The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 17 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.74% 1.69% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.45% 1.90% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 105 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 91.61% 88.98% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 77 37
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.04 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% -30.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.13 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 11 (33.33%) UMTS
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (33.33%) Network Management
2 7 (21.21%) Data Management
3 6 (18.18%) Radware
3 6 (18.18%) IPsec
3 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) Juniper
3 6 (18.18%) Nokia
3 6 (18.18%) MPLS
3 6 (18.18%) OSPF
3 6 (18.18%) BGP
3 6 (18.18%) RSVP
3 6 (18.18%) VRRP
3 6 (18.18%) VoIP
3 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 6 (18.18%) SNMP
3 6 (18.18%) VPN
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) CCIE
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) Redback
3 6 (18.18%) Validation
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Marketing

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.09%) IaaS
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
1 3 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) UMTS
2 6 (18.18%) IPsec
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) MPLS
2 6 (18.18%) OSPF
2 6 (18.18%) BGP
2 6 (18.18%) RSVP
2 6 (18.18%) VRRP
2 6 (18.18%) VoIP
2 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
2 6 (18.18%) SNMP
2 6 (18.18%) VPN
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (18.18%) LTE
2 6 (18.18%) FWSM
2 6 (18.18%) HSRP
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (15.15%) CDMA
3 5 (15.15%) GPRS
3 5 (15.15%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Structures
1 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (33.33%) Network Management
2 7 (21.21%) Data Management
3 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 6 (18.18%) Validation
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 6 (18.18%) Use Case
3 6 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Master Data Management
3 6 (18.18%) User Stories
4 5 (15.15%) Coaching
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) SOA
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) CCIE
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) PMP
2 5 (15.15%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) OPNET
1 3 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Radware
1 6 (18.18%) Juniper
1 6 (18.18%) Nokia
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
1 6 (18.18%) Redback
1 6 (18.18%) Huawei
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Ericsson
4 3 (9.09%) Greenplum
4 3 (9.09%) NetCracker
4 3 (9.09%) Cramer
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) BMC
4 3 (9.09%) Remedy
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.03%) Sybase