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4961 5328 4688
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 429 434
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.46 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +2 245 £500 - 18
Hampshire +1 190 £500 +8.10% 12
Surrey 0 78 £513 +2.50% 13
Buckinghamshire -2 74 £473 +0.53% 7
West Sussex +12 40 £500 -16.66% 4
Middlesex +9 36 £520 +10.63% 1
Oxfordshire +2 23 £488 -2.50% 3
East Sussex +2 6 £540 +8.00%
Kent +10 5 £800 +45.45% 1
M4 Corridor -6 4 £600 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 326 (21.06%) Security Cleared
2 245 (15.83%) SC Cleared
3 227 (14.66%) Microsoft
4 212 (13.70%) TOGAF
5 204 (13.18%) Migration
6 200 (12.92%) Oracle
7 175 (11.30%) Linux
8 171 (11.05%) Java
9 168 (10.85%) Windows
10 158 (10.21%) Cisco
11 150 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
12 146 (9.43%) Finance
13 135 (8.72%) VMware
13 135 (8.72%) Data Centre
14 134 (8.66%) Telecoms
15 125 (8.07%) IBM
16 112 (7.24%) SOA
17 104 (6.72%) ITIL
18 101 (6.52%) Unix
19 98 (6.33%) SQL
20 93 (6.01%) .NET
20 93 (6.01%) Active Directory
20 93 (6.01%) Firewall
21 91 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
22 90 (5.81%) Data Modelling
23 89 (5.75%) Web Services
24 88 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
25 85 (5.49%) Service Management
25 85 (5.49%) Retail
26 84 (5.43%) Degree

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 79 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.07%) OpenStack
3 27 (1.74%) CMS
4 26 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.55%) MQSeries
6 18 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 17 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (1.10%) JBoss
8 16 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 15 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
10 14 (0.90%) Apache
11 12 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.78%) Skype for Business
12 10 (0.65%) Documentum
12 10 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.65%) IIS
13 9 (0.58%) NetWeaver
14 8 (0.52%) SAP EP
Applications
1 43 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.97%) 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 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.065%) Simulink
5 1 (0.065%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 21 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
2 17 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.78%) SAP CRM
4 11 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
5 10 (0.65%) Eloqua
6 9 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
7 8 (0.52%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.52%) SAP MDM
8 7 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (0.39%) Primavera
9 6 (0.39%) Unica
10 5 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 91 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (3.36%) Office 365
4 45 (2.91%) PaaS
5 40 (2.58%) IaaS
6 34 (2.20%) SaaS
7 12 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.26%) HP Helion
11 3 (0.19%) Force.com
11 3 (0.19%) GitHub
11 3 (0.19%) Veeva
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.13%) Heroku
12 2 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 93 (6.01%) Firewall
2 80 (5.17%) Network Security
3 64 (4.13%) LAN
4 58 (3.75%) WAN
5 47 (3.04%) SAN
6 42 (2.71%) Internet
7 36 (2.33%) VPN
8 31 (2.00%) MPLS
9 29 (1.87%) VoIP
10 23 (1.49%) DNS
11 22 (1.42%) SSL
12 20 (1.29%) LDAP
13 18 (1.16%) 3G
14 15 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.90%) DHCP
15 14 (0.90%) Unified Communications
15 14 (0.90%) VLAN
15 14 (0.90%) Wireless
16 13 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (2.52%) Oracle Database
4 34 (2.20%) Big Data
5 28 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 27 (1.74%) NoSQL
7 20 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 19 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 12 (0.78%) SAP HANA
10 11 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.52%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.52%) DB2
13 7 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.45%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.39%) MySQL
14 6 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 20 (1.29%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.10%) Selenium
3 17 (1.10%) SoapUI
4 14 (0.90%) JIRA
5 13 (0.84%) JUnit
6 9 (0.58%) Subversion
6 9 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.39%) Maven
9 5 (0.32%) Ant
9 5 (0.32%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.32%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.32%) TestNG
10 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.19%) JBehave
12 2 (0.13%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.13%) MSTest
12 2 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 146 (9.43%) Finance
2 134 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 85 (5.49%) Retail
4 32 (2.07%) Marketing
5 24 (1.55%) Billing
6 21 (1.36%) Banking
7 18 (1.16%) Military
8 16 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.90%) Publishing
10 12 (0.78%) Back Office
11 9 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.39%) Electronics
13 3 (0.19%) Automotive
13 3 (0.19%) Local Government
14 2 (0.13%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.13%) Legal
14 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.065%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.065%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.01%) .NET
2 89 (5.75%) Web Services
3 67 (4.33%) Middleware
4 58 (3.75%) SOAP
5 41 (2.65%) HTML
6 39 (2.52%) Spring
7 38 (2.45%) XML
8 36 (2.33%) REST
9 24 (1.55%) J2EE
10 22 (1.42%) CSS
10 22 (1.42%) Java EE
11 21 (1.36%) TIBCO EMS
12 17 (1.10%) ASP.NET
13 16 (1.03%) AngularJS
13 16 (1.03%) jQuery
14 15 (0.97%) Ajax
15 14 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
15 14 (0.90%) RESTful
16 13 (0.84%) JSON
16 13 (0.84%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 135 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 45 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (2.52%) PKI
4 34 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.55%) FMCG
8 23 (1.49%) User Experience
9 19 (1.23%) Data Integration
10 18 (1.16%) LPAR
11 17 (1.10%) CMDB
11 17 (1.10%) Cryptography
12 16 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (0.97%) Replication
14 14 (0.90%) Smart Meter
14 14 (0.90%) Smartcard
15 13 (0.84%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.71%) Private Cloud
16 11 (0.71%) VCE vBlock
17 9 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 175 (11.30%) Linux
2 168 (10.85%) Windows
3 101 (6.52%) Unix
4 64 (4.13%) Windows Server
5 43 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.55%) AIX
7 24 (1.55%) Windows 10
7 24 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.03%) Solaris
10 10 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.52%) VMS
12 7 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.39%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.26%) Fedora
14 4 (0.26%) HPUX
14 4 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.26%) zOS
15 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (13.70%) TOGAF
2 204 (13.18%) Migration
3 150 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (7.24%) SOA
5 104 (6.72%) ITIL
6 90 (5.81%) Data Modelling
7 85 (5.49%) Service Management
8 83 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
9 82 (5.30%) CRM
10 76 (4.91%) Technical Architecture
11 74 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 72 (4.65%) Information Security
13 62 (4.01%) DevOps
14 60 (3.88%) Service Design
15 59 (3.81%) Data Architecture
15 59 (3.81%) Open Source
16 58 (3.75%) Security Architecture
17 57 (3.68%) Project Management
18 56 (3.62%) ERP
19 51 (3.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 171 (11.05%) Java
2 98 (6.33%) SQL
3 55 (3.55%) JavaScript
4 32 (2.07%) C#
5 24 (1.55%) PHP
6 19 (1.23%) C
7 18 (1.16%) C++
7 18 (1.16%) Python
8 16 (1.03%) Perl
8 16 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 16 (1.03%) Ruby
9 11 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.39%) VBScript
11 4 (0.26%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.26%) Scala
12 3 (0.19%) ABAP
13 2 (0.13%) Go
13 2 (0.13%) VBA
13 2 (0.13%) XPath
14 1 (0.065%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 326 (21.06%) Security Cleared
2 245 (15.83%) SC Cleared
3 84 (5.43%) Degree
4 78 (5.04%) DV Cleared
5 66 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (3.10%) CISSP
7 38 (2.45%) CCIE
8 28 (1.81%) CCNP
9 25 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (1.55%) CISM
11 19 (1.23%) CCNA
12 16 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.84%) CISA
13 13 (0.84%) MCSE
14 11 (0.71%) CLAS
15 9 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
15 9 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
17 6 (0.39%) CCDP
17 6 (0.39%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (1.94%) PCI DSS
2 23 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.97%) SLA
4 14 (0.90%) QA
5 13 (0.84%) COBIT
5 13 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.58%) FIPS 140-2
8 7 (0.45%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.39%) ISO27005
10 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.13%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.065%) EFQM
13 1 (0.065%) GxP
13 1 (0.065%) RMADS
System Software
1 93 (6.01%) Active Directory
2 88 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.16%) XenApp
5 15 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 11 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.71%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.52%) Docker
8 7 (0.45%) vSphere
9 6 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.39%) XenServer
10 5 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.19%) vCloud
12 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.13%) KVM
13 2 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (2.65%) SCCM
2 30 (1.94%) Puppet
2 30 (1.94%) Tivoli
3 28 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 27 (1.74%) SCOM
5 14 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.71%) Ansible
8 6 (0.39%) Amdocs OSS
8 6 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.32%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.26%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.19%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.19%) Nagios
11 3 (0.19%) Nessus
11 3 (0.19%) Netcool
Vendors
1 227 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 200 (12.92%) Oracle
3 158 (10.21%) Cisco
4 135 (8.72%) VMware
5 125 (8.07%) IBM
6 76 (4.91%) SAP
7 70 (4.52%) Juniper
8 65 (4.20%) HP
9 64 (4.13%) Citrix
10 58 (3.75%) Red Hat
11 33 (2.13%) CA
12 32 (2.07%) CheckPoint
12 32 (2.07%) EMC
13 27 (1.74%) TIBCO
14 25 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (1.36%) SolarWinds
16 20 (1.29%) Axway
16 20 (1.29%) NetApp
17 19 (1.23%) BMC
18 18 (1.16%) Remedy
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wokingham
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: £0 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competetive Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Frimley Health Foundation Trust
Rate: From £48,290 to £59,305 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago