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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 20 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 741 561 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.48% 6.09% 6.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 6.61% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 305 292
Average daily rate
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£480 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £625 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +4.44%
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
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Hampshire +19 268 £475 +5.55% 17
Berkshire +2 171 £494 +3.94% 33
Buckinghamshire +10 100 £470 -13.76% 4
Surrey -13 74 £463 -2.63% 16
Oxfordshire +4 48 £488 -7.14% 18
West Sussex +9 34 £500 -18.03% 1
East Sussex +8 18 £500 +11.11% 2
Middlesex -2 10 £450 -14.77% 3
Sussex +3 5 £575 -14.81%
Kent +1 2 £500 -28.57% 3
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 247 (17.64%) Oracle
2 245 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 201 (14.36%) Finance
4 195 (13.93%) Windows
5 183 (13.07%) TOGAF
6 182 (13.00%) Microsoft
7 179 (12.79%) SC Cleared
8 142 (10.14%) Java
9 133 (9.50%) Migration
10 128 (9.14%) Telecoms
11 127 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
11 127 (9.07%) Technical Architecture
12 122 (8.71%) Enterprise Architecture
12 122 (8.71%) Firewall
13 121 (8.64%) SQL Server
14 119 (8.50%) SQL
15 116 (8.29%) Cisco
16 114 (8.14%) Data Modelling
17 109 (7.79%) VMware
17 109 (7.79%) Data Centre
18 95 (6.79%) SAP
19 93 (6.64%) UNIX
20 91 (6.50%) Linux
21 89 (6.36%) SOA
22 85 (6.07%) LAN
23 83 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
23 83 (5.93%) Active Directory
24 81 (5.79%) WAN
24 81 (5.79%) Web Services
25 80 (5.71%) SharePoint

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 80 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 65 (4.64%) MS Exchange
3 36 (2.57%) WebSphere
3 36 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 31 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (1.43%) OpenStack
8 18 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (1.07%) Lync
10 14 (1.00%) NetWeaver
10 14 (1.00%) IIS
10 14 (1.00%) JBoss
11 13 (0.93%) SAS
12 12 (0.86%) Apache
13 9 (0.64%) Node.js
13 9 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.57%) Documentum
14 8 (0.57%) SAP EP
Applications
1 53 (3.79%) MS Visio
2 47 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.64%) MS Office
4 12 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.50%) InDesign
7 4 (0.29%) SPSS
8 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.14%) Simulink
10 1 (0.071%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.79%) SAP PSCD
3 10 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.64%) SAP FI-CA
5 8 (0.57%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.57%) SAP MDM
6 7 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
10 3 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.57%) Office 365
4 17 (1.21%) PaaS
5 15 (1.07%) IaaS
6 14 (1.00%) SaaS
7 12 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 11 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.29%) HP Helion
10 4 (0.29%) Boomi
11 3 (0.21%) Yammer
11 3 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.14%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.14%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 122 (8.71%) Firewall
2 85 (6.07%) LAN
3 81 (5.79%) WAN
4 52 (3.71%) DNS
4 52 (3.71%) MPLS
5 50 (3.57%) VPN
6 42 (3.00%) Internet
7 35 (2.50%) SAN
8 33 (2.36%) DHCP
9 28 (2.00%) Network Security
9 28 (2.00%) Unified Communications
10 27 (1.93%) Wireless
11 26 (1.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (1.71%) BGP
13 23 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (1.57%) VoLTE
15 20 (1.43%) OSPF
16 18 (1.29%) 3G
17 16 (1.14%) TCP/IP
17 16 (1.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 39 (2.79%) Big Data
5 38 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 31 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
7 26 (1.86%) Hadoop
8 22 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
9 21 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (1.36%) Oracle Discoverer
12 18 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (1.29%) Relational Database
13 17 (1.21%) NoSQL
13 17 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
15 14 (1.00%) DB2
16 13 (0.93%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (1.14%) Maven
3 14 (1.00%) Ant
3 14 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.93%) Selenium
5 12 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.86%) Axure RP
5 12 (0.86%) Subversion
6 11 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.79%) JIRA
7 10 (0.71%) ERwin
7 10 (0.71%) Hudson
7 10 (0.71%) SoapUI
8 7 (0.50%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.29%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.21%) Toad
11 3 (0.21%) JUnit
11 3 (0.21%) Cucumber
General
1 201 (14.36%) Finance
2 128 (9.14%) Telecoms
3 80 (5.71%) Retail
4 42 (3.00%) Marketing
5 37 (2.64%) Military
6 30 (2.14%) Billing
7 23 (1.64%) Banking
8 18 (1.29%) Publishing
9 15 (1.07%) Legal
10 14 (1.00%) Interactive Media
11 13 (0.93%) Games
12 12 (0.86%) Automotive
13 10 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.64%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.57%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.50%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.29%) Electronics
19 3 (0.21%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (5.79%) Web Services
2 75 (5.36%) Middleware
3 69 (4.93%) .NET
4 36 (2.57%) REST
5 34 (2.43%) HTML
6 33 (2.36%) XML
7 31 (2.21%) Spring
8 27 (1.93%) SOAP
9 23 (1.64%) J2EE
10 22 (1.57%) CSS
11 21 (1.50%) Java EE
12 20 (1.43%) AngularJS
13 15 (1.07%) WebCenter
14 14 (1.00%) SAP PI
15 13 (0.93%) JSP
16 12 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (0.71%) .NET Framework
18 9 (0.64%) boto
19 8 (0.57%) ASP.NET
19 8 (0.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.79%) Data Centre
2 73 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 61 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (3.14%) User Experience
5 35 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (1.86%) PKI
7 24 (1.71%) Data Integration
8 23 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.50%) GIS
10 20 (1.43%) Private Cloud
11 16 (1.14%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.00%) Mainframe
13 12 (0.86%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.64%) Replication
14 9 (0.64%) Clustering
14 9 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.64%) Frameworx
15 8 (0.57%) CMDB
15 8 (0.57%) Taxonomies
16 7 (0.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 195 (13.93%) Windows
2 93 (6.64%) UNIX
3 91 (6.50%) Linux
4 63 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (2.79%) Windows 7
7 23 (1.64%) HPUX
8 21 (1.50%) Solaris
9 18 (1.29%) AIX
10 10 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.36%) Android
14 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.14%) VMS
15 2 (0.14%) zOS
16 1 (0.071%) SUSE
16 1 (0.071%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (13.07%) TOGAF
2 133 (9.50%) Migration
3 127 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (9.07%) Technical Architecture
4 122 (8.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 114 (8.14%) Data Modelling
6 89 (6.36%) SOA
7 83 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
8 78 (5.57%) ITIL
8 78 (5.57%) UML
9 75 (5.36%) Project Management
10 74 (5.29%) Data Management
11 73 (5.21%) Analytics
12 71 (5.07%) Information Security
13 65 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 65 (4.64%) CRM
14 63 (4.50%) Data Architecture
15 57 (4.07%) Security Architecture
16 56 (4.00%) Information Architecture
17 48 (3.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 142 (10.14%) Java
2 119 (8.50%) SQL
3 43 (3.07%) C#
4 34 (2.43%) JavaScript
5 26 (1.86%) Python
6 18 (1.29%) C
7 16 (1.14%) C++
8 15 (1.07%) PL/SQL
8 15 (1.07%) Ruby
9 13 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 13 (0.93%) Perl
10 8 (0.57%) COBOL
10 8 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.43%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.36%) VBScript
12 5 (0.36%) VB
12 5 (0.36%) Scala
12 5 (0.36%) ABAP
12 5 (0.36%) R
13 4 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 245 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 179 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 75 (5.36%) Degree
4 53 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (3.50%) CISSP
5 49 (3.50%) DV Cleared
6 45 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (2.43%) MCSE
8 28 (2.00%) CCNA
9 24 (1.71%) CCNP
10 15 (1.07%) GIAC
10 15 (1.07%) CISM
11 13 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (0.93%) ISSAP
11 13 (0.93%) CCIE
12 10 (0.71%) MCITP
13 8 (0.57%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.57%) CEH
14 6 (0.43%) ISEB
15 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.29%) QA
2 25 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.57%) SLA
4 8 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.50%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.50%) COBIT
6 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.21%) GxP
7 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.071%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 83 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 73 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.71%) XenApp
4 22 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.36%) vSphere
6 17 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 14 (1.00%) Docker
8 12 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.57%) NFS
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.14%) XenServer
12 2 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.071%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.071%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.071%) UAG
13 1 (0.071%) SRDF
13 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (1.21%) Puppet
2 15 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 12 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.79%) SCOM
5 10 (0.71%) HP NNM
5 10 (0.71%) OpenView
5 10 (0.71%) Ansible
6 8 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (0.50%) SCCM
7 7 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (0.50%) EMC VPLEX
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (0.43%) XenMobile
8 6 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (0.43%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.29%) Netcool
9 4 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 247 (17.64%) Oracle
2 182 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 116 (8.29%) Cisco
4 109 (7.79%) VMware
5 95 (6.79%) SAP
6 65 (4.64%) HP
7 62 (4.43%) IBM
8 59 (4.21%) Citrix
9 42 (3.00%) Intel
10 32 (2.29%) Adobe
11 31 (2.21%) CheckPoint
11 31 (2.21%) Symantec
12 30 (2.14%) Juniper
13 25 (1.79%) F5
14 23 (1.64%) EMC
15 18 (1.29%) TIBCO
15 18 (1.29%) Pega
16 17 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (1.21%) Red Hat
17 16 (1.14%) Informatica
Brighton, East Sussex
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Bluetownonline Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £520 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough
Bluetownonline Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £650 - £730 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
The Creative Emporium
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago