The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 33 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 72 102 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.05% 7.99% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 8.67% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 33
Average daily rate
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£450 £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £332 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £675 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 1177 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.08% 92.17% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 707 676
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 61
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Surrey region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -6 19 £550 +19.56% 1
Leatherhead - 11 £400 - 2
Weybridge - 5 £488 -
Redhill -5 4 £444 - 1
Epsom - 4 - -
Reigate -1 2 - - 1
Guildford -9 2 £400 -22.70% 8
Banstead - 1 £488 -
Camberley - 1 £625 -
Egham - 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 33 (21.29%) Linux
2 28 (18.06%) Oracle
2 28 (18.06%) Data Centre
3 27 (17.42%) UNIX
3 27 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
4 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
4 26 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (16.13%) TOGAF
6 23 (14.84%) SAP
6 23 (14.84%) SQL
7 22 (14.19%) SC Cleared
7 22 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (13.55%) Migration
8 21 (13.55%) Active Directory
9 20 (12.90%) Windows
10 18 (11.61%) Java
10 18 (11.61%) HP
11 17 (10.97%) Firewall
12 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
12 16 (10.32%) DevOps
13 15 (9.68%) Middleware
13 15 (9.68%) Finance
14 14 (9.03%) Retail
14 14 (9.03%) Use Case
14 14 (9.03%) Oracle Database
15 13 (8.39%) Security Architecture
15 13 (8.39%) SAN
15 13 (8.39%) XML
15 13 (8.39%) SharePoint

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.81%) JBoss
2 9 (5.81%) Apache
2 9 (5.81%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.81%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.23%) IIS
4 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.29%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.65%) Mule
6 1 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Lync
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.29%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.94%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.65%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.10%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (7.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (6.45%) PaaS
4 10 (6.45%) Office 365
4 10 (6.45%) IaaS
5 4 (2.58%) SaaS
6 2 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.29%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.97%) Firewall
2 13 (8.39%) SAN
3 10 (6.45%) Internet
4 9 (5.81%) LDAP
4 9 (5.81%) LAN
4 9 (5.81%) WAN
4 9 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.52%) VPN
5 7 (4.52%) DNS
5 7 (4.52%) DHCP
5 7 (4.52%) SSH
6 5 (3.23%) MPLS
6 5 (3.23%) Network Security
6 5 (3.23%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.58%) VLAN
7 4 (2.58%) VoIP
7 4 (2.58%) WLAN
8 2 (1.29%) IPsec
8 2 (1.29%) FCAPS
8 2 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.03%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (3.23%) MySQL
7 5 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.94%) DB2
10 2 (1.29%) Big Data
10 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.65%) DataStage
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 11 (7.10%) Git (software)
1 11 (7.10%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.81%) Ant
2 9 (5.81%) Subversion
2 9 (5.81%) Maven
2 9 (5.81%) JIRA
3 8 (5.16%) SoapUI
4 6 (3.87%) Hudson
4 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.58%) HP UFT
5 4 (2.58%) Selenium
6 2 (1.29%) WebLOAD
6 2 (1.29%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.65%) JBehave
7 1 (0.65%) JUnit
7 1 (0.65%) ERwin
General
1 15 (9.68%) Finance
2 14 (9.03%) Retail
3 12 (7.74%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.23%) Marketing
6 4 (2.58%) Banking
6 4 (2.58%) Billing
6 4 (2.58%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.58%) Automotive
7 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.68%) Middleware
2 13 (8.39%) XML
3 10 (6.45%) .NET
4 9 (5.81%) boto
5 8 (5.16%) SOAP
5 8 (5.16%) Web Services
5 8 (5.16%) XML Messaging
5 8 (5.16%) REST
6 7 (4.52%) J2EE
7 4 (2.58%) XML Schema
8 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.94%) WCF
9 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.29%) HTML
9 2 (1.29%) Java EE
9 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.29%) CSS
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.65%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.87%) PKI
6 5 (3.23%) CMDB
6 5 (3.23%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.58%) Clustering
7 4 (2.58%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.94%) User Experience
9 2 (1.29%) DataPower
9 2 (1.29%) Replication
10 1 (0.65%) LIMS
10 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.65%) GIS
10 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.65%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.29%) Linux
2 27 (17.42%) UNIX
3 20 (12.90%) Windows
4 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.94%) AIX
5 3 (1.94%) HPUX
5 3 (1.94%) Solaris
6 2 (1.29%) VMS
6 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.13%) TOGAF
3 21 (13.55%) Migration
4 16 (10.32%) DevOps
5 14 (9.03%) Use Case
6 13 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (8.39%) Security Architecture
7 12 (7.74%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.10%) Test Management
8 11 (7.10%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (7.10%) Auto-Scaling
8 11 (7.10%) Software Deployment
9 10 (6.45%) SABSA
9 10 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (6.45%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.45%) Identity Management
10 9 (5.81%) Validation
10 9 (5.81%) ITIL
10 9 (5.81%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.84%) SQL
2 18 (11.61%) Java
3 11 (7.10%) Ruby
3 11 (7.10%) Python
4 8 (5.16%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.16%) Perl
5 7 (4.52%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.23%) C#
7 4 (2.58%) VBScript
7 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.94%) C
9 2 (1.29%) VB
9 2 (1.29%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.65%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.65%) Rust
Qualifications
1 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.16%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.52%) Degree
5 6 (3.87%) CISSP
6 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.94%) CISM
7 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.94%) MCITP
8 2 (1.29%) MBA
8 2 (1.29%) CCNA
8 2 (1.29%) ISACA
8 2 (1.29%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CRISC
9 1 (0.65%) CISA
9 1 (0.65%) HND
9 1 (0.65%) MCSE
9 1 (0.65%) MCSA
9 1 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.58%) COBIT
2 4 (2.58%) QA
3 3 (1.94%) GxP
4 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (13.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.94%) vSphere
4 2 (1.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (7.74%) HP Quality Center
1 12 (7.74%) Puppet
2 8 (5.16%) Ansible
3 6 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (3.23%) XenMobile
5 4 (2.58%) SCOM
5 4 (2.58%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (18.06%) Oracle
2 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.84%) SAP
4 18 (11.61%) HP
5 11 (7.10%) VMware
6 10 (6.45%) IBM
7 8 (5.16%) Cisco
8 7 (4.52%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.87%) Citrix
9 6 (3.87%) Splunk
10 3 (1.94%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.94%) Sun
11 2 (1.29%) webMethods
11 2 (1.29%) Software AG
11 2 (1.29%) Informatica
11 2 (1.29%) NetApp
11 2 (1.29%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.29%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.29%) Mitel
11 2 (1.29%) Barracuda Networks