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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 15 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.75% 1.56% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.59% 1.77% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£459 £500 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £480 £479
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £520 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Architect
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
128 113 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 90.14% 88.28% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 76 35
Average daily rate £338 £325 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £215 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -45.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.75 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £42.50 £55.00
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 18 September 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (35.48%) Telecoms
1 11 (35.48%) UMTS
1 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (35.48%) Network Management
2 10 (32.26%) TOGAF
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Marketing
4 7 (22.58%) QA
4 7 (22.58%) Use Case
4 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (22.58%) User Stories
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
5 6 (19.35%) FWSM
5 6 (19.35%) HSRP
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (19.35%) LTE
5 6 (19.35%) Huawei
5 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
5 6 (19.35%) Validation
5 6 (19.35%) Redback
5 6 (19.35%) Radware
5 6 (19.35%) Firewall
5 6 (19.35%) IPsec
5 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 6 (19.35%) Nokia
5 6 (19.35%) MPLS
5 6 (19.35%) OSPF
5 6 (19.35%) BGP
5 6 (19.35%) RSVP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) UMTS
2 6 (19.35%) VoIP
2 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
2 6 (19.35%) SNMP
2 6 (19.35%) MPLS
2 6 (19.35%) OSPF
2 6 (19.35%) BGP
2 6 (19.35%) RSVP
2 6 (19.35%) VRRP
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) IPsec
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (19.35%) LTE
2 6 (19.35%) FWSM
2 6 (19.35%) HSRP
2 6 (19.35%) VPN
3 5 (16.13%) CDMA
3 5 (16.13%) GPRS
3 5 (16.13%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) IBM InfoSphere
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 7 (22.58%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (35.48%) Network Management
2 10 (32.26%) TOGAF
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Use Case
4 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (22.58%) User Stories
5 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
5 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
5 6 (19.35%) Validation
6 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Coaching
7 4 (12.90%) Master Data Management
7 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.90%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (12.90%) Data Management
7 4 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) CCIE
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) PMP
2 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Netcool
1 3 (9.68%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco
1 6 (19.35%) Juniper
1 6 (19.35%) Nokia
1 6 (19.35%) Radware
1 6 (19.35%) Redback
1 6 (19.35%) Huawei
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Ericsson
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) BMC
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
4 3 (9.68%) Greenplum
4 3 (9.68%) NetCracker
4 3 (9.68%) Cramer
4 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) Remedy
5 2 (6.45%) ForgeRock
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase