The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Systems Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Architect
UK
Rank 537 587 544
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Architect 54 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.094% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.099% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 33
Median daily rate £513 £428 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.88% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £367 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.21 £32.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.41% -21.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.51 £32.50 £40.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £38.70 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.21 £32.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+11.41% -21.68%

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
43111 48652 48908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.72% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28160 31322 30069
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1627 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Systems Architect in the job title.

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Systems Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Systems Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Architect within the UK.

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Systems Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +28 50 £513 +10.51% 15
London +29 24 £585 +29.06% 4
South East +27 15 £408 -22.28% 5
Hampshire - 8 £408 - 3
Canary Wharf +2 7 £615 +61.20%
East Midlands +6 4 - -
Northampton - 4 - -
Portsmouth - 4 £563 -
Northamptonshire - 4 - -
Scotland +15 3 - -
Glasgow -1 3 - -
South West - 3 £540 - 3
Kent - 3 £207 -
Berkshire +13 2 - -
Hook - 2 £404 -
North West +19 1 £500 +35.68%
East of England -5 1 £915 - 3
Wales - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £915 -
Basingstoke - 1 £538 - 3
Maidstone - 1 £207 -
Staines - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £425 -
City of London - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Flintshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £650 - 1
North Wales - 1 - -
North East - 1 £250 -

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 featuring Systems Architect in the job title.

1 33 (27.73%) Security Cleared
2 28 (23.53%) Finance
3 25 (21.01%) SC Cleared
4 22 (18.49%) Linux
5 17 (14.29%) Pega
5 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.45%) TOGAF
6 16 (13.45%) Data Modelling
6 16 (13.45%) Windows
7 14 (11.76%) Oracle
8 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.92%) Data Management
9 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (10.08%) Red Hat
9 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.08%) DevOps
10 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
10 11 (9.24%) Windows Server
10 11 (9.24%) .NET
10 11 (9.24%) UML
10 11 (9.24%) Data Architecture
10 11 (9.24%) DV Cleared
11 10 (8.40%) Degree
11 10 (8.40%) Business Analysis
11 10 (8.40%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (8.40%) Active Directory
11 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.56%) Public Cloud
12 9 (7.56%) Master Data Management

Systems Architect 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 4 (3.36%) IIS
2 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.68%) Apache
3 2 (1.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.84%) nginx
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.84%) SAS
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.20%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.84%) IaaS
5 1 (0.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Route 53
5 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Firewall
1 4 (3.36%) Network Security
2 3 (2.52%) VPN
3 2 (1.68%) LDAP
4 1 (0.84%) IPsec
4 1 (0.84%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.84%) LAN
4 1 (0.84%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.84%) SAN
4 1 (0.84%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.84%) SSL
4 1 (0.84%) VLAN
4 1 (0.84%) WAN
4 1 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.52%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.68%) Big Data
5 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.84%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.84%) HBase
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.84%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.36%) ERwin
2 4 (3.36%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (3.36%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.52%) GitLab
3 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.52%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.68%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Banking
2 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.20%) Back Office
3 5 (4.20%) Marketing
3 5 (4.20%) Military
4 3 (2.52%) Automotive
4 3 (2.52%) Games
4 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Avionics
5 1 (0.84%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) J2EE
2 6 (5.04%) SOAP
3 5 (4.20%) REST
4 4 (3.36%) XML
5 3 (2.52%) CSS
5 3 (2.52%) EJB
5 3 (2.52%) HTML
5 3 (2.52%) JMS
5 3 (2.52%) JSP
5 3 (2.52%) Servlets
5 3 (2.52%) Web Services
6 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.68%) EDI
6 2 (1.68%) HTML5
6 2 (1.68%) Spring
6 2 (1.68%) Struts
7 1 (0.84%) WCF
7 1 (0.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.72%) Replication
4 7 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.20%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.36%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.52%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (2.52%) Equities
7 3 (2.52%) NHS
7 3 (2.52%) Online Games
8 2 (1.68%) Clustering
8 2 (1.68%) Fintech
8 2 (1.68%) iSeries
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Linux
2 16 (13.45%) Windows
3 11 (9.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.36%) Android
6 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.36%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.52%) Solaris
7 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.68%) Debian
8 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.68%) Unix
9 1 (0.84%) AIX
9 1 (0.84%) CentOS
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.45%) Data Modelling
2 16 (13.45%) TOGAF
3 13 (10.92%) Data Management
4 12 (10.08%) DevOps
4 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.24%) Data Architecture
5 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
5 11 (9.24%) UML
6 10 (8.40%) Business Analysis
6 10 (8.40%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (7.56%) CRM
7 9 (7.56%) Master Data Management
7 9 (7.56%) Open Source
8 8 (6.72%) Change Management
8 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.88%) Data Integration
9 7 (5.88%) MODAF
9 7 (5.88%) SOA
9 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) Java
1 9 (7.56%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) C
2 8 (6.72%) C#
3 5 (4.20%) C++
3 5 (4.20%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.20%) Python
4 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.68%) COBOL
7 1 (0.84%) AWK
7 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.84%) Ruby
7 1 (0.84%) sed
7 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (27.73%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.01%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.24%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.40%) Degree
5 3 (2.52%) MCSA
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.84%) CISM
6 1 (0.84%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) MiFID
2 3 (2.52%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.68%) QA
4 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.52%) Docker
4 2 (1.68%) iptables
5 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.84%) Postfix
5 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Ansible
1 4 (3.36%) Puppet
1 4 (3.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) SCOM
2 1 (0.84%) SCSM
2 1 (0.84%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.84%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (14.29%) Pega
2 14 (11.76%) Oracle
3 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.08%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.56%) VMware
6 5 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.36%) IBM
8 3 (2.52%) Cisco
8 3 (2.52%) SAP
8 3 (2.52%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.68%) Infor
9 2 (1.68%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.84%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.84%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.84%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.84%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.84%) TSYS
10 1 (0.84%) Veeam
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