The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had IT Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Architect
Rank 250 243 242
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 16 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.16% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Median daily rate £525 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £525 £525
% change year-on-year
-0.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -
IT 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
8708 8818 8401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.07% 94.72% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5248 4918 4604
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 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 431 461
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +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 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured IT Architect in the job title.

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT 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 IT Architect across the South East region.

IT Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IT Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

IT Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IT 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 IT Architect across the South East region.

IT Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IT 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 IT Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Surrey -6 6 £525 -4.54% 2
West Sussex -22 4 £600 +9.09% 2
Berkshire -7 3 - -
Hampshire 0 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
IT Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT 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 IT Architect in the job title.

1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) Information Security
4 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) Juniper
7 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (15.00%) Intranet
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (15.00%) COBIT
8 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall

IT 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) Intranet
3 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) 3G
4 2 (10.00%) LTE
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) QlikView
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) eTOM
6 2 (10.00%) Information Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Logistics
6 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Revenue Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CISA
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.00%) COBIT
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) SunGard