The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Architect
Rank 249 257 241
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.021% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.023% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £458 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £384 £457
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £532 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £455
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 - -
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
8034 8878 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.90% 93.76% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4842 4750 4074
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 432 455
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Architect in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 4 £350 -4.10%
East Sussex - 3 £500 -
West Sussex - 1 £625 -
IT Architect
England

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title.

1 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (33.33%) XenServer
2 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Billing
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) 3G
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CMDB
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) eTOM
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Revenue Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) XenServer
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper