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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.75% 2.45% 8.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.21% 2.54% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £450 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £450 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £510 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
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
134 197 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 94.37% 96.57% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 124 87
Average daily rate £400 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.56 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £64.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (57.89%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (42.11%) SAS
3 8 (42.11%) Mainframe
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 7 (36.84%) XenApp
4 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
5 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) NAS
6 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
7 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (21.05%) SAS EBI
7 4 (21.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Network Management
7 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
7 4 (21.05%) High Availability
7 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (21.05%) Release Management
7 4 (21.05%) SCVMM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) SAS
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) NAS
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) Base SAS
2 4 (21.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (21.05%) SAS EBI
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Mainframe
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (21.05%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Release Management
2 4 (21.05%) SOA
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCITP
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PMP
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 7 (36.84%) XenApp
1 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) Terminal Server
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Cognos
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
7 1 (5.26%) SAP