The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 250 229 209
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 17 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.012% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.013% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £468 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +11.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £468 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £468 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00
Systems 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
9052 7833 7736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.35% 91.98% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5009 4144 3737
Average daily rate £375 £358 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 453 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Systems 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 Systems Architect across the South East region.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Systems 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 Systems Architect across the South East region.

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Systems 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 Systems Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 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 - 8 £500 -
Surrey - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title.

1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 6 (21.43%) CRM
5 5 (17.86%) IBM
5 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 4 (14.29%) LTE
6 4 (14.29%) 4G
6 4 (14.29%) Electronics
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (14.29%) VoLTE
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) GPRS
6 4 (14.29%) GSM
6 4 (14.29%) 3GPP
6 4 (14.29%) WCDMA
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
6 4 (14.29%) SAP
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Billing
6 4 (14.29%) Information Management
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) SysML

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Systems 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 Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) LTE
1 4 (14.29%) 4G
1 4 (14.29%) VoLTE
1 4 (14.29%) GPRS
1 4 (14.29%) GSM
1 4 (14.29%) 3GPP
1 4 (14.29%) WCDMA
2 1 (3.57%) SMTP
2 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Gerrit
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Billing
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Military
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.14%) GIS
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) e-Health
3 1 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 6 (21.43%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Information Management
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) SysML
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) ERP
4 3 (10.71%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) eTOM
6 1 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
1 2 (7.14%) C++
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
1 2 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) ESRI
4 1 (3.57%) Amdocs
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
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