The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Guildford 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 8 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 12.98% 3.07% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 3.31% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
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£521 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 151 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 90.84% 92.64% 83.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 94 48
Average daily rate £363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Architect
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Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle
3 11 (30.56%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) SNMP
3 11 (30.56%) Ericsson
3 11 (30.56%) Huawei
4 9 (25.00%) Greenplum
4 9 (25.00%) XML
4 9 (25.00%) UNIX
4 9 (25.00%) MySQL
4 9 (25.00%) UMTS
4 9 (25.00%) Network Management
5 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (22.22%) Validation
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) Marketing
6 7 (19.44%) QA
6 7 (19.44%) Use Case
6 7 (19.44%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (19.44%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (19.44%) User Stories
7 6 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (16.67%) ETL
7 6 (16.67%) Perl
7 6 (16.67%) Telnet
7 6 (16.67%) Nortel
8 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (13.89%) Juniper

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) SNMP
2 9 (25.00%) UMTS
3 7 (19.44%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (16.67%) Telnet
5 5 (13.89%) VPN
5 5 (13.89%) VRRP
5 5 (13.89%) BGP
5 5 (13.89%) RSVP
5 5 (13.89%) 3G
5 5 (13.89%) MPLS
5 5 (13.89%) OSPF
5 5 (13.89%) VoIP
5 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
5 5 (13.89%) 2G
5 5 (13.89%) Firewall
5 5 (13.89%) IPsec
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.89%) LTE
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (13.89%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.78%) YourKit
General
1 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (19.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) Struts
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) VXML
4 1 (2.78%) Lucene
4 1 (2.78%) Java EE
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.78%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Network Management
2 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (22.22%) Validation
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Use Case
3 7 (19.44%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (19.44%) User Stories
4 6 (16.67%) ETL
5 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.89%) Network Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) SOA
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) Perl
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.89%) CCIE
2 4 (11.11%) PMP
2 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) OPNET
1 2 (5.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) Ericsson
2 11 (30.56%) Huawei
3 9 (25.00%) Greenplum
4 6 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (16.67%) Nortel
5 5 (13.89%) Juniper
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 5 (13.89%) Nokia
5 5 (13.89%) Redback
5 5 (13.89%) Radware
5 5 (13.89%) Talend
6 3 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) ForgeRock
7 2 (5.56%) Cramer
7 2 (5.56%) NetCracker
7 2 (5.56%) BMC
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) Adobe
7 2 (5.56%) Remedy