The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 208 229 229
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 34 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £490 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £61.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £65.00
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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
8572 8201 9257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.14% 92.59% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4732 4318 4254
Average daily rate £350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 517 645
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014. 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
Berkshire +22 23 £413 -17.50% 2
Surrey +6 9 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 £530 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 22 (43.14%) Project Management
2 21 (41.18%) 3G
2 21 (41.18%) Telecoms
3 16 (31.37%) Degree
3 16 (31.37%) Computer Science
4 13 (25.49%) Finance
5 12 (23.53%) Internet
6 11 (21.57%) Billing
6 11 (21.57%) SQL
6 11 (21.57%) Broadband
7 10 (19.61%) Oracle
8 8 (15.69%) Java
8 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
8 8 (15.69%) Validation
8 8 (15.69%) LTE
9 7 (13.73%) ITIL
10 6 (11.76%) Linux
10 6 (11.76%) 4G
10 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
10 6 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (11.76%) Analytics
11 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
11 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (9.80%) Perl
11 5 (9.80%) .NET
11 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
11 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
11 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.84%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (7.84%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
1 4 (7.84%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.96%) Force.com
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) 3G
2 12 (23.53%) Internet
3 11 (21.57%) Broadband
4 8 (15.69%) LTE
5 6 (11.76%) 4G
5 6 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (7.84%) VoIP
7 1 (1.96%) WLAN
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) SMTP
7 1 (1.96%) FTP
7 1 (1.96%) HTTP
7 1 (1.96%) RIP
7 1 (1.96%) SNMP
7 1 (1.96%) DNS
7 1 (1.96%) SAN
7 1 (1.96%) MPLS
7 1 (1.96%) BGP
7 1 (1.96%) Telnet
7 1 (1.96%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) DB2
2 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Hive
2 4 (7.84%) HBase
2 4 (7.84%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 3 (5.88%) RapidMiner
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JUnit
1 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
General
1 21 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 13 (25.49%) Finance
3 11 (21.57%) Billing
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.84%) Middleware
3 3 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) XSLT
4 2 (3.92%) J2EE
4 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.92%) WCF
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.92%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (3.92%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.96%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.96%) CSS3
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) Mason
5 1 (1.96%) JNDI
5 1 (1.96%) Ajax
5 1 (1.96%) JMS
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Open Source
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Project Management
2 8 (15.69%) Validation
2 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
3 7 (13.73%) ITIL
4 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 6 (11.76%) Analytics
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.84%) SOA
6 4 (7.84%) OOP
6 4 (7.84%) OO
6 4 (7.84%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) MapReduce
7 3 (5.88%) Business Development
7 3 (5.88%) V-Model
7 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Data Security
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) Perl
4 4 (7.84%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) R
5 3 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CISM
3 1 (1.96%) ISSAP
3 1 (1.96%) CCIE
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.96%) Netcool
2 1 (1.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Sybase
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Tableau
4 3 (5.88%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.92%) Aveksa
5 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.92%) Primavera
5 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Nortel
6 1 (1.96%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) ATG
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com