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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Architect
Rank 266 249 228
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 3 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £463 £423 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% +0.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £550 £423
% change year-on-year
-26.81% +29.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 - £33.50
Systems 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
8682 8855 8642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.02% 94.71% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5242 4970 4720
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 £240 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 422 469
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Buckinghamshire +9 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £525 -
Systems Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat

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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) CICS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) FishEye
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) CentOS
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (25.00%) SUSE
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) CLIST
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Dell Certification
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Packer
1 1 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP