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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 711 720 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.27% 7.33% 6.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 7.71% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 458 315
Median daily rate £500 £478 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £602 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £490
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £54.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 - £48.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 - £59.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £59.50 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-26.18% +10.18%
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
8076 9335 8775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.97% 95.00% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4886 5595 4855
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 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 438 434
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% +4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +12 267 £525 +5.00% 27
Hampshire -6 172 £500 +5.26% 17
Buckinghamshire -2 73 £450 -3.22% 8
Surrey +2 62 £500 +11.11% 18
West Sussex +3 44 £500 - 5
Middlesex +16 37 £500 +11.11% 1
Oxfordshire -24 15 £475 -2.06% 4
Kent +14 8 £670 +34.00% 1
East Sussex -1 8 £510 +2.00%
M4 Corridor -3 3 £600 -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £600 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 312 (20.50%) Security Cleared
2 229 (15.05%) Microsoft
3 222 (14.59%) SC Cleared
4 206 (13.53%) Migration
5 198 (13.01%) Oracle
6 191 (12.55%) TOGAF
7 174 (11.43%) Java
8 169 (11.10%) Windows
9 167 (10.97%) Linux
10 145 (9.53%) Cisco
11 143 (9.40%) Finance
12 137 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
13 135 (8.87%) Data Centre
14 132 (8.67%) VMware
15 130 (8.54%) IBM
16 120 (7.88%) SOA
16 120 (7.88%) Telecoms
17 108 (7.10%) SQL
18 105 (6.90%) Unix
19 102 (6.70%) Active Directory
20 98 (6.44%) Data Modelling
21 97 (6.37%) ITIL
22 93 (6.11%) Web Services
22 93 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
22 93 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
23 87 (5.72%) Firewall
24 86 (5.65%) SAP
25 84 (5.52%) CRM
25 84 (5.52%) Retail
26 81 (5.32%) Service Management

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 70 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.84%) OpenStack
3 27 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 22 (1.45%) MQSeries
5 20 (1.31%) CMS
6 16 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (1.05%) NetWeaver
6 16 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 15 (0.99%) JBoss
8 14 (0.92%) Apache
8 14 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.92%) SAP EP
9 13 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (0.85%) Skype for Business
10 12 (0.79%) Documentum
10 12 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
11 11 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.99%) 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 23 (1.51%) BusinessWorks
2 18 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.18%) SAP CRM
3 17 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.92%) SAP MDM
5 11 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.72%) SAP IS-U
6 10 (0.66%) Eloqua
7 9 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.59%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
9 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.39%) Primavera
10 6 (0.39%) Unica
11 5 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.26%) SAP HR
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 93 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (3.42%) Office 365
4 46 (3.02%) PaaS
5 40 (2.63%) IaaS
6 36 (2.37%) SaaS
7 13 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.26%) HP Helion
12 3 (0.20%) GitHub
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.13%) Boomi
13 2 (0.13%) Yammer
14 1 (0.066%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 87 (5.72%) Firewall
2 79 (5.19%) Network Security
3 64 (4.20%) LAN
4 61 (4.01%) WAN
5 46 (3.02%) SAN
6 33 (2.17%) Internet
7 32 (2.10%) MPLS
7 32 (2.10%) VPN
8 27 (1.77%) LDAP
8 27 (1.77%) VoIP
9 21 (1.38%) SSL
10 20 (1.31%) 3G
11 18 (1.18%) DNS
12 16 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (0.85%) Unified Communications
15 12 (0.79%) 4G
15 12 (0.79%) DHCP
16 11 (0.72%) LTE
16 11 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
2 49 (3.22%) SQL Server
3 35 (2.30%) Big Data
3 35 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 29 (1.91%) Relational Database
5 21 (1.38%) NoSQL
6 20 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 18 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
8 17 (1.12%) SAP HANA
9 16 (1.05%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.53%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.53%) MySQL
10 8 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
10 8 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.53%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.46%) DB2
11 7 (0.46%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 27 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 26 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.31%) JIRA
4 16 (1.05%) SoapUI
5 15 (0.99%) Selenium
6 9 (0.59%) Subversion
7 8 (0.53%) JUnit
8 7 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (0.39%) Maven
9 6 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.33%) Ant
10 5 (0.33%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.26%) ERwin
11 4 (0.26%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.26%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.26%) TestNG
12 3 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.20%) CA Gen
12 3 (0.20%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.20%) Hudson
General
1 143 (9.40%) Finance
2 120 (7.88%) Telecoms
3 84 (5.52%) Retail
4 31 (2.04%) Marketing
5 23 (1.51%) Banking
6 21 (1.38%) Billing
7 16 (1.05%) Publishing
8 13 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 13 (0.85%) Military
9 12 (0.79%) Back Office
10 4 (0.26%) Electronics
10 4 (0.26%) Legal
10 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.20%) Automotive
11 3 (0.20%) Local Government
12 2 (0.13%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.066%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.066%) French Language
13 1 (0.066%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.066%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.11%) Web Services
2 78 (5.12%) .NET
3 72 (4.73%) Middleware
4 60 (3.94%) SOAP
5 43 (2.83%) REST
6 38 (2.50%) XML
7 34 (2.23%) Spring
8 33 (2.17%) HTML
8 33 (2.17%) J2EE
9 20 (1.31%) TIBCO EMS
10 16 (1.05%) Ajax
11 15 (0.99%) ASP.NET
11 15 (0.99%) Java EE
11 15 (0.99%) SAP Basis
11 15 (0.99%) SAP PI
12 13 (0.85%) AngularJS
12 13 (0.85%) CSS
12 13 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (0.85%) RESTful
13 12 (0.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 135 (8.87%) Data Centre
2 47 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (2.37%) PKI
5 33 (2.17%) Data Integration
6 32 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 28 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 25 (1.64%) FMCG
9 21 (1.38%) User Experience
10 18 (1.18%) LPAR
11 16 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (0.99%) Cryptography
12 15 (0.99%) Replication
12 15 (0.99%) Smart Meter
13 14 (0.92%) CMDB
14 11 (0.72%) Smartcard
14 11 (0.72%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.66%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.53%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 169 (11.10%) Windows
2 167 (10.97%) Linux
3 105 (6.90%) Unix
4 63 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 47 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.77%) AIX
8 25 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 25 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.99%) Solaris
11 9 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (0.53%) VMS
13 6 (0.39%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.26%) Fedora
14 4 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.20%) HPUX
15 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (13.53%) Migration
2 191 (12.55%) TOGAF
3 137 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (7.88%) SOA
5 98 (6.44%) Data Modelling
6 97 (6.37%) ITIL
7 93 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 84 (5.52%) CRM
9 81 (5.32%) Service Management
9 81 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 75 (4.93%) Technical Architecture
11 73 (4.80%) Information Security
12 66 (4.34%) ERP
13 63 (4.14%) DevOps
14 61 (4.01%) Open Source
14 61 (4.01%) Project Management
15 59 (3.88%) Data Architecture
15 59 (3.88%) Service Design
16 58 (3.81%) Security Architecture
17 52 (3.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 174 (11.43%) Java
2 108 (7.10%) SQL
3 43 (2.83%) JavaScript
4 26 (1.71%) C#
5 24 (1.58%) C
5 24 (1.58%) PHP
6 23 (1.51%) C++
7 21 (1.38%) Perl
8 18 (1.18%) Python
9 13 (0.85%) Ruby
9 13 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 12 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.46%) VBScript
12 6 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.33%) Scala
14 4 (0.26%) XPath
15 3 (0.20%) ABAP
15 3 (0.20%) VBA
16 1 (0.066%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.066%) VB
Qualifications
1 312 (20.50%) Security Cleared
2 222 (14.59%) SC Cleared
3 79 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 69 (4.53%) Degree
5 54 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (3.02%) CISSP
7 32 (2.10%) CCIE
8 26 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (1.31%) CISM
10 19 (1.25%) CCNP
11 17 (1.12%) MCSE
12 16 (1.05%) CCNA
12 16 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.72%) CISA
14 8 (0.53%) CLAS
15 6 (0.39%) AWS Certification
15 6 (0.39%) CCDP
15 6 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
16 5 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
16 5 (0.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 19 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.99%) SLA
4 12 (0.79%) COBIT
4 12 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.66%) QA
6 9 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.46%) FIPS 140-2
8 6 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.33%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.20%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.13%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.066%) EFQM
12 1 (0.066%) GxP
12 1 (0.066%) HIPAA
System Software
1 102 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 81 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.99%) XenApp
5 12 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 11 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.66%) Docker
8 9 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.59%) vSphere
9 7 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.33%) vCloud
10 5 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.26%) XenServer
12 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (2.76%) SCCM
2 35 (2.30%) Puppet
3 31 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 30 (1.97%) SCOM
4 30 (1.97%) Tivoli
5 14 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (0.79%) Ansible
8 6 (0.39%) Amdocs OSS
8 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.26%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.26%) Nagios
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (0.26%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.20%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.20%) Nessus
11 3 (0.20%) Netcool
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 229 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 198 (13.01%) Oracle
3 145 (9.53%) Cisco
4 132 (8.67%) VMware
5 130 (8.54%) IBM
6 86 (5.65%) SAP
7 64 (4.20%) Juniper
8 62 (4.07%) HP
9 56 (3.68%) Red Hat
10 53 (3.48%) Citrix
11 34 (2.23%) CheckPoint
11 34 (2.23%) TIBCO
12 30 (1.97%) CA
13 27 (1.77%) EMC
14 20 (1.31%) Ab Initio
14 20 (1.31%) Axway
15 19 (1.25%) webMethods
16 18 (1.18%) Informatica
16 18 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (1.18%) SolarWinds
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Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
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