The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Architect
England / South East
Rank 212 236 243
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 15 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Median daily rate £404 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.04% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £438 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £587 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £500 £435
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -21.68%

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
6992 8201 9076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.56% 94.46% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4073 4985 4859
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 393 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 19 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 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
Hampshire +16 7 £404 +15.42% 3
Berkshire +16 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £207 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Systems Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Systems 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 Systems Architect in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) UML
2 6 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) Pega
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) SCCM
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (11.11%) JBoss
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) MCSA
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE

Systems 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 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Route 53
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mart
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) HBase
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SAS EBI
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.56%) ERwin
3 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) EJB
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
1 2 (11.11%) JSP
1 2 (11.11%) REST
1 2 (11.11%) Servlets
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 6 (33.33%) UML
2 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Network Planning
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.56%) Office Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) AWK
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Pega
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) DataFlux
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago