The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.36% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £565 £525
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 409 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.28% 93.38% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 251 289
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Lead Architect
South East

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Lead Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Crawley - 4 £650 -
Lead Architect
South East

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) XML

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (14.29%) AppFabric
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) LINQ
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint