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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / South East
Rank 15 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 638 696 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.34% 7.96% 6.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.90% 8.42% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 405 330
Median daily rate £525 £516 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £52.56 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +40.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.16 £50.00 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.39 £60.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £52.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%

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
7170 8265 8983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.47% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 5039 4802
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 386 422
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -1 225 £525 +5.00% 17
Hampshire +5 169 £513 - 12
Buckinghamshire +5 68 £525 +6.32% 5
Surrey -9 52 £538 +2.38% 13
Oxfordshire +6 32 £575 +10.57% 4
West Sussex -23 25 £525 -4.54% 2
East Sussex +11 19 £525 +23.52% 2
Middlesex +8 9 £360 -31.75% 1
Kent +8 7 £558 +27.42% 3
Home Counties - 2 - -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 242 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 199 (15.08%) SC Cleared
3 197 (14.92%) Microsoft
4 177 (13.41%) Oracle
5 168 (12.73%) Cisco
6 166 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
7 165 (12.50%) Finance
8 156 (11.82%) Windows
9 136 (10.30%) TOGAF
10 132 (10.00%) Java
11 123 (9.32%) Linux
12 119 (9.02%) Data Modelling
13 117 (8.86%) Migration
13 117 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 117 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 113 (8.56%) VMware
15 105 (7.95%) Retail
16 98 (7.42%) Active Directory
17 94 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
18 92 (6.97%) ITIL
19 90 (6.82%) SAP
19 90 (6.82%) Data Centre
20 89 (6.74%) Firewall
21 87 (6.59%) Degree
22 84 (6.36%) CRM
23 83 (6.29%) WAN
24 79 (5.98%) SQL
25 78 (5.91%) SOA
26 77 (5.83%) Analytics
27 75 (5.68%) Business Intelligence

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 44 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.11%) Apache
3 35 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 31 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 29 (2.20%) Skype for Business
6 28 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (1.67%) nginx
8 17 (1.29%) JBoss
9 15 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 15 (1.14%) NetWeaver
9 15 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.91%) CMS
10 12 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 11 (0.83%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.83%) SAP EP
12 10 (0.76%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 57 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.65%) MS Office
3 14 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.45%) Simulink
5 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.076%) InVision
Business Applications
1 28 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 22 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.52%) Maximo
4 12 (0.91%) SAP CRM
5 11 (0.83%) SAP MDM
6 9 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
7 7 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
8 6 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.30%) SAP Retail
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.23%) SAP PS
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
12 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 117 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (5.15%) Office 365
4 58 (4.39%) IaaS
5 55 (4.17%) PaaS
6 45 (3.41%) SaaS
7 14 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.53%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.38%) SoftLayer
12 4 (0.30%) Boomi
13 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.15%) CallidusCloud
14 2 (0.15%) Force.com
14 2 (0.15%) GitHub
15 1 (0.076%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.076%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.74%) Firewall
2 83 (6.29%) WAN
3 60 (4.55%) LAN
4 46 (3.48%) MPLS
5 40 (3.03%) Network Security
6 33 (2.50%) SAN
7 31 (2.35%) NetScaler
8 27 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (1.97%) Skype
10 23 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (1.74%) DNS
10 23 (1.74%) VPN
11 19 (1.44%) LDAP
11 19 (1.44%) VLAN
12 17 (1.29%) BGP
12 17 (1.29%) DHCP
12 17 (1.29%) LTE
13 16 (1.21%) SMTP
14 14 (1.06%) Internet
15 13 (0.98%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (4.62%) Big Data
4 53 (4.02%) Hadoop
5 29 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 21 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.21%) Power BI
9 14 (1.06%) SAP HANA
10 13 (0.98%) HBase
11 12 (0.91%) DB2
11 12 (0.91%) MongoDB
12 11 (0.83%) Neo4j
13 10 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.76%) Data Lake
13 10 (0.76%) MySQL
13 10 (0.76%) OLAP
14 8 (0.61%) Apache Hive
14 8 (0.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 41 (3.11%) Jenkins
2 36 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.67%) ProC
4 16 (1.21%) Android Studio
4 16 (1.21%) Xcode
5 15 (1.14%) JIRA
6 8 (0.61%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.45%) ClearCase
7 6 (0.45%) ERwin
8 5 (0.38%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.38%) Maven
9 4 (0.30%) Gradle
9 4 (0.30%) JUnit
9 4 (0.30%) Selenium
9 4 (0.30%) Subversion
10 3 (0.23%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.23%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.23%) webpack
General
1 165 (12.50%) Finance
2 105 (7.95%) Retail
3 68 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.42%) Publishing
5 29 (2.20%) Marketing
6 28 (2.12%) Billing
7 18 (1.36%) Banking
8 11 (0.83%) Back Office
9 9 (0.68%) Advertising
9 9 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.53%) French Language
10 7 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 7 (0.53%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.45%) Electronics
12 4 (0.30%) Military
12 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.15%) German Language
14 2 (0.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.32%) Web Services
2 50 (3.79%) .NET
3 49 (3.71%) HTML
4 44 (3.33%) Middleware
5 39 (2.95%) XML
6 28 (2.12%) SOAP
7 23 (1.74%) REST
8 22 (1.67%) J2EE
9 20 (1.52%) SAML
10 18 (1.36%) CSS
11 17 (1.29%) ASP.NET
11 17 (1.29%) Java EE
12 15 (1.14%) SAP Basis
13 13 (0.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 13 (0.98%) Kafka
13 13 (0.98%) SAP PI
13 13 (0.98%) Spring
13 13 (0.98%) STL
14 9 (0.68%) Node.js
14 9 (0.68%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 49 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 24 (1.82%) PKI
6 22 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 21 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (1.29%) User Experience
10 12 (0.91%) Clustering
11 10 (0.76%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.68%) CMDB
12 9 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (0.68%) FlexPod
12 9 (0.68%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.61%) IVR
13 8 (0.61%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.53%) NHS
15 6 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 156 (11.82%) Windows
2 123 (9.32%) Linux
3 73 (5.53%) Windows Server
4 66 (5.00%) Unix
5 35 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (2.35%) Windows 10
7 28 (2.12%) AIX
8 26 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (1.52%) Android
11 13 (0.98%) Solaris
12 7 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.23%) CentOS
14 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.15%) HPUX
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.076%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (10.30%) TOGAF
3 119 (9.02%) Data Modelling
4 117 (8.86%) Migration
4 117 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (6.97%) ITIL
6 84 (6.36%) CRM
7 78 (5.91%) SOA
8 77 (5.83%) Analytics
9 75 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
10 71 (5.38%) Service Management
11 70 (5.30%) Enterprise Architecture
12 69 (5.23%) Data Architecture
13 61 (4.62%) ETL
14 56 (4.24%) Service Design
15 53 (4.02%) Project Management
16 52 (3.94%) Technical Architecture
17 51 (3.86%) E-Commerce
18 49 (3.71%) Configuration Management
18 49 (3.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 132 (10.00%) Java
2 79 (5.98%) SQL
3 50 (3.79%) C
3 50 (3.79%) JavaScript
4 48 (3.64%) Perl
5 42 (3.18%) Python
6 32 (2.42%) PHP
7 26 (1.97%) C++
8 14 (1.06%) Apple Swift
8 14 (1.06%) C#
8 14 (1.06%) Objective-C
8 14 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 12 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.68%) Ruby
11 6 (0.45%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.38%) Scala
12 5 (0.38%) VBA
13 4 (0.30%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.30%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.15%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 242 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 199 (15.08%) SC Cleared
3 87 (6.59%) Degree
4 74 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (3.94%) DV Cleared
6 49 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (3.64%) CCIE
8 37 (2.80%) CCNP
9 32 (2.42%) MCSE
10 20 (1.52%) CISSP
11 14 (1.06%) CLAS
12 13 (0.98%) CCNA
13 12 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.91%) SANS
14 11 (0.83%) PhD
15 10 (0.76%) CISMP
15 10 (0.76%) CRISC
16 8 (0.61%) CCDP
17 7 (0.53%) CISA
17 7 (0.53%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 25 (1.89%) SLA
4 21 (1.59%) QA
5 16 (1.21%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.68%) PA-DSS
6 9 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.45%) GDPR
9 4 (0.30%) COBIT
10 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.15%) RMADS
11 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.076%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.076%) GPG13
12 1 (0.076%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.076%) WCAG
12 1 (0.076%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 98 (7.42%) Active Directory
2 65 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.26%) Docker
4 34 (2.58%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.59%) vCloud
6 20 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (1.14%) vSphere
7 15 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.98%) XenServer
9 9 (0.68%) XenApp
10 7 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.23%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.076%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (2.05%) Puppet
2 14 (1.06%) Ansible
3 13 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.98%) SCCM
3 13 (0.98%) vRealize
4 10 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (0.61%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.45%) SCOM
7 6 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.38%) vMotion
9 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.30%) Nagios
9 4 (0.30%) Terraform
10 3 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 197 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 177 (13.41%) Oracle
3 168 (12.73%) Cisco
4 113 (8.56%) VMware
5 90 (6.82%) SAP
6 44 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 42 (3.18%) Juniper
8 41 (3.11%) Red Hat
9 39 (2.95%) Citrix
10 36 (2.73%) IBM
11 26 (1.97%) NetApp
12 22 (1.67%) HP
12 22 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (1.52%) Palo Alto
14 18 (1.36%) F5
15 16 (1.21%) TIBCO
16 15 (1.14%) Apple
16 15 (1.14%) CA
17 14 (1.06%) Sitecore
18 13 (0.98%) Splunk
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