The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 249 234 236
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 24 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 9
Median daily rate £556 £505 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £585 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £556 £549 £613
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9184 9388 8744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.32% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5566 5157 4802
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 £233 £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 379 452 483
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 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
Berkshire +10 12 £550 +37.50% 1
Hampshire -7 4 £530 -1.39% 1
West Sussex - 3 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £590 -
Kent - 2 £675 -
East Sussex +1 1 £375 -21.05%
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) Middleware
3 10 (18.52%) Java
3 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.52%) TOGAF
3 10 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (16.67%) Migration
5 8 (14.81%) SOA
6 7 (12.96%) Linux
6 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
6 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
6 7 (12.96%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.26%) Billing
8 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (9.26%) Finance
8 5 (9.26%) UML
8 5 (9.26%) CRM
8 5 (9.26%) .NET
8 5 (9.26%) SAP
8 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
8 5 (9.26%) DevOps
8 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
8 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
8 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (9.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
9 4 (7.41%) Office 365

Lead 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 5 (9.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) AquaLogic
3 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.85%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
3 2 (3.70%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) DAB
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) VPN
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) WLAN
3 1 (1.85%) ATM
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) DWDM
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Frame Relay
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) MPLS
3 1 (1.85%) MVNO
3 1 (1.85%) SDH
3 1 (1.85%) Skype
3 1 (1.85%) SMS
3 1 (1.85%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
1 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Ant
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA Agile
1 2 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (9.26%) Billing
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Electronics
2 4 (7.41%) Marketing
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Middleware
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (9.26%) .NET
4 4 (7.41%) J2EE
5 3 (5.56%) jQuery
5 3 (5.56%) WebCenter
6 2 (3.70%) Dojo
6 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.70%) Java EE
6 2 (3.70%) JMS
6 2 (3.70%) JSF
6 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.85%) CSS
7 1 (1.85%) HTML
7 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) AIX
4 2 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
1 10 (18.52%) TOGAF
2 9 (16.67%) Migration
3 8 (14.81%) SOA
4 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (9.26%) CRM
6 5 (9.26%) DevOps
6 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (9.26%) UML
7 4 (7.41%) E-business
7 4 (7.41%) MVC
7 4 (7.41%) Network Management
7 4 (7.41%) Operations Management
7 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.41%) SDLC
7 4 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.70%) Go
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) ABAP
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CCIE
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) Endeca
4 3 (5.56%) FatWire
5 2 (3.70%) Avaya
5 2 (3.70%) Capita
5 2 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) BEA
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Huawei
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.85%) Pega
6 1 (1.85%) Polycom
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.85%) webMethods