The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 214 241 250
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 32 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 10
Median daily rate £513 £600 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £625 £563
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £45.45 -
% change year-on-year
-29.59% -
Senior 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
7257 9046 9406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.63% 94.80% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5231 5158
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 513 517
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.66 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Architect across the South East region.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Architect across the South East region.

Senior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 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 +12 13 £563 -2.17% 1
Hampshire +17 9 £544 -13.00% 2
West Sussex - 4 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £638 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £425 -34.61%
Surrey +12 1 £500 -16.66% 1
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
3 9 (15.52%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 9 (15.52%) Finance
4 8 (13.79%) Migration
4 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 7 (12.07%) Coaching
5 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
5 7 (12.07%) Line Management
5 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.07%) Degree
5 7 (12.07%) Windows
5 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.34%) Skype for Business
6 6 (10.34%) Office 365
6 6 (10.34%) Presales
6 6 (10.34%) Skype
7 5 (8.62%) Virtual Team
7 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
7 5 (8.62%) Identity Management
7 5 (8.62%) VMware
7 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (8.62%) webMethods
7 5 (8.62%) Linux

Senior 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 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.34%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.90%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.72%) Documentum
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP hybris
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) IaaS
2 3 (5.17%) PaaS
2 3 (5.17%) SaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Skype
2 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.17%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) Network Security
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (3.45%) Power BI
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) HBase
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) ClearCase
1 3 (5.17%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.45%) Ant
2 2 (3.45%) CA Gen
2 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.45%) ERwin
2 2 (3.45%) Gradle
2 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) JUnit
2 2 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) French Language
2 4 (6.90%) Italian Language
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) J2EE
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) Java EE
2 4 (6.90%) REST
2 4 (6.90%) SOAP
2 4 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) JDBC
3 2 (3.45%) JSF
3 2 (3.45%) Spring
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.17%) Life Science
4 3 (5.17%) Replication
5 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.45%) LIMS
5 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) NHS
6 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Unix
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
1 8 (13.79%) Migration
2 7 (12.07%) Coaching
2 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
2 7 (12.07%) Line Management
3 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.34%) Presales
4 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
4 5 (8.62%) Identity Management
4 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) B2B
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) ERP
5 4 (6.90%) High Availability
5 4 (6.90%) UML
5 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.17%) Open Source
6 3 (5.17%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (5.17%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) Java
2 4 (6.90%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.72%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) CCIE
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.45%) PA-DSS
3 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
2 3 (5.17%) XenServer
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) webMethods
5 4 (6.90%) Ab Initio
5 4 (6.90%) Citrix
5 4 (6.90%) hybris
5 4 (6.90%) Informatica
5 4 (6.90%) SAP
6 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.45%) BEA
7 2 (3.45%) Pega
8 1 (1.72%) AppSense
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco
8 1 (1.72%) Cognos
8 1 (1.72%) Mercator