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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 798 686 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.76% 7.18% 5.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.21% 7.59% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 384 245
Median daily rate £500 £500 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -23.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £32.05 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.45 £68.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
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
8661 9039 8527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.63% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5213 5053 4667
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 437 468
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +3 242 £500 - 22
Hampshire +9 217 £500 +8.69% 22
Surrey +3 88 £523 -5.00% 24
Buckinghamshire +8 86 £500 +6.38% 9
West Sussex -12 60 £500 +11.11% 5
Oxfordshire -2 44 £513 +2.50% 9
Middlesex +5 29 £523 +10.00%
East Sussex +10 18 £425 -12.82%
Kent -7 8 £434 -21.09% 3
M4 Corridor +2 5 £600 -
Sussex +1 1 - -
Home Counties +1 1 £525 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 333 (22.47%) Security Cleared
2 243 (16.40%) SC Cleared
3 236 (15.92%) Microsoft
4 226 (15.25%) TOGAF
5 217 (14.64%) Oracle
6 203 (13.70%) Migration
7 162 (10.93%) Java
8 156 (10.53%) Cisco
9 154 (10.39%) Telecoms
10 153 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
11 150 (10.12%) Linux
12 141 (9.51%) Finance
13 132 (8.91%) Windows
14 116 (7.83%) VMware
15 108 (7.29%) Data Centre
16 101 (6.82%) ITIL
16 101 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
17 98 (6.61%) SOA
17 98 (6.61%) Firewall
17 98 (6.61%) Retail
18 95 (6.41%) Data Modelling
18 95 (6.41%) SQL Server
18 95 (6.41%) Degree
18 95 (6.41%) DV Cleared
19 90 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
20 89 (6.01%) .NET
21 88 (5.94%) SQL
21 88 (5.94%) SAP
21 88 (5.94%) Active Directory
22 87 (5.87%) SharePoint

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 87 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.09%) CMS
3 28 (1.89%) MQSeries
3 28 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 26 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 19 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (1.15%) IIS
6 17 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (1.08%) Apache
7 16 (1.08%) OpenStack
8 14 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (0.88%) JBoss
9 13 (0.88%) SAS
10 11 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.54%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.13%) InDesign
4 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.42%) BusinessWorks
2 12 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
4 10 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.54%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.54%) SAP MDM
6 7 (0.47%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.13%) Primavera
9 2 (0.13%) SAP Retail
10 1 (0.067%) SAP SCM
10 1 (0.067%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.90%) Office 365
3 43 (2.90%) PaaS
4 41 (2.77%) IaaS
5 37 (2.50%) SaaS
6 21 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.27%) AWS OpsWorks
11 4 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.27%) Force.com
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 98 (6.61%) Firewall
2 73 (4.93%) Network Security
3 58 (3.91%) LAN
4 47 (3.17%) SAN
4 47 (3.17%) WAN
5 40 (2.70%) VPN
6 35 (2.36%) Internet
7 30 (2.02%) MPLS
8 27 (1.82%) DNS
9 23 (1.55%) VoIP
10 21 (1.42%) NAS
11 19 (1.28%) 3G
12 17 (1.15%) SSL
13 14 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (0.94%) TCP/IP
13 14 (0.94%) VLAN
14 13 (0.88%) 4G
15 12 (0.81%) DHCP
15 12 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 39 (2.63%) Big Data
5 35 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 31 (2.09%) NoSQL
7 28 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 17 (1.15%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
11 15 (1.01%) MySQL
11 15 (1.01%) Oracle Discoverer
12 11 (0.74%) DB2
12 11 (0.74%) MongoDB
12 11 (0.74%) Oracle OWB
12 11 (0.74%) SAP HANA
12 11 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
14 8 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 19 (1.28%) SoapUI
2 14 (0.94%) JUnit
2 14 (0.94%) Selenium
3 11 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.54%) Maven
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.34%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.34%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.34%) TestNG
8 4 (0.27%) JBehave
8 4 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.27%) Travis CI
9 3 (0.20%) ERwin
9 3 (0.20%) JIRA
9 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.13%) Ant
10 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 154 (10.39%) Telecoms
2 141 (9.51%) Finance
3 98 (6.61%) Retail
4 34 (2.29%) Billing
5 23 (1.55%) Marketing
6 22 (1.48%) Military
7 20 (1.35%) Banking
7 20 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.15%) Publishing
9 13 (0.88%) Automotive
10 12 (0.81%) Electronics
11 11 (0.74%) Back Office
12 8 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.27%) Legal
14 2 (0.13%) Advertising
14 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.13%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.13%) Law
14 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (6.01%) .NET
2 78 (5.26%) Web Services
3 66 (4.45%) SOAP
4 62 (4.18%) Middleware
5 44 (2.97%) REST
6 39 (2.63%) Spring
7 36 (2.43%) XML
8 34 (2.29%) HTML
8 34 (2.29%) J2EE
9 23 (1.55%) CSS
10 22 (1.48%) JSON
11 21 (1.42%) Hibernate
11 21 (1.42%) TIBCO EMS
12 19 (1.28%) Java EE
12 19 (1.28%) jQuery
13 16 (1.08%) ASP.NET
13 16 (1.08%) HTML5
14 14 (0.94%) AngularJS
15 13 (0.88%) XSD
16 12 (0.81%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 108 (7.29%) Data Centre
2 61 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (2.43%) PKI
4 33 (2.23%) Data Integration
4 33 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.48%) User Experience
8 20 (1.35%) Smartcard
9 19 (1.28%) FMCG
10 17 (1.15%) Cryptography
11 15 (1.01%) Mainframe
12 14 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (0.94%) Private Cloud
12 14 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
13 13 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 13 (0.88%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.81%) CMDB
15 11 (0.74%) Replication
16 10 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 150 (10.12%) Linux
2 132 (8.91%) Windows
3 68 (4.59%) Unix
4 57 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 18 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.88%) AIX
11 10 (0.67%) HPUX
11 10 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.67%) Solaris
12 8 (0.54%) zOS
13 7 (0.47%) VMS
14 6 (0.40%) CentOS
14 6 (0.40%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.34%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.27%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (15.25%) TOGAF
2 203 (13.70%) Migration
3 153 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (6.82%) ITIL
4 101 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
5 98 (6.61%) SOA
6 95 (6.41%) Data Modelling
7 86 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
8 85 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 81 (5.47%) Service Management
10 79 (5.33%) Information Security
11 77 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
11 77 (5.20%) Data Architecture
12 75 (5.06%) CRM
13 64 (4.32%) Security Architecture
14 53 (3.58%) Service Design
15 52 (3.51%) E-Commerce
16 51 (3.44%) Open Source
17 48 (3.24%) Network Design
18 47 (3.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 162 (10.93%) Java
2 88 (5.94%) SQL
3 47 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 39 (2.63%) C#
5 23 (1.55%) PHP
6 20 (1.35%) Python
6 20 (1.35%) Ruby
7 19 (1.28%) C++
8 17 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 14 (0.94%) C
10 11 (0.74%) Perl
11 9 (0.61%) ABAP
12 8 (0.54%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.47%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.34%) Assembly Language
14 5 (0.34%) CLIST
14 5 (0.34%) COBOL
14 5 (0.34%) JCL
14 5 (0.34%) REXX
14 5 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 333 (22.47%) Security Cleared
2 243 (16.40%) SC Cleared
3 95 (6.41%) Degree
3 95 (6.41%) DV Cleared
4 57 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (3.58%) CISSP
6 37 (2.50%) CISM
7 30 (2.02%) CCIE
8 26 (1.75%) CISA
9 23 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (1.48%) CCNP
11 18 (1.21%) CLAS
12 15 (1.01%) CCNA
13 13 (0.88%) IISP
14 12 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
15 11 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.61%) MCSE
17 6 (0.40%) CISMP
18 5 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (1.42%) QA
5 20 (1.35%) COBIT
6 14 (0.94%) ISO27005
7 13 (0.88%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.74%) ISAE 3402
8 11 (0.74%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
9 9 (0.61%) SLA
10 8 (0.54%) FIPS 140-2
11 4 (0.27%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.13%) RMADS
13 1 (0.067%) GxP
System Software
1 90 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (5.94%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.01%) XenApp
5 14 (0.94%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.88%) Docker
7 9 (0.61%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.47%) vSphere
8 7 (0.47%) XenServer
9 6 (0.40%) KVM
10 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.27%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.13%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.067%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.067%) vCloud
13 1 (0.067%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 32 (2.16%) SCCM
2 24 (1.62%) SCOM
3 23 (1.55%) Tivoli
4 19 (1.28%) Puppet
5 13 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (0.54%) Ansible
8 7 (0.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 7 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (0.47%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.27%) Amdocs OSS
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Intune
12 3 (0.20%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.20%) MOM
12 3 (0.20%) Nagios
12 3 (0.20%) SELinux
12 3 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 236 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 217 (14.64%) Oracle
3 156 (10.53%) Cisco
4 116 (7.83%) VMware
5 88 (5.94%) SAP
6 83 (5.60%) Juniper
7 81 (5.47%) IBM
8 67 (4.52%) HP
9 59 (3.98%) Citrix
10 42 (2.83%) EMC
11 38 (2.56%) Red Hat
12 31 (2.09%) CheckPoint
13 28 (1.89%) CA
14 26 (1.75%) TIBCO
15 25 (1.69%) SolarWinds
16 24 (1.62%) NetApp
17 23 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
18 22 (1.48%) Informatica
19 21 (1.42%) hybris
20 20 (1.35%) Axway
Surrey
Montash
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day, Benefits Expenses payable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, Sussex
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Epsom
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago