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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 236 227 211
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 33 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 15
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£503 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £630 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £548 £625 £558
% change year-on-year
-12.40% +12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead 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
9090 8596 7730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.35% 91.99% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5037 4774 3874
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 456 605
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -4 11 £538 -6.52% 1
Berkshire -2 10 £400 -36.00% 2
Surrey +8 6 £550 +10.00%
Oxfordshire - 5 £521 -
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 29 (45.31%) TOGAF
2 25 (39.06%) Java
3 24 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (35.94%) Java EE
4 23 (35.94%) Apache
4 23 (35.94%) Open Source
5 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (21.88%) Scrum
7 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
8 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.94%) SAN
10 6 (9.38%) EMC
10 6 (9.38%) Windows
10 6 (9.38%) SAP
11 5 (7.81%) Degree
11 5 (7.81%) Migration
11 5 (7.81%) Oracle
11 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.81%) SOA
12 4 (6.25%) ERP
12 4 (6.25%) SOAP
12 4 (6.25%) WAN
12 4 (6.25%) Finance
12 4 (6.25%) Service Management
12 4 (6.25%) TDD
12 4 (6.25%) Data Management
12 4 (6.25%) Security Architecture
12 4 (6.25%) Software Architecture
12 4 (6.25%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (35.94%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.56%) Endur
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.56%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
1 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (4.69%) LTE
4 2 (3.13%) VoLTE
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) VPN
4 2 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (1.56%) GSM
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.56%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) MPLS
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) QlikView
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) HPCC
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Toad
1 1 (1.56%) ERwin
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) Java EE
2 4 (6.25%) REST
2 4 (6.25%) SOAP
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) HTML5
4 2 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) XSL
5 1 (1.56%) WSDL
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) JDBC
5 1 (1.56%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Open Source
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) zOS
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) TOGAF
2 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.88%) Scrum
4 5 (7.81%) Migration
4 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
4 5 (7.81%) SOA
5 4 (6.25%) ERP
5 4 (6.25%) Service Management
5 4 (6.25%) TDD
5 4 (6.25%) Data Management
5 4 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 4 (6.25%) Software Architecture
5 4 (6.25%) BDD
6 3 (4.69%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (4.69%) Analytics
6 3 (4.69%) SABSA
6 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) Identity Management
6 3 (4.69%) Workflow
6 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Java
2 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) NDS
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) WSUS
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
1 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) SAP
2 6 (9.38%) EMC
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix
4 2 (3.13%) Juniper
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) NetApp
4 2 (3.13%) Lotus
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.13%) Websense
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Teradata
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.56%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.56%) Novell
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) CA
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