Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 21 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.

Architect
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 19 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 108 89 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.30% 7.06% 6.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.69% 7.31% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 51
West Sussex median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -13.79%
10th Percentile £450 £405 £425
90th Percentile £775 £592 £638
South East median daily rate £535 £513 £498
% change year-on-year +4.39% +3.02% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £55.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +29.03%

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 1010 1218 1154
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 96.59% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 705 752
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £219 £262 £250
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 60 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.29 £11.10
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in West Sussex

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in West Sussex

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in West Sussex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in West Sussex

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor 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 21 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
Crawley +14 43 £538 +27.22%
Worthing -11 20 £600 +20.00% 3
Gatwick +6 10 £625 +25.00%
Horsham -8 5 £575 +15.00% 1
East Grinstead +6 2 £495 -5.71%
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 West Sussex region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 39 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 37 (34.26%) Enterprise Architecture
3 30 (27.78%) TOGAF
4 28 (25.93%) IT Strategy
5 22 (20.37%) SAP
5 22 (20.37%) ERP
6 20 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (17.59%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management
8 18 (16.67%) Oracle
8 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (15.74%) Web Services
9 17 (15.74%) Migration
9 17 (15.74%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (14.81%) SOA
11 15 (13.89%) WAN
12 14 (12.96%) LAN
12 14 (12.96%) PRINCE2
12 14 (12.96%) Windows
12 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (12.04%) Degree
13 13 (12.04%) SQL
13 13 (12.04%) Active Directory
13 13 (12.04%) SaaS
13 13 (12.04%) IaaS
13 13 (12.04%) User Experience
14 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
15 10 (9.26%) Data Modelling
15 10 (9.26%) SDLC

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 7 (6.48%) NetWeaver
2 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.93%) Primavera
3 1 (0.93%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (12.04%) IaaS
3 13 (12.04%) SaaS
4 8 (7.41%) iPaaS
4 8 (7.41%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (6.48%) PaaS
6 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.70%) Boomi
7 4 (3.70%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.85%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (1.85%) Serverless
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) WAN
2 14 (12.96%) LAN
3 6 (5.56%) SAN
3 6 (5.56%) VoIP
4 2 (1.85%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) DHCP
5 1 (0.93%) DNS
5 1 (0.93%) IPv4
5 1 (0.93%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (3.70%) Big Data
3 4 (3.70%) Data Lake
3 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.70%) MySQL
4 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) Impala
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.85%) GoCD
3 1 (0.93%) RStudio
General
1 9 (8.33%) Publishing
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 6 (5.56%) Billing
4 4 (3.70%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.74%) Web Services
2 7 (6.48%) SAP PI
3 4 (3.70%) .NET
4 3 (2.78%) Ajax
4 3 (2.78%) CSS
4 3 (2.78%) CSS3
4 3 (2.78%) Django
4 3 (2.78%) HTML
4 3 (2.78%) HTML5
4 3 (2.78%) JSON
4 3 (2.78%) Play Framework
4 3 (2.78%) REST
4 3 (2.78%) RESTful
4 3 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.85%) Java EE
5 2 (1.85%) SOAP
6 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.93%) J2EE
6 1 (0.93%) JMS
6 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (12.04%) User Experience
3 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.56%) Clustering
4 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.56%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) Social Media
8 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Windows
2 8 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) CentOS
3 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) Enterprise Architecture
2 30 (27.78%) TOGAF
3 28 (25.93%) IT Strategy
4 22 (20.37%) ERP
5 20 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management
7 17 (15.74%) Migration
7 17 (15.74%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (14.81%) SOA
9 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (12.96%) PRINCE2
10 10 (9.26%) Analytics
10 10 (9.26%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.26%) SDLC
11 9 (8.33%) Change Management
11 9 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (8.33%) CRM
11 9 (8.33%) Data Management
11 9 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.04%) SQL
2 5 (4.63%) Scala
3 4 (3.70%) Java
4 3 (2.78%) Ruby
5 2 (1.85%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) CCNA
3 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.56%) MCSE
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
2 6 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.78%) Docker
5 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.78%) Ansible
2 3 (2.78%) Puppet
3 2 (1.85%) Grafana
3 2 (1.85%) Terraform
4 1 (0.93%) Oozie
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.37%) SAP
3 18 (16.67%) Oracle
4 8 (7.41%) Adobe
4 8 (7.41%) Workday
5 7 (6.48%) VMware
6 6 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 6 (5.56%) HP
7 4 (3.70%) Dell
8 3 (2.78%) Cisco
8 3 (2.78%) NetApp
9 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.93%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.93%) Infoblox