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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 6 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.18% 3.09% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.53% 3.33% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate
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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 £71.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+102.85% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
117 150 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 90.70% 92.59% 84.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 47
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 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +12.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 28 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 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 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 11 (31.43%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) SNMP
2 11 (31.43%) Ericsson
2 11 (31.43%) Huawei
3 9 (25.71%) Greenplum
3 9 (25.71%) Network Management
3 9 (25.71%) UMTS
3 9 (25.71%) XML
3 9 (25.71%) UNIX
4 8 (22.86%) MySQL
4 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) TOGAF
4 8 (22.86%) Validation
5 7 (20.00%) Marketing
5 7 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (20.00%) User Stories
5 7 (20.00%) QA
5 7 (20.00%) Use Case
5 7 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (17.14%) Telnet
6 6 (17.14%) Nortel
6 6 (17.14%) ETL
6 6 (17.14%) Perl
6 6 (17.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (14.29%) Redback
7 5 (14.29%) Web Development

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) SNMP
2 9 (25.71%) UMTS
3 7 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (17.14%) Telnet
5 5 (14.29%) VRRP
5 5 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (14.29%) IPsec
5 5 (14.29%) 2G
5 5 (14.29%) 3G
5 5 (14.29%) MPLS
5 5 (14.29%) OSPF
5 5 (14.29%) BGP
5 5 (14.29%) RSVP
5 5 (14.29%) VoIP
5 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 5 (14.29%) HSRP
5 5 (14.29%) VPN
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (14.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.86%) YourKit
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) Struts
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) Lucene
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Network Management
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Validation
2 8 (22.86%) TOGAF
2 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (20.00%) Use Case
3 7 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (20.00%) User Stories
4 6 (17.14%) ETL
5 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.29%) Web Development
5 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) SOA
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.57%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (8.57%) Software Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) CCIE
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.43%) PMP
2 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Netcool
1 2 (5.71%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 11 (31.43%) Ericsson
2 11 (31.43%) Huawei
3 9 (25.71%) Greenplum
4 6 (17.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (17.14%) Nortel
5 5 (14.29%) Juniper
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) Talend
5 5 (14.29%) Nokia
5 5 (14.29%) Radware
5 5 (14.29%) Redback
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) Adobe
7 2 (5.71%) BMC
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix
7 2 (5.71%) Cramer
7 2 (5.71%) ForgeRock
7 2 (5.71%) NetCracker
7 2 (5.71%) Remedy