The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 144 141 137
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.094% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.098% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £550 £550 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead 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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2890 3061 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.85% 95.51% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1948 1859
Median daily rate £365 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 203 170
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.50% -4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £49.19 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Architect across the South West region.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Lead Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Wiltshire -3 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £650 - 1
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Lead 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 West region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 2 (18.18%) PaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) ABAP

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) ABAP
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft