Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Architect
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 170 174
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 20 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 40
East of England median daily rate £500 £488 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -25.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £464 £416 £413
90th Percentile £594 £575 £700
England median daily rate £595 £575 £613
% change year-on-year +3.48% -6.12% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £45.45
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £45.45
% change year-on-year -22.22% -0.99% -25.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4838 4666 5666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 95.69% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2780 2688 3306
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £202 £210
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 378 540
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +6.55% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the East of England

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Architect in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Architect in the East of England

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Architect in the East of England

Senior Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Architect in the East of England

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -9 10 £584 +13.90% 1
Bedfordshire -2 6 £500 +11.11% 1
Suffolk +12 2 £490 -
Hertfordshire -9 2 - -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior 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 East of England region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Skype for Business
3 9 (45.00%) Office 365
3 9 (45.00%) Skype
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (35.00%) XenApp
5 7 (35.00%) Service Design
6 6 (30.00%) MCSE
7 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (25.00%) AppSense
7 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 5 (25.00%) AppDNA
8 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) C++
9 3 (15.00%) SOA
9 3 (15.00%) MSMQ
9 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
9 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ

Senior Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (45.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
2 3 (15.00%) Yammer
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Skype
2 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (15.00%) AMQP
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) NAS
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (15.00%) MSMQ
1 3 (15.00%) REST
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Service Design
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.00%) API Development
4 3 (15.00%) Microservices
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (10.00%) Secure Coding
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (30.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) XenApp
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) AppDNA
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) hybris
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle