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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 254 245 236
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 26 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 6
Median daily rate £519 £503 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £401 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
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
9183 9368 8743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.21% 94.31% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5555 5137 4795
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 £230 £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 388 449 482
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 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
Hampshire +3 8 £593 +37.10% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £438 -32.69% 1
Berkshire -3 5 £625 +23.76% 2
West Sussex - 3 £505 -
Middlesex - 2 £613 -
M4 Corridor -5 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £415 -
Kent - 1 £434 -
Surrey - 1 £434 - 3
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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%) Service Management
2 12 (20.69%) Cisco
3 11 (18.97%) Network Design
4 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 9 (15.52%) DNS
5 9 (15.52%) LAN
5 9 (15.52%) Java
6 8 (13.79%) SQL
6 8 (13.79%) SAN
6 8 (13.79%) NetApp
6 8 (13.79%) MPLS
6 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.79%) VLAN
6 8 (13.79%) Network Security
6 8 (13.79%) NAS
6 8 (13.79%) Security Architecture
6 8 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (13.79%) Multicast
6 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
6 8 (13.79%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (12.07%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
7 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
7 7 (12.07%) Middleware
8 6 (10.34%) Oracle
8 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.34%) Military
8 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
9 5 (8.62%) High Availability
9 5 (8.62%) Performance Monitoring

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 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) JBoss
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Boomi
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) DNS
1 9 (15.52%) LAN
2 8 (13.79%) MPLS
2 8 (13.79%) Multicast
2 8 (13.79%) NAS
2 8 (13.79%) Network Security
2 8 (13.79%) SAN
2 8 (13.79%) VLAN
3 5 (8.62%) DOCSIS
3 5 (8.62%) PSTN
3 5 (8.62%) VoIP
4 3 (5.17%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (3.45%) 3G
5 2 (3.45%) 4G
5 2 (3.45%) WEP
6 1 (1.72%) Firewall
6 1 (1.72%) FTP
6 1 (1.72%) SNMP
6 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) DB2
2 3 (5.17%) EDRMS
2 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) JUnit
1 3 (5.17%) Selenium
1 3 (5.17%) TestNG
2 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.72%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.34%) Military
3 5 (8.62%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Finance
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Middleware
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) REST
3 4 (6.90%) SOAP
3 4 (6.90%) Spring
4 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.17%) MSMQ
4 3 (5.17%) RESTful
4 3 (5.17%) WCF
4 3 (5.17%) Web Services
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) Servlets
6 1 (1.72%) Java EE
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.72%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
4 1 (1.72%) FMCG
4 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
1 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Service Management
2 11 (18.97%) Network Design
3 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (13.79%) Security Architecture
3 8 (13.79%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (12.07%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
6 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.62%) High Availability
6 5 (8.62%) ITIL
6 5 (8.62%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (8.62%) SOA
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
7 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.90%) eTOM
7 4 (6.90%) Information Security
7 4 (6.90%) Scrum
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) ABAP
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) CCNP
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.62%) Degree
4 4 (6.90%) CCIE
5 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.72%) CCNA
7 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (3.45%) XenApp
1 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
1 1 (1.72%) SCOM
1 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Cisco
2 8 (13.79%) NetApp
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
4 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe
7 1 (1.72%) Mercator
7 1 (1.72%) Pega
7 1 (1.72%) RightScale
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.72%) VMware