The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Head of Architecture featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 640 620 622
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 17 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.072% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.075% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 14
Median daily rate £725 £750 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £675 £688
10% offered a daily rate of more than £878 £918 £900
UK excluding London median daily rate £738 £725 £750
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Head of Architecture in the job title.

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Architecture within the UK.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Head of Architecture
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
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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
England +5 17 £725 -3.33% 2
London -6 14 £725 -19.44% 2
City of London +11 1 £825 +3.12%
North West -2 1 - -
Manchester -5 1 - -
South West - 1 £800 -
East of England - 1 £675 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £675 -

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Head of Architecture 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 featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 8 (19.51%) Data Architecture
2 7 (17.07%) Coaching
2 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (12.20%) Public Cloud
4 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Finance
5 4 (9.76%) Retail
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
5 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) Big Data
6 3 (7.32%) People Management
6 3 (7.32%) Office 365
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) ETL

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) CTI
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.44%) VoIP
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (14.63%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Data Architecture
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Coaching
2 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
2 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
5 4 (9.76%) DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) People Management
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Data Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) ETL
7 2 (4.88%) Information Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.88%) Product Management
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.44%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) MIIS
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) GoldenSource
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Sybase
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.44%) EMC
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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