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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 25 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.38% 8.76% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 10.22% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £588 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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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
195 186 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 92.86% 85.71% 90.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 89 85
Average daily rate £350 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 24
Average hourly rate £18.90 £15.86 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -51.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) MCITP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) SAS
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) Solvency II
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Tufin
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle