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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 225 226 214
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 29 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.16% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 14
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£550 £588 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £633 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £663 £558
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
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 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 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 22 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
Surrey +15 11 £550 - 1
Berkshire -4 9 £438 -30.00% 3
Hampshire +2 6 £519 -5.68% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £505 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 (42.03%) TOGAF
2 25 (36.23%) Java
3 23 (33.33%) Apache
3 23 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (33.33%) Java EE
3 23 (33.33%) Open Source
4 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.29%) Scrum
6 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
7 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
7 10 (14.49%) SAN
8 7 (10.14%) SABSA
8 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.70%) EMC
9 6 (8.70%) SAP
9 6 (8.70%) Identity Management
9 6 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (8.70%) Security Architecture
10 5 (7.25%) Degree
10 5 (7.25%) Migration
10 5 (7.25%) Windows
10 5 (7.25%) SOA
11 4 (5.80%) ERP
11 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.80%) SOAP
11 4 (5.80%) WAN
11 4 (5.80%) Finance
11 4 (5.80%) TDD
11 4 (5.80%) Service Management
11 4 (5.80%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.45%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.45%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) SAN
2 4 (5.80%) WAN
3 3 (4.35%) LTE
4 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 2 (2.90%) SSL
4 2 (2.90%) VPN
4 2 (2.90%) VoLTE
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) MPLS
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.45%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) QlikView
3 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) ERwin
1 1 (1.45%) Toad
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Spanish Language
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) Java EE
2 4 (5.80%) SOAP
2 4 (5.80%) REST
3 3 (4.35%) HTML5
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware
5 1 (1.45%) WSDL
5 1 (1.45%) XSL
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.45%) JDBC
5 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Life Science
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) TOGAF
2 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.29%) Scrum
4 7 (10.14%) SABSA
5 6 (8.70%) Identity Management
5 6 (8.70%) Security Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) SOA
7 4 (5.80%) ERP
7 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.80%) TDD
7 4 (5.80%) Service Management
7 4 (5.80%) Data Management
7 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) Software Architecture
7 4 (5.80%) BDD
8 3 (4.35%) Analytics
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) XenApp
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.45%) NDS
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
1 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) EMC
2 6 (8.70%) SAP
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) Citrix
4 2 (2.90%) Juniper
4 2 (2.90%) NetApp
4 2 (2.90%) Lotus
4 2 (2.90%) Websense
4 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.45%) Pega
5 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Teradata
5 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.45%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.45%) Novell
5 1 (1.45%) CA
5 1 (1.45%) Dell
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