Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Systems Architect was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 July 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 System Architect
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 857 855
Rank change year-on-year +55 -2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 1 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.017% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
England median daily rate £480 £700 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +64.71% -
10th Percentile £455 £550 £322
90th Percentile £505 £700 £468
UK median daily rate £480 £700 £413
% change year-on-year -31.43% +69.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83058 96626 98206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.12% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54225 63683 61934
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2652 2819 3834
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.47
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Senior Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Architect in England

Senior Systems Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Systems Architect in England

Senior Systems Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Systems Architect in England

Senior Systems Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
South East - 1 £480 -
Senior Systems Architect
UK

Senior Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Senior 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 across the England region featuring Senior Systems Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) REST

Senior Systems Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java