The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 222 215 222
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 40 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.27% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.29% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 4
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£548 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £405 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £600 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £543 £463 £500
% change year-on-year
+17.29% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 - -
Lead Architect
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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
8796 8182 7102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.65% 91.33% 91.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4731 4309 3363
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 470 606
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead 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 Lead Architect across the South East region.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Lead 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 Lead Architect across the South East region.

Lead Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
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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 +9 24 £525 -12.50% 1
Berkshire -6 9 £650 +35.41%
Surrey +3 1 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £700 -
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Kent - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - - - -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 33 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 24 (43.64%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (41.82%) Java EE
3 23 (41.82%) Open Source
3 23 (41.82%) Java
3 23 (41.82%) Apache
4 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.45%) Scrum
6 9 (16.36%) Oracle
7 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (9.09%) ETL
9 5 (9.09%) Informatica
9 5 (9.09%) Middleware
9 5 (9.09%) Project Management
9 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 4 (7.27%) BDD
10 4 (7.27%) TDD
10 4 (7.27%) Finance
10 4 (7.27%) SAN
10 4 (7.27%) EMC
10 4 (7.27%) Windows
10 4 (7.27%) SOAP
10 4 (7.27%) XML
10 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
11 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Modelling
11 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (5.45%) Portfolio Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (41.82%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.82%) Endur
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.82%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) NAS
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) QlikView
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) HPCC
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Toad
1 1 (1.82%) ERwin
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) Java EE
2 5 (9.09%) Middleware
3 4 (7.27%) SOAP
3 4 (7.27%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) XSD
4 3 (5.45%) WCF
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.82%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) XSL
5 1 (1.82%) WSDL
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.82%) JDBC
5 1 (1.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Open Source
2 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) zOS
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Scrum
4 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.09%) ETL
6 5 (9.09%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) TDD
7 4 (7.27%) BDD
8 3 (5.45%) Coaching
8 3 (5.45%) SOA
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL
8 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Modelling
8 3 (5.45%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (5.45%) SIEM
9 2 (3.64%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.64%) ERP
10 1 (1.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) WSUS
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
1 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Informatica
3 4 (7.27%) EMC
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.82%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.82%) Teradata
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) Siebel
6 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
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