Period
to 1 March 2021

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

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.

Architect
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 41 33
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 45 32 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.06% 4.77% 7.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.47% 5.05% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 61
Median daily rate £625 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £566 £476 £417
90th Percentile £677 £692 £700
South East median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £75.00 £77.42
% change year-on-year -60.00% -3.13% -4.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 361 634 1,019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 94.49% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 410 656
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £232 £170 £213
90th Percentile £650 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £440 £430 £438
% change year-on-year +2.33% -1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 38
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -7.04% -49.29%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £60.50 £47.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.73% -7.50% +11.11%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in West Sussex

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architect in West Sussex.

Daily rate trend for Architect in West Sussex

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architect in West Sussex over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Architect in West Sussex

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architect in West Sussex.

Hourly rate trend for Architect in West Sussex

Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 1 March 2021. 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
Worthing +24 31 £625 +8.70% 2
Gatwick -2 5 - - 1
Crawley +9 4 £538 -25.86% 5
Horsham +19 2 - -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 15 (33.33%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) Middleware
2 13 (28.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 13 (28.89%) Product Roadmap
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 9 (20.00%) Front Office
5 9 (20.00%) Back Office
5 9 (20.00%) IT Strategy
6 7 (15.56%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (15.56%) Finance
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
6 7 (15.56%) DB2
6 7 (15.56%) SAP
6 7 (15.56%) Windows
6 7 (15.56%) CRM
6 7 (15.56%) SSL
6 7 (15.56%) Data Management
7 6 (13.33%) Banking
7 6 (13.33%) DNS
7 6 (13.33%) CCNA
7 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (13.33%) LAN
7 6 (13.33%) DHCP
7 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.33%) Linux
7 6 (13.33%) Unix

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (8.89%) NetWeaver
1 4 (8.89%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Azure
1 4 (8.89%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.44%) AWS
3 1 (2.22%) BPaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (15.56%) SSL
3 6 (13.33%) DHCP
3 6 (13.33%) DNS
3 6 (13.33%) LAN
3 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.11%) 2G
4 5 (11.11%) 4G
4 5 (11.11%) ADSL
4 5 (11.11%) Internet
4 5 (11.11%) MQTT
4 5 (11.11%) NAS
4 5 (11.11%) VPN
4 5 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (4.44%) HTTP
6 1 (2.22%) IPsec
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) DB2
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) GIS
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Power BI
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) ERwin
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.00%) Back Office
1 9 (20.00%) Front Office
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Billing
5 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (8.89%) SAP PI
2 4 (8.89%) SAPUI5
3 2 (4.44%) SAML
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) gRPC
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) REST
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Internet of Things
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Enterprise Architecture
1 13 (28.89%) Product Roadmap
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 9 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (15.56%) CRM
5 7 (15.56%) Data Management
6 6 (13.33%) Fit Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Architecture Governance
7 5 (11.11%) Architecture Roadmap
7 5 (11.11%) Coaching
7 5 (11.11%) Programme Governance
7 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 5 (11.11%) SIEM
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.11%) Strategic Roadmap
7 5 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (8.89%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (8.89%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) ABAP
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) CCNA
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CISA
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) GAMP
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
2 2 (4.44%) HIPAA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (4.44%) NIST
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
1 7 (15.56%) SAP
2 6 (13.33%) Citrix
3 5 (11.11%) EMC
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Ariba
5 3 (6.67%) ESRI
6 2 (4.44%) webMethods
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft