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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
England / South East
Rank 218 225 253
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 23 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.42% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.45% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 11
Median daily rate £565 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £575 £588
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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
7207 8291 9155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4203 5055 4892
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 379 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 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 +26 9 £625 +2.04% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £538 - 1
West Sussex -4 4 £500 +4.16%
Surrey +13 2 £533 +18.33%
Hampshire -9 2 £750 +41.37% 4
Kent +13 1 £565 +32.94%
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £425 -20.93%
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Finance
3 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
4 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.25%) Degree
6 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (13.56%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
6 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
7 7 (11.86%) SAP
7 7 (11.86%) Oracle
7 7 (11.86%) Windows
7 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
8 6 (10.17%) UML
8 6 (10.17%) Web Services
8 6 (10.17%) Java
8 6 (10.17%) .NET
8 6 (10.17%) Migration
8 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
8 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.17%) Office 365
8 6 (10.17%) Skype
9 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
9 5 (8.47%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
9 5 (8.47%) SOAP
9 5 (8.47%) JBoss
9 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce

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 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.56%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.47%) JBoss
5 4 (6.78%) Apache
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.69%) Documentum
7 1 (1.69%) FileNet
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) IaaS
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) SaaS
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.69%) Boomi
5 1 (1.69%) Force.com
5 1 (1.69%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Skype
2 4 (6.78%) Firewall
3 3 (5.08%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.39%) Network Security
4 2 (3.39%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) DNS
5 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Big Data
3 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.39%) Power BI
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.69%) DB2
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) HBase
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Ant
1 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.39%) Gradle
1 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) JUnit
1 2 (3.39%) Maven
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) French Language
2 4 (6.78%) Italian Language
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
1 6 (10.17%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) SOAP
3 4 (6.78%) Java EE
3 4 (6.78%) REST
4 3 (5.08%) Spring
4 3 (5.08%) Visualforce
4 3 (5.08%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) J2EE
5 2 (3.39%) JDBC
5 2 (3.39%) JSF
5 2 (3.39%) Middleware
5 2 (3.39%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.69%) JSON
6 1 (1.69%) JSP
6 1 (1.69%) Mason
6 1 (1.69%) WSDL
6 1 (1.69%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) Life Science
4 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.39%) LIMS
5 2 (3.39%) SCADA
5 2 (3.39%) Social Media
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.17%) Migration
3 6 (10.17%) UML
4 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.47%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (8.47%) Presales
5 4 (6.78%) Analytics
5 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (6.78%) ETL
5 4 (6.78%) Identity Management
6 3 (5.08%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.08%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.08%) Information Management
6 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.08%) Scrum
6 3 (5.08%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (5.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) Apex Code
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) SOQL
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CCIE
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) PA-DSS
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.08%) XenServer
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
2 7 (11.86%) SAP
3 4 (6.78%) Citrix
3 4 (6.78%) hybris
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) Cognos
5 2 (3.39%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.39%) Informatica
5 2 (3.39%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.39%) Pega
6 1 (1.69%) Ariba
6 1 (1.69%) Concur
6 1 (1.69%) Dell
6 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.69%) webMethods