The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 84 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 14 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.16% 0.84% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.89% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate £500 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £520 £536
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 - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
Technical 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
1152 1347 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.60% 94.33% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 732 652
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 46 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Guildford +9 5 £450 -2.70% 1
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) VMware
4 10 (27.03%) SAN
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle
5 9 (24.32%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
6 8 (21.62%) Java
7 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (18.92%) SAS
7 7 (18.92%) SAS EBI
8 6 (16.22%) JBehave
8 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
8 6 (16.22%) Cognos
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) JUnit
8 6 (16.22%) OO
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
9 5 (13.51%) Java EE
10 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.81%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (10.81%) QA
10 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) Release Management
10 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
10 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (10.81%) NAS
10 4 (10.81%) Firewall

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (18.92%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) NAS
3 3 (8.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) Extranet
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.41%) Skype
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) Converged Networks
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (18.92%) SAS EBI
2 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JBehave
1 6 (16.22%) JUnit
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Java EE
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) MVS
4 2 (5.41%) i5/OS
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
2 6 (16.22%) OO
3 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.81%) Release Management
3 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.81%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.41%) High Availability
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (2.70%) CQRS
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Microservices
6 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) C
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.11%) CISSP
3 2 (5.41%) SAS Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) XenApp
2 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) VMware
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Cognos
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) NetApp
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) Mitel
6 2 (5.41%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.41%) Polycom
6 2 (5.41%) Sonus
7 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Sitecore