The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 23 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.41% 0.98% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.02% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £450 £450 £610
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.28%
Technical 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 £185
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%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Guildford region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 4 (66.67%) SAS EBI
2 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (66.67%) MVS
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (66.67%) SAS EBI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MVS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 4 (66.67%) Release Management
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cognos
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware