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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
England / South East
Rank 215 238 225
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 24 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.30% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 22
Median daily rate £525 £550 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £401 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £700 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £531
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

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
7170 8265 8983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.47% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 5039 4802
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 386 422
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +19 10 £450 -29.41%
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £650 -6.81% 1
Hampshire +12 4 £505 -15.83% 1
Surrey +17 2 £525 -2.77% 1
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 17 (30.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
4 12 (21.82%) DV Cleared
5 8 (14.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (14.55%) CRM
6 7 (12.73%) Windows
6 7 (12.73%) Migration
7 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (10.91%) Java
7 6 (10.91%) Oracle
8 5 (9.09%) SAP
8 5 (9.09%) LAN
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco
8 5 (9.09%) VMware
8 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
8 5 (9.09%) Office 365
9 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.27%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
9 4 (7.27%) Juniper
9 4 (7.27%) WAN
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL
9 4 (7.27%) MS Office
10 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
10 3 (5.45%) Linux

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 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.82%) JBoss
1 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.82%) SAS
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.82%) DMZ
4 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.82%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.82%) QlikView
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Java EE
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) EJB
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) J2EE
2 1 (1.82%) JSP
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) CESG
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
4 2 (3.64%) Unix
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) CRM
3 7 (12.73%) Migration
4 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Microservices
6 3 (5.45%) Presales
7 2 (3.64%) ETL
7 2 (3.64%) Service Management
7 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.64%) Validation
8 1 (1.82%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.82%) Data Mapping
8 1 (1.82%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.82%) Security Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.82%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) C
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) DV Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) MBA
4 2 (3.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) GPG13
2 1 (1.82%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.82%) vCloud
2 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.82%) vMotion
1 1 (1.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco
3 5 (9.09%) SAP
3 5 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) Juniper
5 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.64%) Fujitsu
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) NetApp
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.64%) Veritas
6 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.82%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.82%) Capita
6 1 (1.82%) Pega
6 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.82%) webMethods
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