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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Architect
Rank 272 255 249
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 11 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.16% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Median daily rate £523 £544 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £513 £513
% change year-on-year
+1.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
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
9190 9396 8795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.38% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5558 5156 4840
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 £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 453 481
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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 6 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 -7 4 £458 -16.81%
West Sussex - 3 £600 - 2
Berkshire -3 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
IT Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Banking
5 3 (15.79%) XenServer
5 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
5 3 (15.79%) SAN
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
6 2 (10.53%) Legal
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management

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 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) 3G
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) Intranet
4 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) LTE
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) QlikView
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Information Management
4 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) CISA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CISM
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) XenServer
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) SunGard